Commander in Chief

Geena Davis stars as America's first female president, and an independent to boot. A former vice-president, Mackenzie Allen takes office when her Republican predecessor dies. This does not sit well with GOP panjandrums, especially conniving House Speaker Nathan Templeton, who tries to thwart her at every turn. Rod Lurie, who wrote the 2001 political thriller...read more

Season 1, Episode 15 Ties That Bind

First Aired: April 27, 2006

While Templeton's forcing a harsh crime bill through Congress, an old friend of Jim Gardner's from their gritty suburban Washington home town shows up at the White House to tell Jim that his wife has been murdered. Meanwhile, missiles lost in a military-plane crash in Pakistan surface on the black market, and Keaton (Peter Coyote) is particularly testy as he deals with it; and Dickie urges Vince not to invite Mac to his commitment ceremony because he fears political fallout.

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  • Premiered: September 27, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Geena Davis stars as America's first female president, and an independent to boot. A former vice-president, Mackenzie Allen takes office when her Republican predecessor dies. This does not sit well with GOP panjandrums, especially conniving House Speaker… (more)

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