TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama
Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.
The Oval Office set originally designed by Michael J. Taylor, was constructed for Dave (1993) and then subsequently used for The American President (1995), which was also written by Aaron Sorkin and included Martin Sheen, Joshua Malina, and Anna Deavere Smith in its cast. It was also used during the filming of Contact (1997), when the carpet, made by the original company, had to be replaced for twenty-eight thousand dollars.
This guy's walkin' down a street when he falls in a hole. The walls are so steep he can't get out. A doctor passes by and the guy shouts up, "Hey you! Can you help me out?" The doctor writes a prescription, throws it down in the hole, and moves on. ...
We see the inside of Josh's apartment several times throughout the series, but it's different every time we see it. The architectural style is the same, but the layout and the wall colors differ. We know that he hasn't moved because Donna notes in Season 7 that she has had a key for six years.
Episode titles are usually the first thing shown on screen (after recaps). This is one of the only American series to show episode titles before its opening credits.
The first airing of the episode "20 Hours in America" contained a scene between President Bartlet and the First Lady in which they good-naturedly tease each other, calling each other Medea and Jackass. This scene was not included in subsequent reruns because of commercial limitations and was also not included on the DVD.
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