Hail to the Chief (1985– )

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Julia Mansfield is the first woman to be elected President of the United States. In addition to dealing with the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union, spies in the cabinet, and ... See full summary »

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 President Julia Mansfield (7 episodes, 1985)
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 Gen. Oliver Mansfield (7 episodes, 1985)
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 Lucy Mansfield (7 episodes, 1985)
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 Doug Mansfield (7 episodes, 1985)
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 Ivan Zolotov (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Rev. Billy Joe Bickerstaff (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Clovis Montgomery (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Lamar Montgomery (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Nikita (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Darlene Lubin (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Sylvia (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Gen. Hannibal Stryker / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
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 Irving Metzman (2 episodes, 1985)
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Julia Mansfield is the first woman to be elected President of the United States. In addition to dealing with the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union, spies in the cabinet, and personal attacks by a conservative religious leader, she also has to handle such personal problems as an impotent husband and a sex scandal involving her son. Written by Mike Konczewski

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9 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Vad har hänt, fru president?  »

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Actors who auditioned for the role of Gen. Oliver Mansfield include Dick Shawn (who was cast instead as Zolotov) and Spalding Gray. See more »

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So-so Series, But One Great Joke
4 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In her autobiography, Patty Duke claimed that this series failed because "Viewers couldn't accept the idea of a woman President." Not hardly, it just wasn't a very good show overall. But it did have one great comedy scene in one episode that I still remember and laugh inside when I do.

The scene took place at KGB headquarters in an office where two Russian agents were talking about something or other. People were going in and out of the office and every time the door was opened you would hear someone off-camera screaming in pain (obviously some poor soul being interrogated in one of the KGB's torture chambers.) The conversation between the two agents went on until finally someone opened the door and there was no screaming to be heard. When that happened, one of the two KGB men jumped up, ran to the door and shouted down the hallway, "Get back to work!" Immediately the screaming resumed.

Priceless.


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