Spin City (1996–2002)

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In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.

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 Paul Lassiter (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Carter Heywood / ... (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Stuart Bondek (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Mayor Randall M. Winston Jr. / ... (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Mike Flaherty (103 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Nikki Faber (99 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 James Hobert (97 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Janelle Cooper / ... (90 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Caitlin Moore (71 episodes, 1999-2002)
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In this sitcom, Deputy Mayor Mike Flaherty (Fox) and his City Hall staff must stop the dim-witted Mayor (Bostwick) of New York City from embarrassing himself in front of the media and the voters. The staff consists of Caitlin Moore (Locklear) the Communications Director, Carter Haywood (Boatman) the head of Minority Affairs,Stuart Bondack (Ruck) the Chief of Staff, Paul Lassiter (Kind) the Press Secretary, James Hobert (Gaberman/Chaplin)the Mayor's Speech Writer, and Nikki Faber (Britton) accountant. In the final two seasons of the show, Mike is replaced by Charlie Crawford (Sheen). Written by Samantha Rose and Mike Boothroyd

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The mayor's name is "Randall Winston". The associate producer's name is also Randall Winston. See more »

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Roberta: Mr. Mayor, would you consider marching in the Gay Pride Parade this week?
Mayor Winston: What, are you drunk?
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16 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Personally I think that this is one of, if not the best TV series ever made and although it was very sad to see Mike have to leave for personal reasons I still think that Charlie was a good replacement and that it continued to be as good with Charlie as it was with Mike because of the fantastic acting from the likes of Alan Ruck and Barry Bostwick.

My personal favourite character in the show would have to be Stuart Bondek because i think that he is just brilliant with the way he makes fun of everything and also turns everything into one big joke.

A very close second would be Mayor Randall Winston because he is so funny when he needs to be but then can be very serious as well such as when he saying goodbye to Mike at the end of series 4 and how he says that he has been like a son to him i thought that was very touching.

One of my other favourite TV series would have to be Scrubs which I know was made by the same people and that Michael J fox, Alan Ruck, Barry Bostwick, Alaxander Chaplin, Richard Kind, Michael Boatman and Heather Locklear have all starred in and they were all as good in that as they were when they did Spin City.


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