See, we crossed over from Unionville to Dearborn County which doesn’t observe Daylight Saving Time.
I think it’s the other way around, genius.
CJ: “You guys are like Butch and Sundance peering over the edge of a cliff to the boulder-filled rapids 300 feet below, thinking you better not jump ‘cause there’s a chance you might drown. The President has this disease and has been lying about it, and you guys are worried that the polling might make us look bad? It’s the fall that’s gonna kill ya!”
JOSH: “You said, ‘It’s the fall that’s gonna kill you.’ You meant, ‘us.’”
When ‘The West Wing’ premiered to critical acclaim and huge ratings seven seasons ago, no one doubted that creator Aaron Sorkin and producer-director Thomas Schlamme had fashioned one of the smartest shows on television.
Joint interview with Bradley Whitford and Janel Moloney in the May 17, 2006 issue of Backstage magazine.
Like many political campaigns, the presidential election depicted on “The West Wing” would have had a different ending had it been held four months ago.
"But after Mr. Spencer died, Mr. O’Donnell said in a recent interview, he and his colleagues began to confront a creative dilemma: would viewers be saddened to see Mr. Smits’s character lose both his running mate and the election? The writers decided that such an outcome would prove too lopsided, in terms of taxing viewers’ emotions, so a script with the new, bittersweet ending — including the election-night death of Mr. Spencer’s character — was undertaken by John Wells, executive producer of ‘The West Wing’ and ‘E.R.’ "