1st & Ten (1984–1991)
17 Jan. 1990Earn This One for Ernie
An especially prank-happy Bulls team takes their festivities too far, causing pandemonium and paranoia throughout the roster and administration. It gets so perpetual that Coach Denardo considers retiring to become a broadcaster, while the players themselves become more reckless and prone to being embarrassed by anyone they encounter.
24 Jan. 1990Who Stole Johnny Gunn?
Jonny Gunn is kidnapped and held hostage for ransom, leading to team-wide turmoil and national uncertainty as to whether the young and rising star will make it to the approaching championship alive. But where on Earth could he be?
A new season means a new chance at glory, that is if all hope isn't lost on day one, with team president Kristy Fullbright engaging in some extracurricular activities with the Bulls' brand new starting quarterback.
1990Old Dogs, New Tricks
T.D. undertakes a temporary stint as the Bulls' offensive coordinator, Kristy explores the possibility of building a relationship with the new quarterback, and Mad Dog learns how to manipulate the impressionable rookies into pulling pranks for him.
17 Oct. 1990She's Ba-ack
Coach Denardo is crankier than usual as he begins contemplating his mortality on his 65th birthday, leading some players to pay his wife to take him out on the town and show him "a good time."
24 Oct. 1990Altared States
Zagreb is caught and identified as the snitch who sold revealing information about, and pictures of, the Bulls to the media. Bubba and Jethro may want to join, however, once they discover that a reporter is willing to pay $50,000 for shots of Kristy and Mac's wedding.
31 Oct. 1990Going in Style
The team falls under a wave of injury spells, with Dr. Death neglecting a potentially serious neck injury and Bubba mistaking a concussion for a terminal illness. Confusion and mistakes abound when Dr. Death mistakenly perceives a rookie's offer to help as him attempting to steal the doctor's job, and Bubba mistakes his wife's dog's prognosis for his own.
7 Nov. 1990Don't Powerburst My Bubble
Mac and Kristy's marital problems accidentally leak into their professional relationship when Kristy threatens to bench Mac after he reveals his intentions to sign an endorsement deal that conflicts with his contract. Across town, Miles, T.D. and Jethro all discover that they're dating the same woman.
14 Nov. 1990The Squeeze
Miles is caught up in a sticky situation when his girlfriend accuses him of being her unborn child's father and exploits him for cash. Zagreb reveals his gambling addiction has led to him being forced into throwing a game.
21 Nov. 1990Take My Wives, Please!
Jethro and Bubba come across a briefcase filled with unclaimed cash. Hilarity ensues when Mac's ex-wife reenters the picture with unexpected news that they are not legally divorced.
28 Nov. 1990Bull Day Afternoon
The Bulls team becomes trapped in a hostage situation at Bubba and Jethro's bar when armed robbers hold everyone against their will, alleging to free the roster and their guests of their captivity in exchange for one million dollars. With everyone's lives on the line and the future of the bar in jeopardy, nobody can predict what comes next for the Bulls.
5 Dec. 1990Sex, Bulls and Videotape
Bubba is invited to participate in a celebrity boxing exhibition for charity, though, despite seemingly everyone else's encouragement, he is reluctant and frankly terrified to potentially injure himself, or worse. Also, Kristy's film major niece comes to town to film a highlight reel of the players, all of whom take a strong liking to her.
12 Dec. 1990Irma Za-Greb
Dr. Death gets off on the wrong foot with the new equipment manager, who appears to know more than he lets on. Zagreb falls for a woman he believes to be a prostitute.
19 Dec. 1990If I Didn't Play Football
On a particularly dark and stormy night, some of the guys kick back over a game of cards to fantasize about how different their lives might have been had they pursued professional interests other than football.
26 Dec. 1990A Roast Is a Roast
T.D. is extended an offer that he can't refuse, a position as the president of the Bulls' Texan opponent, spotlighting his loyalty and forcing him to question his destiny. Separately, the shady equipment manager attempts to get between Jethro and Bubba with intent to commandeer their bar and profits.