A conspirator in the shooting of President Bartlett is caught and reveals unexpected information. The President appears to be recovering well, but Josh is serious wounded. As his friends and colleagues wait anxiously for news, flashbacks show more about the beginnings of the "Bartlett for America" campaign: C.J. is working in Hollywood for an entertainment industry public relations firm; Josh discovers a woman named Donna in his office who claims to be his new secretary. Written by
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The Dixie Pig restaurant seen at the beginning of the episode was a barbecue restaurant in south Alexandria, VA which closed shortly after the episode was filmed. See more
Josh says that his father's pulmonary embolism went to his heart. By definition, a pulmonary embolism goes to a lung (after traveling harmlessly through the heart). See more
[Josh's father has died
At least his friends and neighbors will be spared the all the, you know...
President Josiah Bartlet
He'd have been doing some bragging right now?
Yeah. Your name wouldn't have come up, by the way. "My son won the Illinois primary."
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