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President Mackenzie Allen
Richard "Dickie" McDonald
It's less a vision of what a real female presidency might be like than an extended allegory about gender politics in the workplace. And that's not necessarily a bad thing.
''Commander in Chief" loses much of the credibility it needs to be truly culturally provocative. It almost crosses the line into fantasy.
Commander in Chief's principal achievement tonight is that it bleeds all the first-blush absurdity out of that introduction.
"Commander in Chief" offers a lofty vision of public service, but luckily, it is also veined with a more devilish look at the vanity of public servants.
This pilot proceeds like a front-runner that doesn't want to risk tripping up by taking any dramatic chances.
Look, even though Commander in Chief really belongs on the Sci-Fi channel, I have to admit that I love it.
Davis fills the "leader of the free world" shoes admirably, quickly demonstrating herself to be a formidable presence when she tangles with [Donald] Sutherland.
Commander In Chief may be this season's best dark-horse drama.
Although "Commander in Chief" deals with serious matters, Lurie's writing allows for lighter moments.
Rarely does a program feature a woman in power, let alone president of the United States, and the writers deserve much credit for the show's appropriate balance of drama and humor.
Audience Reviews for Commander in Chief: Season 1
Jul 25, 2020The cast made this series really interesting. To think that this got one year and Madam Secretary got a million disappoints me.