Sam and Diane's relationship gets off to a rocky start.
- Starting with this episode, Cliff is added to the opening credits.
- Shelley Long as Diane Chambers
- Ted Danson as Sam Malone
- Nicholas Colasanto as "Coach" Ernie Pantusso
- Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli
- John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin
- George Wendt as Norm Peterson
Recurring / Guest stars: