Faux documentary about the early life of Bobby McCallister, a progressive fictional President of the United States who came to power in 2049.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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 Grace McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jack McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Bobby McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Courtney Benedict (21 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Peter Benedict (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Marcus Ride (20 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Missy Belknap (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Tom Wexler Graham (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Warren Feide (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Faux documentary series from 2049 about Bobby McCallister, the US president elected eight years earlier, and his older brother Jack. Talking head interviews with Bobby's staff are combined with reenactment footage of the McCallisters' teenage years, dealing with a pot smoking mother and typical high school drama. Also explored is Jack's tentative romance with Courtney Benedict. Written by rmlohner

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This fall, meet two brothers, one whose path will shape the future of us all See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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12 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Jack and Bobby  »

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Matt Long, Jessica Paré and John Slattery went on to co-star in the series "Mad Men" together. See more »

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During the first half of the season, Bobby is referred to as being 13 years old, but beginning in episode 1x11 they began referring to him as being 12 years old, which he remains for the rest of the season. See more »

Quotes

Grace McCallister: What is so important about normal?
Jack McCallister: Normal is what you have to be if you don't want to spend everyday of high school getting beat up.
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Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

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Jack & Boby hailed by fans and critics alike as best new show!
1 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Of all places to discover a dramatic gem, the WB! The show started out strong, with good casting and writing, a promising premise, and a few surprises. After just 11 episodes, (the balance of them to begin Jan. 26,2005), the show has developed an extremely loyal fan base, and even garnered a Golden Globe Nom., for Christine Lahti. TV Tome has placed it in their best new shows category. And reviews from Entertainment Weekly, to local newspapers have spread the joy, that this is a show not to miss.

My own experience agrees with the critics and fans. I have laughed, shed tears, and had my mouth open catching flys. To think that the suits at the WB had enough sense to make this series, almost makes me think they have enough sense to renew it for another season. If you want quality television, you need look no further than this fine new series!


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