Short lived Fox sitcom based inside the White House. George C. Scott stars as a fictitious president facing First Family problems when his wife unexpectedly runs away.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1988   1987  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

MDs (2002–2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: William Fichtner, John Hannah, Leslie Stefanson
Boston Common (1996–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After moving to Boston from Virginia, to spy on his sister who just started college, Boyd finds himself working for the student union where he raises hell more often than he should.

Stars: Anthony Clark, Hedy Burress, Traylor Howard
The Young Riders (1989–1992)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express.

Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller
Space (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.

Stars: James Garner, Susan Anspach, Blair Brown
Weird Science (1994–1998)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.

Stars: Michael Manasseri, John Asher, Vanessa Angel
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

Director: George C. Scott
Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson
Oh Madeline (1983–1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Madeline Wayne craves excitement in her mundane life leading her to try every fad, dragging her friend Doris along. Her husband Charlie, a romance novelist, watches things unfold with his buddy Robert, Doris's ex.

Stars: Madeline Kahn, James Sloyan, Louis Giambalvo
CHiPs (1977–1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine
Hail to the Chief (TV Series 1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Patty Duke, Ted Bessell, Quinn Cummings
Rage (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence.

Director: George C. Scott
Stars: George C. Scott, Richard Basehart, Martin Sheen
Simon (1980)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.

Director: Marshall Brickman
Stars: Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn, Austin Pendleton
Cracking Up (TV Series 2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ben, a student, moves into a Beverly Hills family's guest house. Every family member seems to act crazier than the next, even though they look like a picture-perfect family.

Stars: Jake Sandvig, Molly Shannon, Christopher McDonald
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 President Samuel Arthur Tresch (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Cynthia Tresch (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Nick Tresch (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Charlie Ross (24 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Lois Gullickson (14 episodes, 1987-1988)
...
 Meg Tresch (10 episodes, 1987)
Edit

Storyline

Short lived Fox sitcom based inside the White House. George C. Scott stars as a fictitious president facing First Family problems when his wife unexpectedly runs away.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sitcom | presidential comedy | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caro presidente  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

More of a dramedy
18 September 2002 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Sitcom about the POTUS played by George C. Scott. If he sounds like an unlikely sitcom star to you, you're right. This show was often serious, though it was structured like a sitcom and fits better into that tradition. That's not to say it wasn't funny too, but it dealt more realistically with the goings-on in the Oval Office than farces like "Hail to the Chief." George C. Scott was a great actor, and he did fine here. The tone of the show would've been a delicate matter in any situation, but it especially didn't fit with Fox in its early years. Perhaps it might have worked better on CBS.


12 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone know where to find episodes? Chintastic
Discuss Mr. President (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?