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
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
When we were elected, I really thought we were going to own the place, do it differently, better. Now I realize the men on this plane are the only others who have been there before, who really know.
References The Manchurian Candidate
Suicide Is Painless
Written by Johnny Mandel
Performed by Richard Schiff See more