The lives of current and former NFL players aren't as glamorous as they seem in this comedy-drama that focuses on a retired defensive end who looks out for his friends' financial stability and personal well-being. A comedy-drama series is about the lives of both, current and former NFL players. The show focuses on the not-so-glamourous bits of their lives; which is usually full of various struggles and distractions which can make or break the NFl players' careers. The protagonist of the series is a retired defensive end, Spencer Strasmore who sets off on a new journey as a financial manager of his fellow NFL friends, who count on him for financial stability and personal well-being.
An NFL star nursing bum knees opens his house to a divorcée and her rambunctious kids, and later clashes with an arrogant physician after investing in a clinic. The casting of rapper LL Cool J as a sitcom lead replicated the rap-star-in-a-sitcom formula of producer Quincy Jones' 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' (which made Will Smith a star), but met with less success despite the format change and a transfer from NBC to UPN.
The carnal escapades of a New York City novelist who relocates to Los Angeles when one of his books is turned into a movie and he's pegged to work on the screenplay. After overcoming writer's block, he takes a job ghostwriting a famous record producer's memoir and later teaches a college course in creative writing.
The misadventures of a naive Marine recruit who marched to a different drummer. The sitcom was a spin-off from 'The Andy Griffith Show', where the bumpkinish Gomer worked as a gas-station attendant until enlisting in the peacetime service.