When the President collapses on the eve of his State of the Union, it's diagnosed as the flu. But when the First Lady cancels a trip and rushes home to look after him, Leo suspects the first family is hiding something about Bartlett's medical condition.
Did You Know?
Bartlet (Martin Sheen
) promises Tribbey (Harry Groener
) that next year it will be the Surgeon General who stays away from the State of the Union in case it is attacked. This is a mistake as the Surgeon General is not part of the Presidential Line of Succession and as such cannot assume Presidential powers. See more
President Bartlet promises the Secretary of Agriculture that next year, during the State of the Union, the Surgeon General will be given the duty of being the one person in the Order of Succession who will not attend. The Surgeon General is not in the order of succession. The only non-Secretary in the Cabinet who is in the order of succession is the Attorney General. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
What do you think, Josh?
I make it a point never to disagree with Toby when he's right, Mr. President.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more