This episode shows the president of an alternate America hugging main character Maggie on TV similarly to the infamous footage of Bill Clinton hugging Monica Lewinsky - turns out this president's staff encourages such shenanigans because the public focuses on them, and ignores the more serious things he does, such as planning to unleash chemical weapons on Switzerland.

  • Nu'Daq, did Valorum get the answer correct?
    – FuzzyBoots
    Commented Oct 5, 2020 at 1:47

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This is Sliders: A Current Affair.

Maggie inadvertently becomes romantically linked to the President and it distracts the press from his shenanigans in Switzerland.

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