"The Wonderful World of Disney" Brian's Song (TV Episode 2001) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • American football players Brian Piccolo, of Italian descent with the gift of the gab, and Gale Sayers, black and a social cripple, both join the Chicago Bears. They don't get along, but coach's plan to mix races as roomies forces them to do so. When Gale is about to give up with a knee injury, Brian kicks and helps him till he gets back, and they become friends. Just when Brian gets off the bench in a new position, he's diagnosed with embryonal carcinoma, and when that's cured other dangerous cancers: his career is over, and his life a painful struggle for survival at best...

    - Written by KGF Vissers
  • The story of professional football players Gale Sayes and Brian Piccolo, and how their friendship on and off the field was affected when Piccolo contracted a fatal disease.

    - Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com


Sean Maher (TV's "Party of Five") and Mekhi Phifer (TV's "ER") star in this excellent remake of the 1971 Emmy(R) award-winning drama about the friendship between football players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers...

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