Seven hours have passed since Zoey's kidnapping and and the Republicans are in charge of the White House. Rifts are appearing in the leadership of both parties further complicated by the arrival of a ransom note demanding the release of terrorists. Written by
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Awards and Nominations: Episode was nominated for the 2004 Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Thomas Del Ruth, A.S.C.) Nominated for the 2004 ASC Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Episodic TV Series (Thomas Del Ruth, A.S.C.). See more
The president should have raised FPCON to ALPHA. DEFCON relates to military readiness for an attack and uses numbers (from 5 to 1), whereas FPCON (formerly THREATCON and renamed several years before this episode aired, to prevent this very kind of confusion) relates to the level of terrorist threat (and the measures required to secure military facilities) and uses the NATO phonetic alphabet (from NORMAL and ALPHA to DELTA). See more
You know, I'm not the enemy. The things that unite us are far greater than the things that divide us.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more