The White Shadow (1978–1981)
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A hustling agent from a low level professional basketball league attempts to sigh Coolidge. He uses fast easy money to mesmerize him knowing he comes from poverty. Reeves makes him took hard before being penny wise and pound foolish.

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Sybil Buchanan
Ed Bernard ...
Jim Willis
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James Hayward
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Morris Thorpe
Erik Kilpatrick ...
Curtis Jackson
Byron Stewart ...
Nathan Cook ...
Milton Reese
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Mario 'Salami' Pettrino
Ken Michelman ...
Abner Goldstein
Ira Angustain ...
Ricky Gomez
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Walter Preston
Annazette Chase ...
Marcia
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Jackie Solomon (as Charlie Robinson)
Hilda Haynes ...
Mrs. Coolidge
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A hustling agent from a low level professional basketball league attempts to sigh Coolidge. He uses fast easy money to mesmerize him knowing he comes from poverty. Reeves makes him took hard before being penny wise and pound foolish.

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25 December 1978 (USA)  »

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One of two episodes where Coolidge gets a big head and shuns his team-mates: In this episode it's to possibly become an NBA player (quicker than going to college) and in the other, "Coolidge Goes Hollywood," he becomes an actor on a TV show. See more »

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Ken Reeves: Jackie Solomon, Warren Coolidge.
Jackie Solomon: Understand you're thinking about turning pro under the guidance of Mr. Walter Preston. You must've got the ol' Preston 1-2 Punch, huh?
Warren Coolidge: What, did he handle you, too?
Jackie Solomon: Yeah, he handled me... like a hot potato.
Warren Coolidge: What do you mean?
Jackie Solomon: Preston had me convinced I was a young Al Attles. Not that I needed a lot of convincing, mind you, I was good and I knew it. I was All-Scholastic in high school and I was gonna be a pro one way or the other. It's just that Preston's way ...
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