The West Wing (1999–2006)
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The Stormy Present 

Bartlet travels with former presidents Newman and Walken aboard Air Force One to the funeral of another former president. Meanwhile, Leo sits in the situation room dealing with ... See full summary »

Director:

Alex Graves

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (created by), John Sacret Young (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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 ... Jed Bartlet
John Goodman ... Glenallen Walken
James Cromwell ... President D. Wire Newman
Michael Hyatt ... Angela Blake
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Dr. Max Milkman
Terry O'Quinn ... General Nicholas Alexander
Allison Smith ... Mallory O'Brien
Ron Canada ... Under Secretary of State Theodore Barrow
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Storyline

Bartlet travels with former presidents Newman and Walken aboard Air Force One to the funeral of another former president. Meanwhile, Leo sits in the situation room dealing with demonstrations that are wracking Saudi Arabia and threatening to topple the royal family and CJ tries to deal with rumors of military mind control experiments. On board the plane, Toby tries to write Bartlet's eulogy as the crisis in Saudi Arabia grows worse. Written by timdalton007

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2004 (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

Aboard Air Force One, a tipsy Toby sings a few lines from the song "Suicide Is Painless", from the theme song from M*A*S*H (1972), only heard in the original film. See more »

Goofs

When C.J. goes into her office to change, one of the blinds behind Toby is closed. In the next shot it is open. See more »

Quotes

President D. Wire Newman: You start saddling up camels in every country in the Middle East then you better be prepared to spend the next 50 years sifting through sand because this isn't a quick run on the beach, Jed. This is the new world order.
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Connections

References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

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