Woody is appearing in a local production of Arsenic and Old Lace. The local theater critic gives the production a good review, but he deems Woody's performance weak. Stung by the critique, Woody decides to quit the show. Lee Bradken, the director, convinces Woody that all he needs to do to have a better performance is get to his true emotional feelings by writing them down on paper. Buoyed by the fact that the critic is coming back to re-review the play, Woody takes the task assigned by Bradken too much to heart. Meanwhile, Carla is worried because Madame Lazora, her spiritual advisor since she was seventeen, is coming by the bar to see her. Carla thinks it is to tell her some devastating news about her life. Instead, Madame Lazora comes to say that she is retiring to Florida, and that Princess Katja, her spirit guide and connection to the afterlife, has named Carla as the person who should take Madame Lazora's place. Carla is skeptical at first since she doesn't think she has the ...
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This is the only episode that Lilith (Bebe Neuwirth) says the opening line, "Cheers is filmed before a live, studio audience." See more
Around 09:35 when Carla is having her visions you can see the boom mic shadows moving above the bar spot lights. See more
[Madame Lazora enters the bar
Ah, Madame Lazora.
[in her psychic voice
I sense the tortured anguish of many lost souls screaming for release.
That's probably me. I had kielbassa for breakfast.
References Planet of the Apes
Performed by Rhea Perlman See more