9.05 Ma Always Liked You Better - Cheers
Episode: 9.05 Ma Always Liked You Better
Cheers - Episode 9.05
9.5 Ma Always Liked You Better - Cheers Episode Guide
A public works crew is doing some construction at the top of the bar stairwell, which is causing a slow-down in bar business. Sam wants to grease the wheels by bribing the workmen with free beer, but Rebecca refuses. The workmen initiate a work slow-down. After that Sam, thinks they have to up the bribe ante, but again Rebecca refuses. As such, Rebecca suggests building a back entrance to the bar from the alley. During that work, Norm gets stuck between the iron bars in the back window. They call in the police to get him unstuck. While there, the police find out that Rebecca and Sam didn't get a permit for the construction work. As her calls on not bribing in the past failed miserably, Rebecca thinks this time it best to try a bribe and quickly gets hauled off to jail. Meanwhile, Ma Clavin comes back to Boston for a visit. Cliff, with his new bachelor lifestyle, doesn't want her to stay with him. Woody, on the other hand, offers his place to Ma Clavin. Woody becomes Ma Clavin's surrogate son. The two of them have a great time together. Cliff initially feigns disinterest in Ma and her relationship with Woody, but after Ma calls Woody "son", Cliff admits that he wants his Ma back. Cliff and Woody fight over Ma's affections, and after all is said and done, she's got two sons.
|First Air Date||October 18, 1990|