The Bad News Bears is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1979 until 1980 based on The Bad News Bears . It was written by Paul Diamond and Stephen Fischer, based on Bill Lancaster 's characters.
We met Morris Buttermaker, a former minor league baseball player who was trying to make a living as a swimming pool cleaner. One of his clients didn't pay him, and he drove the client's car into the swimming pool. Instead of doing jail time, he volunteered to coach the baseball team at W. Wendel Weever School.
- Jack Warden as Coach Morris Buttermaker .
- Catherine Hicks as Dr. Emily Rappant .
- Phillip Richard ALlen as Roy Turner .
- Bill Lazarus as Frosty.
- Joyce Bullifant as Alice.
- Christopher St. John as Mr. Rahim.
- Betty A. Bridges as Mrs. Rahim.
- Jill Turner.
- Sparky Marcus as Leslie Ogilvie .
- Meeno Peluce as Tanner Boyle .
- Billy Jayne as Rudi Stein .
- Corey Feldman as Regi Tower .
- Shane Butterworth as Timmy Lupus .
- Kristoff St. John as Ahmad Abdul Rahim .
- J. Brennan Smith as Mike Engelberg .
- Charles Nunez as Miguel Agilar .
- Danny Nunez as Jose Agilar.
- Tricia Cast as Amanda Whirlitzer .
- Gregg Forrest as Kelly Leek .
- Rad Daly as Josh Matthews .
- Christopher Holloway as Joey Turner.
- Irvin Moseley Jr. as Grandpa Henry.
- Ben Fommer as Grandpa Wally.
- Jerry Crews as Grandpa Boyle.
- Wilma Stahl as Grandma Mary.