|Man of the People|
|Created by||R. J. Stewart|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||12 (2 unaired) (list of episodes)|
|Executive producers||R. J. Stewart|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original release||September 15, 1991 –|
July 13, 1992
Man of the People is an American sitcom television series created by R.J. Stewart, 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.
Garner called the series "short lived and rightly so.""
A small-time grifter becomes a big hit when he fills in for his ex-wife at the city council.
- James Garner as Jim Doyle
- Kate Mulgrew as Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- Corinne Bohrer as Constance Leroy
- George Wyner as Art Louie
- Romy Walthall as Rita
- Taylor Nichols as Richard Lawrence
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"Pilot"||Thomas Schlamme||R.J. Stewart||September 15, 1991|
|Jim is asked to fill in for his ex-wife at the city council.|
|2||"Remembrance of Flings Past"||Unknown||John Baskin and Roger Shulman||September 22, 1991|
|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 (a.k.a. The Pool Hall)"||Unknown||George Beckerman||September 29, 1991|
|A man is planning to jump off city hall.|
|4||"Here's to You, Mrs. Lawrence"||Unknown||Unknown||October 6, 1991|
|Doyle is interested in Richard's mother.|
|5||"Of Kids and Cars and Cads"||Unknown||Unknown||October 13, 1991|
|Jim gambles a youth center's funds in order to beat an Ivy League snob at poker.|
|6||"Sleeping with the Enemy"||Bill Bixby||David M. Wolf||October 20, 1991|
|The press discovers that a political figure has been staying out all night.|
|7||"Kid of the People"||Unknown||Unknown||October 27, 1991|
|Doyle meets a child who is exactly like him.|
|8||"Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas (1)"||Unknown||Unknown||December 6, 1991|
|Doyle goes to a mayors convention in Las Vegas.|
|9||"Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas (2)"||Unknown||Unknown||December 6, 1991|
|10||"The Freeway Issue (a.k.a. Road to Ruin)"||Unknown||Virginia K. Hegge and Christopher Vane||July 13, 1992|
|Doyle skips an important council vote for a game of pool.|
|11||"Help, I Need Somebody"||TBD||TBD||UNAIRED|
- Garner, James; Winokur, Jon (2011). The Garner Files: A Memoir. Simon & Schuster. p. 265.
- TV Guide. "Man of the People Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2012-10-23.