Californian lawyer Bill McKay fights for the little man. His charisma and integrity get him noticed by the Democratic Party machine and he is persuaded to run for the Senate against an apparently unassailable incumbent. It's agreed he can handle it his own way, on his own terms. But once he's in the race and his prospects begin to improve, the deal starts to change.
Jeremy Perkins <email@example.com>
Too Handsome. Too Young. Too Liberal. Doesn't have a chance. He's PERFECT!
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Did You Know?
The role of Senator Crocker Jarmon was originally offered to James Stewart
, who turned the part down because he felt it was derogatory towards conservative politicians. See more
The red convertible driven by Marvin Lucas (Peter Boyle) has three different license plates during the opening credits: "677 EIY", "185 ENV", and "772 DYD". All are from the 1972 era in California. See more
So vote once, vote tuh-wice, for Bill McKay... you middle-class honkies.
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Music by John Rubinstein
Lyrics by David Colloff See more