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Best football-related TV episodes

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by DanOregon, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Seeing Monk, Psych and Burn Notice all feature football-themed episodes this week had me thinking. What are the best episodes of TV shows that featured football.
    Here's my three.

    1. Joe Namath on The Brady Bunch.
    2. Married With Children episode featuring Ben Davidson, Ken Stabler et. al. (in pink unis no less).
    3. Lou Grant (venerable columnist covers up wrong-doings at Big Time U's football program, Grant takes the story and runs with it in the Local section).
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Easy: The "Coach" where Bob Golic guest stars as a former player of Hayden's who is dying of cancer. He admits to Hayden his cancer likely stems from the copious amounts of steroids he took while at Minnesota State.

    Hayden's wife (Christine? can't remember her name) says Hayden can't beat himself up, he had no idea his player was on steroids.

    "But I did know," Hayden says. Fade to black. Jaws agape at the BYH household.
  3. Walter_Sobchak

    Walter_Sobchak Active Member

    Simpsons, when Homer is Bart's peewee football coach. Also featuring Joe Namath!

    Joe Namath: Excuse me, son.
    Bart: Wow! Joe Namath!
    Joe Namath: Thats right. My car broke down in front of your house.
    Bart: I cannot believe you are here! Do you think maybe you could give me some pointers?
    Joe Namath: Sure! Theres only one thing you need to know to be a great quarterback.
    Mrs Namath: Joe, hunny, I fixed it! It was just vapor lock!
    Joe Namath: OK, look, I've gotta run. Remember what I told you!
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    And now for something completely different...

  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Homer cutting players was hilarious.

    "You're cut. You're cut. Hey I already cut you..."
  6. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    The episode of Coach with Golic is one of my all-time faves.
  7. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    I would also nominate 'Golden Gordon' from 'Ripping Yarns'.

    8-1. 8-bloody-1!
  8. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    I imagine jaws are agape in the BYH household for all sorts of reasons.
  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Don't forget Thad, the Polk High quarterback who became a woman.
  10. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    The Family Guy with Peter hooking up with Tom Brady and the Pats.

  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Let us not forget the Brady Bunch where Marcia dated Warren Delaney, Greg's rival for the Westdale High quarterback spot, just to spite Greg....

    I now feel dirty for knowing that without looking it up. Not as bad as Sitcom Boy here, but dirty nonetheless...
  12. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    The best Family Guy episode for sure.
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