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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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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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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

abc

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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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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The characters of the President and Vice President were named after the two actors who played those roles in director Rod Lurie 's previous political thriller The Contender (2000). Teddy Bridges, named for 'Jeff Bridges' who played President Jackson Evans, and MacKenzie Allen, named for Joan Allen who played Laine Hanson, his vice-presidential nominee. See more »

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Grace Bridges: If Moses had been a woman, leading the Jews out of Egypt, she'd have stopped to ask for directions. They would've found Israel within a week.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.79 (2005) See more »

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12 October 2005 | by jovanna-carterSee all my reviews

I just wanted to comment on how much I truly love the show. I've never been big on politics because it's always been a bit over my head but I find this show very intriguing and I look forward to watching it every week. For some reason I really feel as though I can relate to Geena Davis's character. I like the respect that is shown to her when she walks into the "Situation Room" and how she seems to switch gears so quickly. One moment she's talking to her kids the next moment she's on Ntnl. Television. It's empowering and I'm really enjoying the show thus far. Geena Davis is a great actress and I have no doubt in my mind that this role will lead her right to her 1st Emmey.

The only thing I don't like about the show is the youngest daughter. She annoys the crap out of me on a weekly basis. She always seems to be in the way. She's always trying to look wide eyed and adorable when really she's just needs to find something to do.


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