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1600 Penn 

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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Release Date:

17 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikan ykkösperhe See more »

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16:9 HD
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Brittany Snow had originally been cast as the eldest daughter Becca, but was replaced by MacIsaac. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.90 (2013) See more »

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Give it a Chance
14 January 2013 | by schnappi_crocSee all my reviews

I read the discouraging reviews on here and saw the abysmal ratings for this show. Based on those criteria, I almost didn't bother watching at all. But the first two episodes were on the DVR, so we thought we'd give it a try.

The first scene of episode 1 reminded me of something like "Animal House", not a good recommendation from my point of view. However, we persevered, and actually found it to be quite enjoyable. We then watched the second episode, and enjoyed it more than the first.

1600 Penn is fast-paced, quirky entertainment. With a bit of time to develop the characters, it might be more than that.


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