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A Navy fighter pilot collides with a North Korean jet and the crew goes missing in hostile North Korean territory. Upon hearing this, Bartlet orders an elite Navy SEAL team on a rescue mission, triggering Leo's memories of being downed as a pilot over North Vietnam. Meanwhile, C.J. decides to go head-to-head on air with the newscaster who labeled her "chicken of the week"; Josh is angry after being undercut by Ryan in a briefing with the President; and Bartlet poses for his official portrait.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x14
Production Number: 176064
Airdate: Wednesday February 18th, 2004

Director: Alex Graves
Writer: John Wells


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Guest Stars
Brian Kerwin
As Ben Dryer
Recurring
Jay Mohr
As Taylor Reid
Recurring
Jesse Bradford
As Ryan Pierce
Recurring
Lily Tomlin
As Debbie Fiderer
Recurring
Melissa Fitzgerald
As Carol Fitzpatrick
Recurring
NiCole Robinson
As Margaret
Recurring
Philip Baker Hall
As Matt Hunt
Recurring
Roger Hampton
As Floor Manager
Recurring
Ron Canada
As Theodore Barrow
Recurring
Terry O'Quinn
As General Nicholas Alexander
Recurring
Allan Kolman
As Mr. Thomas
Anna Kathryn Holbrook
As Sally O'Neal
Brian Catalano
As USS Cowpens Officer
Carlos Gomez
As Admiral McGill
Dat Phan
As NVA Officer
Dev Johnson
As Raven One
Jeffrey DeMunn
As Kenneth Sean "Ken" O'Neal
Mara Casey
As Lauren
Matt Huhn (1)
As Raven One Co-Pilot
Tang Nguyen
As NVA Soldier
Main Cast
Martin Sheen
As President Jed Bartlet
John Spencer
As Leo McGarry
Allison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Bradley Whitford
As Josh Lyman
Janel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Richard Schiff
As Toby Ziegler
Stockard Channing
As Abbey Bartlet
Dulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Joshua Malina
As Will Bailey
Warning: The West Wing season 5 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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