Commander in Chief (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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 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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Kristin Scott Thomas and Joan Allen were amongst the actresses approached to play Mackenzie Allen. Rod Lurie first planned the series as a sequel to The Contender (2000) where Joan Allen would reprise her role as Laine Hanson. See more »

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Mackenzie Allen: What a town. You can't even trust the backstabbers.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #13.165 (2005) See more »

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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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