TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama
Aaron Sorkin told Entertainment Weekly that the first actor he and the producers wanted to play President Bartlet, was Sidney Poitier. That idea was abandoned when Poitier's fee was, in Thomas Schlamme's words, "very high", and John Wells was able to ascertain that Poitier was not interested, when ... ...
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.
President Bartlet's code name, in one of the first episodes, is "Eagle." As he passes the Secret Service the agent says "Eagle has passed." In a episode later that season when Bartlet has collapsed, an agent says "Liberty is down."
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.
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