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Coach 

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Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football.
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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Craig T. Nelson ...  Coach Hayden Fox 199 episodes, 1989-1997
Jerry Van Dyke ...  Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam / ... 199 episodes, 1989-1997
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Dauber Dybinski / ... 199 episodes, 1989-1997
Shelley Fabares ...  Christine Armstrong 199 episodes, 1989-1997
Clare Carey ...  Kelly Fox 113 episodes, 1989-1995
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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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In a season 8 episode Hayden Fox reveals he was born in 1946. In real life, however Craig T. Nelson who plays Hayden was born April 4, 1944. See more »

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Assistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam: You're the only man that I can look in the eye and say "I love you." And I know you love me, Even thought you don't say it. I mean, I don't expect you to say it all the time, you know. Wouldn't KILL you every once in a while, though!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend (2013) See more »

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underrated
27 April 2000 | by Wood-18See all my reviews

i think that this is one of the more underrated series of the late 90's. It was tough to compete against such series as "Cheers" "Seinfeld" and "The Cosby Show" I am sure, but if that show were to debut now it would be more of a hit then it was. (Much like "Wings" in that effect)


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Language:

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28 February 1989 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(200 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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