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The Reluctant Fighter 

Tony is initially excited about fighting a former champ whose best days are behind him. His excitement turns to doubt when he realizes that the champ is dedicating the fight to a wheelchair-bound kid.

Director:

James Burrows

Writers:

James L. Brooks (created by), Stan Daniels (created by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger
Jeff Conaway ... Bobby Wheeler
Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma
Marilu Henner ... Elaine Nardo
Tony Danza ... Tony Banta
Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas (credit only)
Michael V. Gazzo ... Vince
Armando Muniz Armando Muniz ... Benny Foster
Marc Anthony Danza Marc Anthony Danza ... Brian Sims
Gene LeBell Gene LeBell ... Referee (as Gene Le Bell)
John Dennis ... Maintenance Man
J. Alan Thomas ... Jeff Bennett
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Storyline

Tony is initially excited about fighting a former champ whose best days are behind him. His excitement turns to doubt when he realizes that the champ is dedicating the fight to a wheelchair-bound kid.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1979 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Brian, the young boy in the wheelchair, was played by the real life son of Tony Danza. See more »

Quotes

Vince: Listen. I'm gonna need some help in Tony's corner fight night. Now, any of you guys work a fight?
Alex Reiger: I was married.
Vince: Close enough.
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