TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama
Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.
On the set of the series one day, Allison Janney was entertaining the cast and crew by lip-syncking to an obscure spoken jazz piece called "The Jackal" by Ronny Jordan. Aaron Sorkin liked it so much that he wrote it into the next episode of the show ("Six Meetings Before Lunch") as a ritual of C.J.'s.
She should stick around. Your whole campaign is like some Dr. Seuss nightmare - One Fish, Two Fish, Dead Fish, We Fought The Good Fight Fish.
During outdoor scenes filmed for the 1999-2000 first season, the Washington Monument can be seen in the background encased in an elaborate blue mesh scaffolding used while the monument was undergoing a major renovation. However, in stock overhead shots used during the same episodes, the Washington Monument appears without the scaffolding (i.e., as it normally appears).
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.
The original broadcast and syndicated versions of the entire second season were in a 1.33:1 full-screen format, except on select HD broadcasters. The DVD versions of the second season episodes are in the filmed wide-screen format of 1.78:1