The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Emmy juggernaut (four Best Drama awards in its first four seasons) as well as a Peabody winner, `Wing (more…)
First Aired: February 27, 2002
On the day before the New Hampshire primary, the President plays a game of diplomatic and military chess with the Chinese government over Taiwan while playing games of actual chess with Toby and Sam (on chessboards given him by the Prime Minister of India). Up in New Hampshire, the small town of Hartsfield's Landing is voting at midnight and Josh is determined that Bartlet not lose there. So Donna draws an assignment that gives new meaning to the phrase "retail politics."