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George Wendt Hospitalized With Chest Pains

'Norm' has to pull out of 'Odd Couple' production

(Newser) - George Wendt—better known to most as Norm! from Cheers—is hospitalized with chest pains, reports the Chicago Tribune . The 64-year-old actor is expected to make a full recovery, says an official with the Northlight Theatre in Skokie. Wendt was set to begin appearing in a stage production of the... More »

All-Time Best TV and Movie Drunks

Norm, Frank the Tank make the list

(Newser) - Everyone likes a funny drunk, right? Barstools lists the most lovable movie and TV boozehounds of all time:
  • Who comes to mind first? Norm Peterson from Cheers, of course. "The crowd shouted 'Norm' every time he walked through the door to belly up to the bar."
  • Will and
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