Leo orders Josh to speak to a trauma psychiatrist, who asks him to review the events of the last three weeks: Toby insisted on having live music in the foyer for Christmas, an Air Force pilot separated from his flight team without explanation, Yo-Yo Ma performed at the White House, and Josh managed to cut his hand quite badly. Also, C.J. looks into a report of a woman freaking out during a tour of the White House. Written by
Did You Know?
On the DVD commentary for this episode, Aaron Sorkin
recalls that during a break from the filming of Yo Yo Ma's performance scene, in an attempt to help his performance and "get into the rhythm" of the scene, Dulé Hill
(who plays Charlie) started to tap dance to the cello piece. Hill is a highly accomplished professional tap dancer who has performed with Savion Glover
and other tap luminaries. See more
(at around 45 mins) President Bartlet says, "When I was in tenth grade, me and my friends took my father's Country Squire out on a joyride to Vermont." He should have said, "...my friends and I..." A man of Bartlet's education should not have made such an elementary mistake in English grammar. See more
I don't need a doctor.
Are you a doctor?
Then be quiet.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Performed by We Wish You a Merry Christmas See more