The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer

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The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer is an American sitcom that aired on UPN in 1998. Before it was even debuted, the series set off a storm of controversy because of a perceived light-hearted take on the issue of American slavery.

The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer is an American sitcom that aired on UPN in 1998. Before it was even debuted, the series set off a storm of controversy because of a perceived light-hearted take on the issue of American slavery.

Original Release

10/05/1998

US Release

10/05/1998

Cast

Kelly Connell Ulysses S. Grant
Chi McBride Desmond Pfeiffer
Max Baker Nibblet
Christine Estabrook Mary Todd Lincoln
Dann Florek Abraham Lincoln
Wendy Worthington Queen Victoria
Beverly Leech Mrs. Robert E. Lee
Jenna Mattison Nurse
Melinda Bonini Bartender
Paige Brooks Queen of Sweden
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 A.O.L.: Abe on Line Monday, 05 October 1998
2 Up, Up and Away Monday, 12 October 1998
3 Saving Mr. Lincoln Monday, 19 October 1998
4 Once Upon a Mistress Monday, 26 October 1998
5 Episode #1.5
6 Pigeon English
7 Kidnapped
8 School DaZe
9 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Directors

Matthew Diamond

Writers

Brian Pollack, Jim Gerkin, Mert Rich, Marc Abrams, Bill Boulware, Michael Benson

Creators

Barry Fanaro, Mort Nathan

Cast

Kelly Connell Ulysses S. Grant
Chi McBride Desmond Pfeiffer
Max Baker Nibblet
Christine Estabrook Mary Todd Lincoln
Dann Florek Abraham Lincoln
Wendy Worthington Queen Victoria
Beverly Leech Mrs. Robert E. Lee
Jenna Mattison Nurse
Melinda Bonini Bartender
Paige Brooks Queen of Sweden
Jack Salvatore Jr. Young Abe
Adrienne Janic Miss Klepp
Stephen J. McCarthy Roxie
Steve Susskind King of Greece
Sam Chew Jr. King of Italy
Julianne Christie Kate Chase
Ana-Leigh London Girl #2
Ezra Buzzington George Axelrod
Christian J. Meoli Telegraph Operator
Didi Beyeler David

Producers

Barry Fanaro Executive Producer
Mort Nathan Executive Producer
Mert Rich Producer
Brian Pollack Producer
Bill Boulware Producer
Bill Carroll Producer
Stephen K. Rose Producer
Ron Nelson Producer
Marica Govons Producer
Mark Steen Producer

Editors

Mike Wilcox

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