Friday Night Lights: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 01
2008

I Knew You When

In the third-season opener, Eric fights to keep his job and helps Smash rebound. Elsewhere, Tami faces new challenges as principal; Tyra frets over college; Billy proposes; and…

2 Oct 08
2008

Tami Knows Best

Tami becomes angry by Tyra’s actions. In an effort to help his grandma, Matt stumbles upon his estranged mother. Coach Taylor tries his best to encourage Smash as he trie…

3 Oct 15
2008

How The Other Half Lives

Coach worries and fears for his job as Tami befriends Katie McCoy. The pressure is on Matt as everyone’s hopes turn to the new quarterback. Matt’s friendly with Jul…

4 Oct 22
2008

Hello, Goodbye

Tami embarrasses herself with the superintendent. Tyra breaks with Landry to take up with Cash, the new bad boy in town. Julie advises Matt who is upset with his mother who has…

5 Oct 29
2008

Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Matt grapples with his mother, his emotions and Coach Taylor as McCoy garners more attention. Tami tangles with Tyra about Julie and Tyra’s interest in Cash. Tyra experie…

6 Nov 05
2008

It Ain't Easy Being J.D. McCoy

Coach is furious with Tim and the team for a freshman hazing. J.D. wins the respect of the town and team. A late night swim at the lake turns into more for Julie and Matt. Tyra…

7 Nov 12
2008

Keeping up Appearances

Eric and Tami try to calm Jamarca’s angry parents; Billy helps Tim pursue a scholarship; and Jason, Herc and the Riggins brothers receive good news.

8 Nov 19
2008

New York, New York

Tim is worried when Jason talks about leaving Dillon. Money troubles cause a riff between Tami and Eric. Tyra leans on Cash when things get tough, while Julie talks to her dad…

9 Dec 03
2008

Game of The Week

Tim returns to find both good and bad surprises. Coach has to change his plans and reluctantly supports Tami when she feels obligated to help Tyra out of a jam. Saracen has sec…

10 Dec 10
2008

The Giving Tree

It becomes clear JD has no interest in his father’s advice regarding Madison. Lyla turns to Riggins when Buddy reveals a secret. Coach is emotionally challenged both on a…

11 Dec 17
2008

A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

Tyra is desperate and once again turns to Landry. Coach and Tami learn of a change that could dismantle the Panthers team. Tim sees another side of Lyla. Matt flips out when Gr…

12 Jan 07
2009

Underdogs

J.D.‘s dad has to deal with child protective services after his fight with J.D. Tyra realizes that life isn’t fair and that she needs to do whatever is necessary to…

13 Jan 14
2009

Tomorrow Blues

Five months later, Coach Taylor’s contract is up for review on Billy and Mindy’s wedding day. Tyra grows anxious about her waitlist status. Matt leaves Grandma Sara…

About Friday Night Lights

Eric Taylor, a first-time high school football coach, finds himself helming a stellar team that has a real chance to make it to the top. The stakes are high, the reward is sweet, and the pressure is immense. Can Eric take his boys all the way while keeping their morale and morality intact?

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