When the military loses contact with a submarine in hostile waters, the President must choose between risking the lives of the crew and provoking North Korea. CJ relishes the Majority Leader's flubbing of an interview. Babbish informs Abby that she is the weak link in the President's legal defense. Written by
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really did break her ankle in real life (it was a hiking accident). Rather than shelving the character or severely limiting where she could be shown, it was decided to give the First Lady the same injury in the show. See more
When the USS Portland calls in near the end of the episode, she reports her position as "36.6 North, 110 West." This would put her not in North Korean waters, but in the desert of northeastern Arizona. See more
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
Hey, Bruno, can you devise a campaign strategy that involves beating the crap out of Leo?
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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