The White Shadow Season 1 (1979)
S01E12 The Great White Dope
First aired: 2/24/1979
Salami has dreams of becoming a professional boxer like his father was. However, Salami's future as a boxer is jeopardized by his dad's bitterness over his own failure in the ring and is dead-set against it. Coach Reeves offers to help Salami train, but gets more than he bargained for when he learns that Salami and his dad don't even talk to one other.
Cast: Ken Howard(Ken Reeves), Nathan Cook(Milton Reese), Thomas Carter(James Hayward), Eric Kilpatrick(Curtis Jackson), Timothy Van Patten(Mario Pettrino(Salami)), Ken Michelman(Abner Goldstein), Robin Pearson Rose(Katie Donahue), Ed Bernard(Jim Willis), Joan Pringle(Sybil Buchanan), Jason Bernard(Jim Willis), Jerry Fogel(Bill Donahue), Kevin Hooks(Morris Thorpe), Byron Stewart(Warren Coolidge), Ira Angustain(Ricky Gomez)
Guest cast: Carlos Palomino (Himself), Robert Costanzo (Mr. Pettrino)