The West Wing (1999–2006)
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Institutional Memory 

TV-PG | | Drama | Episode aired 7 May 2006
Two weeks before the inauguration, CJ and the rest of the Bartlett administration consider what they will do next. CJ examines her relationship with Danny and considers whether or not to suggest to the President pardoning Toby.

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Debora Cahn

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Alda ... Senator Arnold Vinick (credit only)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Annabeth Schott (credit only)
Dulé Hill ... Charlie Young
Allison Janney ... C.J. Cregg
Joshua Malina ... Will Bailey
Mary McCormack ... Kate Harper
Janel Moloney ... Donna Moss (credit only)
Richard Schiff ... Toby Ziegler
John Spencer ... Leo McGarry (credit only)
Bradley Whitford ... Josh Lyman (credit only)
Jimmy Smits ... Matthew Santos
Martin Sheen ... President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet (credit only)
Timothy Busfield ... Danny Concannon
Kathleen York ... Andrea Wyatt
NiCole Robinson ... Margaret Hooper
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Storyline

Two weeks before the inauguration, CJ and the rest of the Bartlett administration consider what they will do next. CJ examines her relationship with Danny and considers whether or not to suggest to the President pardoning Toby.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Official Sites:

NBC - Episode Guide

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 2006 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bo Billingsley plays a secret service agent in this episode he was also a member of the Secret Service in the American president with Martin Sheen See more »

Goofs

C.J. and Danny are talking at 06:45 two weeks before inauguration with sunlight streaming through the window. Sunrise in Washington D.C. around the 6th January is 07:27, so it should, at best, be twilight outside. See more »

Quotes

Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: I missed the window. That's what's going on here. I... missed the window to figure out... how to do this.
Danny Concannon: How to...?
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: Share my life with another person, how to be a partner or whatever condescending way you put it this afternoon.
Danny Concannon: Oh, I wasn't trying...
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: I don't know how to do it. Maybe at one point I did, maybe I never did, but it's over now. It's too late. This and skiing. It's too late, it's not going to happen.
Danny Concannon: C.J...
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: You said yourself, it's not an accident that this hasn't come together. This...
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Soundtracks

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