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 5, Episode 4 Han

First Aired: October 22, 2003

On the day that Rep. “Bingo Bob” Russell (Gary Cole) is confirmed as vice president, a North Korean pianist visiting the White House tells the president he wants to defect. His timing could be better: the State Department is holding secret nuclear-arms talks with the Koreans and the defection could upset them. Meanwhile, the staffers search for “language” to describe the softening economy and Will (Joshua Malina) is at a loss for words as he tries to write remarks praising Bingo Bob.

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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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