Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon, The (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on the Wonderful World of Disney on February 15, 1998. Barney Gorman, a Philadelphia garbage man, finds that his kicking abilities get him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a placekicker for the Philadelphia Eagles. After a grueling training period, he wins a game for the Eagles with his first professional kick. But, eventually, he finds that happiness can still come from his old garbage route. Directed by Tim Kelleher. Stars Tony Danza (Barney Gorman), Jessica Tuck (Marie Gorman), Art LaFleur (Gus Rogenheimer), Jaime Cardriche (Bubba), Julie Stewart (Wendy Fox), Gil Filar (Danny Gorman), Al Ruscio (Pop Gorman), Ray Wise (Randolph Pratt). The producers used locations in Toronto to double for Philadelphia. The real-life owner of the Eagles, Jeff Lurie, has a small role as a friend of Barney’s.