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Old 04-13-2007, 09:47 PM   #1
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Default Have you ever seen that show "The White Shadow?"

pretty good show. made in 79-81.

about an exNBA player who retires and becomes a coach at an inner city high school. shows about gang violence, sex, drugs, and the general realities of the inner city centered on a high school basketball team.
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Old 04-14-2007, 09:35 AM   #2
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Default "The White Shadow?"

my friends and i would absolutely love that show!!

we would talk about it at school the next day

coolidge would have been a "blue chipper"...

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Having aired 54 episodes, The White Shadow is the second-longest running drama with a predominantly African-American cast in the history of American prime-time television. Only Soul Food aired more episodes (although The Wire is expected to pass The White Shadow in late 2007, with the fifth episode of its fifth season).

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Old 04-14-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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Default Re: Have you ever seen that show "The White Shadow?"

i Found that it still airs on the YES network, the regional network for Nets and Yankees games.


Salami was quite the funny character. not humorous, but his extremely thick Italian accent and his tough guy persona were all funny, especially in the backdrop of an African American school.
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:02 AM   #4
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Default Re: Have you ever seen that show "The White Shadow?"

That show has cracked me up for years... you can catch it on late night cable tv once in a while.



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