Mister Sterling (2003– )

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The scandal-free son of a former Governor of California is appointed to be Senator, whereupon it's discovered he's an independent. Modern day Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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 Bill Sterling (10 episodes, 2003)
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 Leon Montero (10 episodes, 2003)
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 Jackie Brock (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Tommy Doyle (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Pat Conway (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Laura Chandler (8 episodes, 2003)
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 Karen (7 episodes, 2003)
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 Democratic Senate Majority Leader (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Sterling's Receptionist (5 episodes, 2003)
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 Arthur Peyton (5 episodes, 2003)
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Bill Sterling, Jr. - a non-politico teacher at a Los Angeles correctional facility - is selected by the governor of California as a replacement for a deceased U.S. Senator, primarily thanks to the popularity of his father, a former governor. Upon arrival in Washington, Senator Sterling declares that he is not a member of either major political party. He approaches his job with a refreshing honesty and vibrance that breeds loyalty and fascination in his staff and bitterness among his colleagues. Written by Anon

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Set in the same "universe" as The West Wing (1999). References will be made to Jed Bartlet's administration but the president himself will not appear on the show. See more »

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Jackie Brock: Do you know what you're doing here? Do you? Or is this just some crazy roller coaster ride to nowhere that's gonna make us all look like idiots?
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It's perfect television
24 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having just finished watching my ten episode DVD for like the fourth or fifth time, this show still amazes me with it's perfection, right down to theme music. Despite the creator's and producers' far left wing bias, they did manage to present some political balance in the show through superior writing and directing. The acting is superb throughout the perfectly cast cast. Audra and William Russ are both excellent, and if the show had been allowed to develop and run further that nine aired episodes, there would have been many more Emmy nominations than just Whitmore's one. I have forever thought that this show was canceled at the bequest of the real world Dummycraps, because they feared that this show could jeopardize Barbara Boxer's reelection in 2004.


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