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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

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Guest Stars
Ben Murray
As Curtis Carruthers
Ed O'Neill
As Eric Baker
Elisabeth Moss
As Zoey Bartlet
Gary Cole
As Bob Russell
Kris Murphy
As Katie
Kristin Chenoweth
As Annabeth Schott
Mary Kay Place
As Dr. Millicent Griffith
NiCole Robinson
As Margaret
Paul Rae
As Walter
Renee Estevez
As Nancy
Ron Canada
As Theodore Barrow
Timothy Davis-Reed
As Mark
Tracey Costello
As Agt. Moody
Alan Alda
As Arnold Vinick
Elizabeth Karr
As Reporter #4
James Sharpe
As Reporter #5
Penn Jillette
As Himself
Stanley Kamel
As Stanley
Steve Kramer
As Deputy Secretary
As Himself
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
Mary 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).

Warning: The West Wing season 6 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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