After the breakup between Sam Malone and Diane Chambers, Sam sells the bar and sails around the world. He returns to Cheers to find Rebecca Howe, the new and somewhat neurotic bar manager. Rebecca rehires Sam as bartender and she becomes his new love interest, yet Rebecca prefers the millionaires (Martin Teal, Evan Drake and Robin Colcord). After fending off Sam's advances for a period of time, Rebecca and Sam get together and even tries to have a child. In the end Rebecca marry's Don - a blue-collar plumber.
Kirstie Alley was born in Wichita, Kansas and self-described as a rebellious teenager. Kirstie went on to attend Kansas State University and then transferred to the University of Kansas. Kirstie's first job acting was as the young Vulcan Lt. Saavik in 1982's Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Kirstie also appeared as a contestant in the game show, Password Plus. Currently, Kirstie plays herself in Fat Actress, a comedy series airing on Showtime. Kirstie supports PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and is a member of the Scientology Church.