The West Wing (1999–2006)
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18th and Potomac 

With hypothetical polling numbers showing them its political suicide, staffers prepare to announce the President's condition. As they do, a military crisis flares up in Haiti and Josh faces... See full summary »

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Charlie Young
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C.J. Cregg
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Donna Moss
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Josh Lyman
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President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
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Nancy McNally
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Sen. Andy Ritter, D
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Paul Hackett
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Sen. Warren, D
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With hypothetical polling numbers showing them its political suicide, staffers prepare to announce the President's condition. As they do, a military crisis flares up in Haiti and Josh faces off against two senators who are against the Government's tobacco-industry suit. But as bad as the day seems to be going, a tragedy will come from a car wreck at 18th and Potomac that will effect everything. Written by timdalton007

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9 May 2001 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This is the first episode that President Barlett calls Mrs Landingham by her first name (Dolores). The only other time this is seen is in a flashback in a later episode. See more »

Goofs

The President is told that the Haitian army has "two Bradleys with 120 millimeter cannons". The Bradley infantry fighting vehicle is equipped with a 25mm auto-cannon; the 120mm gun is on the much larger Abrams main battle tank. It is possible, though unlikely, she is referring to the variant of the Bradley equipped with the 120mm mortar. See more »

Quotes

Abbey Bartlet: You all right?
Sam Seaborn: Yes ma'am.
Abbey Bartlet: Sure you don't want some acetylsalicylic acid?... Aspirin, my brother.
Sam Seaborn: What a dumb major you had.
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References Mary Tyler Moore (1970) See more »

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West Wing Main Title
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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