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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Slur campaigns. Cheap shots. Smear tactics. Just another day at the office.

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The concept for the show was set in motion after the writers had seen Michael J. Fox in 1995's The American President (1995), playing one of the president's political aids. They wanted him to play a similar character for TV. See more »

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Stuart: I take my coffee the way I take my women.
Stacey: Are you sure you want to pay 75 bucks for a cup of coffee?
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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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