Season 1, Episode 16 The Elephant in the Room
First Aired: May 31, 2006
Mac's appendix bursts mid-flight on Air Force One and, with Vice President Keaton having resigned, House Speaker Templeton becomes acting president, and he relishes the role. Meanwhile, an airline strike is crippling air traffic on the eve of Memorial Day weekend, and Templeton deals with it in a way Mac certainly wouldn't. Sarah Templeton: Samantha Eggar. Dr. Chris Brock: Nestor Carbonell. Laura: Hira Ambrosino. Eli Meltzer: Eyal Podell. Lynn: Barbara Eve Harris.
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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)