Set in a Washington D.C. bar, Fred Willard was the bartender, and the patrons were all Krofft Puppets, including former USA Presidents Reagan, Carter, Ford, and Nixon, and news reporters Dan Rather and Ted Koppel.
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 The Bartender (21 episodes, 1987-1989)
John Roarke
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Set in a Washington D.C. bar, Fred Willard was the bartender, and the patrons were all Krofft Puppets, including former USA Presidents Reagan, Carter, Ford, and Nixon, and news reporters Dan Rather and Ted Koppel.

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Geraldo Rivera: This is bigger than I thought! Ex-Presidents in the den of iniquity!
Richard Nixon: You chump, you're in the wrong place, this is just a neighborhood bar!
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great political humor
7 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

DC Follies was the place to go in the 80s for fantastic political humor. The characters were funny, and the writing was very sharp. It's unfortunate that we have so little political humor on TV these days. I would like to see this show on DVD.


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