The West Wing (1999–2006)
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The U.S. Poet Laureate 

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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27 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Toby Ziegler: Happiness is my default position.
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Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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West Wing Main Title
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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