US President Paul Kincaid is scheduled for surgery by Dr. Ellen Sanders, but terrorists prepared kidnap her entire family, demanding she kills the head of state. Their leader is brutal(ly efficient) FBI agent Duncan Carlisle, secretly in league with a White House key staffer. They come well prepared, informed about husband Brian Sanders's business trouble and adulterous affair, teen son Jake's bond with the dog, while blackmailed by a school drug dealer, and wining brat daughter Morgan's affair with Boyd Norton.
Did You Know?
Kate Burton was originally casted to play the role of First Lady, but it was very difficult for the production team to coordinate her schedule. As a result, the part was given to Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and two scenes from the Pilot had to be reshoot. See more