Season 3, Episode 2 Manchester

First Aired: October 11, 2001

President Bartlet wastes no time making his reelection intentions clear (not surprisingly, it's the first question at the press conference that follows his MS disclosure). But everyone knows that his predicament will make the campaign no piece of cake. Adding to Bartlet's problems is Abbey's reaction to his decision, not to mention Haiti's obstreperous dictator. Meanwhile, the White House press corps is making life particularly miserable for C.J. Babish: Oliver Platt. Nancy: Anna Deavere Smith.

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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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