Written by the original series creator Barry Kemp, the 13-episode series is set in the present, picking up 18 years after the ABC sitcom went off the air after nine seasons. Coach Fox (Nelson) — now retired from coaching — is called back to become assistant coach to his grown son, Tim (Andrew Ridings), who is the new head coach at an Ivy League school in Pennsylvania that is starting up a new team.
Of the original cast, in addition to Nelson, co-star Bill Fagerbakke is returning as a regular, reprising his role as special teams coach Michael “Dauber” Dybinski. Kemp and Nelson are executive producing the comedy, which, like the original, will be multi-camera.
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