1st & Ten: The Championship (1984–1991)
"1st & Ten" (original title)

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The comical exploits of the "California Bulls" (a fictional professional football team) and the organization's players.

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Series cast summary:
Cliff Frazier ...
 Jethro Snell (79 episodes, 1984-1991)
Prince Hughes ...
 Bubba Kincaid (79 episodes, 1984-1991)
Donald Gibb ...
 Leslie Dr. Death Crunchner (68 episodes, 1985-1991)
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 T.D. Parker (67 episodes, 1986-1991)
Reid Shelton ...
 Ernie Denardo (65 episodes, 1984-1991)
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 Zagreb Shkenusky (64 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Mad Dog Smears (44 episodes, 1984-1989)
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 Billy Cooper / ... (42 episodes, 1984-1990)
Rick Moser ...
 Ty Taylor (33 episodes, 1984-1989)
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The comical exploits of the "California Bulls" (a fictional professional football team) and the organization's players.

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1st & Ten, Training Camp: The Bulls Are Back  »

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In game footage of the Bulls is actually game footage of the Los Angeles Express of the now defunct United States Football League. See more »

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Referenced in An Experiment in Fear: The Making of Monkey Shines (2014) See more »

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White Lines
Written by Dave Fisher, Rocky Davis and A.B. Clyde
Performed by Joe Pizzulo
(2nd season main title song)
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First and Ten --- Play it again!!
4 April 2005 | by (Rice, TX) – See all my reviews

"1st and Ten" was to Football what "Major League" was to Baseball. The closest thing I've seen to it since has been Arliss, which had its moments but just wasn't quite as funny as 1st and Ten. I really loved the show. It's definitely in my top ten of all time shows. (I'd still have them on tape if I had switched over my old BETA tapes to VHS in time).

Granted, it was a series, but so what?! It wasn't censored! It was a really funny show, cleverly written, with some great actors, as well as having the professionals popping in.

It would be so nice if it was out on DVD, or at least re-run on HBO... or any non-censored channel.


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