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1600 Penn 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2012–2013)
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President Gilcrest and his trophy wife are living in the White House, with their overachieving daughter sidetracked by pregnancy, a couch potato hopeless son, a genius young son, and an odd middle school girl.
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Series cast summary:
Josh Gad ...  Skip Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Jenna Elfman ...  Emily Nash Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Martha MacIsaac ...  Becca Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
André Holland ...  Marshall Malloy 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Amara Miller ...  Marigold Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Benjamin Stockham ...  Xander Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Bill Pullman ...  President Dale Gilchrist 13 episodes, 2012-2013
Robbie Amell ...  D.B. 7 episodes, 2013
Adam Shapiro ...  Evan / ... 6 episodes, 2012-2013
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President Gilcrest may be foremost the US head of state and government, his reassembled family complicates life in the White House considerably, often interfering with his image or even with matters of state. Eldest son Skip is as goofy as self-absorbed, his (step-)siblings are rather ambitious but socially awkward. Eldest daughter Becca's ruthless march to career is suddenly questionable when she has a fertile affair with irresistible 'simpleton' D.B. Written by KGF Vissers

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You can choose your president but you can't choose your family. See more »

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Bill Pullman previously played a fictional President of the United States and former Marine in Independence Day (1996). See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.68 (2013) See more »

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11 January 2013 | by suenosatticSee all my reviews

Get rid of the "Skip" character. Replace him with someone more talented. The rest of the cast is talented. Let them do their jobs. The "Skip" character is so obnoxious, it takes away from any potential this show has. It also takes away from the very capable actors. The focus should be Pullman and Elfman. A president with a trophy wife trying to raise the step kids in the public eye would be enough to carry this show especially with the talent of Pullman and Elfman. The relationship between the step mom and the older daughter would also be an excellent focal point. The relationship between the family and the Presidents assistant could also be a focus. The assistant to the president is played by an excellent actor. He is very talented and entertaining to watch.


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17 December 2012 (USA) See more »

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