Season 5, Episode 3 Jefferson Lives

First Aired: October 8, 2003

With Bartlet back in the Oval Office attention is turned to the choice for a new vice president. But the new house speaker has his own ideas. Gary Cole joins the cast as “Bingo Bob” Russell, a folksy Colorado representative who's on a short list (not the president's). Upstairs at the White House, meanwhile, the residence is not a happy home in the wake of Zoey's kidnapping. Says Abbey: “I blame Jed.” Berryhill: William Devane. Amy Gardner: Mary-Louise Parker.

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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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