President Bartlet is fighting a war on two fronts as he tries to rescue hostages in Colombia and deal with explaining to his wife why he's breaking his word to her by running for a 2nd term.
Did You Know?
At the beginning of the episode the President says to Leo "George Bernard Shaw said 'you don't live longer, it just seems longer.'" They then debate if it was really Shaw who said it. The correct quote is by Sir Clement Raphael Freud who said "if you resolve to give up smoking, drinking and loving, you don't actually live longer; it just seems longer." See more
During the chess game the President is playing against himself he is shown moving black pieces twice, without white taking a turn during the same shot. See more
President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet
They won't let me smoke inside, but you can pee in Leo's closet?
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more