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Commander in Chief 

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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Rod Lurie
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Geena Davis ...  President Mackenzie Allen 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Donald Sutherland ...  Nathan Templeton 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Harry Lennix ...  Jim Gardner 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Kyle Secor ...  Rod Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Ever Carradine ...  Kelly Ludlow 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Caitlin Wachs ...  Rebecca Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Jasmine Jessica Anthony ...  Amy Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Anthony Azizi ...  Vince Taylor 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Matt Lanter ...  Horace Calloway 18 episodes, 2005-2006
Natasha Henstridge ...  Jayne Murray 16 episodes, 2005-2006
Mark-Paul Gosselaar ...  Richard 'Dickie' McDonald 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Polly Bergen ...  Kate Allen 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Samantha Eggar ...  Sara Templeton 9 episodes, 2005-2006
Pamela Dunlap ...  Gilda Rockwell 8 episodes, 2005-2006
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Wife. Mother. Leader of the free world. See more »

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When a show begins, the main cast usually signs for five years. According to creator Rod Lurie, Donald Sutherland didn't want to commit for that long, so he and Lurie made a deal. Ironically, the show got canceled after just one season. See more »

Quotes

[Templeton and the President disagree on anti-crime measures]
Reporter: Least she's doing something. You're just talking.
Nathan Templeton: You don't get it, do you? She's doing something to cause a lot of talk; I'm talking something to cause a lot to get done.
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Featured in Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #13.19 (2005) See more »

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Great Show!
8 October 2005 | by rootedwomonSee all my reviews

I watched this program last Saturday night and I was COMPLETELY impressed. There was lots of integrity and attention to detail. It was also great how there were captions that explained to the watcher who each character was, as pertains to how the US government runs. It was also multicultural without being over the top obvious about trying to represent all of the different ethnicities that make up this country. That is always a plus in my book when it comes to popular culture. I truly hope that they keep this one on the air. Taking the perspective of having a President (and I capitalize the word as a high five to Geena Davis),who is an Independent is certainly a different spin than any similar program that has come before (including others that have had a woman as in the oval office. I hope it has long life. I really don't care very much for The West Wing. Go Get 'em Geena and crew!! Can't wait to see the next episode.


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27 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Geena Davis Project See more »

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