Coach: Season 4


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 27

The Kick-off and the Kiss-off

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

2 Oct 04

Since My Beaver Left Me

Hayden tries to console Kelly, who would rather tell it to Christine.

3 Oct 25

A Real Guy's Guy

Hayden pressures Kelly to date his star player, whom she finds very attractive — until he tells her he is gay.

4 Nov 02

Any Place I Hang Myself is Home

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

5 Nov 09

Requiem for a Groundskeeper

Hayden receives an oddball inheritance from an acquaintance.

6 Nov 16

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

Hayden and Luther spend an excruciating trip snowbound in a cramped train compartment after Luther trades in their plane tickets following a dream about an air crash.

7 Nov 23

I Hate Barbara

Hayden regrets his honesty when he tells Christine he hates her friend.

8 Nov 27


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

9 Dec 07

The Pineapple Bowl (1)

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

10 Dec 17

The Pineapple Bowl (2)

Hayden halts pre-game hoopla after a star player is injured in a bizarre limo accident.

11 Jan 06

Rizzendough Revisited

Hayden vies with Watkins for a benefactor’s favor and her donations by leading an exercise class for seniors.

12 Jan 11

Return of the Marriage Killer

Hayden reveals secrets about his ex-wife Beth when her new fiancé (Jansen) asks him for advice.

13 Feb 03

War of the Dopes

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

14 Feb 08

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

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

15 Feb 15

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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

16 Feb 22

Last of the Red-Hot Luthers

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

17 Mar 14

The Old Fish and the Shoes

Christine sells Hayden’s Johnny Unitas-autographed football shoes; Luther catches the biggest pike in the lake only to lose it.

18 Apr 24


Kelly falls for a correspondent stationed in Bangkok; Luther is upset because he thinks he’s shrinking.

19 May 02

If That's Opportunity, Don't Answer

A network job offer poses Christine a dilemma: to stay in Minnesota with Hayden or move to New York.

20 May 11

Frequent Flyers, Crossed Wires

Hayden and Christine have conflicting commitments when a network premiere party is scheduled the same night as Hayden’s sports banquet, at which he hopes to receive the c…

21 May 18

Can We Go Home Now?

The stress of a long-distance relationship troubles Hayden; Luther and Dauber refinish Hayden’s game-room floor. Finally the Hayden-Christine problem is resolved when she…

About Coach

Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His partner, however, does not share his passion for the sport, which frequently causes friction in their relationship. While Hayden often fits the stereotype of dumb jock (as do his co-workers Luther and Dauber), he sincerely cares about his friends and family, and tries his best to make things work out.