The Powers That Be (1992–1993)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy

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The exploits of a clueless American senator and the eccentric, morally corrupt people who are closest to him.



  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt in The Powers That Be (1992)
  • Holland Taylor in The Powers That Be (1992)
  • Robin Bartlett and John Forsythe in The Powers That Be (1992)
  • David Hyde Pierce and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in The Powers That Be (1992)
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt in The Powers That Be (1992)
  • Phil Leeds in The Powers That Be (1992)

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David Crane, Marta Kauffman

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26 March 2007 | Sylviastel
| It could have ran on for years!
The network powers don't know a good thing if it came and bit them in the behind. Anyway, the main character is played by the wonderful John Forsythe who is a Washington Politician. He is married to the equally wonderful Holland Taylor who is so brilliant as his wife. David Hyde Pierce was here before his life changing role on Frasier. Robin Bartlett played the politician's illegitimate adult daughter. Joseph Gordon Leavitt was here before playing an alien on Third Rock from the Sun. The show had a solid cast, writing, and a good future but I guess networks don't care about quality as so much as the age of it's viewers. I remember this show and think it would have lasted given the opportunity but I guess network executives are smarter than the general public.

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