Major Dad 1989 | TV Show Watchlist


Serviceable sitcom about a Marine officer who marries a journalist with three young daughters. The series featured an appearance by Vice President Dan Quayle, who celebrated the 215th anniversary of the Corps; and also took note of the outbreak of the Gulf War with the major's request for duty in the Middle East.

Active Cast

Gerald McRaney Maj. John D. `Mac' MacGillis
Shanna Reed Polly Cooper MacGillis
Marisa Ryan Elizabeth Cooper
Matt Mulhern 2nd Lt. Gene Holowachuk

Former Cast

Beverly Archer Gunnery Sgt. Alva Lucille Bricker
Jon Cypher Maj. Gen. Marcus Craig