A Vice-Presidential candidate's been shot. Now an investigation ensues, and the investigator discovers that there's a conspiracy going on. And not only that, people in the President's staff... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
...  Senator Terry Fallon 3 episodes, 1988
Richard Allen ...  Maurice 3 episodes, 1988
Gregory Avellone ...  Stage Manager 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Helen Backlin ...  Landlady 3 episodes, 1988
Gale Baker ...  Nurse 3 episodes, 1988
Rachel Bard ...  Mother Superior 3 episodes, 1988
Bobby Baum ...  Newsseller 3 episodes, 1988
Lou Beatty Jr. ...  SWAT Captain 3 episodes, 1988
Arell Blanton 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Wendy Bowers ...  Stevie's Assistant 3 episodes, 1988
Geoff Brewer ...  SWAT Officer 3 episodes, 1988
...  Announcer 3 episodes, 1988
Wendy Brokaw ...  Calla Ross 3 episodes, 1988
Beecey Carlson ...  Gertie 3 episodes, 1988
...  TV Host 3 episodes, 1988
...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
Joseph Chapman ...  Rodgers 3 episodes, 1988
Susan Childs ...  TV Newsperson 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
John Walter Davis ...  Larry Harris 3 episodes, 1988
Patrick DeSantis ...  Shooting Gallery Guy 3 episodes, 1988
Nike Doukas ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
...  Mrs. Harriet Fallon 3 episodes, 1988
Paul Elder ...  Wine Captain 3 episodes, 1988
...  Dr. Aronowitz 3 episodes, 1988
...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
Geoffrey Forward ...  Government Agent 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
...  Tim 3 episodes, 1988
Mary Gregory ...  FBI Cashier 3 episodes, 1988
Ted Hayden ...  Arlen Amory 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Chris Lane ...  TV Anchorman 3 episodes, 1988
Brad Laughlin ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Diana Lewis 3 episodes, 1988
Ryan MacDonald 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Lynette Mettey ...  Elaine Rose 3 episodes, 1988
...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
Beverly Piper ...  FBI Woman 3 episodes, 1988
Eric Poppick ...  Vanderpool 3 episodes, 1988
Roosevelt Richard 3 episodes, 1988
Marion Scherer ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
Chuck Sloan ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
...  Dolores 3 episodes, 1988
Robina Suwol 3 episodes, 1988
Ron Tank ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
D. Paul Thomas 3 episodes, 1988
3 episodes, 1988
...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1988
Karin Woodward ...  Bar Maid 3 episodes, 1988
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A Vice-Presidential candidate's been shot. Now an investigation ensues, and the investigator discovers that there's a conspiracy going on. And not only that, people in the President's staff are also plotting to make sure that he gets re-elected, and they are prepared to go to any means necessary. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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The only thing more dangerous than his politics ... is the woman behind them.

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Rated R for sensuality and violence. | See all certifications »
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30 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Target: Favorite Son  »

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great script
7 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Unbelievably good script. Really shocking and unexpected in parts, especially the double-crosses. Linda Koslowski was excellent and so different from her Crocodile Dundee days, and Loggia is also very good. A relative of Manchurian Candidate.


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