On a typical night in the west wing, Sam returns from a hockey game and Josh asks him to meet with V.P. Hoynes about saving an education bill. Back at the W.H., Josh, Toby, Leo, C.J., Larry and Ed all meet about the prospect of replacing Hoynes on the ticket in the next campaign. Bartlet helps Charlie do his federal taxes, and while both think Charlie should expect a refund, thanks to last year's so-called economic stimulus, he instead owes money to the IRS. A security emergency occurs when two trucks, one stolen and containing nuclear waste, crash in a tunnel in Idaho, threatening to explode and wipe out a nearby town. Donna asks Josh to ask the president for a special proclamation recognizing her favorite h.s. teacher. Bartlet can't oblige, but he comes up with a very uplifting consolation for Donna to let her teacher know how much she appreciated her. Episode title refers to James Bond's preference for "shaken, not stirred," which Bartlet insists results in a weak martini; this ... Written by
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Toby says that Bartlet must carry "the Northeast, Pacific Coast, and Industrial Northwest" to win re-election. There is no such area as the "Industrial Northwest" - perhaps he meant "Industrial Midwest". See more
You haven't had a drink since you were 22?
Ulysses S. Grant would have slapped you in the face.
He did once.
References Think Fast, Mr. Moto
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Written by Pete Anthony
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