Josh discovers that his insurance company is refusing to pay for his life-saving emergency surgery after being shot; newly-hired Republican strategist Ainsley Hayes is justifiably nervous about meeting her boss, the White House Chief Counsel with a reputation for volatility and partisanship; President Bartlett's attempts to record his weekly radio address are complicated by exciting news from Abby about his health; C.J. goes on the offensive after learning a retiring three-star general intends to publicly criticize the President. Written by
Did You Know?
When Sam is trying to convince Josh to sue the white supremacists who shot him, Sam lists several court cases, including Brown v. Invisible Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan., Vietnamese Fisherman's Association v. the Knights of the KKK, and Donald v. United Klans of America. These are all real court cases brought and won by the Southern Poverty Law Center (a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization) against various racist, anti-semitic, and anti-immigrant groups on behalf of people (or survivors of people) who had been victims of those groups. See more
President Bartlet is the former governor of New Hampshire - where tourists who come in to see the fall foliage are, indeed, known as "leaf peepers" or "peepers." Bartlet would never have questioned using this term in his radio broadcast, as shown in the intro to this episode. See more
I'll be honest with you. I didn't even know we had offices down here.
That bodes well for me.
I wonder what else we got down here.
For He Is An Englishman
Written by W.S. Gilbert
Performed by Donald Adams See more