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Cheers – the bar stools and the chairs

We’ll start things off with perhaps a less obvious choice. The American sitcom Cheers suffered poor ratings when it first started out in 1982 – which almost resulted in it being cancelled during the first season – but it soon quite rightly became highly popular and it survived, running for 11 seasons until 1993. It starred a number of well-known American actors including Ted Danson, Shelley Long and Rhea Perlman, and it also launched the career of then-unknown Woody Harrelson, who went on to become quite a star – starring most recently in the 2014 HBO series True Detective alongside Matthew McConaughey.

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