Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 22, 1999
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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The West Wing

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidental administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.

The West Wing Season 6 (2004-2005)

6x01 6 6x01 NSF Thurmont
With Donna remaining in critical condition in a hospital in Germany, Palestinian leaders agree to meet with the U.S. and Israel to discuss a peaceful resolution to the pending conflict. ...
Oct. 20, 2004
6x02 6 6x02 The Birnam Wood
With bombs falling on terrorist training camps in Syria, Palestine and Israel continue to talk about a resolution to the conflict. Bartlet and Leo continue to clash over the settlement, ...
Oct. 27, 2004
6x03 6 6x03 Third-Day Story
The staff returns after the Camp David peace settlement to chaos in the White House after Leo has a heart-attack. With Leo in the hospital, Josh and Toby are assigned to get congressional ...
Nov. 03, 2004
6x04 6 6x04 Liftoff
While Leo continues to recuperate after his heart attack, C.J. is named Chief of Staff. But her first day on the job isn't made easy when an emissary from the Republic of Georgia comes ...
Nov. 10, 2004
6x05 6 6x05 The Hubbert Peak
When Josh test drives an SUV and accidentally crashes into a hybrid car, Annabeth Schott, the newly named Press Secretary, must deal with the publicity as well as the general opinion ...
Nov. 17, 2004
6x06 6 6x06 The Dover Test
After a U.S. peacekeeping compound is attacked, resulting in several American soldiers being fatally wounded, the White House struggles to contain the story when a soldier speaks out ...
Nov. 24, 2004
6x07 6 6x07 A Change Is Gonna Come
As the staff finalizes President Bartlet's visit to China, their plans are thrown a curve when Bartlet inadvertently accepts a a flag from the Taiwanese delegation representing the ...
Dec. 01, 2004
6x08 6 6x08 In the Room
At a Bartlet family birthday party at the White House, guests Penn and Teller burn an American flag, causing a publicity catastrophe for the staff. With Bartlet's second term nearing ...
Dec. 08, 2004
6x09 6 6x09 Impact Winter
In China, Bartlet is having difficulty sitting through meetings due to his paralyzing MS episode while aboard Air Force One. Back in Washington, NASA warns the staff that an asteroid ...
Dec. 15, 2004
6x10 6 6x10 Faith Based Initiative
The press get wind of a rumor that C.J. is a lesbian, and when C.J. refuses to comment on the rumor, the media becomes increasingly suspicious that the rumors are true. While the rumors ...
Jan. 05, 2005
6x11 6 6x11 Opposition Research
Santos begins to work on his Presidential campaign and sets up headquarters with Josh in New Hampshire. Together, they sort out a myriad of problems from setting up their office to ...
Jan. 12, 2005
6x12 6 6x12 365 Days
Its the day after Bartlet's final State of the Union address, but there's no time to rest with a hostage crisis looming in Bolivia that takes the staff's attention away from an agenda ...
Jan. 19, 2005
6x13 6 6x13 King Corn
Presidential rivals Santos and Vinick meet by chance at an Iowa motel restaurant after a day of campaigning. Earlier in the day, the two candidates, as well as Vice President Russell ...
Jan. 26, 2005
6x14 6 6x14 The Wake Up Call
When the staff learns that the Iranian pilot had mistaken the passenger jet for a U.S. spy plane, Bartlet calls in Lord John Marbury for guidance. Meanwhile, Abbey and C.J. argue over ...
Feb. 09, 2005
6x15 6 6x15 Freedonia
With the New Hampshire primary quickly approaching, Josh has to find a way to get Santos into the local debate between front-runners John Hoynes and Vice President Russell. However, ...
Feb. 16, 2005
6x16 6 6x16 Drought Conditions
Now that Vice President Russell appears to be the Democratic nomination front-runner, Josh is becoming increasingly annoyed that Santos is drawing less press coverage despite his strong ...
Feb. 23, 2005
6x17 6 6x17 A Good Day
When the Speaker of the House won't schedule the President's stem cell bill, Santos hatches a plan to pass the bill. Bartlet reluctantly meets with the economist that he split his Nobel ...
Mar. 02, 2005
6x18 6 6x18 La Palabra
Super Tuesday is approaching, and Santos flies to Sacramento in order to prepare -- if Santos fails to do well in California, his campaign will be over. While in Sacramento, Santos ...
Mar. 09, 2005
6x19 6 6x19 Ninety Miles Away
With rumors flying over the U.S.'s connection to Cuba, Bartlet is forced to decide whether he wants to continue talks with the communist dictator or reaffirm the sanctions that would ...
Mar. 16, 2005
6x20 6 6x20 In God We Trust
Vinick wins the Republican nomination for presidency and immediately begins working tirelessly on his campaign. He brings in political operative Bruno Gianelli for advice on choosing ...
Mar. 23, 2005
6x21 6 6x21 Things Fall Apart
With Vinick securing the Republican nomination for president, Russell offers Santos the vice president slot in the Democratic ticket -- but Russell has yet to win the Democratic nomination. ...
Mar. 30, 2005
6x22 6 6x22 2162 Votes
The Democratic convention begins and Santos, Russell and Hoyes continue to hunt for votes. The convention will nominate a candidate, but not before the candidates' scheming catches ...
Apr. 06, 2005
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Season 6 Characters

Abbey Bartlet played by Stockard Channing
Charlie Young played by Dulé Hill
C.J. Cregg played by Allison Janney
Will Bailey played by Joshua Malina
Kate Harper played by Mary McCormack
Donna Moss played by Janel Moloney
Toby Ziegler played by Richard Schiff
Leo McGarry played by John Spencer
Josh Lyman played by Bradley Whitford
President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet played by Martin Sheen
Matthew Santos played by Jimmy Smits
Margaret played by NiCole Robinson
Annabeth Schott played by Kristin Chenoweth
Vice President Bob Russell played by Gary Cole
Deborah Fiderer played by Lily Tomlin
Carol Fitzpatrick played by Melissa Fitzgerald
Ronna played by Karis Campbell
Chris played by Mindy Seeger
Senator Arnold Vinick played by Alan Alda
Ned played by Evan Arnold
Mark O'Donnell played by Timothy Davis-Reed
John Hoynes played by Tim Matheson
Helen Santos played by Teri Polo
Secretary of Defense Miles Hutchinson played by Steve Ryan
Nancy played by Renée Estevez

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Season 6 Videos

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Season 6 Quotes

06x22 - 2162 Votes Season 6 / Episode 22: - 2162 Votes

Sen. Arnold Vinick: Ok, let's go win this thing.
06x03 - Third-Day Story Season 6 / Episode 3: - Third-Day Story

Toby Ziegler: Look, we're in the middle of an intersection without a traffic cop. If we want, we can run things through me.
Josh Lyman: If we want?
Toby Ziegler: I'm talking about a process.
Josh Lyman: And if we want to sacrifice livestock in your name?
Toby Ziegler: Fine. A decision-making tree.
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg: How about you be the Communications director, you be the Deputy Chief of Staff; we can use the old barn for a stage.
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Season 6 Trivia

  • Episode 19 - Goof (factual errors): In the press conference, the reporter says there are demonstrations in Cuba "Malecón Blvd," but there is no such road. The Malecón is the sea wall in Havana and the road that parallels it is Maceo Avenue (Avenida de Maceo), named after a Cuban general in the fight aga
  • Episode 05 - The title refers to the Hubbert Peak theory, which states that oil production in any given area or field will follow a bell shaped curve: starting slowly and increasing as more reserves are discovered and tapped, eventually reaching a peak and then declining, as the last of the finite amount of oil present will be
  • Episode 13 - Senator Arnold Vinick: "I could take these people to a DMZ, it wouldn't take their minds off ethanol and abortion." The reference to the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone) in Korea is possibly a reference to Alan Alda's role as Hawkeye Pierce in M*A*S*H, which was set during the Korean War.
  • Episode 02 - Mary McCormack is obviously late in her pregnancy. She's always filmed from the chest up or hiding her lower body, as in the kitchen where she's pouring tea.
  • Episode 15 - The scene where Santos staffers dress up as chickens to heckle Russell and Hoynes for not including him in the debates is based off an actual incident. When then-sitting President George H.W. Bush refused to debate Bill Clinton in 1992, Clinton called him 'Chicken George.' Subsequently, similar men appeare

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