The Bad News Bears

  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • None

Based on the movie series about a bumbling young baseball team, this sitcom didn't score with viewers. It follows the exploits---and lack of same---of a former minor-league player who takes a coaching job to avoid prison and isn't always convinced that he made the right call, considering his team consists of problem students who always seem to be throwi (more…)

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02:28 — Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Marcia Gay Harden) to coac (more…)

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  • Premiered: March 24, 1979
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Based on the movie series about a bumbling young baseball team, this sitcom didn't score with viewers. It follows the exploits---and lack of same---of a former minor-league player who takes a coaching job to avoid prison and isn't always convinced that he… (more)

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