The comic misadventures of a misfit Little League baseball team.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Warden ...  Morris Buttermaker 26 episodes, 1979-1980
J. Brennan Smith J. Brennan Smith ...  Mike Engelberg 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Tricia Cast Tricia Cast ...  Amanda Wurlitzer 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Billy Jayne ...  Rudi Stein 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Sparky Marcus Sparky Marcus ...  Leslie Ogilvie 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Corey Feldman ...  Regi Tower 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Meeno Peluce ...  Tanner Boyle 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Kristoff St. John ...  Ahmad Abdul Rahim 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Shane Butterworth Shane Butterworth ...  Timmy Lupus 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Catherine Hicks ...  Dr. Emily Rappant 26 episodes, 1979-1980
Phillip R. Allen Phillip R. Allen ...  Roy Turner 20 episodes, 1979-1980
Rad Daly ...  Josh 15 episodes, 1979-1980
Bill Lazarus Bill Lazarus ...  Frosty 14 episodes, 1979-1980
Cobber the Dog Cobber the Dog ...  Cobbie 11 episodes, 1979-1980
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Storyline

To avoid a year in jail, swimming pool cleaner Morris Buttermaker agrees to coach a Little League baseball team called the Bears. Unfortunately, the Bears are the worst team in the league, boasting a roster of the most inept and least disciplined players in school. Buttermaker, with the help of principal Rappant, eventually wins the respect of the Bears, and they even win a few games along the way. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Comedy | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Bären sind los See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Aired as a mid-season replacement early in 1979, with a brief 13-episode run. Was picked up for the new fall season, but cancelled after another thirteen episodes were produced. These re-aired the following summer (1980). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Married with Children: A Man for No Seasons (1994) See more »

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8 August 1999 | by jillcanSee all my reviews

This TV series cracks me up. Who would actually try to make a whole TV series about a baseball team? And what is up with the "slang" terms they use? Are we supposed to know what some kind of phrase like, "What the puckney are you doing" means? I'm not saying that this TV series is bad, it's just strange. Actually I've only seen one episode, because I wasn't alive when this series originally ran. But it was like it should have been a movie...which it was. Well, whatever.


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