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Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: 225907
Airdate: Wednesday November 17th, 1999


Alternate Airdates:

France Jul 27, 2001

 
Guest Stars
Charley LangCharley Lang
As Matt Skinner
Recurring
Charley LangCharley Lang
As Matt Skinner
Recurring
Renee EstevezRenee Estevez
As Nancy
Recurring
Renee EstevezRenee Estevez
As Nancy
Recurring
Janel MoloneyJanel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Recurring
Janel MoloneyJanel Moloney
As Donna Moss
Recurring
Allison SmithAllison Smith
As Mallory O'Brien
Recurring
Timothy BusfieldTimothy Busfield
As Danny Concannon
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Robyn PedrettiRobyn Pedretti
As Candy
Recurring
Jana Lee HamblinJana Lee Hamblin
As Bobbi
Recurring
Jana Lee HamblinJana Lee Hamblin
As Bobbi
Recurring
Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
As Delores Landingham
Recurring
Colin K. GrayColin K. Gray
As Bruce, Reporter
Recurring
Colin K. GrayColin K. Gray
As Bruce, Reporter
Recurring
Devika ParikhDevika Parikh
As Bonnie
Recurring
Shirley Y. ScottShirley Y. Scott
As Mildred, Court Stenographer
Main Cast
Martin SheenMartin Sheen
As President Jed Bartlet
John SpencerJohn Spencer
As Leo McGarry
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Allison JanneyAllison Janney
As Claudia Jean "C.J." Cregg
Rob LoweRob Lowe
As Sam Seaborn
Richard SchiffRichard Schiff
As Toby Ziegler
Rob LoweRob Lowe
As Sam Seaborn
Dulé HillDulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Dulé HillDulé Hill
As Charlie Young
Moira KellyMoira Kelly
As Mandy Hampton
Moira KellyMoira Kelly
As Mandy Hampton
Episode Notes
This episode was nominated for WGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Writing for Episodic Drama.

This is the first episode to not have Aaron Sorkin credited as a writer, story, or teleplay.



Episode Quotes
Bartlet: We should organize a staff field-trip to Shenandoah. I could even act as the guide. What do you think?
Josh: Good a place as any to dump your body.
Bartlet: What was that?
Josh: Did I say that out loud?

Sam: You're asking me out on a date.
Mallory: I'm asking you to accompany me to the Beijing Opera tonight.
Sam: How is this not a date?
Mallory: There will be, under no circumstances, any sex for you tonight.
Sam: Well, like most people, I'm an absolute nut for Chinese opera and with your guarantee there will be no sex, I don't see how I can refuse.

Josh: You're quite a nerd, Mr. President.

Josh: We talk about enemies more than we used to.

Mandy: Are you listening to me?
Toby: Yes.
Mandy: What was the last thing I said?
Toby: The last thing you said was "Are you listening to me?"

Mandy: You guys are idiots. Did you know that?
C.J.: In our own defense, we actally do know that.



Episode Goofs
Bartlet: I find [Cabinet] meetings to be a fairly mind-numbing experience, but Leo assures me they are Constitutionally required.

In actuality, Cabinet is formed and convened at the judgment of the President, and has no constitutional basis or requirement.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorAaron Sorkin
Executive ProducerJohn Wells  |  Aaron Sorkin
ProducerLlewellyn Wells  |  Kristin Harms
Co-ProducerMichael Hissrich
Production DesignerJon Hutman
EditorChristopher Nelson (1)
CastingBarbara Miller (2)  |  John Levey  |  Kevin Scott (1)
Second Assistant DirectorBrian Bettwy
MusicW.G. Snuffy Walden
Director of PhotographyThomas Del Ruth
 
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