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Slattery's People 

Jim Slattery enters the state legislature, hopeful that he can make a difference. He finds dealing with endless rules and the majority opposition party frustrates any meaningful change but he stubbornly perseveres.

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James E. Moser
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2   1  
1965   1964  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Richard Crenna ...  James Slattery 36 episodes, 1964-1965
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Jim Slattery enters the state legislature, hopeful that he can make a difference. He finds dealing with endless rules and the majority opposition party frustrates any meaningful change but he stubbornly perseveres.

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The pilot was partially filmed in the California statehouse. The first day of shooting was November 22, 1963. Richard Crenna remembered being told in the middle of filming that President John F. Kennedy had just been murdered in Dallas. See more »

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[opening narration]
Narrator: Democracy is a very bad form of government. But I ask you never to forget. All the others are so much worse.
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Slattery's People - good example of drama
18 July 2006 | by theturtlehouseSee all my reviews

I was a teenager in high school when Slattery's people aired. I remembered the show and that Richard Crenna was the star, but I did not remember that Ed Asner was on the show also. I remembered that I liked the show and that it was very well-written. I would not have watched it if it had not been. (not a typical air-head teen.) But I could not remember the subject of any of the episodes until I read the synopsis of the show in which a man fought city hall to build the kind of house he wanted instead of the one the zoning board wanted. It then clicked in the dusty recesses of my ancient (grandmother of eight) brain, and I actually did remember the episode. I wish that some cable station would show the great dramas of TV's history instead of constant repeats of inane comedies over and over again.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1964 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(36 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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