Season 2, Episode 20 The Fall's Gonna Kill You
First Aired: May 2, 2001
White House counsel Oliver Babish (Oliver Platt) menacingly questions C.J. and Abbey (Stockard Channing) about the President's MS cover-up. And Josh enlists Joey Lucas (Marlee Matlin) to take a hush-hush poll on it. Meanwhile, new estimates project a smaller-than-expected budget surplus---and that cheers staffers; and a Chinese satellite has fallen out of its orbit and is hurtling to earth at 2000 mph, and no one's concerned but Donna (Janel Moloney). Ed: Peter James Smith. Larry: William Duffy.
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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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