Commander in Chief is an American political drama television series that focused on the fictional administration and family of Mackenzie Allen (portrayed by Geena Davis), the first female President of the United States, who ascends to the post from the Vice Presidency after the death of the sitting President from a sudden cerebral aneurysm.
Mac’s determination to pass the Equal Rights Amendment divides her staff and family over the issue of women’s rights. Jim continues to ponder Mac’s vice president offer. He tells Mac that he “would be honored to be considered for the Vice-Presidency.” Kelly’s ex-husband, a journalist, pitches a story to the First Family which Kelly vouches for him on a professional level however is stunned to learn about his new family. Mac fires Dickie because he sabotaged her attempts to get the ERA passed. He then joins Templeton’s team. Rebecca is charmed by a new boy she chats with online, who is revealed to be an intern working for Templeton. Templeton announces his presidential bid. The President and Templeton “debate” in a town hall style meeting, and the press and audience widely declare Mac as the winner.
Commander in Chief Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 14 June 2006.
- Running Time: 42 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: TV-PG.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.