HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
Where Everybody Knows Your Name: The 'Cheers' Quiz
by Staff
Everybody knows your name at this watering hole, but how well do you know their names? Test your knowledge of Boston's quirkiest cast of characters in our "Cheers" quiz!

Who performed the show's theme song "Where Everybody Knows Your Name"?

  • Woody Harrelson
  • Gary Portnoy
  • Ted Danson

True or false: Sam was a relief pitcher who spent his entire six-year career with the Boston Red Sox.

  • true
  • false

What actor played the character Diane Chambers?

  • Rhea Perlman
  • Kirstie Alley
  • Shelley Long

Why did Diane leave Boston?

  • to finish a novel she had started writing
  • to travel the world
  • to bartend in New York City

Which actor played the character Cliff Clavin?

  • James Burrows
  • John Ratzenberger
  • George Wendt

What is Norm's wife's name?

  • Nancy
  • Vera
  • Alice

Which of the following actors did NOT appear in every "Cheers" episode?

  • Ted Danson
  • Kirstie Alley
  • George Wendt

How many consecutive years did Kelsey Grammer play the character of Frasier?

  • 15
  • 17
  • 20

What is the name of the seafood restaurant located above the Cheers bar?

  • Grilletown
  • Fishcamp
  • Melville's

Which character's first name is followed by Maria Victoria Angelina Teresa Apollonia Lozupone Tortelli LeBec?

  • Rebecca
  • Carla
  • Lilith

How many children did Carla have when "Cheers" ended its run on TV?

  • seven
  • eight
  • nine

True or false: Woody Harrelson's character, Woody, is pen pals with Coach, but they exchange pens instead of letters.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Frasier Crane and Lilith Sternin's son Frederick's first word is "mama."

  • true
  • false

How many seasons was "Cheers" on the air?

  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

What is the address of the Cheers bar?

  • 112 1/2 Beacon St.
  • 99 Beaker St.
  • 101 First Ave.

What actor was the character Frasier originally written for?

  • John Lithgow
  • Kelsey Grammer
  • Jay Thomas

What "Cheers" main character is the only one who didn't make a guest appearance on "Frasier"?

  • Kirstie Alley
  • Ted Danson
  • Woody Harrelson

What is Norm's full name?

  • Hillary Norman Peterson
  • Norman Hillary Peterson
  • Norm Peterson

True or false: The show was eventually canceled because Ted Danson decided to leave.

  • true
  • false

What year did "Cheers" first air?

  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1982

What is the first name of Cliff Clavin's overprotective mother?

  • Esther
  • Flo
  • Louise

Who portrayed the voice of Norm's unseen wife?

  • Rhea Perlman
  • Bernadette Birkett
  • Rita Wilson

When did Kirstie Alley join the cast of "Cheers"?

  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1989

True or false: More performers received Emmy nominations as lead, supporting or guest actors/actresses on "Cheers" than for any other series.

  • true
  • false

What was Rebecca's nickname in college?

  • Backseat Becky
  • Ridealong Rebecca
  • Ride-me Rebecca

Which two actors were members of Chicago's famed Second City comedy improv group before they were on "Cheers"?

  • Shelley Long and George Wendt
  • Shelley Long and Ted Danson
  • Ted Danson and George Wendt

True or false: "Cheers" is the only sitcom in the history of television to place both first and last in ratings during its run.

  • true
  • false

True or false: No one was ever seen leaving the bar drunk to drive home.

  • true
  • false

How many awards was "Cheers" nominated for?

  • 120
  • 150
  • 180

True or false: All 10 of the actors who appeared as regulars during the show's run received Emmy nominations for their roles.

  • true
  • false