My favorite bits from The West Wing

Just great

  • “displease you, you feckless thug”
  • Gays in the military scene with Admiral…
  • “They’re beating the women, Nancy”
  • President of Kundu
  • “Gosh Jed, I don’t even want to know you”
  • “I serve at the pleasure of the President”
  • Stackhouse filibuster
  • Charlie defending CJ
  • Sam defending Ainsley, and her defending the Democrats to her friends
  • Matt Santos on the shooting
  • Sam insists┬áthat Josh takes a holiday
  • Leo McGarry forgives his brave intern
  • “The ignorant tight-ass club”
  • Sam’s POV on education
  • “Your state received funding from… Eskimo poetry… can we have it back, please?”
  • “‘Crime, boy, I don’t know’ is when I decided to kick your ass.”
  • Josh and Amy have a fight
  • Josh has PTSD / yells
  • CJ vs 3 star General / Bartlet letting it slide
  • Bartlett walks to the Hill

Holy shit:

  • Bartlett being rushed to hospital
  • “You’re relieved, Mr. President”
  • Josh and Toby fight post-Bartlet

Unnerving/painful/sad:

  • Zoey being kidnapped
  • Donovan getting killed
  • Mrs. Landingham missed her boys
  • Bartlett on the radio with the tinder-ship boy
  • Toby’s ex-wife says he’s sad

Funny/cute:

  • Charlie’s taxes
  • “I concede the high ground”
  • Lemon Lyman dotcom / “SO FAR UP YOUR ASS.”
  • I’m Marion Cotesworth-Haye!
  • “Cocktails! With little umbrellas in them!”
  • The Butterball Hotline
  • “Toby, come quick! Sam’s getting his ass kicked by a girl!”
  • Josh fucks up CJ’s job (after her root canal)
  • UN parking tickets
  • Babies come with hats

Quote from reddit: “Sorkin’s world just makes sense, people’s motivations are honest, their dialogue sharp, their conflicts engrossing. It’s a beautiful world, and keeping it as your rock can be very peace inducing.”

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