The TV Museum
About This Show
A semi-monthly podcast revisiting classic television, one series at a time. Hosts Hannah and Jeffrey are your intrepid and informed tour guides through TV's back catalog as they take a fresh look at shows which have been off the air for at least 15 years and are available on a major streaming service.
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Exhibit 21: CHEERS
Sometimes you want go...watch one of the 80s' defining sitcoms! In this Season Two opener of the Museum, we turn back to NBC's legendary Thursday night line-up for a look at Cheers. Like its namesake watering hole, this show feels like home to almost anyone who watched TV between 1982 and 1993. Though Cheers is surely familiar to most listeners, in this episode Jeffrey and Hannah seek to uncover new information about a classic. Questions which may be answered include: Which cast member's sister wrote for the show? Where did creator James Burrows get his start? Who is more of a poncy blowhard, Sumner Sloan or Frasier Crane? How great is Bebe Neuwirth? (spoiler: very) How did Cheers inspire the best Halloween costume ever? Learn more: Long list of Cheers's awards and nominations Opening credits of Once Upon a Spy The Ted Danson sandwich THR interview with James Burrows George Wendt hoofs it in Hairspray Terrifying Norm and Cliff robots BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME EVER Kelsey Grammer falls off a stage
Rated 5 out of
Love the concept, love the show
It's so much fun to revisit old shows through the perspective of the present, and the hosts do a great job of presenting relevant and interesting information about the shows and the people who made them.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 4 out of
This husband-and-wife duo's re-examination of older TV shows through a modern lens is fun, even if you don't always agree with them.
Date published: 2016-06-07