Poet laureate Tabitha Fortis visits D.C. to attend a White House dinner in her honor, and Toby develops a bit of a crush on her, but he also must admonish the somewhat flighty beauty ... See full summary »

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Poet laureate Tabitha Fortis visits D.C. to attend a White House dinner in her honor, and Toby develops a bit of a crush on her, but he also must admonish the somewhat flighty beauty against publicly criticizing the president for his refusal to sign an international anti-land mine treaty; Donna discovers a website devoted to Josh, and he soon becomes sucked into the online chat about his activities and ego; speaking via remote to a local morning show in Philadelphia and unaware that the mike is on, Bartlet makes a stray comment impugning opponent Robert Richie's intelligence, for which the staff, particularly C.J., takes a lot of heat from Richie campaign and the press. Written by meebly

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Josh falling afoul of posters on the message board at 'lemonlyman.com' was taken from Aaron Sorkin's own experiences dealing with the message board at the TV site televisionwithoutpity.com. See more »

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When briefing on the President's background, C.J. Cregg says that he was a tenured professor at Dartmouth University. The proper name of the institution is Dartmouth College. See more »

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[C.J. is mad at Josh for posting to the message board of a Josh Lyman fan web site]
C.J. Cregg: If they discover you've been there, I'm going to shove a motherboard so far up your ass... What?
Josh Lyman: Well... technically, I outrank you.
C.J. Cregg: SO FAR UP YOUR ASS...
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Makin' Whoopee
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Written by Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
Performed by Martin Sheen
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