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The West Wing: Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail
It's once again "Big Block of Cheese" Day, and the staff is sent out to meet with organizations that aren't typically heard from at the White House. Toby is assigned to meet with World Bank protesters while C.J. meets with the Cartographers for Social Equality. Meanwhile, after a friend of Donna's enlists Sam's help in getting her late grandfather a pardon; and Bartlet is enraged when complications arise surrounding his choice location for his Presidential library.
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Wednesday February 28th, 2001
Special Guest StarsGuest StarsCo-Guest Stars
For his work in this episode, Rob Lowe (Sam Seaborn) was nominated for the 2001 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
|Artist||Song Title||Played When|
|Don Henley||New York Minute|| |
Bartlet: What plaid-flannel-wearing cheese-eating yahoo-of-a-milkman governor signed that idiot bill into state law? (pause) It was me, wasn't it?
Charlie: Yes, sir.
Toby: How many different ways do you know to kill a man?
Rhonda: How many different ways do I need?
Toby: I like you.
C.J.: No cameras.
Toby: You negotiated that?
Toby: They agreed to it?!
C.J.: You wanna make out with me right now, don't you?
Toby: When don't I?
Toby: In my day, we knew how to protest.
C.J.: What day was that?
Josh: How the hell old were you when you were protesting?
Toby: My sisters took me.
In one scene, Barlet places his glasses in his left pocket. Near the end of the scene, Bartlet pulls the glasses out of his right pocket.
John Fallow: ... teach geography using the Peter's projection map instead of the traditional Mercator.
Gerardus Mercator is a 16th century German cartographer who produced several world maps using longitude to aid sea navagation.
Josh: If these guys find Brigadoon on that map, you'll call me, right?
Brigadoon is a musical by Frederick Loewe that was made into a motion picture in 1954. The musical tells the story of Brigadoon, a small, Scottish town that only appears for one day every 100 years.
Episode Title: Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail.
The episode title comes from a line of the song "New York Minute" by Don Henley of The Eagles. The song is also featured in the episode.