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  • Against the Grain (1993–1994)
  • TV Series | 60 min | Drama, Family
Against the Grain (1993–1994)
TV Series | 60 min | Drama, Family

Insurance salesman Ed Clemons has just taken on the task of coaching the slumping high school football team of the small, but football-crazy town of Sumpter, Texas. He is given just one season to turn the fumbling teens around, and he ...See moreInsurance salesman Ed Clemons has just taken on the task of coaching the slumping high school football team of the small, but football-crazy town of Sumpter, Texas. He is given just one season to turn the fumbling teens around, and he throws himself into the job wholeheartedly. Though his methods ruffle the feathers of the quiet little town, he manages to make some real progress with the players. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Updated Oct 1, 1993

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Oct 1, 1993 (United States)

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57 cast members
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John Terry
Ed Clemons Ed Clemons   See fewer
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Donna Bullock
Maggie Clemons Maggie Clemons   See fewer
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Ben Affleck
Joe Willie Clemons Joe Willie Clemons   See fewer
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Vanessa Evigan
Jenny Clemons Jenny Clemons   See fewer
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Stephen Tobolowsky
Niles Hardeman Niles Hardeman   See fewer
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Jeanine Jackson
Mindy Hardeman / Mindy Hardemann Mindy Hardeman / Mindy Hardemann   See fewer
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5
Cheryl Felicia Rhoads
Winona / Winona Bruhns Winona / Winona Bruhns   See fewer
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5
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Robyn Lively
Jill Clemons Jill Clemons   See fewer
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3
Denise Richards
Jodi Collins Jodi Collins   See fewer
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Michael Cudlitz
Bud Hardeman Bud Hardeman   See fewer
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Rick Peters
Bobby Taylor Bobby Taylor   See fewer
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John Posey
Stan Langston Stan Langston   See fewer
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Lara Steinick
Lynette / Lynnette Lynette / Lynnette   See fewer
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Johnny Keatth
Football Team Member Football Team Member   See fewer
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Joe Ochman
Clyde Clyde   See fewer
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Neil Daly
Joe Callahan Joe Callahan   See fewer
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Wayne Knight
Froggy Wilson Froggy Wilson   See fewer
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Shiri Appleby
Claire Claire   See fewer
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Bill Erwin
Harold Harold   See fewer
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John Rubinstein
Mr. O'Brien Mr. O'Brien   See fewer
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Julie Condra
Dottie Dottie   See fewer
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Michael Warren
Walt Nestor Walt Nestor   See fewer
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John Ducey
Skip Huntington Skip Huntington   See fewer
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Dan Shor
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Jean St. James
Neighbor Lady Neighbor Lady   See fewer
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Jill Remez
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Al Checco
Harry Harry   See fewer
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Erin J. Dean
Claire Claire   See fewer
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Dani Minnick
Amanda Harris Calloway Amanda Harris Calloway   See fewer
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Bridget Brno
Melissa Melissa   See fewer
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Jon Clair
Clint Mays Clint Mays   See fewer
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Jad Mager
Alberto Gianni Alberto Gianni   See fewer
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Ed Krieger
Larry Larry   See fewer
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Annie Waterman
Mrs. Cranby Mrs. Cranby   See fewer
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Tim Wildmon
Teacher #1 Teacher #1   See fewer
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Peter Kruger
Grant Gelt Grant Gelt   See fewer
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Harry Williams Jr.
Bobby's Friend (uncredited) Bobby's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Woody Schultz
Bobby's Friend (uncredited) Bobby's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curtis Nelson
Football Player (uncredited) Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jaime H. Campos
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Biddix Smith
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 60 votes