MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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 President Mackenzie Allen (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Nathan Templeton (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jim Gardner (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Rod Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Kelly Ludlow (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Rebecca Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Amy Calloway (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Vince Taylor (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Horace Calloway (18 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jayne Murray (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Richard 'Dickie' McDonald (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Kate Allen (10 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Sara Templeton (9 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Gilda Rockwell (8 episodes, 2005-2006)
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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This Fall a woman will be President. See more »

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27 September 2005 (USA)  »

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Untitled Geena Davis Project  »

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The characters of the President and Vice President were named after the two actors who played those roles in director Rod Lurie 's previous political thriller The Contender (2000). Teddy Bridges, named for 'Jeff Bridges' who played President Jackson Evans, and MacKenzie Allen, named for Joan Allen who played Laine Hanson, his vice-presidential nominee. See more »

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Mackenzie Allen: I'm going to go out there, and I'm going to take the oath of office. I'm going to run this government... and if some Islamic nations can't tolerate a female president, then I promise you... it will be more their problem than mine!
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2 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We think Commander in Chief is an excellent program and think it should be renewed for next season. Our children should see a positive female role model in a very responsible position. There are not enough show on television that encourage a young girl to further her aspirations.

The plot line is realistic and very true to life, the characters are engaging and very dynamic. We love the strife between Donald Sutherland and Geena Davis. The side plots are also pretty good.

We look forward every week to this show.

Please keep this show on.

Thank you.


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