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The West Wing: In the Room

At a Bartlet family birthday party at the White House, guests Penn and Teller burn an American flag, causing a publicity catastrophe for the staff. With Bartlet's second term nearing its end, candidates for President are emerging, including Senator Arnold Vinick, who has managed to impress Josh. Meanwhile, Bartlet experiences an MS episode while aboard Air Force One; and Josh is asked to run the Vice President's campaign for President.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x8
Production Number: 2T5008
Airdate: Wednesday December 08th, 2004

Guest Stars
Ben MurrayBen Murray
As Curtis Carruthers
Ed OEd O'Neill
As Eric Baker
Elisabeth MossElisabeth Moss
As Zoey Bartlet
Gary ColeGary Cole
As Bob Russell
Kris MurphyKris Murphy
As Katie
Kristin ChenowethKristin Chenoweth
As Annabeth Schott
Mary Kay PlaceMary Kay Place
As Dr. Millicent Griffith
NiCole RobinsonNiCole Robinson
As Margaret
Paul RaePaul Rae
As Walter
Renee EstevezRenee Estevez
As Nancy
Ron CanadaRon Canada
As Theodore Barrow
Timothy Davis-ReedTimothy Davis-Reed
As Mark
Tracey CostelloTracey Costello
As Agt. Moody
Alan AldaAlan Alda
As Arnold Vinick
Elizabeth KarrElizabeth Karr
As Reporter #4
James SharpeJames Sharpe
As Reporter #5
Penn JillettePenn Jillette
As Himself
Stanley KamelStanley Kamel
As Stanley
Steve KramerSteve Kramer
As Deputy Secretary
As Himself
Main Cast
Martin SheenMartin Sheen
As President Jed Bartlet
John SpencerJohn Spencer
As Leo McGarry
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Bradley WhitfordBradley Whitford
As Josh Lyman
Janel MoloneyJanel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Richard SchiffRichard Schiff
As Toby Ziegler
Stockard ChanningStockard Channing
As Abbey Bartlet
Dulé HillDulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Joshua MalinaJoshua Malina
As Will Bailey
Mary McCormackMary McCormack
As Kate Harper
Episode Notes
Jimmy Smits (Matthew Santos) does not appear in this episode.

This is the first appearance of Alan Alda (Arnold Vinick).

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