Coach: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 13
1995

Is It Hot In Here, Or Is It Me? (1)

(Season premiere) Hayden leaves Minnesota for a new job as coach of an NFL team in Orlando, Florida. When he arrives, he finds that the team’s o…

2 Sep 20
1995

Is It Hot In Here, Or Is It Me? (2)

Hayden tries to win over both Doris and the press while readying the Breakers for their first game.

3 Sep 27
1995

Fool For Lunch

Luther bites off more than he can chew when he moves into a new apartment — in a seniors-only community — and three women compete for his attentions.

4 Oct 17
1995

She's Having Our Baby (1)

Hayden and Christine decide to try adoption but learn that their ages may complicate the process; a new secretary puts Luther and Dawber under her spell.

5 Oct 24
1995

She's Having Our Baby (2)

A pregnant women considers the Foxes as prospective adoptive parents for her baby; Luther and Dauber try to win over the rest of the Breakers’ coaching staff.

6 Oct 31
1995

Bo Knows

The Breakers’ prospect for winning games seem bleak until Hayden’s star quarterback from Minnesota State shows an interest in joining the team.

7 Nov 07
1995

Coach's Cornered

After Doris fires the hostile host (Bakay) of her TV station’s post-game show, she surprises Hayden by taking Luther’s suggestion for a replacement: Christine.

8 Nov 14
1995

Turtle World

Hayden regrets sponsoring Luther’s harebrained investment in ““Turtle World”“ when he learns that the animals featured in the attraction are dying…

9 Nov 21
1995

There's Got To Be A Mourning After (1)

Luther muzzles his true feelings about the death of his beloved dog, Quincy, until Doris offers him some advice.

10 Nov 28
1995

There's Got To Be A Mourning After (2)

Hayden and Luther try to iron out their differences over Luther’s relationship with Doris. Meanwhile, in spite of the team’s losing season, the coaching staff perks…

11 Dec 05
1995

Bye Bye Burleigh (1)

Hayden fumes when the Burleighs come for a surprise visit and then extend their stay.

12 Dec 12
1995

Bye Bye Burleigh (2)

While Hayden waffles over helping Howard search for a new job, the coaches see a window of opportunity for scoring their first win of the season.

13 Dec 19
1995

The Tight End

While Hayden’s priority is the Breakers’ first game of the season, Doris is concerned with re-signing a handsome washout (Wahlheim) so he can model a line of swimwe…

14 Jan 02
1996

Nice Guys Get Cut

Hayden loses his appetite when Christine invites soon-to-be-fired player Matt Luba over for dinner.

15 Jan 26
1996

Her Boyfriend's Back

The father (Nelson) of the unborn baby whom Hayden and Christine plan to adopt comes back into Julie’s life.

16 Feb 06
1996

The Gardener

Hayden must confront his inept gardener when all the plants in the yard start to die; but when Hayden fires him, he gets a chilly reception from Luther, who thinks the daffy wo…

17 Feb 13
1996

Patching Things Up

Christine needs to cheer up Hayden after a doctor connects his diminished sex drive to ““male menopause.”“

18 Feb 20
1996

Save the Wave

Hayden rallies support for the team after Doris decides to move the Breakers to Los Angeles.

19 Feb 27
1996

Dauber's Vehicle

Dauber turns a deaf ear to Hayden’s advice while choosing a new car, and winds up with a model that he can’t afford.

20 Mar 12
1996

Quarantine

When Luther’s pet monkey bites Hayden, he, Howard and the rest of the coaching staff are quarantined for fear of an outbreak of some kind of ““lethal monkey v…

21 Mar 19
1996

Van Damn vs. Fox

When Luther burns himself at Hayden’s barbecue, he skewers his host with a multimillion-dollar lawsuit for negligence.

22 Apr 02
1996

Fantasy Camp

Hayden kicks himself for agreeing to coach at a football ““fantasy camp,”“ but Luther and Dauber can’t wait to have their team go up against his i…

23 Apr 30
1996

Luther Get Your Gun

Luther gets a shot at impressing Doris’s high-class friends when he claims to be an expert hunter.

24 May 07
1996

A Player to be Named Later

Hayden fears he’ll look like a dummy if he fumbles the Breakers’ first-choice pick in the NFL draft. Cameos include Dallas Cowboys owner J…

25 May 21
1996

Somebody's Baby

Adoption complications develop when Julie’s father returns.

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.

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