Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot

First Aired: September 17, 1996

In the pilot, New York's deputy mayor Michael Flaherty (Michael J. Fox) finds himself trying to keep the lid on an impending sanitation-workers strike and some politically incorrect remarks made by his boss (Barry Bostwick). Ashley: Carla Gugino. Stuart: Alan Ruck. Paul: Richard Kind.

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: September 17, 1996
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: New York City's unflappable, charismatic deputy mayor makes his clueless boss look good in this sharply written, well-played sitcom. Parkinson's disease forced Michael J. Fox to leave the show in 2000, the year he won the Emmy as Outstanding Lead Actor in… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

Puppy Bowl XII
The Puppy Bowl Gets the 30 for 30 Treatment

We went to Puppy Bowl XIII to speak to the puppies directly about the allegations of certain players illegally eating adult dog food instead of puppy food, the dirtiest fouls to ever stink up the field and so much more