Major Dad (1989–1993)
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Boxer Rebellion 

Elizabeth has been wearing boxer shorts to school and is told that it's not allowed. Eventually she decides to write a paper on the injustice of it. The school is considering sanctions ... See full summary »

Director:

Ellen Gittelsohn (as Ellen Falcon)

Writers:

John G. Stephens (created by), Richard C. Okie (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Gerald McRaney ... Major John D. MacGillis
Shanna Reed Shanna Reed ... Polly Cooper
Nicole Dubuc ... Robin Cooper McGillis
Chelsea Hertford Chelsea Hertford ... Casey Cooper McGillis
Marisa Ryan ... Elizabeth Cooper McGillis
Matt Mulhern ... Lt. Eugene 'Gene' Holowachuk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nan Martin ... Miss Shields
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Storyline

Elizabeth has been wearing boxer shorts to school and is told that it's not allowed. Eventually she decides to write a paper on the injustice of it. The school is considering sanctions against her, so they ask for a parent to come in for a meeting. When Polly is unavailable, the Major offers to go but Elizabeth is worried cause he doesn't support her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1989 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Miss Shields: The faculty was very concerned about Miss Elizabeth's article. We decided the situation called for parental involvement.
Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis: Front and center.
Miss Shields: Don't interrupt. How do you feel about these children wearing boxer shorts to school?
Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis: Ah, well, that depends on whether you can see them or not.
[laughs and stops when he sees Mrs. Shields is not]
Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis: I'm against it.
Miss Shields: So are we. Neat minds call for neat clothing. You Marine's understand that.
Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis: Yes, ma'am.
Miss Shields: How do you feel about people flagrantly disobeying the rules...
Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis:
[...]
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