Man of the People (TV series)

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Man of the People
Created by R.J. Stewart
Starring James Garner
Kate Mulgrew
Composer(s) Steve Tyrell
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (2 unaired) (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Ben Johnson
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Neal and Gary Productions
NBC Productions
Release
Original network NBC
Original release September 15, 1991 – July 13, 1992

Man of the People is an American sitcom starring James Garner that aired from September 15, 1991 to July 13, 1992. The supporting cast features Kate Mulgrew. The final two episodes of the series were produced but never broadcast.

Premise[edit]

A small-time grifter becomes a big hit when he fills in for his ex-wife at the city council.[1]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Thomas SchlammeR.J. StewartSeptember 15, 1991 (1991-09-15)
Jim is asked to fill in for his ex-wife at the city council.
2"Remembrance of Flings Past"TBAJohn Baskin and Roger ShulmanSeptember 22, 1991 (1991-09-22)
If Doyle can get the owner of a golf course back with his old flame, he gets a free membership to the golf course.
3"A Day in the Life"TBATBASeptember 29, 1991 (1991-09-29)
A man is planning to jump off city hall.
4"Here's to You, Mrs. Lawrence"TBATBAOctober 6, 1991 (1991-10-06)
Doyle is interested in Richard's mother.
5"Of Kids and Cars and Cads"TBATBAOctober 13, 1991 (1991-10-13)
Jim gambles a youth center's funds in order to beat an Ivy League snob at poker.
6"Sleeping with the Enemy"TBATBAOctober 20, 1991 (1991-10-20)
The press discovers that a political figure has been staying out all night.
7"Kid of the People"TBATBAOctober 27, 1991 (1991-10-27)
Doyle meets a child who is exactly like him.
8"Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas (1)"TBATBADecember 6, 1991 (1991-12-06)
Doyle goes to a mayors convention in Las Vegas.
9"Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas (2)"TBATBADecember 6, 1991 (1991-12-06)
10"The Freeway Issue (a.k.a. Road to Ruin)"TBATBAJuly 13, 1992 (1992-07-13)
Doyle skips an important council vote for a game of pool.
11"Help, I Need Somebody"TBATBAUNAIRED
12"Lemon Aid"TBATBAUNAIRED

References[edit]

  1. ^ TV Guide. "Man of the People Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 

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