Magicians Penn and Teller give a controversial performance at Zoey's birthday party in the White House that threatens to drown out the news of the impending China trip. President Bartlet goes to New Orleans on his way to China after unexpectedly requesting briefings be postponed until they are in the air. Josh tries to decide which Democratic presidential candidate he wants to support, and is alarmed that Bartlet wants to appoint California Republican Senator Arnold Vinick to be Ambassador to the United Nations.
Did You Know?
The title comes from the question that many people were asking: Was the President (Martin Sheen
) in the room at the time of the flag incident. See more
Jed Bartlet says, "a touch too technical for someone who almost flunked organic chemistry," and Millicent Griffith remarks that he got a B+ in organic chemistry.
In The West Wing: Shibboleth
, Bartlet says to Leo "I never actually studied chemistry." Furthermore, it would be extremely odd for an American-studies major to take organic chemistry as it is typically a course only taken by, chemistry, biology, pre-med, and nursing students. See more
This plane is going to China. That's a direct order from your Commander in Chief.
References Entertainment Tonight
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more