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Coach


Coach stars Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, and others in this football comedy that has Hayden Fox (Nelson) as the head football coach at fictional Minnesota State University. Hayden was a recovering Neanderthal in his personal life and a hard luck coach in his chosen profession. Van Dyke played Luther Van Damme, his bumbling assistant coach and Shelley Fabares co-starred as Christine Armstrong, Hayden's galpal who eventually became his wife.
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Episode Info

Final: 9x23 -- Leaving Orlando (3) (May/14/1997)


Hayden decides to retire from coaching and become the unofficial “Mayor of the lake,” which is located next to his old Minnesota cabin.

This episode ends the three part series finale, each of which partially acts as a clip episode showing retrospectives of the series past highlights.
Cast
Craig T. Nelson
As Coach Hayden Fox
Shelley Fabares
As Christine Armstrong Fox
Jerry Van Dyke
As Luther Van Dam
Bill Fagerbakke
As Michael "Dauber" Dybinski
Clare Carey
As Kelly Fox (S01-S06)
Kris Kamm
As Stuart Rosebrock (S02-S03; recurring previously)
Kenneth Kimmins
As Howard Burleigh (S08-S09; recurring previously)
Katherine Helmond
As Doris Sherman (S07-S09)
Reviews

PierreReynolds

Reviews: 1
a classic comedy showRating: 0 likes, 1 dislikes

COACH is really a great show; it’s an A+ in my point of view. Craig T. Nelson has this charisma that every viewer of this show will surely adore. His character as Coach Hayden Fox shows the passion in his work and making football as his life. Also Jerry Van Dyke who played the assistant Coach is really funny in every scene but my favorite character is of course, Dauber whom is the dumbest of all. Some TV series are easily forgotten but we should take this show out of that list because for the whole 8 years, COACH never failed to give a good laugh to all of its audiences. I wanted to see this classic TV series again that’s why I searched for a good and decent DVD store online and bought it at http://www.memorylanedvd.com/product.php?productid=3291112&cat=0&page=1 . MemoryLaneDVD always make a persistent follow up on this order which gave me the comfortable feeling. When my package arrived, it came in good shape and what’s best it has all the complete episodes with good quality definitely. Worth recommended for those who are looking for a good copy of this TV series. Now, I can always relive all the hardcore sense of humor from this absolutely mind-blowing show of all time! Read more

Review posted on Sunday, August 11th 2013 at 11:53 pm

In_Correct

Reviews: 7
Coach Review:Rating: 0 likes, 2 dislikes

Yes, Viacom did air this show on Nick but only for a short time. They never got to the Orlando seasons. I think I saw way too much Coach anyways. He is so mean. No wonder why Christine got so mad at him. But being a coach doesn't mean anything. It doesn't mean he's perfect. He has a daughter and also Christine and would rather not lose them than be a jerk all the time. But the show isn't about the teams, it's about him, and Dauber, and Luther, but the characters of Dauber and Luther are now on Big Lots Commercials & SpongeBob, which means that it is a minimal part of the show. But he is still a Jerk--At least in the first four seasons... Read more

Review posted on Friday, December 22nd 2006 at 4:07 am

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Recurring Guests

Bill Wiley as Unknown (2 eps)
Lucy Liu as Nicole Wong (2 eps)

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Warning: Coach guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Sports
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: February 28, 1989
Ended: May 14, 1997
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