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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 Stuart Bondek (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Carter Heywood / ... (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 The Mayor (145 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Mike Flaherty (103 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Nikki Faber (100 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 James Hobert (100 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Janelle Cooper / ... (91 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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Slur campaigns. Cheap shots. Smear tactics. Just another day at the office.

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17 September 1996 (USA)  »

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The first four seasons of the series were filmed in New York. When Michael J Fox left the show and was replaced by Charlie Sheen, production for the remainder of the series moved to Los Angeles. See more »

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Caitlin: I'm gonna take you down to the park, take off all your clothes, and... smear you with honey.
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Referenced in Forget About It: Back to the Future (2011) See more »

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Funniest show I've seen in the last 10 years!!
22 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Spin City is the funniest show I have seen in a long time. Michael J Fox and his delightful cast add a lot of spunk and funniness to the show. I recommend it to all people who are Michael J Fox fans, as it is one of his best. It was funny to see the different antics that were going on in each episode. Charlie Sheen replaces MJF in the 5th season and thats when everything started to go downhill. 3 other cast mates left after MJF left. It only lasted 2 seasons after MJF was replaced by Charlie Sheen. So, if you are just getting hooked on this show, I suggest that you only watch seasons 1-4, the rest aren't really worth it. I give this show 10 out of 10.


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