The West Wing goes under lock down as a suspected terrorist is found to be working at the White House. Stuck with a group of high school students who were visiting the White House, the staffers, President Bartlet, and the First Lady all debate the issues regarding terrorism. Meanwhile, Leo sits in on the questioning of the terrorist suspect and learns a lesson about our perceptions of terrorists. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode was written and filmed in less than two weeks as the show's reaction to the terrorist attacks on the USA of 11 September 2001. The episode was not written to be part of the show's continuity. See more
Secret service agent Ron Butterfield tells Leo that a suspect was apprehended while crossing from Ontario into Vermont. Vermont borders on the Canadian province of Quebec and not Ontario. See more
You're juniors and seniors. In honor of the SATs you're about to take, answer the following question:
[writing on dry eraseboard
Islamic extremist is to Islamic as "blank" is to Christianity.
The episode was preceded by an introduction by the main cast members explaining the rationale behind the episode and how it does not reflect the continuity of the series. See more
For What it's Worth
Written by Stephen Stills
Performed by Buffalo Springfield See more