The West Wing

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…)

Season 5, Episode 18 Access

First Aired: March 31, 2004

A day-in-the-life episode finds a documentary crew following C.J. as she copes with an FBI-standoff crisis in Washington State. Making the situation dicier: The fact that a similar crisis early in Bartlet's first term ended tragically. C.J.'s office must also deal with an advance team from the Vatican planning a meeting between the president and the pope, and questions from a reporter alleging that it was unethical of the first lady to accept a gown.

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