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Major Dad (1989 - 1993)

Major Dad (1989 - 1993)




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Series Info

Serviceable sitcom about a Marine officer who marries a journalist with three young daughters. The series featured an appearance by Vice President Dan Quayle, who celebrated the 215th anniversary of the Corps; and also took note of the outbreak of the Gulf War with the major's request for duty in the Middle East.


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1992, CBS, 22 episodes

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1991, CBS, 24 episodes

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1990, CBS, 24 episodes

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1989, CBS, 26 episodes


Gerald McRaney
as Maj. John D. `Mac' MacGillis
Shanna Reed
as Polly Cooper MacGillis
Marisa Ryan
as Elizabeth Cooper
Chelsea Hertford
as Casey Cooper
Marlon Archey
as Sgt. Byron James
Matt Mulhern
as 2nd Lt. Gene Holowachuk
Whitney Kershaw
as Merilee Gunderson
Rod Brogan
as Chip Russell
Beverly Archer
as Gunnery Sgt. Alva Lucille Bricker
Jon Cypher
as Maj. Gen. Marcus Craig
Matthew Nelson
as Capt. Taylor
John Ingle
as Gen. Gunderson
Pamela Dunlap
as Nurse Collins
Dan Quayle
as Himself
Chuck Bulot
as Col. Jennings
William J. Woff
as Lt. Green
Lane Davies
as Capt. Burlock
Don Fullilove
as Lt. Nichols
Leonard Lightfoot
as Lt. Col. Bradshaw
Vicki Lawrence
as Pookie Pond
Pamela Myers
as Miss Cooksey
Owen Bush
as Farmer
Marco St. John
as Barney Flatt
Cal Gibson
as Peterson
Barry Pearl
as Eagleton
Pepper Sweeney
as Lt. Vickers
Gregory Itzin
as Mitch Hewitt
Mimi Kennedy
as Cassandra
Eric Christmas
as Mr. Peavy
Peter Jolly
as Delivery Man
Christian Jacobs
as Pvt. LaBonte
Denise Kumagai
as Sgt. Nakayama
Meg Wyllie
as Mrs. Gilroy
Julie Payne
as Ms. Lonigan
Paul Eiding
as Bellhop
Jay Willick
as Bartender
Gil Cates Jr.
as Pvt. Fuller
Belita Moreno
as Ms. Whitlin
Jerry Hauck
as Steckler
Tom Ryan
as Mr. Gomberg
Stuart K. Robinson
as Sgt. Johnston
Laura Julian
as Mrs. Shaker
Nan Martin
as Miss Shields
Wayne Bradley
as Pvt. Rothamn
Lois De Banzie
as Sister Justinia
Doris Hess
as Mother Mae
Lucy Boryer
as Melissa
Yakov Smirnoff
as Russian Military Man
Lloyd Kino
as Father Mohala
Bob Amaral
as Dr. Marmelstein
Ruth Anderson
as Nurse Bennett
Jimmie Ray Weeks
as Maj. Whitaker
Lee Wilkof
as Hickenlooper
Lance Taubold
as Terrorist
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 17, 1989
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