"Backfire" is the 4th episode of Season 2, and the 26th overall episode of Friday Night Lights. It aired on October 26, 2007.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Eric quits his college coaching job to return home to his family and the Panthers, but the latter doesn't look very promising when the old coach fights his termination after only two games. Tim accompanies Jason to Mexico where a questionable medical procedure gives Jason hopes of walking again. After making an appearance in the Lord's name in a boys' home, Lila takes it upon herself to show a recently-release inmate the light. Landry's father is called into work after the body that he and Tyra disposed of is discovered.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Street strongly desires experimental surgery to help him recover as Tim and Jason head to Mexico. Coach Taylor accepts an offer that changes his life. A development in a police search deeply affects the lives of Tyra and Landry. Lyla is too busy helping a newcomer to Dillon, to see that Riggins is worried about Street.

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