There are a lot of transactions taking place in the bar this evening. Despite Rebecca's concern about its legality and its affect on the bar's license, Sam organizes the first sets of transactions: a basketball betting pool worth $500, $125 for each of the four quarters. Two reluctant bettors are Woody, who doesn't like to lose money or take money from his friends, and Rebecca, who eventually sees that $500 is more than she normally makes in an evening's work. The second transaction happens between the Cranes and Norm, the former who have hired the latter to decorate their unborn child's nursery in as neutral and unbaby-like a scheme as possible. And the third sets of transactions happen primarily between the gang at the bar and the local florist. It's Carla's second wedding anniversary to Eddie, and she is without Eddie for the evening as he's on the road with the ice show. Carla is certain that he'll come through with a romantic gesture for their anniversary regardless. He's got ...
Did You Know?
Woody initially doesn't want to enter the basketball pool because he says he doesn't like taking money from his friends. Then when he wins he is a poor sport by gloating, implying that he has never won a betting pool and doesn't know how to behave properly. However, in season 4, in Cheers: Fools and Their Money
, the main story line revolves around Woody having been active in the Cheers football pool, and having won three weeks in a row - without gloating. See more
All right, I got it, I got it. The worst possible way to die: to be eaten alive by rats.
Naw, I think I can do better than that. I'd say the worst way to die is to be sliding down a razor banister, OK? A greased razor banister.
Dr. Frasier Crane
Wait, I've got it. To die alone, knowing that you have never been loved.
Come on Frasier, if you're not even going to try...