Or, “You’re Quite A Nerd, Mr President“ 1:30am in the Oval Office and Josh is revisiting the ghosts of geography lessons past as POTUS lectures him happily about the American National Parks. There are fifty-four, apparently, and Bartlet has visited all of them (Bartlet family holidays must be non-stop parties).
(My preferred episode title: And Toby’s Heart Grew Three Sizes That Day.) It’s West Wing poker night and the senior staff plus POTUS are sitting around the table together as CJ deals.
Previously on The West Wing: people did typical things. Leo dispensed wisdom. Toby was misanthropic. CJ was fierce in the face of Sam, who was in trouble. Josh tried to be a badass. Bartlet gave a lecture to Charlie, Charlie looked overawed. Cue title card. The staffers and POTUS are playing basketball – at night, […]