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Against the Grain is an American dramatic television series that aired on NBC from October to December 1993. There are 8 hour-long episodes, starring John Terry, Donna Bullock, Robyn Lively, Ben Affleck, and Vanessa Lee Evigan. The show was inspired by Buzz Bissinger's book Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream.

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  1. John Terry

    John Terry

  2. Robyn Lively

    Robyn Lively

  3. Vanessa Evigan

    Vanessa Evigan

  4. Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck

    Joe Willie Clemons

  5. Derek McGrath

    Derek McGrath

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Season 1

1993 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Against the Grain premiered on October 1, 1993.

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Against the Grain


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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 45m, 60m

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