Season 4, Episode 17 Red Haven's on Fire

First Aired: February 26, 2003

The hostage crisis in Africa has cut short the president's California trip, though Toby remains in Orange County to manage Sam's faltering congressional campaign. Meanwhile, Josh stiffs the First Lady (Stockard Channing) on a budget request involving immunization education, so she takes his advice and hires a "professional" chief of staff. And Will Bailey (Joshua Malina), under the gun to produce speeches fast on the White House tax proposal, is terrorizing the interns assigned to him.

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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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