The West Wing (1999–2006)
9.0/10
515
1 user 1 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Charlie Young
...
C.J. Cregg
...
Donna Moss
...
...
...
Josh Lyman
...
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
...
...
...
...
Nancy McNally
...
Sen. Andy Ritter, D
...
Paul Hackett
...
Sen. Warren, D
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

number in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

9 May 2001 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Sam walks into the conference room late in the episode and says "I want to state right here, right now, in terms so plain and clear as to command their assent . . . " he is paraphrasing Thomas Jefferson's explanation for the purpose of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson stated its purpose was ". . . to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to command their assent . . ." See more »

Goofs

Sam's full name is Samuel Norman Seaborn. The large letter of the monogram on his shirt shows a large N in the middle, with two small S letters on the side. The large letter is traditionally the last name, and should be an S. 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.
See more »

Connections

References Dateline NBC (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

West Wing Main Title
(uncredited)
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page