Major Dad (1989–1993)

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Major John MacGillis is a conservative, by-the-book, die-hard Marine. Polly Cooper is a pacifistic, liberal journalist. Nonetheless, when the two meet, there's instant and intense chemistry... See full summary »

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1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 | 1989
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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 Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Shanna Reed ...
 Polly Cooper McGillis (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Nicole Dubuc ...
 Robin Cooper McGillis (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Chelsea Hertford ...
 Casey Cooper McGillis (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Elizabeth Cooper McGillis (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Lt. Eugene 'Gene' Holowachuk (96 episodes, 1989-1993)
Beverly Archer ...
 Gunnery Sgt. Alva 'Gunny' Bricker (70 episodes, 1990-1993)
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 Gen. Marcus C. Craig (69 episodes, 1990-1993)
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Major John MacGillis is a conservative, by-the-book, die-hard Marine. Polly Cooper is a pacifistic, liberal journalist. Nonetheless, when the two meet, there's instant and intense chemistry between them. With the permission of Polly's 3 daughters, the two get married within weeks. Now Polly (and her kids) have to learn how to deal with being a Marine family, while Major MacGillis has to learn how to be a Dad... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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17 September 1989 (USA)  »

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Agli ordini, papà  »

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Polly's middle name is "Esther" (making her "Polyester"). See more »

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Casey: It's GI Joe!
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A pure CBS hit!
2 May 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

This show, in my opinion, is a pure CBS hit! Despite the fact that I've never seen every episode, I still enjoyed it. There are many episodes that I enjoyed. One of them was where the girls (Chelsea Hertford, Nicole Dubuc, Marisa Ryan) perform "Side By Side" in some competition. If you want to know why, you'll have to have seen it for yourself. I will say that I did laugh at the last lines of that episode. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that everyone always gave a good performance, the production design was spectacular, the costumes were well-designed, and the writing was always very strong. In conclusion, even though it can be seen on USA now, I strongly recommend you catch it just in case it goes off the air for good.


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