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Boss 

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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

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Farhad Safinia
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2   1  
2012   2011  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Kelsey Grammer ...  Mayor Tom Kane 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Connie Nielsen ...  Meredith Kane 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Hannah Ware ...  Emma Kane 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Jeff Hephner ...  Ben Zajac 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Kathleen Robertson ...  Kitty O'Neill 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Troy Garity ...  Sam Miller 18 episodes, 2011-2012
Rotimi ...  Darius Morrison 18 episodes, 2011-2012
James Vincent Meredith ...  Alderman Ross 16 episodes, 2011-2012
Martin Donovan ...  Ezra Stone 14 episodes, 2011-2012
Mary Hollis Inboden ...  Jackie / ... 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Francis Guinan ...  Governor McCall Cullen 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Nicole Forester ...  Maggie Zajac 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Steve Lenz ...  Kane's Aide / ... 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Daniel J. Travanti ...  Gerald 'Babe' McGantry 11 episodes, 2011-2012
Anthony Mockus Sr. Anthony Mockus Sr. ...  Mayor Rutledge 11 episodes, 2011-2012
Jonathan Groff ...  Ian Todd 10 episodes, 2012
Sanaa Lathan ...  Mona Fredricks 10 episodes, 2012
Karen Aldridge ...  Dr. Ella Harris 10 episodes, 2011-2012
Candace C. Edwards Candace C. Edwards ...  Mona's Assistant / ... 10 episodes, 2012
Sandy Gulliver ...  Mayor's Office Employee 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Amy Morton ...  Catherine Walsh 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Juan Gabriel Ruiz Juan Gabriel Ruiz ...  Cullen's Aide / ... 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Chris D. Thomas Chris D. Thomas ...  Sentinel Reporter / ... 7 episodes, 2011-2012
T.I. ...  Trey Rogers 8 episodes, 2012
Danny Goldring ...  Ryan Kavanaugh 8 episodes, 2011-2012
Doug James Doug James ...  Grey Haired Man 8 episodes, 2011-2012
Thomas Kosik Thomas Kosik ...  Mayor's Office Employee / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2012
Tim Decker ...  Ronnie Moretti 7 episodes, 2011-2012
John Hoogenakker ...  Doyle (States Attorney) / ... 7 episodes, 2012
Brian King ...  Chuck / ... 7 episodes, 2011-2012
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

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Power consumes everyone. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Candidate Ben Zajac has House of Cards (2013) Frank Underwood's ringtone on his cell. First heard in episode 4. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.33 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down (Boss Remix)
Traditional
Arranged by Robert Plant, Buddy Miller, and Brian Reitzell
Performed by Robert Plant & Band of Joy
Courtesy of Es Paranza/Rounder Records by arrangement with New Rounder, LLC
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I have never been sadder about a series that stopped
11 November 2014 | by alexvour93See all my reviews

I first watched boss a while ago, got bored on the 1st episode and stopped it. Then there was a time i has nothing else to watch so i started it again. And it's a show that grows on you. This series is really harsh, even more than house of cards-harsh and yet so realistic. There were specific episodes where the malice and skill and wit of the protagonist couple was more than anything you'd ever watch. Kelsey Grammar and Connie Nielsen are both extremely talented and Kitty is also an interesting character. I'm so, so sad the show didn't continue cause there was so much potential. Hope i'll see a 3rd season some day, although that's probably not possible.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2011 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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