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
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plays a cello piece. Instead of miming the motions of the song to recorded music, however, he actually played the song for each take. According to director Thomas Schlamme
, this amounted to playing the song about 45 times. See more
In "Noël" (#2.10) (2000) the scene where Bernard Thatch (Paxton Whitehead) and C. J. Cregg (Allison Janney) are discussing the painting "The Cliffs at Etretat", Thatch makes two mistakes that no art expert, or art snob would possibly make. First, the painting is in fact titled "The Cliffs at Etretat after a storm" and more glaringly, the artist was Gustav Courbet, not Gustav Cailloux, about whom Thatch says, "was a contemporary of Courbet who was considerably more gifted." Gustave Cailloux, incidentally, does not exist. See more
How'd you cut your hand?
[thinks about the question, but doesn't respond
You're not talking to the paperboy either, Josh.
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
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