Short lived Fox sitcom based inside the White House. George C. Scott stars as a fictitious president facing First Family problems when his wife unexpectedly runs away.
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1988   1987  
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A 30 to 60 seconds episodes comedy series about the relationship of a goofy White House Chief of Staff and a daring unpredictable President.

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Complete series cast summary:
George C. Scott ...  President Samuel Arthur Tresch 24 episodes, 1987-1988
Maddie Corman ...  Cynthia Tresch 24 episodes, 1987-1988
Andre Gower ...  Nick Tresch 24 episodes, 1987-1988
Conrad Bain ...  Charlie Ross 24 episodes, 1987-1988
Madeline Kahn ...  Lois Gullickson 14 episodes, 1987-1988
Carlin Glynn ...  Meg Tresch 10 episodes, 1987
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Short lived Fox sitcom based inside the White House. George C. Scott stars as a fictitious president facing First Family problems when his wife unexpectedly runs away.

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3 May 1987 (USA) See more »

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Caro presidente See more »

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Carson Productions See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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More of a dramedy
18 September 2002 | by budikavlanSee all my reviews

Sitcom about the POTUS played by George C. Scott. If he sounds like an unlikely sitcom star to you, you're right. This show was often serious, though it was structured like a sitcom and fits better into that tradition. That's not to say it wasn't funny too, but it dealt more realistically with the goings-on in the Oval Office than farces like "Hail to the Chief." George C. Scott was a great actor, and he did fine here. The tone of the show would've been a delicate matter in any situation, but it especially didn't fit with Fox in its early years. Perhaps it might have worked better on CBS.


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