Season 3, Episode 1 Isaac and Ishmael

First Aired: October 3, 2001

As Josh reluctantly begins addressing a group of high-school high achievers the White House goes into a lockdown. No one can leave and the kids have questions. “So what bothers them about us?” asks one, assuming that Arab terrorism is the reason for the lockdown. Meanwhile, an Arab-American junior staffer (Ajay Naidu) is arrested---in his office---on suspicion of being involved with a terrorist plot.

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  • Premiered: September 22, 1999
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Em… (more)

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