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"The West Wing" Slow News Day (2004)

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Aaron Sorkin (created by)
Eli Attie (written by)
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Original Air Date:
4 February 2004 (Season 5, Episode 12)
Toby awakens at 3 a.m. with an idea of how to save the social security program for future generations... See more » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Julie Hébert 
Writing credits
Aaron Sorkin (created by)

Eli Attie (written by)

Josh Singer (staff writer)

Produced by
Eli Attie .... producer
Carol Flint .... supervising producer
Alex Graves .... co-executive producer
Kristin Harms .... producer
Alexa Junge .... supervising producer
Mindy Kanaskie .... co-producer
Christopher Misiano .... co-executive producer
Peter Noah .... supervising producer
Lawrence O'Donnell .... consulting producer (as Lawrence O'Donnell Jr.)
Paul Redford .... supervising producer
Andrew Stearn .... producer
Patrick Ward .... co-producer
John Wells .... executive producer
Llewellyn Wells .... producer
John Sacret Young .... supervising producer
Stephanie Antosca .... producer: Washington DC (uncredited)
Original Music by
W.G. Snuffy Walden 
Cinematography by
Thomas Del Ruth (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Janet Ashikaga 
Casting by
Laura Schiff 
Production Design by
Kenneth Hardy 
Set Decoration by
Ellen Totleben 
Costume Design by
Lyn Paolo  (as Lyn Elizabeth Paolo)
Makeup Department
Jill Crosby .... key hair stylist
John Damiani .... key makeup
Sherri Bramlett .... key hair stylist: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Greg LaCava .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Lisa Nash-Jones .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Dylan K. Massin .... unit production manager
Nicole Lucas .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Catherine Bond .... second assistant director
Douglas S. Ornstein .... first assistant director
Cary Jones .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Blanche Sindelar .... property master
Kristen Catena .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Scott De Shields .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Chris Fielding .... leadman (uncredited)
Michael Parent .... painter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Catherine Flynn .... dialogue editor
Patrick Hanson .... sound mixer
Thomas A. Harris .... supervising sound editor
Dan Hiland .... re-recording mixer
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor
Gary D. Rogers .... re-recording mixer
Nicholas R. Allen .... boom operator (uncredited)
Kevin B. Barron .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Casey J. Crabtree .... foley artist (uncredited)
Michael Crabtree .... foley artist (uncredited)
Al Gomez .... foley mixer & editor (uncredited)
Yervant Hagopian .... utility sound (uncredited)
Tom Ruff .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Kenneth Young .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Amy D'Alessandro .... graphic artist (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Chad Persons .... camera operator
Jake Avignone .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Tom Barone .... gaffer (uncredited)
Tasso Bravos .... key rigging grip (uncredited)
Marlin Hall .... key grip (uncredited)
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (uncredited)
Shaun Langham .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Gary Katsuya Ushino .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Rod Weaver .... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
Casting Department
John Frank Levey .... original casting
Kevin Scott .... original casting
Josh Einsohn .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Tiffany Moon .... extras casting director (uncredited)
Dalton Newsom .... casting intern (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Debra Beebe .... costume supervisor
Philip Hayman .... costume supervisor
Robert Cron .... key costumer (uncredited)
Betty Edwards .... set costumer (uncredited)
Alyssa Kim .... key costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Mark Pitner .... assistant editor
Jennifer Fragoso .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Location Management
Michael Leon .... location manager (uncredited)
Jonathan Reich .... assistant location manager: Washington, DC (uncredited)
Lee Wall .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Music Department
Troy Hardy .... music editor
Ann Kline .... music supervisor
Stacey Lee .... music production supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Bart Johnson .... transportation (uncredited)
Hobart Lundt .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Mike Storc .... transportation (uncredited)
Other crew
Debora Cahn .... story editor
Ken Duberstein .... consultant
Mark Goffman .... story editor
Dee Dee Myers .... consultant
Monica Ochoa .... script supervisor
John Podhoretz .... consultant
Thomas Schlamme .... executive consultant
Gene Sperling .... consultant
Dennis DeFrehn .... staff (uncredited)
Chris Hanson .... medical technical advisor (uncredited)
Michelle Lankwarden .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Sean Riddle .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Bill Rinier .... script coordinator (uncredited)
Lauren Schmidt .... researcher (uncredited)
Matt G. Sheets .... staff assistant (uncredited)
Kim Thio .... set medic (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Germany:42 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

When Toby says "Let thy discontents be they secrets" he's quoting Benjamin Franklin, The rest of the quote is "if the world know them 't will despise thee and increase them."See more »
Errors in geography: The building labeled as the Russell Senate Office Building is actually the Postal Square Building, three blocks north.See more »
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg:We've been over this. We need a hard news announcement each and every day or the press runs amok!See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Kojak" (1973)See more »
West Wing Main TitleSee more »


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