“Cheers” is one of the biggest sitcoms of the 1980s and 1990s, well there are many discussions that has made us come to the conclusion that one of the most celebrated TV show “Cheers” will be leaving Netflix soon.
Well, if we go back in time “Cheers” was an American sitcom that was telecasted on NBC from the date September 30, 1982 to May 20, 1983, with approximately 275 episodes spread across 11 seasons – each episode being of 30 minutes.
“Cheers” became a highly-rated television show in the USA, earning ten on ten ratings in it’s eight out of eleven seasons. It used to telecast every Thursday night in the ‘Must See TV’ line-up.
Many fans still following “Cheers” as a nostalgic trip would be disappointed as NBC has decided to take all the rights back from both Netflix and Hulu. As of now, both the online streaming mediums have the show available.
When Will “Cheers” Be Leaving Netflix?
During its successful runs, Cheers became one of the top TV series to be played on NBC. In the year 1997, two of its episodes ‘Thanksgiving Orphans’ and ‘Home is The Sailor’ were ranked number seventh and number 45th on the TV’s Guide 100 Best Episodes of All Time.
As of now, there are no confirmed news on when “Cheers” will be leaving Netflix, which is a sigh of relief for the fans. Although, it has been found out that 2020 will be the year. Netflix introduced the first episode of “Cheers” in the year 2017.
The real distributor of shows like Cheers, The Office and Parks and Recreation is CBS and not NBC. So, chances are that they license it to other distributors, just like Netflix.
For now, the Netflix crowd can stream it as much as they want because it’s soon going to leave Netflix, Hulu, and NBC. We know, everyone is going to miss it.