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
At the town hall meeting, President Bartlet claims that his great-grandfather's great-grandfather, Josiah Bartlett, signed the Declaration of Independence. His name is spelled differently from the character on the show, but it's common for names to shift slightly in spelling over so many generations. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
Now, I am an educated man, Charlie, but when somebody tries to explain Cricket to me, all I want to do is hit him in the head with a teapot.
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West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more