A fictitious small town in N.H. is the site of the first presidential primary vote, and the results from Hartsfield's Landing, announced at 12:07 a.m., will dominate the news all day until the final tally, so Josh wants favorable press for the president, prompting to ask Donna to persuade a local couple she knows to reconsider their vote. Elsewhere, Bartlet has just returned from India with a collection of antique chess sets he gives as gifts to the staff. He plays Toby while they discuss their recent blow-up, Bartlet's insomnia and Toby's fervent belief that the president's enormous intellectual gravitas is an asset, not a liability, to the campaign. He also plays Sam as they discuss a critical detente standoff between China and Taiwan. And Charlie and C.J. stand off in a series of pranks over a missing copy of the president's private schedule.
Did You Know?
Toby (Richard Schiff
) refers to the King of Sweden as "King Gustav", which is wrong. His full name is Karl XVI Gustav, and would be properly referred to as "King Karl" - or, even more proper, "King Karl Gustav", since that is his name. See more
When President Bartlett is talking to the press at the Airport he says that he had been given a "classic Stanton" chess set. The "classic" chess pieces were designed by Howard STAUNTON. See more
Will the President be monitoring the situation throughout the night?
The President will be monitoring the situation in the China Sea as well as Hartsfield's Landing. Any of the new people not know about Hartfield's Landing? Hartsfield's Landing is a town in New Hampshire. Population 63. While the rest of New Hampshire goes to the polls at 8 AM tomorrow, all of the 42 registered voters of Hartsfield vote at one minute past midnight, or a little over two hours from now. Hartsfield has accurately ...
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more