By Dave Nemetz
Let’s all raise a glass and give a toast to the gang at “Cheers,” who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this weekend. Diane Chambers first walked into Sam Malone’s Boston bar on September 30, 1982… and viewers couldn’t have
cared less, actually. “Cheers” debuted dead-last in the ratings (77th out of 77 shows), but NBC stuck with it, and over an eleven-year run, it grew into the top-rated show on television — and an all-time comedy classic.