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The Fall's Gonna Kill You 

TV-14 | | Drama | Episode aired 2 May 2001
White House Counsel Oliver Babbish interviews CJ once she learns of the President's condition. The First Lady learns she may be legally vulnerable. Donna frets over news of a falling satellite.

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Aaron Sorkin (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Sam Seaborn
Dulé Hill ... Charlie Young
Allison Janney ... C.J. Cregg
Janel Moloney ... Donna Moss
Richard Schiff ... Toby Ziegler
John Spencer ... Leo McGarry
Bradley Whitford ... Josh Lyman
Martin Sheen ... Jed Bartlet
Stockard Channing ... Abbey Bartlet
Oliver Platt ... White House Counsel Oliver Babish
Marlee Matlin ... Joey Lucas
Lee Wilkof ... Martin Connelly
NiCole Robinson ... Margaret
Rosalind Chao ... Jane Gentry
Spencer Garrett ... Richard Will
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Storyline

White House Counsel Oliver Babbish interviews CJ once she learns of the President's condition. The First Lady learns she may be legally vulnerable. Donna frets over news of a falling satellite.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

2 May 2001 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The agricultural poll pretense for bringing in Joey Lucas (we're eating more beets) is another tribute to Doonesbury. When USA Today was in its infancy, Doonesbury poked fun at it and its use of graphs and "We're eating more beets!" was a line in one of the strips. It's also the title of the collection in which the series is found. See more »

Quotes

Toby Ziegler: He calls you and me the Batman and Robin of speech-writing.
Sam Seaborn: Well, I don't think he does.
Toby Ziegler: He doesn't, but he should, 'cause that's what we are.
Sam Seaborn: Okay.
Toby Ziegler: We're Batman and Robin.
Sam Seaborn: Which one's which?
Toby Ziegler: Look at me, Sam. Am I Robin?
Sam Seaborn: I'm not Robin.
Toby Ziegler: Yes you are.
Sam Seaborn: Okay, well, let's move off this.
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Connections

References Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

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