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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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Christine reads a book called "How to fly-fish" by Dick Louden, who is the main character in Newhart (1982). The creator of "Coach" is Barry Kemp, who also created "Newhart". See more »

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Coach Hayden Fox: You graduated from college and now you won't wash my car?
Dauber: Uh-Huh
Coach Hayden Fox: You see, this is why I hate education.
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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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