A stealth fighter is shot down over Iraq, leading to Bartlet ordering a military rescue as Toby worries about his brother trapped on a space shuttle orbiting the Earth. CJ deals with the ramifications of misleading the press about the rescue as the staff prepares for a town hall meeting that night. The town hall meeting goes well until the President leaves...and shots ring out. Written by
Did You Know?
During the taping of the final scene, Jorja Fox
's foot was run over by one of the limousines. She continued working on the scene until Aaron Sorkin
was informed by the driver of the car that her foot had been run over. She was taken to the hospital and treated for a broken foot before returning to work. According to Sorkin, Fox apologized and said that it was her fault for missing her mark. See more
In the first season finale, an F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter is said to be shot down while patrolling the no-fly zone in Iraq. Although the F-117 is called a fighter, it actually is a bomber with no air-to-air capacity, making it unable to patrol a no-fly zone. See more
The eagle... on the seal in the carpet. In one talon he's holding arrows and in the other an olive branch. Most of the time, the eagle is facing the olive branch, but when congress declares war, the eagle faces the arrows. How do they do that? Do you think they've got a second carpet sitting around in the basement someplace?
References General Hospital
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more