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 7 Separation of Powers

First Aired: November 12, 2003

Matthew Perry returns as deputy counsel Joe Quincy, a former clerk to the chief justice of the Supreme Court, who's tabbed by Toby to try to persuade the aging jurist (Milo O'Shea) to retire following a collapse. Meanwhile, Josh is on the sidelines as budget negotiations with Congressional Republican leaders reach a critical stage; and C.J.'s worried about Zoey's impending TV interview.

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