Regular ‘Cheers’ Actor George Wendt Originally Only Said 1 Word In The Pilot

About him nbc comedy Healthnorm was the only word everyone was saying when I would enter the bar. George Wendt played Norm for all 11 seasons, but his original audition for Health it was not for a central character. In fact, it was just for a word himself.

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Wendt was a guest at the Going a lot with Bruce Murray podcast from March 4, 2021. Looking back at his time at HealthWendt recounted the story of his one-word audition.

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