Spin City

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 a Comedy Series. He was replaced by Charlie Sheen, who stayed with the show until its end in 2002.

Season 1, Episode 2 The Great Pretender

First Aired: September 24, 1996

After the public dubs him "the sexiest man in New York," Mike finds he has some trouble---in private---living up to his new title. Helen: Deborah Rush. Roberta: Sylvia Kauders. Nikki: Connie Britton. Stuart: Alan Ruck.

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  • 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)

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