When he loses his speed, former Major League Baseball pitcher, Kenny Powers (Danny McBride) is forced to move in with his brother in his old home town. Kenny takes a job as a substitute physical education teacher at his old home town.
Did You Know?
The show is named after the song "Eastbound & Down" by Jerry Reed
. The show's creators initially weren't sure if they could keep this as the title without getting sued. See more
At about the midpoint of the episode Kenny is on the phone while Cassie is cleaning the living room around him. Cassie puts away a small blue motorcycle toy in a wide shot. In the next wide shot the toy is back on the table. See more
When my ass was 19 years old, I changed the face of professional baseball. I was handed the keys to the kingdom, multi-million dollar deals, endorsements. Everyone wanted a piece of my shit. Just a man with a mind for victory and an arm like a fucking cannon. But sometimes when you bring the thunder, you get lost in the storm.
Let My Baby Ride
Written by R.L. Burnside
and Tom Rothrock
Performed by R.L. Burnside See more