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Fathers and Sons 

Former football player, Merlin Olsen, stars as Buddy Landau just an ordinary guy who loves sports and who ends up coaching his son, Lanny's baseball team. Lanny has no real talent for the sport and is only involved in it to please his dad.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Merlin Olsen ...  Buddy Landau 4 episodes, 1986
Hakeem Abdul-Samad ...  Brandon Russo 4 episodes, 1986
Ian Fried Ian Fried ...  Matty Bolen 4 episodes, 1986
Andre Gower ...  Sean Flynn 4 episodes, 1986
Nicholas Guest ...  Dr. Richard Bolen 4 episodes, 1986
Jason Late Jason Late ...  Lanny Landau 4 episodes, 1986
Kelly Sanders Kelly Sanders ...  Ellen Landau 4 episodes, 1986
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Former football player, Merlin Olsen, stars as Buddy Landau just an ordinary guy who loves sports and who ends up coaching his son, Lanny's baseball team. Lanny has no real talent for the sport and is only involved in it to please his dad.

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6 April 1986 (USA) See more »

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The show, a sitcom aired for only four episodes on NBC starting on April 6, 1986 to May 4, 1986 See more »

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