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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
7 March 1992 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
William Powers is a clueless senator whose career is actually run by his manipulative wife Margaret... See more »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
WONDERFULLY HUMOROUS SIT-COM See more (15 total) »

Cast

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John Forsythe ... Sen. William Franklin Powers (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Holland Taylor ... Margaret Powers (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Eve Gordon ... Jordan Miller (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Peter MacNicol ... Bradley Grist (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Valerie Mahaffey ... Caitlyn Van Horne (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

David Hyde Pierce ... Theodore Van Horne (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Elizabeth Berridge ... Charlotte (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Pierce Van Horne (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Robin Bartlett ... Sophie Lipkin (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
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Series Directed by
Hal Cooper (14 episodes, 1992-1993)
Art Wolff (6 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Writing credits
David Crane (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
Marta Kauffman (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
Graham Yost (5 episodes, 1992-1993)
Ron Burla (4 episodes, 1992)
Rod Burton (3 episodes, 1993)
Nancylee Myatt (2 episodes, 1992-1993)
Charlotte Brown (2 episodes, 1992)

Series Produced by
Ron Burla .... producer (21 episodes, 1992-1993)

Rod Burton .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Norman Lear .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Patricia Fass Palmer .... producer (unknown episodes)
Rod Parker .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Dan Kuleto (20 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Film Editing by
Vince Humphrey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
David Abbott .... makeup department head (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
Jody Lawrence .... key hair stylist (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Selig Frank .... associate director (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Nugent .... gaffer (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ronald V. Barry .... costumer (8 episodes, 1992)
Eric Van Wagoner .... key costumer (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Other crew
C.J. Rapp Pittman .... first stage manager (8 episodes, 1992)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (21 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
This marked John Forsythe's final on-camera live action role. All of his other projects during the remainder of his career were voice only roles.See more »
Quotes:
Theodore:I'm going to get Mummy a glass of water and ten milligrams of something.See more »

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
WONDERFULLY HUMOROUS SIT-COM, 18 January 1999
Author: hero from THE SEA RANCH, CA, USA

This was a wonderfully humorous (laugh out loud stuff) sit-com about a senator, his large smart/crazy family, his mistress, his "in" with the new administration---unfortunately being stuck on early Saturday primetime and going insufficiently viewed (I guess), so prematurely cancelled after around 12-15 episodes--check the great cast: JOHN FORSYTH, HOLLAND TAYLOR, DAVID HYDE PIERCE, VALERIE MAFAFFEY, ELIZABETH BERRIDGE, ETC. By all means see it if the opportunity presents itself.

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