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The White Shadow
White Shadow
Star(s)
Thomas Carter, Jackie Cooper, Lawrence Levy, Victor Lobl, Marc Norman
Creator(s)
Bruce Paltrow
Country of origin
US
Original channel
NBC
Genre(s)
Drama
Years on air
1978-1981
No. of seasons
3
No. of episodes
54
Related Westphall shows

The White Shadow was an American drama series created by Bruce Paltrow for NBC. It ran for three seasons.

Series summaryEdit

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 ShadowEdit

  • The White Shadow's Warren Coolidge (Byron Stewart) from 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 an episode of Method & Red; this took place a long time after both The White Shadow and St Elsewhere had finished.

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