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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When Gomez is kicked off the team due to poor grades, he starts hanging out with the Aztecs, a violent Chicano…
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Series Fun Facts
- Coach Reeves attended Boston College, which is where he met principal Willis, who was on the basketball team with him.
- After graduating from Carver, Goldstein joined the Marines, Hayward went to college majoring in pre-law, Gomez became a mechanic and got married and Reese became a cab driver while pursuing…
[show]After graduating from Carver, Goldstein joined the Marines, Hayward went to college majoring in pre-law, Gomez became a mechanic and got married and Reese became a cab driver while pursuing his dream of becoming a singer. Coolidge moved to Boston and worked as an orderly at St. Eligius Hospital (AKA St. Elsewhere).
- The original telecast of the first half of the Season 2 episode "The Death of Me Yet" was shown with no commercial interruptions, up to the point where Curtis Jackson (Erik Kilpatrick) was killed.