1989 - 1997, Comedy
A university football coach balances life at work and at home.

Episode Guide

  • Coach - Leaving Orlando (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    Leaving Orlando

    Hayden and Christine come to a decision that will change their lives forever.

  • Coach - Leaving Orlando (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Leaving Orlando

    The Foxes find three men living under their cabin; the couple decides about Hayden's future.

  • Coach - Leaving Orlando (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    Leaving Orlando

    Doris offers Hayden a $17 million package to stay with the Breakers for 10 years; Hayden and Christine sneak off to the cabin to consider his future.

  • Coach - The Neighbor Hood (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    The Neighbor Hood

    Hayden and Christine are forced to cooperate with government agents when it's revealed their neighbors are crooks.

  • Coach - Upsized (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:


    Doris makes Luther general manager, allowing Hayden to hire Dick Butkus as a replacement for Luther.

  • Coach - Baby Coaches (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Baby Coaches

    When Hayden takes Tim to a "mommy and me" class, he meets a mother who makes him feel insecure about the baby's development.

  • Coach - The Stench of Death (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    The Stench of Death

    Luther becomes obsessed with a psychic's predictions of his future.

  • Coach - A Fox by Any Other Name (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    A Fox by Any Other Name

    Hayden recalls the discomfiting story of how baby Tim got his name.

  • Coach - Viva Las Ratings (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    Viva Las Ratings

    Luther (Jerry Van Dyke) gets into a bidding war after he invests in an Elvis memorabilia auction in Las Vegas.

  • Coach - It's a Swamp Thing (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    It's a Swamp Thing

    Hayden puts Luther in charge of planning the men's fishing trip, and they wind up in swamp mud with an alligator.

  • Coach - To Ski or Not to Ski (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    To Ski or Not to Ski

    Doris invites the gang to a ski resort for Valentine's Day weekend, where Hayden helps Christine overcome her fear of skiing.

  • Coach - The Bodygardener (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    The Bodygardener

    Hayden discovers his new bodyguard is his former gardener (Tim Conway).

  • Coach - A Boy and His Doll (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    A Boy and His Doll

    Howard and Shirley give Timothy a Princess Tiffany doll, but Luther feels the boy should have more masculine playthings.

  • Coach - Somewhere Out There (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Somewhere Out There

    Dauber believes he has been contacted by aliens and considers leaving the Breakers, Orlando and Earth.

  • Coach - Wings Over Buffalo (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Wings Over Buffalo

    The team gets a suspicious case of food poisoning after downing 40 buckets of Buffalo chicken wings.

  • Coach - You Win Some, You Lose Some (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    You Win Some, You Lose Some

    Hayden misses Christmas in Minnesota due to the Breakers' playoff game in Buffalo.

  • Coach - In the Money (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    In the Money

    Howard plans a televised half-time wedding for Luther and Doris during the Breakers vs. Niners game.

  • Coach - Grimmworld (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:


    Dauber falls for a woman who plays Snow White at a theme park, but becomes bashful when he learns Hayden dislikes her.

  • Coach - We Can Never Die (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    We Can Never Die

    Hayden and Christine try to plan for Timothy's future by choosing a guardian for him.

  • Coach - Isn't It Romantic (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Isn't It Romantic

    Hayden tries to take Christine out for a romantic evening, but she can't bear to leave the baby.

  • Coach - Last Tango in Orlando (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Last Tango in Orlando

    Hayden is skeptical when Doris hires a handsome soccer player (Luigi Amodeo) as a kicker for the Breakers.

  • Coach - Just Short of the Goal (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Just Short of the Goal

    Hayden rejects a book deal when he discovers the topic is how to live with losing; Luther decides to replace him as the author.

  • Coach - Sleepless in Orlando (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Sleepless in Orlando

    When Christine and the baby become ill, Hayden must run the household while trying to get ready for an important game.

  • Coach - Somebody's Baby (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    Somebody's Baby

    Christine and Hayden's adoption of the baby becomes complicated when Julie's father enters the picture.

  • Coach - A Player to Be Named Later (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    A Player to Be Named Later

    Hayden is under pressure when the Breakers have first pick in the NFL draft.

  • Coach - Luther Get Your Gun (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    Luther Get Your Gun

    Luther proves to be an embarrassment to Doris when he wangles an invitation to a hunting trip.

  • Coach - Fantasy Camp (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    Fantasy Camp

    Hayden and Luther vie when the Breakers sponsor a fantasy camp.

  • Coach - Van Dam vs. Fox (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    Van Dam vs. Fox

    Luther burns his mouth at Hayden's barbecue and decides to sue for damages.

  • Coach - Quarantine (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:


    Luther's pet monkey bites Hayden's finger, forcing the whole gang into quarantine.

  • Coach - Dauber's Vehicle (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    Dauber's Vehicle

    Dauber ventures onto a car salesman's lot alone after refusing Hayden's advice.

  • Coach - Save the Wave (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    Save the Wave

    After Doris decides to move the Breakers to Los Angeles, Hayden gets the team to come together.

  • Coach - Patching Things Up (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    Patching Things Up

    Christine consults a specialist when Hayden's energy and sex-drive come to a halt.

  • Coach - The Gardener (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    The Gardener

    Hayden confronts the gardener (Tim Conway) when his backyard plants start to die.

  • Coach - Her Boyfriend's Back (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    Her Boyfriend's Back

    The father (Noah Nelson) of the unborn baby whom Hayden and Christine plan to adopt comes back into Julie's (A.J. Langer) life.

  • Coach - Nice Guys Get Cut (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    Nice Guys Get Cut

    Hayden faces a difficult decision when he must make room for new recruits.

  • Coach - The Tight End (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    The Tight End

    Hayden and the Breakers play the last game of the season on "Monday Night Football."

  • Coach - Bye Bye Burleigh (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Bye Bye Burleigh

    Howard is fired from his job at Minnesota State and looks to Hayden for a job with the Breakers.

  • Coach - Bye Bye Burleigh (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Bye Bye Burleigh

    When the Burleighs visit the Foxes, Hayden learns Howard is keeping a secret.

  • Coach - There's Got to Be a Mourning After (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    There's Got to Be a Mourning After

    Meddling Hayden tries to persuade Luther to stop dating Doris.

  • Coach - There's Got to Be a Mourning After (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    There's Got to Be a Mourning After

    Luther's new companion in the wake of his dog's death floors Hayden.

  • Coach - Turtle World (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Turtle World

    Luther gets a tip about buying Orlando's next big tourist attraction -- Turtle World.

  • Coach - Coach's Cornered (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Coach's Cornered

    Doris replaces the host of the Breakers postgame show with Christine.

  • Coach - Bo Knows (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Bo Knows

    Hayden learns a lesson about personal relationships when he tries to recruit a new player (Christopher Duncan).

  • Coach - She's Having Our Baby (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    She's Having Our Baby

    Hayden and Christine meet the pregnant woman (A.J. Langer) who wants to find a couple to adopt her baby.

  • Coach - She's Having Our Baby (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    She's Having Our Baby

    The Foxes find a pregnant woman looking for an adoptive couple.

  • Coach - Fool for Lunch (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Fool for Lunch

    Luther becomes an unwitting romance machine when he moves into a retirement village.

  • Coach - Is It Hot Here, or Is It Me? (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Is It Hot Here, or Is It Me?

    After offending the city, Hayden must win the opening game to redeem himself.

  • Coach - Is It Hot Here, or Is It Me? (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Is It Hot Here, or Is It Me?

    Hayden and the gang arrive in Florida where he will coach the Orlando Breakers, a pro team.

  • Coach - Oh, a Pro Job (Season 7 Episode 26)
    Season 7 Episode 26:

    Oh, a Pro Job

    Hayden is offered a job as the coach of a professional football team.

  • Coach - Oh, a Pro Job (Season 7 Episode 25)
    Season 7 Episode 25:

    Oh, a Pro Job

    A woman (Katherine Helmond) nearly ruins the Foxes' vacation until she offers Hayden the chance of a lifetime.

  • Coach - Don't Get Mad, Get Cooley (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Don't Get Mad, Get Cooley

    Luther believes Hayden deliberately sold him a broken-down truck and reports him to a consumer affairs watchdog.

  • Coach - Ten Percent of Nothing (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    Ten Percent of Nothing

    Luther's refusal to pay his agent a commission leads to a crazed dental drilling; Dauber tries a new image.

  • Coach - Kelly's New Guy (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Kelly's New Guy

    Hayden can't accept that Kelly's relationship with Dauber is none of his business.

  • Coach - Kelly's New Guy (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    Kelly's New Guy

    Kelly brings her new boyfriend (Robert Foxworth) home to meet everyone, but Hayden has a problem with the man's age.

  • Coach - The Day I Met Frank Gifford (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    The Day I Met Frank Gifford

    Luther tags along with Hayden to a dinner honoring Frank Gifford.

  • Coach - Johnsonwreckers (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:


    Trouble ensues when Luther's dog eats former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson's Super Bowl ring.

  • Coach - Call Me Cupid (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Call Me Cupid

    When Dauber is stood up by his date, it causes fights between the Foxes, the Burleighs, and Luther and Ruthanne.

  • Coach - The Walk-On (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    The Walk-On

    A 46-year-old student (Gerald McRaney) tries out for the team, and Hayden becomes his biggest supporter.

  • Coach - The Kicker (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    The Kicker

    An attempt to recruit a kicker from the Third World leads Hayden, Luther and Dauber on an adventure.

  • Coach - Close Encounters of the Worst Kind (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

    Hayden and Christine try to work out their marital woes during an encounter weekend.

  • Coach - Did Someone Call Me Snorer? (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Did Someone Call Me Snorer?

    Luther goes along when Christine sends Hayden to a sleep clinic because of his snoring.

  • Coach - Luther and Ruthanne Take the 12 Big Steps (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Luther and Ruthanne Take the 12 Big Steps

    Luther and Ruthanne (Rita Taggert) help each other to give up their respective vices.

  • Coach - The Popcorn Bowl (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    The Popcorn Bowl

    Just before a big bowl game, a rumor breaks out that Hayden may be taking a coaching job in the pros.

  • Coach - Out of Control (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Out of Control

    In order to win a crucial game, Hayden tells a team member to play rough, and an opposing player is injured.

  • Coach - Working Girl (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Working Girl

    Christine must stand up for herself when her co-host tries to replace her.

  • Coach - Be a Good Sport (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Be a Good Sport

    When the Minnesota State sports budget is cut, Hayden must defend himself in a televised debate.

  • Coach - My Fair Agent (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    My Fair Agent

    Hayden's sexist attitudes affect his judgment of a woman who works for him, and he blames Christine for his response.

  • Coach - Jailbirds (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:


    Against Hayden's advice, Christine attends a bachelorette party thrown by Ruthanne (Rita Taggert).

  • Coach - Inconceivable (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:


    Hayden and Christine fight because she isn't pregnant yet and their love life is becoming mechanical.

  • Coach - Above and Beyond the Call of Hayden (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Above and Beyond the Call of Hayden

    Luther and Hayden spend less time together, putting a strain on their relationship.

  • Coach - Judy's Turn (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Judy's Turn

    Hayden must comfort Dauber when Judy (Pam Stone) returns her engagement ring.

  • Coach - Graceless Under Fire (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Graceless Under Fire

    Hayden's image consultant gets underfoot while he coaches the team.

  • Coach - It Should Happen to You (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    It Should Happen to You

    Hayden, dissatisfied with his public persona, hires an image consultant.

  • Coach - Pros and Cons (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Pros and Cons

    In the wake of winning the National Collegiate Football Championship, Hayden is offered a job in professional football.

  • Coach - Retrospective (Season 6 Episode 27)
    Season 6 Episode 27:


    The gang discusses its experiences when Mary Hart arrives to interview Hayden.

  • Coach - Retrospective (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:


    The gang discusses its experiences when Mary Hart arrives to interview Hayden.

  • Coach - Head Like a Wheel (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    Head Like a Wheel

    Hayden celebrates his 49th birthday by driving a race car at 150 miles an hour.

  • Coach - Goodbye Mr. Putts (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    Goodbye Mr. Putts

    As a representative of the women coaches, Judy (Pam Stone) challenges Hayden and his staff to a golf contest.

  • Coach - My Best Friend's Girl (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    My Best Friend's Girl

    Hayden and Christine have lukewarm reactions to Luther's uninhibited date.

  • Coach - One of the Guys (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    One of the Guys

    Hayden sets out to discourage Christine from ever accepting another invitation to go fishing.

  • Coach - Something Old, Something New (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Something Old, Something New

    Hayden dodges the bullet when Dauber asks him how he should handle an old girlfriend (Gretchen German).

  • Coach - The Stand-In (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    The Stand-In

    Hayden recruits NFL star quarterback Troy Aikman for an unusual substitute assignment.

  • Coach - Blue Chip Blues (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Blue Chip Blues

    Hayden discovers his top high-school recruit (Terrance Howard) has lost the desire to play football.

  • Coach - The Devil and Mrs. Burleigh (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    The Devil and Mrs. Burleigh

    Hayden ends up marriage counseling when Howard Burleigh (Kenneth Kimmins) discovers his wife is having an affair.

  • Coach - Like Father, Like Daughter (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Like Father, Like Daughter

    Hayden is disillusioned when he realizes Kelly's job takes priority over his awards night.

  • Coach - My Cup Runneth Over (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    My Cup Runneth Over

    Hayden appears as Christine's valentine on her talk show, but has an embarrassing on-air moment.

  • Coach - Coach for a Day (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Coach for a Day

    Luther is humiliated when he is forced to admit to Hayden that he manages a miniature golf course.

  • Coach - Coach for a Day (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Coach for a Day

    Hayden has difficulty recommending Luther for a head-coaching job.

  • Coach - The Babywreckers (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    The Babywreckers

    Christine has to turn to Hayden, Luther and Dauber to care for a friend's baby.

  • Coach - Christmas of the Van Damned (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Christmas of the Van Damned

    Luther makes a nuisance of himself after tracing his family tree.

  • Coach - The Pioneer Bowl (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    The Pioneer Bowl

    Hayden must coach the big game without Luther, who is hospitalized with a concussion.

  • Coach - The Playbook (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    The Playbook

    Hayden expects defeat when the team playbook falls into enemy hands before the Pioneer Bowl.

  • Coach - It Came From New York (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    It Came From New York

    Kelly goes overboard with gifts when she returns home for Thanksgiving.

  • Coach - Running on Empty (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Running on Empty

    Christine gingerly suggests that she and Hayden visit a fertility clinic.

  • Coach - Piece o' Cake (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Piece o' Cake

    Luther, feeling a bit lonely, befriends a boy (Jussie Smollett) in need of a father.

  • Coach - Uneasy Rider (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Uneasy Rider

    Hayden encourages Dauber to buy a motorcycle over Judy's (Pam Stone) objections.

  • Coach - If She Can Make It There ... (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    If She Can Make It There ...

    When Kelly lands a job in New York, Hayden isn't quite ready to let his little girl grow up.

  • Coach - The Luck Stops Here (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    The Luck Stops Here

    Luther thinks the team's winning streak hinges on his lucky shirt.

  • Coach - Nice Job if You Can Get It (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Nice Job if You Can Get It

    Hayden's overactive ego has him convinced that Christine's success is not her own doing.

  • Coach - Belly of the Beast (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Belly of the Beast

    Hayden defends Luther's dog in court; Christine dozes during Hayden's advances.

  • Coach - Baby. On Board? (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Baby. On Board?

    Christine and Hayden consider the possibility of having a baby.

  • Coach - One for the Road (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    One for the Road

    Hayden and Christine's third attempt to get married includes plans for a wedding in the woods.

  • Coach - Why So Happy, Hayden? (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Why So Happy, Hayden?

    Hayden attempts to recruit Tyler Roberts (Reggie McFadden), the country's top high-school football player.

  • Coach - About Face (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    About Face

    Hayden tries to convince Christine that she does not need a face lift to improve her chances in a job search.

  • Coach - Dirty Tricks (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Dirty Tricks

    Judy (Pam Stone) threatens to quit coaching at Minnesota State when Hayden plays one last practical joke on her during an important ceremony.

  • Coach - Luthario (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:


    Luther begins questioning the relationship when his romance with Lorraine (Elinor Donahue) heats up.

  • Coach - The Bigger They Are ... (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    The Bigger They Are ...

    One of Hayden's former football players is forced into early retirement because of a surprising medical problem.

  • Coach - The Burden of the Burleighs (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Burden of the Burleighs

    Hayden and Christine are driven crazy when Howard (Ken Kimmins) and Shirley (Georgia Engel) decide to become their best friends.

  • Coach - Vegas Odds (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Vegas Odds

    Hayden and Christine impulsively decide to get married while spending the weekend with Luther in Las Vegas.

  • Coach - Buzzy Money (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Buzzy Money

    Hayden is thrilled when Kelly receives a large check from her ex-husband, until he learns her plans for the money.

  • Coach - The Commercial (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Commercial

    Hayden becomes jealous when people mistake Christine's co-star in the coffee commercials for her real-life boyfriend.

  • Coach - The Commercial (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    The Commercial

    Hayden and Christine are cast as a couple for a television coffee commercial.

  • Coach - My True Love Gave to Me ... (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    My True Love Gave to Me ...

    A misunderstanding interrupts Christmas when Hayden's present for Christine is switched with Dauber's present for Judy.

  • Coach - The Patriot Bowl (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Patriot Bowl

    Hayden's Screaming Eagles win a spot in the first-ever Patriot Bowl game played under wintry conditions in Valley Forge.

  • Coach - Vows (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:


    Hayden and Christine travel to her family's home in Kentucky to marry.

  • Coach - Dresswreckers (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:


    Christine's plans for a perfect wedding go from bad to worse after Luther sets her wedding dress on fire.

  • Coach - The Bachelor Party (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Bachelor Party

    Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus and Bubba Smith upset Luther when they host Hayden's bachelor party.

  • Coach - Rizzendough Rendezvous (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Rizzendough Rendezvous

    Hayden's enthusiasm for fundraising threatens Luther's romance with wealthy widow Mrs. Rizzendough (Priscilla Morrill).

  • Coach - Shirley Burleigh, Girlie Friday (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Shirley Burleigh, Girlie Friday

    Howard's wife, Shirley (Georgia Engel), comes to work in the athletic department and drives him crazy.

  • Coach - Born Luther (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Born Luther

    Luther complains to Hayden about the lack of recognition for his contribution to the team's success.

  • Coach - Father of the Year (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Father of the Year

    Hayden hires Kelly's roommate to act as his daughter when Kelly refuses to attend his Father of the Year banquet.

  • Coach - Big Brother, Little Brain (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Big Brother, Little Brain

    Dauber's relationship with his girlfriend, Judy, is threatened when he becomes a Big Brother to an 8-year-old.

  • Coach - To Air Is Human (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    To Air Is Human

    Hayden wins his first football game of the year and proposes to Christine on his new live television show.

  • Coach - Can We Go Home Now? (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Can We Go Home Now?

    The stress of a long-distance relationship troubles Hayden; Luther and Dauber refinish Hayden's game-room floor.

  • Coach - Frequent Flyers, Crossed Wires (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Frequent Flyers, Crossed Wires

    Christine's network premiere party is scheduled the same night as Hayden's sports banquet.

  • Coach - If That's Opportunity, Don't Answer (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    If That's Opportunity, Don't Answer

    An important job offer in New York forces Christine to choose between her career and Hayden.

  • Coach - Dateline: Bangkok (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Dateline: Bangkok

    Kelly decides to move to Bangkok when she meets and falls in love with a foreign correspondent who is twice her age.

  • Coach - The Old Fish and the Shoes (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    The Old Fish and the Shoes

    Christine sells Hayden's autographed football shoes; Luther catches the biggest pike in the lake, only to lose it.

  • Coach - Last of the Red Hot Luthers (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Last of the Red Hot Luthers

    After a one-night affair with Hayden's 60-year-old secretary, Luther is too ashamed to face her the next morning.

  • Coach - No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

    When an arrogant chauvinist insults his girlfriend in public, Hayden and Christine come to her defense.

  • Coach - The Woodchuck, the Beaver and the Fox: A Menagerie a Trois (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    The Woodchuck, the Beaver and the Fox: A Menagerie a Trois

    Kelly is the one surprised at Grandpa Rosebrock's 90th birthday party when Stuart arrives with his new girlfriend.

  • Coach - The War of the Dopes (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The War of the Dopes

    A careless comment results in a food fight when Dauber moves into Luther's apartment building.

  • Coach - Return of the Marriage Killer (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Return of the Marriage Killer

    Hayden reveals secrets about his ex-wife (Lenore Kasdorf) when her new fiance (Jim Jansen) asks him for advice.

  • Coach - Rizzendough Revisited (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Rizzendough Revisited

    Hayden competes with Judy for Mrs. Rizzendough's favor and her donations by leading an exercise class for seniors.

  • Coach - Pineapple Bowl (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Pineapple Bowl

    A bizarre limbo accident sidelines the team's star player prior to the Pineapple Bowl.

  • Coach - Pineapple Bowl (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Pineapple Bowl

    Hayden is beaten before he plays his first bowl game when he learns the opposing coach is his former mentor.

  • Coach - Loonstruck (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    The call of the loon forebodes more than Hayden expected when he agrees to speak at Burleigh's Fraternal Order of the Loon.

  • Coach - I Hate Barbara (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    I Hate Barbara

    Hayden regrets his honesty when Christine learns how he feels about her best friend (Lee Garlington).

  • Coach - I Think I Can't, I Think I Can't (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    I Think I Can't, I Think I Can't

    Hayden endures an excruciating train trip when Luther trades in their plane tickets following a dream about a plane crash.

  • Coach - Requiem for a Groundskeeper (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Requiem for a Groundskeeper

    Hayden must plan a memorial for someone he barely knew because the man died and left everything to the coach.

  • Coach - Any Place I Hang Myself Is Home (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Any Place I Hang Myself Is Home

    Hayden grudgingly agrees to go house hunting with Christine, then upsets her when he buys a house without consulting her.

  • Coach - A Real Guy's Guy (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    A Real Guy's Guy

    Hayden arranges a date for Kelly with his star player (Rob Youngblood).

  • Coach - Since My Beaver Left Me (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Since My Beaver Left Me

    Hayden tries to console Kelly after her breakup with Stuart (Kris Kamm), but she confides in Christine.

  • Coach - The Kick-Off & the Kiss-Off (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Kick-Off & the Kiss-Off

    Hayden's photograph appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated after his team is ranked in the top 20.

  • Coach - Diamonds Are a Dentist's Best Friend (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Diamonds Are a Dentist's Best Friend

    Hayden buys Christine's diamond engagement ring from an eccentric dentist (Tom Poston).

  • Coach - The Father and Son Reunion (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    The Father and Son Reunion

    Hayden's well-meaning attempt to unite Luther with his long-lost father (Paul Dooley) puts a strain on Luther.

  • Coach - Hayden Fox for Universal Jocks (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Hayden Fox for Universal Jocks

    When Hayden learns that Christine earns more money, he develops a money-making scheme of his own.

  • Coach - Hurly-Burleigh (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:


    Howard's wife (Georgia Engel) has misgivings about his Las Vegas trip with the guys.

  • Coach - 2 BRs, MTN. VW. (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    2 BRs, MTN. VW.

    The family skiing trip is almost ruined when Stuart's (Kris Kamm) personality unnerves Hayden.

  • Coach - Leonard Kraleman: All-American (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Leonard Kraleman: All-American

    Hayden and Christine attempt to school nerdy Leonard Kraleman (Rob Schneider) in the art of gaining popularity.

  • Coach - The Marion Kind (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Marion Kind

    Peter (Dick Martin) steals Luther's girlfriend for the second time in 37 years.

  • Coach - The Marion Kind (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Marion Kind

    Christine tries to reconcile Luther with the friend (Dick Martin) who stole his girlfriend 37 years ago.

  • Coach - Puppy Love (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Puppy Love

    Hayden schemes to persuade a rich widow (Priscilla Morrill) to donate a large sum of money to his department.

  • Coach - Dauber Graduates (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Dauber Graduates

    Dauber finally graduates and Hayden hires him to coach, but Dauber wants a change.

  • Coach - Christmas Brains (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Christmas Brains

    Hayden spends Christmas with Kelly, Stuart and the Rosebrocks.

  • Coach - When Hayden Met Christine (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    When Hayden Met Christine

    Hayden reminisces about the night he and Christine first met.

  • Coach - Men Don't Heal (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Men Don't Heal

    Hayden is persuaded to attend a self-help group after his breakup with Christine.

  • Coach - Cabin Fever (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Cabin Fever

    Hayden braces for the prospect of losing Christine when she comes to get her things; Luther may become his new neighbor.

  • Coach - The Iceman Goeth (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Iceman Goeth

    Despite his team's important victory, Hayden remains depressed over his breakup with Christine but gets some comfort from an unlikely source.

  • Coach - The Break-Up (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Break-Up

    Hayden forsakes football with the guys to meet Christine's antique-dealer friend.

  • Coach - Hayden and Luther's Excellent Adventure (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Hayden and Luther's Excellent Adventure

    Hayden and Luther's short trip becomes an unexpected adventure when they go after a new recruit; Hayden may miss Christine's awards banquet.

  • Coach - Hayden's in the Kitchen With Dinah (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Hayden's in the Kitchen With Dinah

    Hayden passes up a victory celebration to care for Christine when she is bedridden with the flu.

  • Coach - Is This Your First Time on the Riverboat, Miss Watkins? (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Is This Your First Time on the Riverboat, Miss Watkins?

    Hayden regrets allowing Coach Watkins (Pam Stone) to join his poker game.

  • Coach - The Day That Moses Came to Town (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Day That Moses Came to Town

    Hayden is jealous when the university president (Robin Strasser) tries to hire a basketball coach (Bobby Hosea) from Boston.

  • Coach - Magnificent Abscession (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Magnificent Abscession

    When Hayden is sidelined by an abscessed tooth, Luther must coach the team.

  • Coach - That Shouldn't Happen (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    That Shouldn't Happen

    Hayden is shattered when his star quarterback (Christopher Duncan) is hurt and put on the injured list.

  • Coach - Poodle Springs (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Poodle Springs

    Hayden impresses Judy's parents when he saves their pet poodle.

  • Coach - A Jerk at the Opera (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    A Jerk at the Opera

    Hayden follows Christine and her ex-boyfriend (Mike Farrell) to the opera.

  • Coach - Kelly Girl (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Kelly Girl

    Hayden is pleased when Kelly volunteers to fill in for his vacationing secretary.

  • Coach - Sunshine on My Shoulder Makes Me Happy: A Show About Bird Ransom (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Sunshine on My Shoulder Makes Me Happy: A Show About Bird Ransom

    Hayden loses Luther's prized bird while the assistant coach vacations.

  • Coach - Professor Dolittle (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Professor Dolittle

    Hayden enrolls his team in the academic class he has been required to teach.

  • Coach - Homewreckers (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    A bored Hayden seeks Luther's companionship while Christine works on the weekend.

  • Coach - Haven't I Slept With You Somewhere Before? (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Haven't I Slept With You Somewhere Before?

    Hayden believes the new university president (Robin Strasser) is a woman with whom he once had a fling.

  • Coach - Carnival Knowledge (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Carnival Knowledge

    Coach Judy Watkins (Pam Stone) gets revenge on Hayden when he mans a booth at the college carnival.

  • Coach - Coaches Conference (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Coaches Conference

    Hayden attends the Football Coaches Conference of America and meets his idols: George Allen, Hank Stram and Barry Switzer.

  • Coach - The Rosebrocks of Wisconsin (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Rosebrocks of Wisconsin

    Hayden if forced to spend the weekend with Kelly and all her in-laws.

  • Coach - The Curley O'Brien Award (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Curley O'Brien Award

    Hayden prematurely plans a victory party, believing he has won an elusive sports personality award.

  • Coach - I've Got a Secret (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    I've Got a Secret

    Christine inadvertently reveals Hayden's secret about his team to a sportscaster.

  • Coach - The Investment (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Investment

    Luther is forced to call Hayden to come to the Touchdown Club after a robbery.

  • Coach - A Man and a Woman (and Two Theater Majors) (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    A Man and a Woman (and Two Theater Majors)

    Bickering Kelly and Stuart disrupt Christine and Hayden's intimate weekend.

  • Coach - I'm in the Mood for Luther (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    I'm in the Mood for Luther

    Christine fixes up Luther with her friend (K Callan) despite Hayden's protests.

  • Coach - If Keith Jackson Calls, I'll Be at My Therapist's (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    If Keith Jackson Calls, I'll Be at My Therapist's

    Stress leaves Hayden with a facial twitch just before a television interview.

  • Coach - If a Coach Falls in the Woods (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    If a Coach Falls in the Woods

    Hayden refuses to attend Kelly's wedding to Stuart (Kris Kamm) and hides out in the woods.

  • Coach - Bring Me the Head of Stuart Rosebrock (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Bring Me the Head of Stuart Rosebrock

    Hayden comes to regret his actions when he accidentally causes Kelly and Stuart (Kris Kamm) to break up.

  • Coach - Dauber's Got a Girl (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Dauber's Got a Girl

    Hayden's plan to get even with the women's basketball coach (Pam Stone) jeopardizes Dauber's romance with her.

  • Coach - I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know What Makes Me Mad (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know What Makes Me Mad

    Hayden tells Christine that he doesn't like her art; Christine doesn't appreciate his attitude.

  • Coach - Dauber's Blowout (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Dauber's Blowout

    A Conduct Committee member's (Raye Birk) car is to play an important part at Dauber's season-ending party.

  • Coach - Hoot, Hoot Hike (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Hoot, Hoot Hike

    Kelly's new dance teacher, Madame Roola (Natalija Nogulich), creates a football ballet and romances Hayden.

  • Coach - Whose Team Is It Anyway? (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Whose Team Is It Anyway?

    Hayden wants to teach the star player a lesson when he develops a superiority complex.

  • Coach - Define Romance (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Define Romance

    Hayden is upset when Christine accepts a date with another man.

  • Coach - I'm Sorry I Told You My Wife Was Dead (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    I'm Sorry I Told You My Wife Was Dead

    Hayden lies about his marital status when consoling the wealthy widow (Priscilla Morrill) of an alumnus.

  • Coach - Parents' Weekend (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Parents' Weekend

    When Kelly's mother (Lenore Kasdorf) arrives for parents' weekend, Hayden refuses to tell her about Christine.

  • Coach - 19 Candles (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    19 Candles

    Hayden plans a quiet birthday celebration for Kelly, then gets upset when she invites her boyfriend to join them.

  • Coach - Gambling for Meat (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Gambling for Meat

    Luther thinks his 30-day suspension on a gambling charge means he has been fired, so he takes another job.

  • Coach - The Loss Weekend (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Loss Weekend

    When Hayden is depressed over his team's losing streak, Christine tries to cancel their date.

  • Coach - I'm in Love With a Boy Named Stuart (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    I'm in Love With a Boy Named Stuart

    Kelly brings her new boyfriend Stuart, to dinner to meet Hayden. Hayden does not like him.

  • Coach - Kelly, Meet Christine (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Kelly, Meet Christine

    Christine demands Hayden be truthful with Kelly about their relationship.

  • Coach - Love Me Tender (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Love Me Tender

    Luther reveals his true feelins for Christine following a close brush with death.

  • Coach - Kelly and the Professor (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Kelly and the Professor

    Kelly cancels her weekly dinner with Hayden for a date with an unknown faculty member.