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 7, Episode 2 The Mommy Problem

First Aired: October 2, 2005

Janeane Garofalo signs on as tough-as-nails media consultant Louise (“Lou”) Thornton, whom Santos hires at Josh's request, even though she and Josh are hardly friends. The campaign could use a jolt, having taken, as Lou puts it, “body blow after body blow” from Vinick and the press in the days following the convention. The biggest problem: Santos's silence on Bartlet's decision not to investigate the NASA security leak. Greg Brock: Sam Robards.

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