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Backfield in Motion (1991)

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Roseanne Arnold, her then-husband Tom Arnold and Shelley Duvall teamed up to produce the made-for-TV Backfield in Motion. Roseanne plays a widowed real-estate agent who lives with her teenaged son Johnny Galecki. Mother and son have moved to an upstate California town where high school football-and male chauvinism--reigns supreme. When Galecki joins the junior-varsity team, Roseanne, appalled by the subservient behavior of the town wives, organizes a "mothers vs. sons" football game. Tom Arnold costars as the school's vice-principal, who puts his standing in town on the line when he falls in love with Roseanne. Backfield in Motion was originally telecast November 13, 1991.

Cast

Roseanne Barr
as Nancy Seavers
Tom Arnold
as Howard Peterman
Johnny Galecki
as Tim Seavers
Conchata Ferrell
as Ann Bedowski
Olivia Burnette
as Betsy Dooley
Sean Murray
as Joe Jr.
Jessie Jones
as Ms. Marsh
Alexander Folk
as Mr. Brooks
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