Cheers – Episode 1 – Give Me A Ring Sometime

Above: Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show is set in a bar named Cheers (named after the popular toast) in Boston, Massachusetts, where a group of locals meet to drink, relax, and socialize.

The show’s main theme song, written and performed by Gary Portnoy, and co-written with Judy Hart Angelo, lent its famous refrain “Where Everybody Knows Your Name” as the show’s tagline. Cheers is a half hour comedy series that won 28 Emmy Awards centering on the colorful characters who frequent a Boston bar owned by a former Red Sox pitcher.