President Gilcrest and his trophy wife are living in the White House, with their overachieving daughter sidetracked by pregnancy, a couch potato hopeless son, a genius young son, and an odd middle school girl.
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 Skip Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Emily Nash Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Becca Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Marshall Malloy (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Marigold Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Xander Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 President Dale Gilchrist (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 D.B. (7 episodes, 2013)
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 Evan / ... (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
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President Gilcrest may be foremost the US head of state and government, his reassembled family complicates life in the White House considerably, often interfering with his image or even with matters of state. Eldest son Skip is as goofy as self-absorbed, his (step-)siblings are rather ambitious but socially awkward. Eldest daughter Becca's ruthless march to career is suddenly questionable when she has a fertile affair with irresistible 'simpleton' D.B. Written by KGF Vissers

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Josh Gad who serves as an executive producer and co-creator of "1600 Penn," also stars as Skip Gilchrist, the President's (Bill Pullman) eldest son. See more »

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I loved this show!!!
20 September 2013 | by (oxford, ohio) – See all my reviews

um what the hell??? I loved this show! I can' believe it got canceled. Loved the actors and especially loved how original it was! people are always asking for original shows, and when they get them say they are stupid. well I loved this show and am sad to see it got canceled. The way the show took on controversial topics was impressive, how many other shows dive right in with teenage pregnancy ( and don't idiolize it like secrets of an American teenager or teen mom), inter-racial relationships, age gaps wihin relationships, sexuality and how to deal with a disappointing child all at the same time. I thought this show was modern, it was heartfelt and most importantly it was funny! Anyone who says it wasn't as no sense of humor and doesn't understand the complexities that come from having a non-traditional family.


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