Mr. President (1987–1988)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 33 users  
Reviews: 1 user

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.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 448 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 70 titles
created 06 Nov 2012
 
list image
a list of 970 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Mr. President" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mr. President (1987–1988)

Mr. President (1987–1988) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mr. President.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1988   1987  
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Traps (TV Series 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Following the death of his police officer father, Detective Chris Trapchek investigates cases with the help of his father's former partner, Jack and his retired police officer grandfather, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Cortese, Lindsay Crouse, Piper Laurie
Inherit the Wind (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Lane Smith
Bank Shot (1974)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer ... See full summary »

Director: Gower Champion
Stars: George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy, Sorrell Booke
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Larry Herbst
Stars: Madeline Kahn, Jack Warden, Terry Nemeroff
The Last Days of Patton (TV Movie 1986)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann
Stars: George C. Scott, Richard Dysart, Murray Hamilton
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A crazed backwoods religious cult leader relates three tales of horror: A young woman gets terrorized by a strange creepy man in "It's Hour Come Round," an obsessive college art professor ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Hulin, Matthew B. Moore, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jess Barbour, Christina Cupo, Darren Dalton
Musical | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

This film was Peter Bogdanovich's homage to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael Oliver Pritchard III and a singer named Kitty O'Kelly meet and fall in love. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn
Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Panama
Stars: Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi, George C. Scott
Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: Spencer Chandler, George C. Scott, Lee Grant
New York News (TV Series 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The story of a New York City newspaper, headed by Louise Felcott (Mary Tyler Moore) and her team of reporters as they work on stories and deal with their private lives.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Gregory Harrison, Madeline Kahn
Oh Madeline (1983–1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Madeline Kahn, James Sloyan, Louis Giambalvo
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:

Color:

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 (Irving, TX) – 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.


11 of 12 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:
?