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The First Lady

Cracked Pot (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 59 min | Biography, Drama, History

Franklin's marital indiscretions push Eleanor to socialize with more political women. A stubborn shoulder injury begins Betty's troubled history with pain medication. Michelle vows to hold Chicago's inadequate healthcare system to task.
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Writers
Aaron Cooley (created by) (teleplay by) (story by) | Jennifer Westfeldt (teleplay by) | Hunt Baldwin (teleplay by) | Ellen Fairey (teleplay by) & 3 more
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Updated May 8, 2022

Release date
May 8, 2022 (United States)

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Viola Davis
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Michelle Pfeiffer
Betty Ford Betty Ford   See fewer
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Gillian Anderson
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt   See fewer
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O-T Fagbenle
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Dakota Fanning
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Lily Rabe
Lorena Hickock Lorena Hickock   See fewer
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Regina Taylor
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Kiefer Sutherland
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt   See fewer
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Aaron Eckhart
Gerald Ford Gerald Ford   See fewer
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Kristine Froseth
Young Betty Ford Young Betty Ford   See fewer
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Jackie Earle Haley
Louis Howe Louis Howe   See fewer
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Jayme Lawson
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Kate Mulgrew
Susan Sher Susan Sher   See fewer
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Eliza Scanlen
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Michael Potts
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Ellen Burstyn
Sara Delano Roosevelt Sara Delano Roosevelt   See fewer
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Patrice Johnson
Clara Powell (as Patrice Johnson Chevannes) Clara Powell (as Patrice Johnson Chevannes)   See fewer
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Maria Dizzia
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Charlie Plummer
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Thomas E. Sullivan
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Bernard Bell
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Ray Bengston
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Tristan Borders
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George Bryant
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Olivia Cannon
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Tenaya Cleveland
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Erin Davie
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Elizabeth Read Elizabeth Read   See fewer
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Paul Holcomb
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Wyatt Hunt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr.   See fewer
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James Knight
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Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer
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Nikki Landry
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Danielle Liggens
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Raphael Luce
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Arlo Mertz
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Trudie Petersen
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Bernadette Quigley
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Max Ragone
Elliot Roosevelt Jr. Elliot Roosevelt Jr.   See fewer
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Lauren Revard
Progressive Woman Progressive Woman   See fewer
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Bree Rosen
Nurse at Desk Nurse at Desk   See fewer
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Jack Stanton
Young Jack Ford (as Jack Schmeichel) Young Jack Ford (as Jack Schmeichel)   See fewer
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Kelly Tippens
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Gavin White
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Brittany Wilkerson
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Shane Berengue
FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Derek Cecil
Donald Rumsfeld (uncredited) Donald Rumsfeld (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Lynne Champlin
Mel Winter (uncredited) Mel Winter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Howell
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (uncredited) Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Kass (uncredited) Sam Kass (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 162 votes