Ted Danson is Well-Endowed: Life-Changing Revelations from GQ's Excellent Oral History of Cheers

Camille Dodero · 09/27/12 06:05PM

This Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of Cheers. In honor, GQ has culled together an extensive oral history of "The Best TV Show That's Ever Been," according to Amy Poehler (or me), and it's a completely awesome and exhaustive piece. Did you know Lucille Ball was approached to play Diane's mom? Or that Sharon Stone, Kim Cattrell, and Marg Helgenberger were all considered for Kirstie Alley's role? Or that Kurt Vonnegut once told an interviewer, "I would rather have written Cheers than anything I've written"? Pretty sure he was lying.

This Day in History: Ted Danson Arrives

Anderson Evans · 12/29/09 09:30AM

On December 29, 1947 Ted Danson was born. He brokethrough as playboy Sam Malone on Cheers, he went onto become the first man ever to admit to sleeping with Whoopi Goldberg, and is now the most sophisticated pothead on television.

Sweater Battle: Cliff "The Cos" Huxtable vs. Sam "Mayday" Malone

Anderson Evans · 11/05/09 11:45AM

The greatest battle may perhaps be a decade fighting itself mercilessly to pure victory, but that holding true, Bill Cosby and Ted Danson each made a statement with woolen wonders of self expression in an epic, ultimate showdown forever unmatched.