The West Wing: Season 7, Episode 10

Running Mates (8 Jan. 2006)

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Leo's preparation for the Vice Presidential debate is going badly; Santos makes his last trip home before the election; Will and Kate continue to flirt.

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With the Vice Presidential debate only days away, Josh and his team are in a near-panic over Leo's dreadful performance. Matt Santos makes his final trip home to Houston before the election and learns of the stress and impact of the campaign on his family and friends. Will continues to press Kate for information on the Kazakhstan situation, while trying to interest her in a date. Written by Murray Chapman

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This episode was shot before but aired after John Spencer's December 16, 2005, death. See more »

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Josh Lyman: Okay, forget what I was saying. I want you to get out there and lower expectations now.
Louise Thornton: Beyond what they are?
Josh Lyman: Lower than low! Go for low! Hades low! Spinning iron core in the planet low! Low!
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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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6 January 2013 | by (Jersey City) – See all my reviews

An episode of high water marks. Will and Kate flirt their way into a charming first date. The greatest episode for Matt & Helen fans, as he returns home for the last time before the election (and her red thong undies get snapped by paparazzi). The greatest Chenoweth episode, as she preps Leo for the vice-presidential debate. Her flirtations are darling. She gives sexy a whole new slant; it's disturbing to be served apple pie with this much cherry in it. It's neither her fault nor Spencer's that they don't have better chemistry. It's also a shame they were never able to get more screen time for Santos staffer Ronna (Karis Campbell). She's a constant delight.


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