A stealth fighter is shot down over Iraq, leading to Bartlet ordering a military rescue as Toby worries about his brother trapped on a space shuttle orbiting the Earth. CJ deals with the ramifications of misleading the press about the rescue as the staff prepares for a town hall meeting that night. The town hall meeting goes well until the President leaves...and shots ring out.
Did You Know?
You clearly see a secret service agent grab CJ (Allison Janney
) and push her down in one shot. In the next scene, you see Sam (Rob Lowe
) taking her down, not the secret service agent. See more
In the first season finale, an F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter is said to be shot down while patrolling the no-fly zone in Iraq. Although the F-117 is called a fighter, it actually is a bomber with no air-to-air capacity, making it unable to patrol a no-fly zone. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
Now, I am an educated man, Charlie, but when somebody tries to explain Cricket to me, all I want to do is hit him in the head with a teapot.
Edited into Hollywood Burn
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more