The Speaker of the House deliberately calls a vote on stem cell research when he knows that Democrats will be away from Washington; Donna, Cliff, Matt, and Josh must put aside their differences to foil the plan. Kate is shocked when a minor hunting mishap on the Canadian border threatens to become a major international incident. A Japanese economist who has been President Bartlet's arch-rival since college is attending a formal dinner at the White House, creating a potentially explosive situation. Toby tries to avoid meeting with a group of middle school children who want a constitutional amendment lowering the voting age. Written by
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At about 26 minutes into the episode, where Congressman Santos accidentally sits on the sleeping Donna Moss, he recognizes her and exclaims she is "Russell's chicken fighter." Donna Moss's character does not fight the Russell chicken until the next episode. See more
We have a contingency plan to invade Canada?
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more