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Commander in Chief 

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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Rod Lurie
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Geena Davis ...  President Mackenzie Allen 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Donald Sutherland ...  Nathan Templeton 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Harry Lennix ...  Jim Gardner 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Kyle Secor ...  Rod Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Ever Carradine ...  Kelly Ludlow 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Caitlin Wachs ...  Rebecca Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Jasmine Jessica Anthony ...  Amy Calloway 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Anthony Azizi ...  Vince Taylor 19 episodes, 2005-2006
Matt Lanter ...  Horace Calloway 18 episodes, 2005-2006
Natasha Henstridge ...  Jayne Murray 16 episodes, 2005-2006
Mark-Paul Gosselaar ...  Richard 'Dickie' McDonald 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Polly Bergen ...  Kate Allen 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Samantha Eggar ...  Sara Templeton 9 episodes, 2005-2006
Pamela Dunlap ...  Gilda Rockwell 8 episodes, 2005-2006
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MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.

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Wife. Mother. Leader of the free world. See more »

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Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Rod Lurie says he and Geena Davis got the word the show was canceled 'at the very moment' they were receiving an award at the United Nations. See more »

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Mackenzie Allen: What a town. You can't even trust the backstabbers.
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Referenced in The Colbert Report: Dave Marash (2006) See more »

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Commander in Chief is excellent
16 October 2005 | by rpleetSee all my reviews

The plot is moving along nicely with an exceptional cast. The addition of Warren Keaton as a foil for independent president Mackenzie is a brilliant story line. In history there has never been a Vice -President who is on the other side of Presidential positions. His statement of admiration for her decisiveness as the reason he will join her team was terrific and credible. I like the family inclusion but am looking forward to the confirmation hearings for Keaton. How topical and this will be interesting as we compare it to the reality we have been living with. Mr Coyote is an excellent actor and adds to the emerging story. I hope he gets confirmed. His commanding presence adds to the series.I hope he will have a continuing role that shows how effective a V.P. can be unlike V.P Cheney.


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Official Sites:

abc

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Geena Davis Project See more »

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1.78 : 1
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