Season 2, Episode 18 17 People

First Aired: April 4, 2001

Toby puts two and two together and finds out about the President's "thing" (his multiple sclerosis). Then he challenges him on it---forcefully. Also challenging Bartlet is a terrorist threat, and he must decide whether to beef up security at U.S. airports. Meanwhile, staffers struggle to punch up a speech the President is to give at the White House Correspondents Dinner ("It's not funny," Leo sniffs); Josh and Donna bicker over their "anniversary"; and Sam and Ainsley bicker over the ERA.

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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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