The Powers That Be

The Powers That Be (1992)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Marta Kauffman, David Crane
  • First Air Date: 1992-03-07
  • Last Air Date: 1993-06-19
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 21
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: ELP Communications
  • Networks: NBC


The Powers That Be is an American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman that aired briefly on NBC from 1992 to 1993. Norman Lear served as executive producer for the show.

  • Keywords: washington d.c., politics, u.s. senator, sitcom, usa politics
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    The Powers That Be Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1992-03-07
    8 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1992-11-07
    13 Episodes

    The Powers That Be Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Love Child (1)30 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Love Child (2)30 min
    Season 1Episode 3Bill Gets Shot30 min
    Season 1Episode 4My Mother, My Self30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Dirty Politics30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Kiss Me Caitlyn30 min
    Season 1Episode 7Bill and Margaret's Excellent Adventure30 min
    Season 1Episode 8Charlerella30 min
    Season 2Episode 1A Chicken in Every Pot30 min
    Season 2Episode 2Bill's Dead...Not30 min
    Season 2Episode 3I'm Your Dummy30 min
    Season 2Episode 4How Sharper Than a Servant's Tooth30 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Intern30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Sophie's Big Decision30 min
    Season 2Episode 7Oh, Mack30 min
    Season 2Episode 8St. Caitlyn of Shears30 min
    Season 2Episode 9Having a Ball30 min
    Season 2Episode 10Bradley Gets Fired30 min
    Season 2Episode 11Grammargate (1)30 min
    Season 2Episode 12Grammargate (2)30 min
    Season 2Episode 13Grandma's Big Decision30 min
    • Elizabeth Berridge

      as Charlotte
    • John Forsythe

      as William Powers
    • Peter MacNicol

      as Bradley Grist
    • Robin Bartlett

      as Sophie Lipkin
    • Valerie Mahaffey

      as Caitlyn Van Horne
    • Holland Taylor

      as Margaret Powers
    • Eve Gordon

      as Jordan Miller
    • David Hyde Pierce

      as Theodore Van Horne
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt

      as Pierce Van Horne
    Production Norman Lear Producer
    Production Rod Parker Producer