Coach (1989–1997)

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Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner, however, does not share his passion for the sport, which frequently causes ... See full summary »

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 Coach Hayden Fox (198 episodes, 1989-1997)
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 Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam (198 episodes, 1989-1997)
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 Christine Armstrong (198 episodes, 1989-1997)
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 Dauber Dybinski (189 episodes, 1989-1997)
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 Kelly Fox (106 episodes, 1989-1995)
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Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner, however, does not share his passion for the sport, which frequently causes friction in their relationship. While Hayden often fits the stereotype of dumb jock (as do his co-workers Luther and Dauber), he sincerely cares about his friends and family, and tries his best to make things work out. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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28 February 1989 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(200 episodes)

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The Minnesota State Screamin' Eagles was based off of the Memphis Tigers logo. See more »

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Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam: You're the only man that I can look in the eye and say "I love you." And I know you love me, Even thought you don't say it. I mean, I don't expect you to say it all the time, you know. Wouldn't KILL you every once in a while, though!
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I think "Coach" was one of TV's most underrated shows
8 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I feel like their is shows that stand the test of time like a "I love Lucy", "All In the Family". However will "Coach" be remembered 15 even 25 years from now? In my opinion it should have consideration. Its was a well written show (for the most part) but most of all, it was the solid cast that kept the show strong for 8 out of the 10 years airing on ABC. Emmy's went to Craig T. Nelson, for his lead role as "Hayden Fox". also a well deserved Emmy Nod went to Jerry Van Dyke, who's very funny character as "Luther Van Damn. Im disappointed however, that its syndicated only at 5:00 and 6:00am. It was dropped fast from Nick @ Nite's prime time lineup in 2004 ,and i never understood why. Im still Anxiously awaiting the release of the show on DVD soon.


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