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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The "Coach" theme song was performed by the Iowa State University Cyclone Football "Varsity" Marching Band. The Iowa State band was the winner of a national contest for the right to play the piece for TV. See more »

Quotes

Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam: I've made out my will, and I'd like you to be my executioner.
Coach Hayden Fox: I think you mean "executor."
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Under-Rated Classic
5 May 1999 | by (MI) – See all my reviews

Of all of the shows (Comedies) I have seen, Coach is the the most under-rated and one of the best I have seen. You have one hell of a comedic (and dramatic) actor Craig T. Nelson and when you put together him with a cast that includes Jerry Van Dyke you have success. It's a shame I got into this show after its initial run, but thank God for repeats or I would have missed the greatness this show has to offer. A+ ALL THE WAY


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