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Coach Ernie Pantusso

Coach Ernie Pantusso

Ernie Pantusso, commonly known as "Coach", is a fictional character on the American television show Cheers, portrayed by Nicholas Colasanto between 1982 and 1985. Coach was Sam Malone's baseball coach before the series began. Then he became a bartender of Cheers while Sam became its owner and another bartender. He is not "worldly wise" but has some shred of wit. When Colasanto died in February 1985, Coach was written out as deceased without explanation, and then Woody Harrelson joined in as Woody Boyd since the fourth season of Cheers. ... more on Wikipedia

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