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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  • In the pilot episode, mens high-school basketball head-coach, Ken Reeves drove a snazzy red Mustang convertible sports car. In subsequent episodes, he is seen driving only an old station…
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    In the pilot episode, mens high-school basketball head-coach, Ken Reeves drove a snazzy red Mustang convertible sports car. In subsequent episodes, he is seen driving only an old station wagon, probably in an attempt to show Reeves as more down-to-earth instead of a glamorous and retired National Basketball Association athlete.
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  • The character of Jackson never graduated from Carver because he was shot and killed by armed robbers holding up a liquor store, as he tried to talk the robbers into giving up. According to…
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    The character of Jackson never graduated from Carver because he was shot and killed by armed robbers holding up a liquor store, as he tried to talk the robbers into giving up. According to writer Marc Rubin, executive producer Bruce Paltrow originally wanted Jackson to be killed while committing the robbery.
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  • 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…
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    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).
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