Trying to convince Tom Carlin, blinded by a childhood bout with the measles, that he can lead a productive life, Adam Kendall battles Tom's bitter, skeptical father and is unexpectedly aided by the underdog Winoka Warriors, who have just lost their star player to a rival football team. Written by
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When the kids are trying to find an adult to coach the Warriors, Jonathan Garvey (Merlin Olsen) is selected. The best quote is from Patrick Labyorteaux (Andy Garvey) stating "My Pa doesn't know anything about football". Olsen played fifteen seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, holds the record for the most consecutive seasons named to play in the Pro Bowl, and was elected to both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. See more
I got a goal, Mr. Ingalls.
Oh. Well now we're getting somewhere. What is it?
I want to be rich. Like Mr. Standish. Only, not as mean.
Yeah. Well I guarantee ya Mr. Standish went to school.
Maybe that's what made him so mean.