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Spin City

Year:
Duration:
USA:30 min (145 episodes)
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
7.4
Awards:
Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 32 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1996-09-17
Filming Locations: CBS Studio Center - 4024 Radford Avenue, Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino
Spin City
Jeffrey Donovan
Jeffrey Donovan
Spin City
Richard Kind
Paul Lassiter
Michael Boatman
Carter Heywood
Alan Ruck
Stuart Bondek
Barry Bostwick
Mayor Randall M. Winston Jr.
Michael J. Fox
Mike Flaherty
Connie Britton
Nikki Faber
Alexander Chaplin
James Hobert
Victoria Dillard
Janelle Cooper
Heather Locklear
Caitlin Moore
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Trivia
Mayor Winston's campaign for US Senate during the fourth season was inspired by the intended US Senate run in 2000 by then real life New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
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Both Charlie Sheen, who plays Deputy Mayor Charlie Crawford, and Alan Ruck, who plays Chief of Staff Stuart Bondek, made their breakout performances in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
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The mayor's name is "Randall Winston". The associate producer's name is also Randall Winston.
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Quotes
James: Each year my mom makes a candy Nativity scene.
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Mike: I know the German word for constipation, which I believe is farfrompoopin.
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Carter: Your heterosexual powers have no effect on me.
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Faq
Q
Why did Mike leave?
A
Michael J. Fox, who played Mike Flaherty, left in order to spend more time with his family as well as to concentrate on lobbying for further Parksinson's research. In terms of the storyline, it was revealed that a boyfriend of Nikki's had ties to organized crime. This boyfriend had also been seen in public as well as in photographs with the Mayor. In order to save the Mayor's career, Mike takes the blame for the Mayor's association with a known mobster. He resigns his position and moves to Washington D.C. to work as a lobbyist.
Q
why did Nikki, James, and Janelle leave?
A
Once Michael J Fox left the show to be replaced by Charlie Sheen, production locations changed and the 3 actors did not move with the show. None of the 3 were referenced in any further episodes.
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Photos from cast
Luke Perry Carla Gugino Julie Dretzin Jennifer Garner Marla Maples Julius Carry Lydie Denier Jeffrey Donovan