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List of Coach episodes

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRatingTied with
First airedLast aired
113February 28, 1989 (1989-02-28)June 7, 1989 (1989-06-07)N/AN/AN/A
220November 21, 1989 (1989-11-21)May 15, 1990 (1990-05-15)1817.0N/A
322September 25, 1990 (1990-09-25)April 9, 1991 (1991-04-09)1815.3N/A
422October 1, 1991 (1991-10-01)May 19, 1992 (1992-05-19)1016.7Room for Two
523September 16, 1992 (1992-09-16)May 19, 1993 (1993-05-19)617.5N/A
627September 14, 1993 (1993-09-14)May 24, 1994 (1994-05-24)617.4N/A
725September 12, 1994 (1994-09-12)May 10, 1995 (1995-05-10)N/AN/AN/A
825September 12, 1995 (1995-09-12)May 21, 1996 (1996-05-21)1412.9The NBC Monday Movie
923September 28, 1996 (1996-09-28)May 14, 1997 (1997-05-14)N/AN/AN/A

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1989)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Kelly and the Professor"Michael ZinbergMark GanzelFebruary 28, 1989 (1989-02-28)

Hayden is perplexed when he learns that Kelly plans to go on a date with one of her professors. He gets her schedule, tries to guess which professor it is, and then the meddling begins.


Note: This was the second episode produced but aired first on ABC as a preview episode.
22"Pilot"Barry KempBarry KempMarch 1, 1989 (1989-03-01)
Hayden's fatherly instincts are awakened when Kelly comes back to Minnesota for college. But his relationship with Christine might be in for a change.
33"Kelly, Meet Christine"James GardnerBarry KempMarch 8, 1989 (1989-03-08)
Hayden's nerves take over when he introduces Christine to Kelly. The awkward night finally ends. but now Christine is upset that Hayden wasn't more honest with Kelly about their relationship.
44"I'm in Love with a Boy Named Stuart"Michael LembeckMark Ganzel & Sheldon BullMarch 15, 1989 (1989-03-15)
Hayden hates Kelly's new boyfriend, Stuart (Kris Kamm), a sensitive theater arts major. But when the team mascot suddenly quits, Hayden must find a replacement. He turns to Stuart for help.
55"The Loss Weekend"Michael ZinbergSheldon BullMarch 22, 1989 (1989-03-22)
It's going to be a great weekend for Hayden! Kelly will be in the stands cheering for his team and Christine is going to spend the weekend with him at the cabin. But the weekend goes up in smoke when his team loses for the third straight time.
66"Gambling for Meat"James GardnerJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotApril 5, 1989 (1989-04-05)
Hayden's team suffers a humiliating loss. At The Touchdown Club, Luthor wins a free dinner for correctly guessing the score. To avoid NCAA sanctions, Hayden must suspend Luther.... which is only the beginning of his troubles with his assistant coach.
77"19 Candles"Arlene SanfordJudd Pillot & John PeasleeApril 12, 1989 (1989-04-12)
To celebrate Kelly's 19th birthday, Hayden plans the usual - dinner out for the two of them. But when Kelly brings Stuart, Hayden's mood changes and the night disintegrates into anger and tears.
88"Parents' Weekend"James GardnerDon RhymerApril 19, 1989 (1989-04-19)
Hayden's homely ex-wife, Beth (Lenore Kasdorf), is coming for Parents' Weekend. Hayden hasn't told Beth about Christine because he didn't want to upset her, but when a newly slim and attractive Beth shows up, Christine is the one who gets nervous.
99"I'm Sorry I Told You My Wife Was Dead"John P. Whitesell IIJudd Pillot & John PeasleeApril 26, 1989 (1989-04-26)
The team's most ardent - and wealthy - fan dies, and Hayden expects a sizable donation from his will. But when the widow Pamela Rizzendough (Priscilla Morrill) decides to give the money to medical research, Hayden begins a series of lies to get the money donated to the athletic department.
1010"Define Romance"Andrew ChulackSean ClarkMay 3, 1989 (1989-05-03)
Christine invites Hayden to the opera, but he declines, leaving the door open for her to invite someone else. Hayden is jealous, but Christine says she has a right.... unless he opts to define their relationship.
1111"Whose Team Is It, Anyway?"Arlene SanfordSheldon BullMay 17, 1989 (1989-05-17)
Hayden's team has a chance at a winning season... if they beat their last opponent. But this goal is threatened when their star player decides he is more important than the team and stops abiding by the team rules.
1212"Hoot, Hoot Hike"Michael LembeckJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotMay 31, 1989 (1989-05-31)
Kelly's new dance instructor Madame Roola (Natalia Nogulich) creates a ballet around the passion of football and asks Hayden to be her technical advisor. He quickly discovers her ulterior motive for enlisting his participation.
1313"Dauber's Blow-Out"Michael T. VetrieS : Sean Clark;
T : Don Rhymer
June 7, 1989 (1989-06-07)
It's the end of the season and Dauber plans to hold his annual out-of-control celebration. But Riley Pringle (Raye Birk), the band director and notoriously prickly head of the conduct committee, has an alternate plan to keep everyone in line.

Season 2 (1989–90)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
141"I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know What Makes Me Mad"John P. Whitesell IISheldon BullNovember 21, 1989 (1989-11-21)
The picture isn't pretty when Hayden refuses to attend an art exhibit with Christine. Luther goes with her instead, and actually has some appreciation for it, annoying Hayden.
152"Dauber's Got a Girl"John P. Whitesell IIMiriam TrogdonNovember 28, 1989 (1989-11-28)
The game of love is complicated for Dauber when he falls for Judy Watkins (Pam Stone), the coach of a women's basketball team - who also happens to be Hayden's archenemy.
163"Bring Me the Head of Stuart Rosebrock"Michael LembeckSheldon BullDecember 5, 1989 (1989-12-05)
When Stuart and Kelly break-up, Hayden is initially thrilled, but he quickly realizes that he needs Stuart to help him convince Kelly to stay in school.
174"If a Coach Falls in the Woods"Michael LembeckJudd Pillot & John PeasleeDecember 12, 1989 (1989-12-12)
In the conclusion of the two-part episode, Hayden refuses to attend Stuart and Kelly's impromptu wedding. Everyone tries to convince him otherwise, and it may be the most unlikely of people to save the day, Luther, who says he is the example of what not to end up as in life.
185"If Keith Jackson Calls, I'll Be at My Therapist's"Michael LembeckMark Ganzel & Tom PalmerDecember 19, 1989 (1989-12-19)
Christine suggests that Hayden sees a therapist about his nervous twitch before his interview with sportscasters Keith Jackson and Bob Griese. Dauber, however, has an easier idea, through hypnosis.
196"I'm in the Mood for Luther"John P. Whitesell IIBarry Kemp & Sheldon BullDecember 26, 1989 (1989-12-26)
Christine sets Luther up with a blind date, her neighbor Marion Williamson (K Callan), leading Hayden to worry that he may be broken-hearted.
207"A Man and a Woman (and Two Theatre Majors)"John P. Whitesell IIJudd Pillot & John PeasleeJanuary 2, 1990 (1990-01-02)
Hayden and Christine try to enjoy their anniversary, but are constantly being interrupted by the arguing Kelly and Stuart.
218"The Investment"Michael LembeckJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotJanuary 9, 1990 (1990-01-09)
Hayden talks Luther into making an investment in The Touchdown Club, but their friendship is jeopardized by an opening-night mishap.
229"I've Got a Secret"John P. Whitesell IIKathryn BakerJanuary 16, 1990 (1990-01-16)
Hayden tries to keep his recruitment of a top quarterback a secret, but Christine's big mouth could ruin Hayden's team and their relationship.
2310"The Curley O'Brien Award"Alan RafkinTom Palmer & Mark GanzelJanuary 23, 1990 (1990-01-23)
Hayden fakes humility when he thinks he's won the prestigious Curley O'Brien Award, but fails to keep up the act when he loses to someone else.
2411"The Rosebrocks of Wisconsin"Michael LembeckJudd Pillot & John PeasleeJanuary 30, 1990 (1990-01-30)
Hayden feels jealous of Kelly visiting her in-laws in Wisconsin, and actually appreciating it.
2512"Coaches Conference"Alan RafkinSheldon Bull & Barry KempFebruary 13, 1990 (1990-02-13)
Hayden is overjoyed to be invited to a national coaches conference in Memphis, Tennessee, but he learns that no one is familiar with him. Luther, who is also in Memphis as a huge Elvis fan, encourages Hayden to seek recognition from noted coaches. Hayden gets a surprise talk from Hank Stram, who says there are more benefits to coaching than recognition.
2613"Carnival Knowledge"Will MackenzieJudd Pillot & John PeasleeFebruary 20, 1990 (1990-02-20)
Hayden teaches Christine the art of negotiation when she objects to her new contract at the TV station.
2714"Haven't I Slept with You Somewhere Before?"John P. Whitesell IISean ClarkFebruary 27, 1990 (1990-02-27)
Hayden's job hangs in the balance when the new university president turns out to be Elaine Tewksbury (Robin Strasser), a woman he stood up after a one-night stand in Miami.
2815"Homewreckers"Michael ZinbergKathryn BakerMarch 6, 1990 (1990-03-06)
Hayden ends up starting a chain reaction that trashes Christine's apartment when he's left alone.
2916"Professor Doolittle"Tony DowSheldon BullMarch 13, 1990 (1990-03-13)
Elaine Tewksbury tells Hayden more is expected out of him, and orders him to teach a course on ancient history when football season is over. Hayden soon learns the course contains a challenging regimen on Egypt, Greece and Rome, and worries when a lot of his players enroll under the impression of "rocks for jocks".
3017"Sunshine on My Shoulder Makes Me Happy: A Show About Bird Ransom"Jim DrakeSean ClarkMarch 20, 1990 (1990-03-20)
When Hayden agrees to look after Luther's parrot, the bird flies away and is subsequently held for ransom.
3118"Kelly Girl"Alan RafkinJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotApril 3, 1990 (1990-04-03)
Kelly volunteers to be Hayden's secretary for the summer, but when she receives a better job offer, she leaves him to fend for himself. Meanwhile, Dauber starts a football camp for Pop Warner players.
3219"A Jerk at the Opera"Andrew ChulackTom PalmerApril 17, 1990 (1990-04-17)
Jealousy leads Hayden to follow Christine and an old boyfriend Jeffrey (Mike Farrell) to the opera in disguise.
3320"Poodle Springs"Tony DowSean ClarkMay 15, 1990 (1990-05-15)
Hayden and Christine offer moral support to Dauber by going on a double date with him and Judy, who are meeting Judy's blue-blooded parents Judge R.J. Watkins (John McMartin) and Merlene Watkins (Nancy Marchand). A mishap by Dauber, Hayden and Christine put the pampered poodle of Judy's mother in jeopardy.

Season 3 (1990–91)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
341"That Shouldn't Happen"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeSeptember 25, 1990 (1990-09-25)
Hayden braces himself for a visit from Christine's mother Mildred (Nanette Fabray), while preparing for the new season with a new star quarterback Bo Whitley (Christopher Duncan).
352"Magnificent Abscession"Alan RafkinMark Ganzel & Barry KempOctober 2, 1990 (1990-10-02)
Hayden has to sit out an upcoming game after recovering from the removal of an abscessed tooth. Luther gets a temporary promotion to head coach in a critical away game, but he must overcome something else besides the other team; his insecurity.
363"The Day That Moses Came to Town"Alan RafkinLyla OliverOctober 9, 1990 (1990-10-09)
Elaine Tewksbury recruits a Terrence Moses (Bobby Hosea) reputable basketball coach. Hayden, thinking this is a ploy to edge him out of his job, flies to Boston to convince the Terrence's girlfriend Susan Birch (Penny Johnson) how rotten living in Minnesota is.
374"Is This Your First Time on the Riverboat, Miss Watkins?"Alan RafkinSheldon BullOctober 16, 1990 (1990-10-16)
Hayden bets his entire life's savings in a poker game against Judy and nearly loses his common sense.
385"Hayden's in the Kitchen with Dinah"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeOctober 23, 1990 (1990-10-23)
Hayden stays home to nurse Christine back to health, then sneaks out to a party and returns with a tipsy woman named Dinah (Marietta DePrima).
396"Hayden and Luther's Excellent Adventure"Alan RafkinSheldon BullOctober 30, 1990 (1990-10-30)
Hayden and Luther go on a recruiting trip the day of Christine's big awards banquet - and end up in a backwoods part of Minnesota with some dangerous elements.
407"The Break-Up"Alan RafkinBarry Kemp & Sheldon BullNovember 6, 1990 (1990-11-06)
Hayden and Christine break up after he innocently reveals to her friends his plans for the future - because he did not mention Christine in them.
418"The Iceman Goeth"Alan RafkinMark Ganzel and Judd Pillot & John PeasleeNovember 13, 1990 (1990-11-13)
After breaking up with Christine, Hayden receives consolation - and an invitation - from an unexpected source, Elaine Tewksbury.
429"Cabin Fever"Alan RafkinSheldon BullNovember 27, 1990 (1990-11-27)
Luther plans to buy the cabin next to Hayden's hoping to prove their friendship.
4310"Men Don't Heal"Alan RafkinMark GanzelDecember 4, 1990 (1990-12-04)
Hayden joins a men's support group, a member of which has a date with Christine.
4411"When Hayden Met Christine"Alan RafkinSheldon BullDecember 11, 1990 (1990-12-11)
Hayden remembers his first meeting with Christine, when she wasn't exactly taken with his charm.
4512"Christmas Brains"Alan RafkinJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotDecember 18, 1990 (1990-12-18)
Hayden's ex-wife Beth gives him idea for a Christmas gift that will make him feel merry.
4613"Dauber Graduates"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeJanuary 8, 1991 (1991-01-08)
As soon as Dauber graduates, he thinks his degree has better uses. He appeals to Hayden for greater responsibility in his job, which is approved, but refuses to wash Hayden's truck, suggesting a respect issue may be at stake.
4714"Puppy Love"Alan RafkinMark GanzelJanuary 22, 1991 (1991-01-22)
Hayden tries to impress Mrs. Rizendough, a potential donor who loves dogs.
4815"The Marion Kind: Part 1"Alan RafkinSheldon BullFebruary 5, 1991 (1991-02-05)
Luther tries to make an estranged friend Peter Plunkett (Dick Martin), who took his girl, eat crow at Christine's diner.
4916"The Marion Kind: Part 2"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeFebruary 12, 1991 (1991-02-12)
Luther goes insane when he finds Peter and Marion planning to elope.
5017"Leonard Kraleman: All-American"Tony DowSheldon BullFebruary 19, 1991 (1991-02-19)
Hayden is made to be academic advisor to a misfit Leonard Kraleman (Rob Schneider) who struggles to fit in. Hayden's advice causes the nerd to try out for the team.
5118"2 BRs, MTN, VW"Tony DowSeth WeisbordFebruary 26, 1991 (1991-02-26)
Christine talks Hayden into inviting Stuart and Kelly on their ski vacation, which proves to be a mistake.
5219"Hurley-Burleigh"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeMarch 12, 1991 (1991-03-12)
Hayden tries to help Howard have fun on their trip to Vegas. When Howard wins a free dinner with a showgirl and accepts his prize, Hayden worries that he taught Howard too well.
5320"Hayden Fox for Universal Jocks"Alan RafkinSheldon BullMarch 26, 1991 (1991-03-26)
Hayden agrees to endorse a line of athletic supporters when he learns how much Christine makes.
5421"A Father and Son Reunion"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeApril 2, 1991 (1991-04-02)
Hayden and Christine meet Luther's long-lost father Horace Van Dam (Paul Dooley) at a sports-memorabilia shop.
5522"Diamonds Are a Dentist's Best Friend"Alan RafkinSheldon BullApril 9, 1991 (1991-04-09)
Art Hibke (Tom Poston) a dentist offers reduced prices on diamond jewelry, allowing Hayden to buy an engagement ring for Christine.

Season 4 (1991–92)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
561"The Kick-off and the Kiss-off"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeOctober 1, 1991 (1991-10-01)
As happy as Hayden is to have a top-ranked team and be on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Luther is worried about the magazine's infamous curse. Meanwhile, Stuart has become a hit in Hollywood after getting cast in a children's show Buzzy the Beaver, and makes an important announcement to Kelly.
572"Since My Beaver Left Me"Alan RafkinJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotOctober 8, 1991 (1991-10-08)
Kelly moves back after the breakup of her marriage and Hayden must deal with the fact she is more comfortable talking to her mother than to him.
583"Don't Get Mad, Get Cooley"Alan RafkinNell ScovellOctober 15, 1991 (1991-10-15)
Hayden tries to get a tape back from a reporter who confronted him about a defective truck he sold to Luther.
594"A Real Guy's Guy"Alan RafkinS : Richard Raskind;
T : Judd Pillot & John Peaslee
October 29, 1991 (1991-10-29)
Hayden has a hard time coping with the fact that one of his players is gay.
605"Any Place I Hang Myself Is Home"Alan RafkinS : Seth Weisbord;
T : Thad Mumford
November 5, 1991 (1991-11-05)
Hayden fears Christine's reaction when he buys them a house on impulse.
616"Requiem for a Groundskeeper"Alan RafkinNell ScovellNovember 12, 1991 (1991-11-12)
The groundskeeper of Minnesota State dies and his will asks Hayden to sort out his affairs.
627"I Think I Can't, I Think I Can't"Alan RafkinMiriam TrogdonNovember 19, 1991 (1991-11-19)
When all the flights are overbooked, Luther suggests the team see America the old-fashioned way, by train. This threatens to derail Hayden's business relationship with Luther.
638"I Hate Barbara"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeNovember 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
Hayden gets kicked out for making Christine's best friend Barbara (Lee Garlington) leave.
649"Loonstruck"Alan RafkinWarren BellDecember 3, 1991 (1991-12-03)
Hayden agrees to speak at the banquet of a men's lodge so Howard can be "High Loon", but everything falls through.
6510"The Pineapple Bowl: Part 1"Alan RafkinThad Mumford & John Peaslee & Judd PillotDecember 10, 1991 (1991-12-10)
"Jake the Snake" Connelly (Robert Prosky), Hayden's coach from when he was a player comes to his last game before a bowl bid. Minnesota State wins and Hayden sees who he will be taking on in the Pineapple Bowl: his old coach.
6611"The Pineapple Bowl: Part 2"Alan RafkinS : Nell Scovell;
T : John Peaslee & Judd Pillot
December 17, 1991 (1991-12-17)
Hayden's quarterback, Bo Whitley hurts himself at a luau just before the Pineapple Bowl.
6712"Rizzendough Revisited"Alan RafkinMiriam TrogdonJanuary 7, 1992 (1992-01-07)
Hayden gets hurt while trying to get on Mrs. Rizzendough's good side.
6813"Return of the Marriage Killer"Alan RafkinWarren BellJanuary 14, 1992 (1992-01-14)
Hayden is glad that his ex-wife Beth is re-marrying. However, after a casual conversation with Hayden, Beth's groom-to-be thinks he is too diffident and wants out. It is up to Hayden and Christine to give their blessing and assure the couple that they are for each other.
6914"War of the Dopes"Alan RafkinNell ScovellFebruary 4, 1992 (1992-02-04)
Dauber moves into Luther's building, but the two come into conflict during a housewarming party.
7015"The Woodchuck, the Beaver and the Fox: A Menage a Trois"Craig T. NelsonJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotFebruary 11, 1992 (1992-02-11)
Kelly visits the Rosebrocks and cannot handle seeing Stuart, but the real surprise is that her ex-husband is regretful.
7116"No Good Deed Goes Unpunished"Alan RafkinPat DoughertyFebruary 18, 1992 (1992-02-18)
Hayden and Christine attempt to aim a young woman's anger on her no-good boyfriend.
7217"Last of the Red-Hot Luthers"Alan RafkinJudd Pillot & John PeasleeFebruary 25, 1992 (1992-02-25)
Luther comes to regret giving Alma Thorkelson (Pat Crawford Brown), Hayden's secretary, a birthday present that led to their private celebration.
7318"The Old Fish and the Shoes"Alan RafkinWarren BellMarch 17, 1992 (1992-03-17)
While Luther tries to catch a legendary bass, Hayden is angry with Christine for selling something she shouldn't have at his garage sale.
7319"Dateline-Bangkok"Craig T. NelsonJordan RushApril 28, 1992 (1992-04-28)
Hayden is disapproves of Kelly dating Arthur Blackmore (John Bennett Perry), a foreign correspondent and old friend of Christine's.
7520"If That's Opportunity, Don't Answer"Alan RafkinBill BryanMay 5, 1992 (1992-05-05)
Christine auditions for a news-anchor position in New York, but it all depends on how affects her relationship with Hayden. Hayden doesn't think that is too hard considering the network has a contract with the New York Yankees, and thus tickets for him.
7621"Frequent Flyers, Crossed Wires"Alan RafkinWarren BellMay 12, 1992 (1992-05-12)
Hayden's awards banquet and Christine's premiere party are scheduled on the same night, but in different cities.
7722"Can We Go Home Now?"Alan RafkinSheldon BullMay 19, 1992 (1992-05-19)
Hayden tries to maintain a long-distance relationship with Christine, but she wants him to close the gap.

Season 5 (1992–93)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
781"To Air Is Human"Alan RafkinElliot SternSeptember 8, 1992 (1992-09-08)
Hayden proposes to Christine on live TV.
792"Big Brother, Little Brain"Craig T. NelsonWarren BellSeptember 22, 1992 (1992-09-22)
Dauber neglects Judy when he a becomes Big Brother to a fatherless boy.
803"Father of the Year"Alan RafkinJohn Peaslee & Judd PillotSeptember 29, 1992 (1992-09-29)
Hayden is named Father of the Year, but Kelly isn't being very supportive.
814"Born Luther"Alan RafkinNell ScovellOctober 6, 1992 (1992-10-06)
Luther is tired of being second banana, so Hayden lets him meet the press after a slip-up.
825"Shirley Burleigh, Girlie Friday"Craig T. NelsonBob BendetsonOctober 13, 1992 (1992-10-13)
Luther fights the people who took away his breakfast cereal while Howard hires his wife Shirley (Georgia Engel), as his secretary, much to his chagrin.
836"Rizzendough Rendezvous"Alan RafkinEric HorstedOctober 20, 1992 (1992-10-20)
Mrs. Rizzendough has a new boyfriend whom she met at a dog show. Her new beau: Luther.
847"Love Me Tender"Alan RafkinElliot SternOctober 27, 1992 (1992-10-27)
Luther reveals his opinion of Christine after a brush with death.
858"The Bachelor Party"Alan RafkinBruce FerberNovember 10, 1992 (1992-11-10)
Luther is angry with Hayden for attending a bachelor roast with NFL legends Dick Butkus, Bubba Smith, Johnny Unitas and broadcaster Al Michaels instead of letting him throw a bachelor party in his honor.
869"Dresswreckers"Andre BelgraderS : Elliot Stern;
T : Warren Bell & Bob Bendetson & Nell Scovell
November 17, 1992 (1992-11-17)
Christine asks Hayden to pick up her wedding dress. Hayden soon regrets considering it hilarious that the dressmaker is a man named Mr. Thind (Patrick Macnee).
8710"Vows"Alan RafkinBruce FerberNovember 25, 1992 (1992-11-25)
Hayden has trouble writing his vows on the eve of his and Christine's wedding.
8811"The Patriot Bowl"Alan RafkinWarren BellDecember 2, 1992 (1992-12-02)
The season is over and the Screaming Eagles have been invited to play in the inaugural Patriot Bowl in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Hayden's connection to the American Revolution is anything but proud when players are grousing that a bowl game is meant to be in a sunny area with bikini babes, not at some old historical site in the darkness of winter. Hayden decides to take charge by cutting his star quarterback (the king of the complainers) and replace him with an inexperienced freshman (whose name he keeps forgetting - at one point he calls him "Doug Henning") to show what it really means to be a Patriot who served under General Washington.
8912"My True Love Gave to Me..."Craig T. NelsonBud WiserDecember 16, 1992 (1992-12-16)
Art Hibke mislabeled Hayden and Dauber's Christmas gifts for their respective girlfriends. When Judy sees a ring, she gets excited and starts announcing to everyone at the Christmas party, that her and Dauber are engaged.
9013"The Commercial: Part 1"Alan RafkinWarren BellJanuary 6, 1993 (1993-01-06)
Hayden and Christine star in a commercial while Luther starts writing a screenplay.
9114"The Commercial: Part 2"Alan RafkinNell ScovellJanuary 13, 1993 (1993-01-13)
Hayden thinks Christine is having an affair with her co-star Daniel Carter-Dodd (Leigh J. Lawson) in the commercial.
9215"Buzzy Money"Alan RafkinBruce FerberJanuary 27, 1993 (1993-01-27)
Kelly's ex is required to pay alimony, and ends up giving Kelly $50,000 due to his successful career. Hayden thinks Kelly should save for her future (or invest in the team), and is beside himself when Kelly considers donating it to charity.
9316"Vegas Odds"Craig T. NelsonBob BendetsonFebruary 3, 1993 (1993-02-03)
Hayden and Christine try another shot at getting married when they accompany Luther to Vegas. Meanwhile, everyone in the casino watches as Luther bets $10,000 on one random spin of roulette.
9417"Burden of the Burleighs"Alan RafkinArt Everett & Scott BuckFebruary 17, 1993 (1993-02-17)
The Burleighs think that Hayden and Christine are their new best friends.
9518"The Bigger They Are"Jeff MeyerWarren BellFebruary 24, 1993 (1993-02-24)
One of Hayden's old players Eddie Garrett (Bob Golic) is retiring from the NFL after winning a Super Bowl, and thrills all of Minnesota State University when he speaks at an alumni dinner. Privately the MVP tells Hayden that he is retiring to seek cancer treatment. Old demons come to haunt Hayden when the NFL star says his cancer was induced from taking anabolic steroids.
9619"Luthario"Alan RafkinHoward BendetsonMarch 10, 1993 (1993-03-10)
Luther's memories of a Dear John letter he received during the Korean War affect his relationship with Lorraine (Elinor Donahue).
9720"Dirty Tricks"Alan RafkinDavid LesserMarch 31, 1993 (1993-03-31)
During the off-season, Hayden indulges in his second favorite pastime: practical jokes. However, Judy is getting fed up with this, and it may spill over to Dauber's business relationship with Hayden.
9821"About Face"Craig T. NelsonEric HorstedMay 5, 1993 (1993-05-05)
Hayden tries to deal with the fact that Christine is considering a face lift.
9922"Why So Happy, Hayden?"Alan RafkinScott Buck & Art EverettMay 12, 1993 (1993-05-12)
Hayden attempts to recruit Tyler Roberts, the country's top high school football player, but Tyler's grandfather George (Bill Cobbs) continually has reservations about his grandson going to Minnesota State.
10023"One for the Road"Alan RafkinBarry Kemp & Judd Pillot & John PeasleeMay 19, 1993 (1993-05-19)
Hayden and Christine make another attempt to wed, and choose a church from his childhood. However, they need to hurry as the church has been condemned.

Season 6 (1993–94)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1011"Baby on Board?"Alan RafkinAlan KirschenbaumSeptember 14, 1993 (1993-09-14)
Christine says she wants a baby just as Hayden is working to nurse his new team to victory.
1022"Belly of the Beast"Craig T. NelsonOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalSeptember 21, 1993 (1993-09-21)
Luther's dog Quincy may have to be put down for biting Minnesota State's band leader Riley Pringle.
1033"Nice Job If You Can Get It"Alan RafkinJeremy StevensSeptember 28, 1993 (1993-09-28)
Hayden thinks he's responsible for Christine's new job as a co-host for a talk show with Carter Brooks (Robert Ridgely). Christine is angered at Hayden for making such an infusion, but wonders for herself it that is so.
1044"The Luck Stops Here"Alan RafkinScott BuckOctober 5, 1993 (1993-10-05)
Although the team is on a winning streak, Hayden believes that their luck will soon run out.
1055"If She Can Make It There..."Alan RafkinS : Eric Horsted;
T : Alan Kirschenbaum
October 12, 1993 (1993-10-12)
Kelly gets a job at an ad agency in New York, and has to move there almost immediately, with her and Hayden having to say their goodbyes.
1066"Uneasy Riders"Craig T. NelsonEric HorstedOctober 26, 1993 (1993-10-26)
After teasing Dauber that he does whatever Judy tells him to do, Hayden encourages Dauber to buy a motorcycle. Hayden then decides to get one for himself, feeling he does not seek approval from Christine. However, when Christine and Judy meet for an outing, the men scramble to hide their road hogs.
1077"Piece O' Cake"Tony DowT : Oliver Goldstick & Phil Rosenthal;
S/T : Jeremy Stevens
November 2, 1993 (1993-11-02)
Luther becomes a father figure to Billy Walker (Jussie Smollett), a fatherless boy he befriends.
1088"Running on Empty"Andre BelgraderMartin Rips & Joseph StaretskiNovember 9, 1993 (1993-11-09)
Hayden and Christine go to a fertility clinic.
1099"It Came from New York"Alan RafkinTeresa O'NeillNovember 16, 1993 (1993-11-16)
Kelly comes home from New York a changed woman - but Hayden doesn't particularly like the new her.
11010"The Playbook"Alan RafkinJames L. FreedmanNovember 30, 1993 (1993-11-30)
Dauber loses his playbook just as the team makes it to the Pioneer Bowl.
11111"The Pioneer Bowl"Jeff MeyerMartin Rips & Joseph StaretskiDecember 7, 1993 (1993-12-07)
Luther suffers a mishap on the day of the Pioneer Bowl and gets hospitalized. Luther also realizes what plays the opponents are making through their signaling, and he must somehow escape the hospital to warn Hayden.
11212"Christmas of the Van Damned"Craig T. NelsonJon VandergriffDecember 14, 1993 (1993-12-14)
Luther finds out about a large group of relatives living in Minnesota.
11313"The Babywreckers"Tony DowBrad JohnsonJanuary 4, 1994 (1994-01-04)
Hayden feels uneasy about watching a baby for the weekend with Christine.
11414"Coach for a Day: Part 1"Craig T. NelsonOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalJanuary 11, 1994 (1994-01-11)
Luther is offered a job as head coach of a small college.
11515"Coach for a Day: Part 2"Craig T. NelsonOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalJanuary 18, 1994 (1994-01-18)
Luther's first day as the head coach of Aberdeen College turns out to be his last when he treats his team to lunch, inadvertently breaking NCAA rules.
11616"My Cup Runneth Over"Jeff MeyerMartin Rips & Joseph StaretskiFebruary 8, 1994 (1994-02-08)
Hayden wears a device to help his fertility - and it ends up bursting on Christine's Valentine's Day show.
11717"Like Father, Like Daughter"Alan RafkinScott BuckFebruary 15, 1994 (1994-02-15)
Hayden tries to spend time with Kelly while he's in New York to accept the Coach of the Year award.
11818"The Devil in Mrs. Burleigh"Craig T. NelsonEric HorstedFebruary 22, 1994 (1994-02-22)
While Howard and Hayden are out of town, Shirley tells Christine that she's falling for another man.
11919"Blue Chip Blues"Alan RafkinAlan KirschenbaumMarch 1, 1994 (1994-03-01)
Rick Williams (James Pickens Jr.), an old friend of Hayden's from his college days, is the father to one of the prominent high school quarterbacks, Johnny (Terrence Dashon Howard). Hayden is thrilled to see Johnny will be considering Minnesota State, until he says that he is not interested in playing football anymore.
12020"The Stand-In"Alan RafkinScott BuckMarch 8, 1994 (1994-03-08)
Hayden has had it with trying to increase his fertility, so he tries to talk Troy Aikman into donating sperm.
12121"Something Old, Something New"Alan RafkinScott Buck & Eric Horsted & Jeremy StevensMarch 22, 1994 (1994-03-22)
Dauber's relationship with Judy is jeopardized by the arrival of an old flame.
12222"One of the Guys"Alan RafkinBrad JohnsonApril 5, 1994 (1994-04-05)
Hayden regrets taking Christine on a fishing trip when she comes to like it so much.
12323"My Best Friend's Girl"Alan RafkinScott Buck & Eric HorstedMay 3, 1994 (1994-05-03)
Hayden and Luther argue over Hayden's dislike of Luther's new girlfriend, Ruthanne (Rita Taggart).
12424"Goodbye, Mr. Putts"Craig T. NelsonJoseph Staretski & Jeremy StevensMay 10, 1994 (1994-05-10)
Judy challenges Hayden to a game of golf, which becomes a battle of the sexes.
12525"Head Like a Wheel"Craig T. NelsonOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalMay 17, 1994 (1994-05-17)
Hayden just turned 49, and is not accepting his status in middle adulthood well. Christine sends him to a race car driving school as a birthday gift.
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"Retrospective"Alan RafkinBarry Kemp & Brad JohnsonMay 24, 1994 (1994-05-24)

Mary Hart interviews the cast of Coach as their characters in this one-hour retrospective featuring clips from the show's first six seasons.


Note: This episode is included as a bonus feature on season 5 of Mill Creek Entertainment's Coach: The Complete Series box set, listed as the "100th Episode Anniversary Special", despite the fact that the episode originally aired as a part of season 6, well passed the series 100th episode ("One for the Road") which aired in season 5.

Season 7 (1994–95)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1281"Pros & Cons"Alan RafkinAlan KirschenbaumSeptember 12, 1994 (1994-09-12)
Hayden's excited about an interview for a job coaching a pro team, but he doesn't know which team it is.
1292"It Should Happen to You"Alan RafkinOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalSeptember 19, 1994 (1994-09-19)
Hayden considers hiring Susan Miller (Jessica Walter), an agent who wants to redo his image.
1303"Graceless Under Fire"Craig T. NelsonJeremy StevensSeptember 26, 1994 (1994-09-26)
With the football season coming, Hayden is determined to prove that his championship victory with the Screaming Eagles wasn't a fluke.
1314"Judy's Turn"Alan RafkinScott BuckOctober 3, 1994 (1994-10-03)
Judy returns from Europe and tells Dauber she wants to call off their engagement, after having an affair.
1325"Above and Beyond the Call of Hayden"Alan RafkinSarit Catz & Gloria KettererOctober 10, 1994 (1994-10-10)
Hayden feels neglected when Luther's relationship with Ruthanne heats up.
1336"Inconceivable"Alan RafkinOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalOctober 17, 1994 (1994-10-17)
Hayden and Christine feel pressured by their jobs as they try to start a family, while Luther feels guilty over selling his run down car to Mrs. Cumin (Meg Wyllie), an old woman, even though it was a lemon.
1347"Jailbirds"Craig T. NelsonEric HorstedOctober 24, 1994 (1994-10-24)
Christine and Ruthanne go to a bachelorette party on their girls' night out - and get thrown in jail.
1358"My Fair Agent"Alan RafkinOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalNovember 7, 1994 (1994-11-07)
Hayden's agent Susan Miller is unable to be in Minnesota for a key game, so she sends a junior agent in her stead. Hayden is annoyed at dealing with someone who is inexperienced, but his ire turns to bafflement when the understudy is an attractive young woman.
1369"Be a Good Sport"Jeff MeyerS : Norman Chad;
T : Alan Kirschenbaum
November 14, 1994 (1994-11-14)
When the team receives extra funds from the university, Hayden finds himself at odds with Edgar (Tom McGowan), the fencing coach whose team wasn't very lucky.
13710"Working Girl"Alan RafkinSarit Catz & Gloria KettererNovember 21, 1994 (1994-11-21)
Christine suspects that Carter Brooks' young protege is replacing her. Luther gets a bad case of athlete's foot after wearing discarded bowling shoes from the local bowling alley.
13811"Out of Control"Gordon HuntBrad JohnsonNovember 28, 1994 (1994-11-28)
Hayden learns that his team will have to win the next game if he wants major product endorsements. Meanwhile, an injury and an academic ineligibility means the only player qualified for a guard position is an inexperienced freshman, and the Screaming Eagles are depending on him to block the other team's star player. The main plot and subplot come together when during a close halftime, Hayden shouts at the rookie to be ruthless.
13912"The Popcorn Bowl"Jeff MeyerOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalDecember 12, 1994 (1994-12-12)
Hayden is given a job offer from the pros on the eve of the Popcorn Bowl.
14013"Luther and Ruthanne Take the Big 12 Steps"Alan RafkinHoward MarchDecember 19, 1994 (1994-12-19)
Ruthanne vows to quit smoking, but only if Luther lays off the junk food.
14114"Did Someone Call Me Snorer?"Alan RafkinJeremy StevensJanuary 9, 1995 (1995-01-09)
Christine insists that Hayden gets help about his snoring problem.
14215"Close Encounters of the Worst Kind"Tony DowSean ClarkJanuary 16, 1995 (1995-01-16)
Hayden and Christine join a couple therapy group to rekindle the spark in their marriage.
14316"The Kicker"Alan RafkinS : Norman Chad;
S/T : Scott Buck
January 23, 1995 (1995-01-23)
Hayden travels to a country under martial law on an international recruiting trip.
14417"The Walk-On"Tony DowScott Buck & Eric HorstedFebruary 6, 1995 (1995-02-06)
Jim Collins (Gerald McRaney), a 46-year-old man who is attending Minnesota State on the G.I. Bill tries out for the team, causing Hayden to question his own middle adulthood.
14518"Call Me Cupid"Jeff MeyerS : Jeremy Stevens;
T : Oliver Goldstick & Phil Rosenthal
February 13, 1995 (1995-02-13)
Hayden tries to find a date for Dauber on Valentine's Day.
14619"Johnsonwreckers"Jeff MeyerPhil Rosenthal & Oliver GoldstickFebruary 20, 1995 (1995-02-20)
Hayden attempts to be friends with former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, to try to get a coaching job in the NFL.
14720"The Day I Met Frank Gifford"Jeff MeyerTom Alan RobbinsFebruary 27, 1995 (1995-02-27)
Hayden and Christine are invited to a dinner in New York honoring Luther's hero Frank Gifford, meeting him along with his wife Kathie Lee Gifford.
14821"Kelly's New Guy: Part 1"Andre BelgraderEric HorstedMarch 13, 1995 (1995-03-13)
Kelly is thankful when Hayden exposes her new boyfriend Peter (Robert Foxworth) as a sleaze. A twist of fate gives Kelly a new boyfriend that may leave Hayden with questions: Dauber.
14922"Kelly's New Guy: Part 2"Craig T. NelsonS : Jessie Mason;
T : Alan Kirschenbaum
March 20, 1995 (1995-03-20)
Kelly and Dauber try to keep their relationship a secret from Hayden.
15023"Ten Percent of Nothing"James GardnerOliver Goldstick & Phil RosenthalApril 5, 1995 (1995-04-05)
Luther makes a mall celebrity appearance and refuses to pay a commission, putting his friendship with Art Hibke, his agent at risk.
15124"Oh, a Pro Job: Part 1"Jeff MeyerScott BuckMay 3, 1995 (1995-05-03)
Hayden and Christine make friends with Doris Sherman (Katherine Helmond), a wealthy eccentric on a cruise, who makes a surprising offer.
15225"Oh, a Pro Job: Part 2"Tony DowAlan Kirschenbaum & Jeremy StevensMay 10, 1995 (1995-05-10)
Hayden is tempted by an offer to coach a pro football team, but worries about working with Doris Sherman.

Season 8 (1995–96)Edit

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No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1531"Is It Hot in Here, or Is It Me?: Part 1"Barry KempAlan Kirschenbaum & Phil RosenthalSeptember 12, 1995 (1995-09-12)
Hayden leaves Minnesota to coach a team in Florida, the Orlando Breakers, only to learn that Doris has her own game plan, which includes heavy PR by having the team participate in a parade at Universal Studios.
1542"Is It Hot in Here, or Is It Me?: Part 2"Jeff MeyerAlan Kirschenbaum & Phil RosenthalSeptember 19, 1995 (1995-09-19)
Hayden tries to win over Doris and the press as he prepares the Breakers for their first game.
1553"Fool for Lunch"Craig T. NelsonEric HorstedSeptember 26, 1995 (1995-09-26)
Luther moves into a retirement home community, and has three women: Alice (Jennifer Bassey), Mildred (Georgann Johnson) and Lois (Lois Nettleton) competing for his attention by cooking for him.
1564"She's Having Our Baby: Part 1"Gordon HuntJoseph StaretskiOctober 17, 1995 (1995-10-17)
Hayden and Christine consider adopting a baby, but their ages may ruin their chances. They are then visited by a lawyer who "has his ways" of guaranteeing an adoption approval, causing the couple to think of what is right versus what is desired.
1575"She's Having Our Baby: Part 2"Gordon HuntJoseph StaretskiOctober 24, 1995 (1995-10-24)
Julie (A. J. Langer), a young pregnant woman thinks about giving her baby to Hayden and Christine.
1586"Bo Knows"Alan RafkinScott BuckOctober 31, 1995 (1995-10-31)
Bo Whitley, Hayden's star quarterback from Minnesota State has been drafted by the NFL, and is considering signing with the Breakers.
1597"Coach's Cornered"Jeff MeyerJoseph StaretskiNovember 7, 1995 (1995-11-07)
When Doris fires Rockne Dawson (Nick Bakay), the hostile host of her TV station's post-game show, she offers the job to Christine, taking Hayden by surprise.
1608"Turtle World"Craig T. NelsonBrad JohnsonNovember 14, 1995 (1995-11-14)
Luther buys a roadside attraction, then regrets it when he discovers that the animals on display are dying.
1619"There's Got to Be a Mourning After: Part 1"Jeff MeyerScott BuckNovember 21, 1995 (1995-11-21)
Doris offers Luther advice when his dog Quincy passes away, then they realize their love of dogs is a shared commonality.
16210"There's Got to Be a Mourning After: Part 2"Jeff MeyerEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackNovember 28, 1995 (1995-11-28)
Hayden and Luther settle their differences over Doris, while the coaching staff perks up in spite of the team's losing season.
16311"Bye Bye Burleigh: Part 1"Bill FagerbakkeMike RoweDecember 5, 1995 (1995-12-05)
The Burleighs pay a surprise visit.
16412"Bye Bye Burleigh: Part 2"Craig T. NelsonErika KaestleDecember 12, 1995 (1995-12-12)
Hayden struggles to help Howard find a job, while the coaches see a golden opportunity for their first win of the season.
16513"The Tight End"Jay KlecknerBrad JohnsonDecember 19, 1995 (1995-12-19)
Doris looks for endorsement opportunities for the Breakers. She instructs Hayden to sign a handsome player whom he had cut earlier and offers him a contract to model skimpy swimwear.
16614"Nice Guys Get Cut"Jeff MeyerPhil RosenthalJanuary 2, 1996 (1996-01-02)
Hayden has looked over his roster and made his decision whom to cut. However, Christine just invited one of the cut players and his wife to dinner.
16715"Her Boyfriend's Back"Jeff MeyerJoseph StaretskiJanuary 30, 1996 (1996-01-30)
Kevin, the father of Julie's baby comes to Hayden for advice.
16816"The Gardener"Jeff MeyerScott Buck & Mike RoweFebruary 6, 1996 (1996-02-06)
Hayden fires his gardener, Kenny Montague (Tim Conway), but Luther thinks the worker deserves a second chance.
16917"Patching Things Up"Jay KlecknerEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackFebruary 13, 1996 (1996-02-13)
Christine must cheer Hayden up when a doctor connects his diminished sex drive to "male menopause".
17018"Save the Wave"Alan RafkinBrad JohnsonFebruary 20, 1996 (1996-02-20)
Doris has decided to move the Breakers to Los Angeles. Howard tries to rally Breaker fans to protest this move.
17119"Dauber's Vehicle"Jeff MeyerEric HorstedFebruary 27, 1996 (1996-02-27)
Dauber buys a car from Jean Brandow (Andrea Parker), an attractive, convincing saleswoman. However, he is unable to keep up with the expense.
17220"Quarantine"Tony DowNeal Howard & Ira FritzMarch 12, 1996 (1996-03-12)
Luther's pet monkey bites Hayden, leading the entire coaching staff to be quarantined for some kind of virus.
17321"Van Damn vs. Fox"Craig T. NelsonBrad JohnsonMarch 19, 1996 (1996-03-19)
Luther sues Hayden after burning himself at Hayden's barbeque.
17422"Fantasy Camp"Alan RafkinScott Buck & Joseph StaretskiApril 2, 1996 (1996-04-02)
Hayden regrets agreeing to help coach at a fantasy football camp, but Luther and Dauber are eager to face off against him.
17523"Luther Get Your Gun"Alan RafkinEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackApril 30, 1996 (1996-04-30)
Luther claims to be an expert hunter in order to impress Doris' rich friends.
17624"A Player to be Named Later"Phil RosenthalNelson CostelloMay 7, 1996 (1996-05-07)
Due to the Breakers' bottom-of-the-barrel first year, they get a high pick in the NFL Draft -- and numerous reporters are looking for the scoop as to who they'll choose. With all this attention, Hayden worries he will flub the first-round draft pick.
17725"Somebody's Baby"Jeff MeyerEric Horsted & Joseph StaretskiMay 21, 1996 (1996-05-21)
Hayden and Christine go to Julie's Lamaze classes, she goes into labor later that night. When Julie's father Doug and her boyfriend Kevin show up wishing to make amends for their earlier bickering, Christine and Hayden worry that Julie may have second thoughts about giving up her new baby boy.

Season 9 (1996–97)Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1781"Sleepless in Orlando"Jeff MeyerBrad JohnsonSeptember 28, 1996 (1996-09-28)
Hayden has to take on all parenting duties when Christine and their baby Timothy fall ill, but he also has to prepare for a game.
1792"Just Short of the Goal"Craig T. NelsonMark GanzelOctober 5, 1996 (1996-10-05)
Hayden turns down the chance to write a memoir of his failures with the Breakers, so Luther does it without his involvement.
1803"Last Tango in Orlando"Ted WassFrank Dungan & Michael BaserOctober 12, 1996 (1996-10-12)
Luther grows jealous of a kicker whom Doris believes is someone the Breakers need.
1814"Isn't It Romantic?"Jay KlecknerEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackOctober 19, 1996 (1996-10-19)
Hayden's plans for a romantic evening with Christine seeing a performance by Michael Feinstein. However, the plans fall through when she refuses to leave the baby in the care of anyone else.
1825"We Can Never Die"Gary ShimokawaJoseph StaretskiOctober 26, 1996 (1996-10-26)
The Foxes reconsider appointing the Burleighs as Tim's legal guardians.
1836"Grimmworld"Jeff MeyerPaul RedfordOctober 26, 1996 (1996-10-26)
Dauber dates Mary Beth (Michelle Nicastro), a perky actress who works in a place called Grimmworld, which tells the Grimm Brothers stories accurately. When Hayden considers it odd, Dauber thinks he should consider breaking up with her. Hayden and Dauber actually go on set to smooth things over.
1847"In the Money"Jay KlecknerTom J. AstleDecember 11, 1996 (1996-12-11)
Luther becomes engaged to Doris, but a prenup agreement guaranteeing him a fortune gets the better of him.
1858"You Win Some, You Lose Some"Jeff MeyerEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackDecember 18, 1996 (1996-12-18)
The Foxes' holiday plans are compromised by a long-shot chance of the Breakers making the NFL playoffs.
1869"Wings Over Buffalo"James GardnerBrad JohnsonDecember 25, 1996 (1996-12-25)
Luther's love of chicken wings gives the Breakers food poisoning right before a big game.
18710"Somewhere Out There"Craig T. NelsonCraig T. Nelson & Barry KempJanuary 8, 1997 (1997-01-08)
Hayden orders Dauber to get over his obsession of alien abduction or be fired.
18811"A Boy and His Doll"Bill FraleyEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackJanuary 22, 1997 (1997-01-22)
The Burleighs give Tim a limited edition Princess Tiffany doll. Tim enjoys playing with the doll and it doesn't bother Hayden initially until Luther and male strangers are bothered by it, changing his mind.
18912"The Body Gardener"Tony DowMark Ganzel & Joseph StaretskiFebruary 5, 1997 (1997-02-05)
Hayden writes his recently-fired former gardener Kenny Montague, a glowing job recommendation, despite him being extremely incompetent in every job he does.
19013"To Ski or Not to Ski"Craig T. NelsonCindy Chupack & Ellen SandlerFebruary 12, 1997 (1997-02-12)
At a ski resort, Dauber tries to hide from Judy after seeing her in a store and Hayden tries to help Christine face her fear of skiing.
19114"It's a Swamp Thing"Jeff MeyerTom J. AstleFebruary 19, 1997 (1997-02-19)
When Hayden, Luther, Dauber and Howard decide to celebrate "Man Week" in a cabin in the Everglades, Doris, Christine and Shirley plan their own vacation.
19215"Viva Las Ratings"Jay KlecknerBrad Johnson & Mark GanzelFebruary 26, 1997 (1997-02-26)

Luther heads to Las Vegas with Dauber and Howard where he plans to "invest" his life savings in an Elvis memorabilia auction, only to find himself up against Mimi Bobeck (Kathy Kinney), an equally determined bidder.


Note: This episode is part of an ABC Las Vegas-themed crossover with Grace Under Fire, The Drew Carey Show and Ellen.
19316"A Fox by Any Other Name"Tony DowTom J. AstleMarch 12, 1997 (1997-03-12)
Hayden remembers how Tim got his name when a baby-naming contest sponsored by an antagonistic sportswriter took place following a mishap at the hospital.
19417"The Stench of Death"Jeff MeyerJoseph StaretskiMarch 26, 1997 (1997-03-26)
Doris makes an appointment for the coaches with her psychic, who predicts that Luther will hit by a "flying fish".
19518"Baby Coaches"Jeff MeyerJoseph StaretskiApril 2, 1997 (1997-04-02)
A mother boasts to Hayden that her baby girl, who is only days older than Tim, can already walk and talk.
19619"Upsized"Gordon HuntEllen Sandler & Cindy ChupackApril 16, 1997 (1997-04-16)
In need of change, Luther is promoted to the new Breakers' general manager. Former linebacker Dick Butkus is then hired as Hayden's new defensive coordinator - and starts taking over the team.
19720"The Neighbor Hood"Jeff MeyerMark GanzelApril 23, 1997 (1997-04-23)
The Foxes are recruited for a sting operation after receiving a package from their shady neighbors Albert and Kathi (Tony Plana and Randee Heller)
19821"Leaving Orlando: Part I"Jay KlecknerJoseph Staretski & Tom J. AstleMay 7, 1997 (1997-05-07)
The Foxes retreat to their cabin so Hayden will have more time to consider Doris' contract offer.
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"Leaving Orlando: Parts II & III"Barry KempBarry Kemp & Brad Johnson & Mark GanzelMay 14, 1997 (1997-05-14)
Hayden, Luther and Dauber think back to their college years after visiting Minnesota State. When Howard reveals what other pro teams are interested in having Hayden as coach, the Foxes make a decision for their future.

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