Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 27, 1978
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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The White Shadow

When a professional athlete busts his knee, there are a few vocational routes to take. There's sports commentary, the autobiography business, personal appearances at used car lot grand openings, and the lecture circuit—all careers that A.E. Housman may have been thinking of when he wrote his poem "To An Athlete Dying Young."

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03x15 A Day in the Life Aired: Mar. 16, 1981

Goldstein, Gomez, Hayward, and Reese all return for an "alumni" exhibition game, amid all the troubles the four have encountered in "real life" …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 54 episodes air between 1978 and 1981.

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  • Thomas Carter (James Hayward), Kevin Hooks (Morris Thorpe) and Timothy Van Patten (Mario 'Salami' Pettrino) have worked behind the camera. All three men have directed and/or produced numerous…
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    Thomas Carter (James Hayward), Kevin Hooks (Morris Thorpe) and Timothy Van Patten (Mario 'Salami' Pettrino) have worked behind the camera. All three men have directed and/or produced numerous television programs years after 'The White Shadow' ended its run in 1981.
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  • Goof (factual errors): At the end of the following episodes, "Wanna Bet?" and "That Old Gang of Mine". The roman numeral of the year 1979 at the end of the credits, was MCMLXXVIX. There was…
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    Goof (factual errors): At the end of the following episodes, "Wanna Bet?" and "That Old Gang of Mine". The roman numeral of the year 1979 at the end of the credits, was MCMLXXVIX. There was confusion of that because, the "V" should've been removed. The remaining first season episodes were finalized as MCMLXXIX, which was 1979 when the "V" was deleted.
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  • Coach Reeves attended Boston College, which is where he met principal Willis, who was on the basketball team with him.
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