The West Wing Season 2 Review - 9.6/10

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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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The President is rushed to hospital following a shooting; staffers field questions on protection measures and executive authority. Flashbacks show how key staff members joined the Bartlet campaign. (44 mins.)
“ 9.9/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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A suspect in the presidential shooting is caught; staffers anxious await news on Bartlet and Josh's injuries; flashbacks show how C.J. and Donna joined Bartlet's campaign. (44 mins.)
“ 9.8/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Midterms (2000)
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With the midterm elections coming up, Toby looks for a way to stop hate groups; Charlie and Zoey decide... (44 mins.)
“ 9.8/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: In This White House (2000)
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After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff... (44 mins.)
“ 9.5/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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Sam helps Josh battle his health insurance company; Ainsley Hayes encounters her firebrand boss and hostile colleagues; Abby gives the President some good news about his health; C.J. discovers a retiring General intends to publicly criticize the president. (44 mins.)
“ 9.4/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Lame Duck Congress (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The administration considers recalling Congress to pass a nuclear test ban treaty; a Ukranian politician arrives unannounced at the White House; Sam reluctantly asks Ainsley to summarize a position paper; C.J.'s personal and professional relationship with Danny becomes more complex. (44 mins.)
“ 9.2/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Portland Trip (2000)
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C.J. joins the President on a flight to Portland after a wisecrack about Notre Dame; Josh seeks to defeat an anti-gay marriage bill; Sam wants to rewrite an education speech; an oil tanker appears to be violating UN sanctions; Josh teases Donna over her dating record. (44 mins.)
“ 9..3/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Shibboleth (2000)
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Dozens of Chinese stowaways are discovered in a container ship in California; Toby looks to pick a fight over school prayer with a recess appointment; Thanksgiving at the White House sees C.J. in charge of turkeys and Charlie looking for the ultimate carving knife. (44 mins.)
“ 9.3/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Galileo (2000)
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The President and NASA plan a TV event for a probe's landing on Mars; satellite photographs show a suspicious-looking fire in Russia; Leo asks Toby and Josh to decide on the next postage stamp; Sam and C.J. have personal reasons for not wanting to accompany the President to a concert. (44 mins.)
“ 9.3/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Noël (2000)
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Josh speaks to a psychiatrist about the events of the last three weeks: Toby hired musicians for the foyer, an Air Force pilot disobeyed orders, Yo-Yo Ma performed at the White House, and Josh managed to cut his hand quite badly. (44 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Leadership Breakfast (2001)
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Toby wants to use a bipartisan breakfast to discuss real issues instead of making it a staged event; Sam floats the idea of moving the press room across the street; Leo wants Josh to apologize to a columnist on his behalf; Leo and Toby realize they need to start thinking about reelection. (44 mins.)
“ 9.6/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Drop In (2001)
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Sam meticulously prepares a speech for the President to give to the environmental lobby, but Toby wants... (44 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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While a live TV show is broadcast from the West Wing following the State of the Union, the staff must... (44 mins.)
“ 9.3/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The War at Home (2001)
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President Bartlet is fighting a war on two fronts as he tries to rescue hostages in Colombia and deal with explaining to his wife why he's breaking his word to her by running for a 2nd term. (44 mins.)
“ 9.7/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Ellie (2001)
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The surgeon general makes some controversial comments about marijuana, leading to an attack by family... (44 mins.)
“ 9.7/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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On this year's "Big Block of Cheese Day", a college friend of Donna's asks Sam to help her get her late grandfather... (44 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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Josh finalizes a six billion-dollar health care that has strong support from both parties in both houses and appears to be a slam dunk for passage... (44 mins.)
“ 9.6/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: 17 People (2001)
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Following the Vice-President's remarks to him, Toby realizes the truth behind the President's illness: multiple sclerosis... (44 mins.)
“ 9.5/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Bad Moon Rising (2001)
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President Bartlett talks to the White House Counsel about the concealment of his MS. An enraged Toby has CJ grill the West Wing staff to find a leaker. Josh and Donna spar over a financial bailout of Mexico. (44 mins.)
“ 9.7/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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White House Counsel Oliver Babbish interviews CJ once she learns of the President's condition. The First Lady learns she may be legally vulnerable. Donna frets over news of a falling satellite. (44 mins.)
“ 9.8/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: 18th and Potomac (2001)
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With hypothetical polling numbers showing them its political suicide, staffers prepare to announce the President's condition... (44 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - voldie25
 
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The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Two Cathedrals (2001)
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As the Haitian army continues their seizure of the American embassy there, Bartlet and the staff prepare for the announcement that Bartlet has M.S... (44 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - voldie25