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President Merkin Muffley (Character)
from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb -- An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

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Biography:
MERKIN MUFFLEY (Peter Sellers), in " ," succeeded Dwight D... See more »
Alternate Names:
President Muffley / The President

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  1. "Screen Wars"
        - Dr. Strangefilm (2007) TV episode, Played by Amanda Melby (as The President)

  2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Played by Peter Sellers
    ... aka "Dr. Strangelove" - Australia (short title), International (English title) (informal short title), UK (short title), USA (short title)
    ... aka "Doctor Strangelove" - International (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" - International (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "Strangelove" - International (English title) (informal short title)
Archive Footage:
  1. A Night at the Movies: Hollywood Goes to Washington (2012) (TV) Played by Henry Fonda (as The President) / Peter Sellers (as President Muffley)
  2. "Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood"
        - Fade Out, Fade In (2010) TV episode, Played by Peter Sellers
  3. America at the Movies (1976) Played by Peter Sellers

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From Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
General "Buck" Turgidson: General Ripper called Strategic Air Command headquarters shortly after he issued the go code. I have a portion of the transcript of that conversation if you'd like me to to read it.
President Merkin Muffley: Read it!
General "Buck" Turgidson: Ahem... The Duty Officer asked General Ripper to confirm the fact that he *had* issued the go code, and he said, uh, "Yes gentlemen, they are on their way in, and no one can bring them back. For the sake of our country, and our way of life, I suggest you get the rest of SAC in after them...
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