TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama
The unusual name of the recurring character played by Danica McKellar, Elsie Snuffin, was inspired by the real name of an actress on Aaron Sorkin's first television show, Sports Night (1998). Kayla Blake's real name is Elsie Sniffen.
Representative Matthew Santos:
Who's that hugging Mommy?
Secret Service code names for the First Family always begin with the same letter (for example, the Obama family code names are Renegade, Renaissance, Radiance, and Rosebud), which means that if President Bartlet's code name was Eagle, Zoey's would not have been Bookbag. Her code name would have begun with the letter E as well.
The special post-9/11 episode was broadcast without the regular opening credits. Instead, the episode began with the cast, out of character, speaking about the episode, followed by credits on a black screen.