The White Shadow is an American drama series created by Bruce Paltrow for CBS. It ran from November 27, 1978 to March 16, 1981 for three seasons.

Series summary Edit

Ken Reeves (Ken Howard) is a white professional basketballer who has to take himself off the court after a knee injury. Upon retiring, he takes a job as a basketball coach at Carver High School, a mostly black and Hispanic urban high school in South Central Los Angeles.

Westphall connections to The White Shadow Edit

  • Warren Coolidge, played by Byron Stewart, became a porter at St Eligius' Hospital in St. Elsewhere; a small piece of dialogue in one episode suggested that he'd given up on his basketball career after sustaining an injury.
  • Warren Coolidge appeared in Method & Red "Da Shootout" that took place a long time after both The White Shadow and St Elsewhere had ended.