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(1999–2006)

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Spun-off from 

Psych: A Nightmare on State Street (2014) (TV Episode)
When Gus is in his mother's home, and walks into the dining room, he looks at a framed photo on the sideboard and says "Dad??" The photo is of Martin Sheen, who played President Bartlet in The West Wing, a father figure to Dule Hill's character Charlie Young.

Spin-off 

Mister Sterling (2003) (TV Series)
It was set in the same universe & made reference to President Jed Bartlet.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Rob Lowe/Eminem (2000) (TV Episode)
Talked about during the monologe and with Ralph Nader
DAG: The Return of Katherine Twigg (2000) (TV Episode)
Annoyed by the former First Lady, Mrs. Whitman asks Dag to "drop a house on the Wicked Witch of the West Wing."
Traffic (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Charlie Sheen/Nelly Furtado (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Ghost World (2001)
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during My Girlfriend the Porn Star
On the Line (2001)
When Eric is asked to name all the presidents in order by Abbey, President Bartlet is used as one.
Saturday Night Live: Jonny Moseley/Outkast (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on 'Extreme Wedding'
Gilmore Girls: Haunted Leg (2002) (TV Episode)
Francie says, "I'll make her so ineffectual, she'll make Jimmy Carter look like Martin Sheen."
Everwood: The Price of Fame (2003) (TV Episode)
When Andy and Brenda start running lines at a fast pace, Brenda complains that people don't talk that fast on "The West Wing"
'Catch Me If You Can': The Casting of the Film (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
Love Actually (2003)
Mark tells Juliet that he has probably wiped his footage from her and Peter's wedding and taped it over with episodes of "The West Wing".
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Grissom Versus the Volcano (2003) (TV Episode)
Jorja Fox's character says "I'll take the west wing" when searching a room. Jorja Fox has acted in "The West Wing".
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby's report on "President Martin Sheen" makes a number of references to Sheen's character
First Daughter (2004)
Ca. 14 min. into the film there are several scenes with people walking incredibly fast through the corridors of the White House while talking incredibly fast, just like they do on the older series.
Joan of Arcadia: Only Connect (2004) (TV Episode)
Father Ken has been watching reruns of the series.
Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Chris references he did a guest spot on the West Wing.
Family Guy: Peter's Got Woods (2005) (TV Episode)
Peter mentions "The guy from the West Wing" then Brian says "Martin Sheen"
TV Heaven, Telly Hell: Episode #1.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
David says he should watch this but he doesn't.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.196 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Women Directing Women" category
The Ultimate 'West Wing' Challenge (2006) (TV Movie)
The show is the subject of this quiz
Man of the Year (2006)
"Part 'West Wing', part 'The Bachelor' " comment
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Option Period (2006) (TV Episode)
Towards the end of the episode a 'Bartlet for President' sign can be seen in the studio.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: 4 A.M. Miracle (2007) (TV Episode)
Mary Tate works for the law firm Gage Whitney, as did Sam Seaborn prior to joing the Bartlet4America campaign.
American Dad!: An Apocalypse to Remember (2007) (TV Episode)
Stan says that he liked Marlee Matlins work on The West Wing, where she played Joey Lucas
Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007)
"Impeach Martin Sheen" sign
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Disaster Show (2007) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned numerous times.
Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in reference to Emmy party.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Scene where Itchy stands at his desk in the oval office is the same in the opening credits of "The West Wing".
Heroes Unmasked: Tomorrow's World (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Referenced by Rob Lowe
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.28 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "21st Century World Leaders"
The Thick of It: Episode #3.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ollie mentions the show.
Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009) (TV Short)
mentioned in dialogue
Being Human: Serve God, Love Me and Mend (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.112 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Direct TV"
Fringe: Over There: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
In the alternate universe, Olivia sees a billboard promoting Season 11 of the show
¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz?: Azotes (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in conversation.
Saturday Night Live: Jane Lynch/Bruno Mars (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.66 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jesse Eisenberg mentions that Aaron Sorkin created the show
30 Rock: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Aaron Sorkin mentions that he wrote the show
Fringe: Bloodline (2011) (TV Episode)
Season 12 ad seen on taxi
Echo Chamber: Walk and Talk (2011) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This week's trope is Walk and Talk." Dana: "Oh, like West Wing."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.203 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay Mohr mentions that he did a guest appearance on the show with Allison Janney
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.33 (2011) (TV Episode)
Kelsey Grammer says that "Boss" is the new "West Wing"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay compares "Smash" to the show because both deal with behind-the-scenes situations
Who Do You Think You Are?: Martin Sheen (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
Iron Sky (2012)
Follows The West Wing election schedule with the US presidental elections taking place in 2018.
Brows Held High: The Girlfriend Experience (2012) (TV Episode)
claims it's just meeting and talking
Conan: Death Wish Six: Natural Causes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during interview with Artie Lang and Nick di Paolo
Atop the Fourth Wall: Captain Tax Time #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Cunning is how you would describe a politician on The West Wing, not in real life."
Who Do You Think You Are?: Rob Lowe (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Aaron Sorkin created the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.39 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chris Matthews says that maybe President Obama got the idea to appoint his rival Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State from the show
Psych: Santa Barbarian Candidate (2013) (TV Episode)
Gus says "I could have made it all the way to the White House." Shawn responds, "Yeah, maybe as an aide." In the same conversation Shawn says, "Sorry, Charlie." These are a reference to Dulé Hill's role as presidential aide Charlie Young on The West Wing. Later conversation references Rob Lowe who also starred on The West Wing.
Alan Partridge (2013)
Mentioned when two characters are 'walking and talking'
Saints Row IV (2013) (Video Game)
Mission title "The Saints Wing" is a reference of this show.
Real Time with Bill Maher: Episode #11.37 (2013) (TV Episode)
Rob Lowe talks about being on the cover of George Magazine to promote The West Wing before production on the show began.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.49 (2013) (TV Episode)
Carson Daly compares watching NBC News deal with Nelson Mandela's death to Aaron Sorkin's writing on the show
Atop the Fourth Wall: Youngblood #6 (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is like a weird remake of The West Wing."
Hollywood Game Night: Show Me Your Music, I'll Show You Mine (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions this television show by name
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.38 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mary mentions she and Allison Janney working on the show together.

Featured in 

Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
A clip from the show features the Presidents attempt to quit smoking.
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) (TV Special)
clips
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
clips
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated series.
For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)
Clip illustrates limits of biblical literalism
Mister President (2008) (TV Movie)
clips shown and discussed
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.83 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Loose Women: Episode #13.217 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
See Hear: Episode #29.13 (2009) (TV Episode)
Marlee Matlin briefly talks about her role and clip shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: James Bond Jr. #3 (2009) (TV Episode)
characters complain about James Bond.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Future Five #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Dammit, Mrs. Landingham!"
Brows Held High: Shakespeare, Film, and Kenneth Branagh: A Retrospective (2011) (TV Episode)
refers to the plot of Hamlet as "The West Wing"
Breakfast: Episode dated 31 May 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce actor Rob Lowe.
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Movie)
"The West Wing" is the #4 Best TV Drama.
20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest TV Show of Our Time (2012) (TV Episode)
features clips of the show when discussing what was voted #4 Best TV Drama

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in West Wing skit
Saturday Night Live: Al Gore/Phish (2002) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in West Wing skit
Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Spoofs the scene from the West Wing where they crew walks through the halls.
Bad Education: Politics (2012) (TV Episode)
The walking and talking scenes discussing the election are a parody of similar scenes in the series..

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