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1600 Penn 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2012–2013)
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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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He took office, they took over. See more »

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17 December 2012 (USA) See more »

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Amerikan ykkösperhe See more »

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16:9 HD
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Bill Pullman previously played a fictional President of the United States and former Marine in Independence Day (1996). See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.97 (2013) See more »

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7 March 2013 | by dougdelise-1See all my reviews

This is not Satire or Comedy.....1600 Penn is part of the "Dumbing Down" of America. Skip is way over the top, no way would he would be allowed in the White House. Skip should not be played as slapstick comedy fool, but as a misguided Prep School Graduate that always says the wrong thing, at the wrong time. Skip can be a bit smarter..I suggest you give him a accident, send him to a clinic in Europe where he gets an education. Make 1600 Penn a true satire and you can have a "Water Cooler" show that viewers will enjoy. Sorry Josh Gad, please stay off camera, you're killing the show with your attempts at cutting humor. 1600 Penn once had promise on paper, get it together 1600 Penn Writing Staff. Interesting concept has lost its way, however it can be fixed with a few subtle changes, it's not too late. However unless corrected 1600 Penn will be doomed to go the way of so many other shows, which would be a shame for a talented cast.


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