Since the new television season has started, and Sally J. and I are both on the roster to do new show recaps, we decided to wrap up season four in one fell swoop.
That’s right. We’re not going to talk about “The Long Goodbye.”
With reelection firmly behind us now, The West Wing delves into its traditional holiday episode, always a fine mix of revelry, world issues, and the personal issues of the staff. Oh and music, there’s always some kind of live music. As CJ notes, this year’s accapella group makes you “just want them to take you […]
Oooh, readers, we’ve got two fantastic episodes to talk about today.
Season Three of The West Wing keeps plugging along. There’s a lot of talk about replacing Hoynes as the vice president on the ticket, Donna pushes Josh to make her favorite English teacher’s retirement special, and Charlie finds out he owes money to the IRS.
Today we’re covering two fascinating chapters in The West Wing universe. Let’s get boozy with FLOTUS and bitch about the Internet, shall we?
“Bartlet for America” and “H. Con172” focus on Leo’s questioning for the hearing regarding President Bartlet’s MS cover up. We see Leo’s fierce loyalty, and the senior staff’s dedication to the president as well.
Moving along in Season Three, we come to episode 5, “War Crimes” and episode 6, “Gone Quiet.” There’s a military theme through both, although there’s more focus on the investigation going on around the White House cover up of the President’s MS, as well as the Bartlet administration’s chances for reelection.
This week’s serving of The West Wing includes two episodes about how the government makes the sausage.