The White Shadow (1978–1981)
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The Russians Are Coming 

A high school team from the Soviet Union decides to make a stop and Carver and play the team in an exhibition game. There is some tension, but the two teams warm up to one another and ... See full summary »

Director:

Victor Lobl

Writers:

Bruce Paltrow (creator), Joshua Brand (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Howard ... Ken Reeves
Joan Pringle ... Sybil Buchanan
Ed Bernard Ed Bernard ... Jim Willis
Thomas Carter ... James Hayward
Kevin Hooks ... Morris Thorpe
Nathan Cook Nathan Cook ... Milton Reese
Erik Kilpatrick Erik Kilpatrick ... Curtis Jackson
Byron Stewart Byron Stewart ... Warren Coolidge
Ken Michelman Ken Michelman ... Abner Goldstein
Timothy Van Patten ... Mario 'Salami' Pettrino
Ira Angustain Ira Angustain ... Ricky Gomez
Jerry Fogel Jerry Fogel ... Bill Donahue
Robin Pearson Rose ... Katie Donahue (as Robin Rose)
Russell Phillip Robinson Russell Phillip Robinson ... Manager Phil Jefferson
John Mengatti ... Nick Vitaglia
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Storyline

A high school team from the Soviet Union decides to make a stop and Carver and play the team in an exhibition game. There is some tension, but the two teams warm up to one another and establish a friendship, especially Hayward and one of the Soviets. However, when that player decides to defect and Hayward decides to help him it almost causes an international incident. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1980 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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