The West Wing (1999–2006)
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The California 47th 

The president, first lady and w.w. staff travel to Orange County, Calif., to campaign for Sam's bid to win the 47th District congressional seat -- the Nov. winner in the heavily Republican ... See full summary »

Director:

Vincent Misiano

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), Aaron Sorkin (teleplay by) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Sam Seaborn
Dulé Hill ... Charlie Young
Allison Janney ... C.J. Cregg
Joshua Malina ... Will Bailey
Janel Moloney ... Donna Moss
Richard Schiff ... Toby Ziegler
John Spencer ... Leo McGarry
Bradley Whitford ... Josh Lyman
Martin Sheen ... President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet
Lily Tomlin ... Deborah Fiderer
John Amos ... Percy Fitzwallace
Kathleen York ... Andrea Wyatt
Elisabeth Moss ... Zoey Bartlet
Matthew Glave ... Scott Holcomb
Danica McKellar ... Elsie Snuffin
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Storyline

The president, first lady and w.w. staff travel to Orange County, Calif., to campaign for Sam's bid to win the 47th District congressional seat -- the Nov. winner in the heavily Republican district was, amazingly, a liberal Democrat who, more amazingly, had died a few weeks prior. The president orders Toby to fire Sam's campaign manager, a staunch realist, and take over the campaign with a more idealistic approach. Some conservative voters approach Andrea Wyatt in a bar and give her grief about her out-of-wedlock pregnancy, and Toby and Charlie step in forcefully, landing them in jail. Donna talks, on behalf of Sam's campaign, with a state labor leader who turns out to be a Communist. Written by meebly

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Previously on the West Wing" spoken by Toby (Richard Schiff). See more »

Goofs

On Air Force One C.J. mentions that there was a mix up and the CHP thought the plane was landing at SNA (John Wayne Orange County Airport), but it was going to Los Alamitos. The fact is the runway at SNA is not long enough for a 747 and would've never been scheduled to land there. See more »

Quotes

President Josiah Bartlet: [on phone] Leo, tell those pouncy little hairdressers I'm gonna shove a loaf of bread up their ass...
Sam Seaborn: Ladies and gentlemen, the President of the United States!
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Connections

References Meet the Press (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

West Wing Main Title
(uncredited)
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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