When the military loses contact with a submarine in hostile waters, the President must choose between risking the lives of the crew and provoking North Korea. CJ relishes the Majority Leader's flubbing of an interview. Babbish informs Abby that she is the weak link in the President's legal defense. Written by
Did You Know?
The Assistant Secretary of State, played by Hal Holbrook
, refers to the U.S.S. Pueblo incident, saying, "I was there." Holbrook played the captain of the Pueblo in Pueblo
(1973). See more
When the USS Portland calls in near the end of the episode, she reports her position as "36.6 North, 110 West." This would put her not in North Korean waters, but in the desert of northeastern Arizona. See more
Why are you so bent on countering these idiot leaflets?
Because I'm tired of working for candidates who make me think that I should be embarrassed to believe what I believe, Sam! I'm tired of getting them elected! We all need some therapy, because somebody came along and said, "'Liberal' means soft on crime, soft on drugs, soft on Communism, soft on defense, and we're gonna tax you back to the Stone Age because people shouldn't have to go to work if they don't want to!" And instead of saying, "...
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more