Bartlet travels with former presidents Newman and Walken aboard Air Force One to the funeral of another former president. Meanwhile, Leo sits in the situation room dealing with demonstrations that are wracking Saudi Arabia and threatening to topple the royal family and CJ tries to deal with rumors of military mind control experiments. On board the plane, Toby tries to write Bartlet's eulogy as the crisis in Saudi Arabia grows worse. Written by
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Aboard Air Force One, a tipsy Toby sings a few lines from the song "Suicide Is Painless", from the theme song from M*A*S*H
(1972), only heard in the original film. See more
When C.J. goes into her office to change, one of the blinds behind Toby is closed. In the next shot it is open. See more
President D. Wire Newman
You start saddling up camels in every country in the Middle East then you better be prepared to spend the next 50 years sifting through sand because this isn't a quick run on the beach, Jed. This is the new world order.
References The Manchurian Candidate
Suicide Is Painless
Written by Johnny Mandel
and lyrics by Mike Altman
Performed by Richard Schiff See more