Favorite Son (1988)

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A Vice-Presidential candidate's been shot. Now an investigation ensues, and the investigator discovers that there's a conspiracy going on. And not only that, people in the President's staff... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Senator Terry Fallon (1 episode, 1988)
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 Sally Crain (1 episode, 1988)
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 Nick Mancuso (1 episode, 1988)
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 Lou Brenner (1 episode, 1988)
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 Admiral William Rieker (1 episode, 1988)
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 Henry O'Brien (1 episode, 1988)
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 Vice President Dan Eastman (1 episode, 1988)
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 Charles MacDonald (1 episode, 1988)
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 Chris Van Allen (1 episode, 1988)
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 Bartholomew Scott (1 episode, 1988)
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 Wyckoff (1 episode, 1988)
(1 episode, 1988)
Randi Brooks
(1 episode, 1988)
Dante D'Andre
(1 episode, 1988)
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 Thomas (1 episode, 1988)
Lee Kessler
(1 episode, 1988)
John Shearin
(1 episode, 1988)
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 Peterson (1 episode, 1988)
Charles Siebert
(1 episode, 1988)
Geno Silva ...
 Colonel Octavio Martinez (1 episode, 1988)
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 Stevie Chandler (1 episode, 1988)
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 The President (1 episode, 1988)
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 David Ross (1 episode, 1988)
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 Tim (1 episode, 1988)
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A Vice-Presidential candidate's been shot. Now an investigation ensues, and the investigator discovers that there's a conspiracy going on. And not only that, people in the President's staff are also plotting to make sure that he gets re-elected, and they are prepared to go to any means necessary. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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The only thing more dangerous than his politics ... is the woman behind them.

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Thriller

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Rated R for sensuality and violence. | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

30 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Target: Favorite Son  »

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(3 parts) | (VHS) | (3 parts) (TV)

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1.33 : 1
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Despite receiving critical acclaim, Target: Favorite Son has not yet been released on DVD. See more »

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Followed by Mancuso, FBI (1989) See more »

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great script
7 January 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Unbelievably good script. Really shocking and unexpected in parts, especially the double-crosses. Linda Koslowski was excellent and so different from her Crocodile Dundee days, and Loggia is also very good. A relative of Manchurian Candidate.


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