The West Wing

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 Emmy juggernaut (four Best Drama awards in its first four seasons) as well as a Peabody winner, `Wing (more…)

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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