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The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer 

The misadventures of Abraham Lincoln, his loony associates, and the only sane man amongst them, the President's black butler Desmond.
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Series cast summary:
Chi McBride ...  Desmond Pfeiffer 6 episodes, 1998
Max Baker ...  Nibblet 6 episodes, 1998
Dann Florek ...  Abraham Lincoln 6 episodes, 1998
Christine Estabrook ...  Mary Todd Lincoln 6 episodes, 1998
Kelly Connell Kelly Connell ...  Ulysses S. Grant 6 episodes, 1998
Nick Jameson ...  Emperor of France / ... 3 episodes, 1998
Jack Salvatore Jr. ...  Young Abe / ... 2 episodes, 1998
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Desmond Pfeiffer (the P is pronounced) was a black British gentleman who was run out of England after being accused of cheating at cards. He takes a job as butler to a perpetually horny Abraham Lincoln in the White House during the Civil War. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | History

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The series not-so-subtly lampooned the Bill Clinton administration. See more »

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Featured in DVD-R Hell: The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (2012) See more »

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Curses!
22 March 2000 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

I liked this show but it was cancelled so quickly. I found it to be rather funny and gave a humorous look at a historical period in time. The show seemed clever to me. While I liked it, it really is not much of a surprise it did not lastl. To my knowledge, the last episode to air was the Halloween episode. To bad it did not last.


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