The West Wing (1999–2006)
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Shutdown 

President Bartlet refuses to let Speaker of the House Haffley hold him hostage on the budget and allows the government to be shut down.

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Abbey Bartlet
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Charlie Young
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Will Bailey
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Donna Moss
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Toby Ziegler
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Leo McGarry
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Angela Blake
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Speaker of the House Jeff Haffley
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Rina
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Senator Robert Royce, R-PA
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Margaret
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President Bartlet refuses to let Speaker of the House Haffley hold him hostage on the budget and allows the government to be shut down.

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19 November 2003 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Although this episode and the previous one are not viewed as a two-parter, it picks up where the previous one left off, with the last lines of the previous episode appearing as this episode's first. See more »

Goofs

A girl on TV Says that her family came to Washington to see her Grandma and the Constitution. "But the Smithsonian's closed. Now we only get to see Grandma." The Constitution is in the National Archives, not the Smithsonian. See more »

Quotes

C.J. Cregg: Okay, but I need some numbers fast... maybe some garlic and a crucifix.
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Connections

References Days of Our Lives (1965) See more »

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West Wing Main Title
(uncredited)
Written by Pete Anthony
Performed by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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