Cheers/Now Pitching, Sam Malone

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Now Pitching, Sam Malone
Season 1, Episode 13
Airdate January 6, 1983
Production Number 016
Written by Ken Levine,
David Isaacs
Directed by James Burrows
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CheersSeason One

Now Pitching, Sam Malone is the thirteenth episode of the first season of Cheers, and the thirteenth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Barbara Babcock (Lana Marshall), Richard Hill (Tibor Svetkovic), Luis Tiant (Himself), Jan Rabson (Director), Paul Vaughn (Paul)


Plot Overview

A talent agent visits Cheers and takes an immediate liking to Sam. She offers to represent Sam, and he jumps at the chance, but Diane warns him to beware of the agent's true motives.



Behind the Scenes

  • Luis Tiant, former Red Sox pitcher, makes a cameo as himself. This is the first of many appearances by Boston athletes in Cheers.