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Major Dad (1989–1993)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Family

A hard-nosed, conservative Marine impulsively proposes to the liberal reporter doing a story on him and agrees to help her raise her three teenage daughters.
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Updated Sep 17, 1989

Release date (First episode)
Sep 17, 1989 (United States)

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Gerald McRaney
Major John D. MacGillis Major John D. MacGillis   See fewer
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Shanna Reed
Polly Cooper Polly Cooper   See fewer
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Nicole Dubuc
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Chelsea Hertford
Casey Cooper McGillis Casey Cooper McGillis   See fewer
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Marisa Ryan
Elizabeth Cooper McGillis Elizabeth Cooper McGillis   See fewer
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Matt Mulhern
Lt. Eugene 'Gene' Holowachuk Lt. Eugene 'Gene' Holowachuk   See fewer
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Beverly Archer
Gunny Sgt. Alva Bricker Gunny Sgt. Alva Bricker   See fewer
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Jon Cypher
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Rod Brogan
Chip Russell / Chip Chip Russell / Chip   See fewer
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Whitney Kershaw
Merilee Gunderson Merilee Gunderson   See fewer
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Marlon Archey
Sgt. Byron James Sgt. Byron James   See fewer
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Lance Wilson-White
Jesse Menlow Jesse Menlow   See fewer
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Joe / Reporter Joe / Reporter   See fewer
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