The West Wing: Season 3, Episode 4

Ways and Means (24 Oct. 2001)

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Special prosecutor Clem Rollins announces the grand jury subpoenas in the case of president's failure to disclose his MS to the public, and the list includes pretty much every West Wing ... See full summary »

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Special prosecutor Clem Rollins announces the grand jury subpoenas in the case of president's failure to disclose his MS to the public, and the list includes pretty much every West Wing staffer and Bartlet family member; Sam and Connie meet with an important Latino activist from Calif. who is considering supporting a primary challenger to Bartlet; C.J. convinces everyone that the special prosecutor is too reasonable, and that the W.H. needs a "better enemy" in the investigation, prompting the staff to provoke a Congressional inquiry. Written by meebly

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As the Special Prosecutor reads off the names of the people being subpoenaed, he uses everybody's full name, but he nevertheless says "Toby Zachary Ziegler" instead of "Tobias Zachary", See more »

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In the beginning of the episode, prior to the opening credits, Special Prosecutor Clement 'Clem' Rollins formally announces the official list of subpoenas to be issued (which he reads aloud). The final name Rollins reads before the credits play is, 'Toby Zachary Ziegler.' Problem: 'Toby', while it is the name those who watch the show know him by, is still just his nickname, not his given name (which would be listed on a legal document). His given name is Tobias. See more »

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Leo McGarry: What have you got?
C.J. Cregg: Nothing. You know why?
Leo McGarry: Rollins likes us.
C.J. Cregg: I don't know if he likes us, but he doesn't hate us.
Leo McGarry: Well, that's just 'cause he doesn't know us.
C.J. Cregg: Leo, we need to be investigated by someone who wants to kill us just to watch us die. We need someone perceived by the American people to be irresponsible, untrustworthy, partisan, ambitious, and thirsty for the limelight. Am I crazy, or is this not a job for the U. S. House of Representatives?
Leo McGarry: Well, they'll get around to it sooner or ...
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