Champs (TV series)

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Created by Gary David Goldberg
Starring Timothy Busfield
Ashley Crow
Libby Winters
Danny Pritchett
Ed Marinaro
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12 (3 unaired) (list of episodes)
Executive producersGary David Goldberg
Steven Spielberg
Jeffrey Katzenberg
David Geffen
Linda Neiber
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companies Ubu Productions
DreamWorks Television
Original network ABC
Original releaseJanuary 9 (1996-01-09) 
August 7, 1996 (1996-08-07)

Champs is an American sitcom that aired from January 9 until August 7, 1996.



The series is about five friends 20 years after they won a high school basketball championship together. [1]



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"As the World Twirls" Will Mackenzie Gary David Goldberg January 9, 1996 (1996-01-09)
2"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"Will MackenzieTBAJanuary 16, 1996 (1996-01-16)
Marty tries to win back his estranged wife, but she gets a restraining order.
3"A Match Made at Seven"Will MackenzieGayle AbramsJanuary 30, 1996 (1996-01-30)
One of Tom's friends who just moved back into town is fixed up with one of Linda's friends.
4"For Art's Sake"Will MackenziePeter SchneiderFebruary 6, 1996 (1996-02-06)
Herb offers to pay the art school tuition of Vinnie's son.
5"We'll Never Have Paris"Will MackenzieTBAJuly 10, 1996 (1996-07-10)
Phoebe lies to her parents when she fails a french exam.
6"Live and Let Breathe"Will Mackenzie Bill Lawrence July 17, 1996 (1996-07-17)
Tom is concerned for Marty, when he loses almost everything in the divorce.
7"To Be There or Not to Be There"Will MackenzieTBAJuly 24, 1996 (1996-07-24)
Phoebe is the star in the school production of Hamlet on the same night that Linda has a midterm.
8"Two of a Kind"Will MackenzieAlan UgerJuly 31, 1996 (1996-07-31)
Marty tries to dodge a process server armed with divorce papers. Tom and Linda wait for the results of a pregnancy test. Coach falls in love with a woman.
9"Home Alone"Will MackenzieTBAAugust 7, 1996 (1996-08-07)
Tom and Phoebe try to have a dad-daughter night.The guys try to find dates at a coffeehouse.
10"Valentine's Day Massacre"Will MackenzieTBAUNAIRED
Tom tries to make it up to Linda when he chooses the weekly basketball game with the guys instead of a Valentine's Day dinner.
11"The Loop"Will MackenzieTBAUNAIRED
12"It Must Have Been Gridlock"Will MackenzieTBAUNAIRED

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  1. TV Guide. "Champs Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-01-17.