Diane's ex-fiancée Sumner Sloan returns to Cheers to tell Diane that he gave one of her unfinished manuscripts to a colleague who was so impressed that he sent it to the publishers. Sumner warns her that finishing the novel will be impossible if she marries Sam. Sam envisions what life will be like when they're old and grey.
- This is Shelley Long's last appearance on the show. She reprised her role of Diane Chambers in the series finale One for the Road in 1993.
- This episode marks the last time, the 1975 Paramount Television closing logo was used.
- Shelley Long as Diane Chambers
- Ted Danson as Sam Malone
- Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli
- John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin
- George Wendt as Norm Peterson
- Woody Harrelson as Woody Boyd
- Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane
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