The West Wing - Season 3, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Women of Qumar


Episode Info

C.J. (Allison Janney) passionately objects to an arms-sale deal to build an airstrip in the Persian Gulf state of Qumar, where women are subjected to deplorable treatment. President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) tangles with feminist lobbyist Amy Gardner (Mary-Louise Parker, in her first series appearance) over the wording of a treaty addressing the issue of prostitution. Toby (Richard Schiff) tries to mollify a group of veterans who are angry over the Smithsonian's Pearl Harbor exhibition. Sam (Rob Lowe) ponders the possibility of a national seatbelt law. And casting a sinister shadow over all these events is the likelihood of a mad cow disease outbreak.


Martin Sheen
as President Josiah `Jed' Bartlet
Rob Lowe
as Sam Seaborn
John Spencer
as Leo McGarry
Richard Schiff
as Toby Ziegler
Allison Janney
as C.J. Cregg
Bradley Whitford
as Josh Lyman
Dulé Hill
as Charlie Young
Janel Moloney
as Donna Moss
Stockard Channing
as First Lady Abigail Bartlet
Mary-Louise Parker
as Amy Gardner
Anna Deavere Smith
as Nancy McNally
Christian Clemenson
as Evan Woodkirk
Dinah Lenney
as Mary Klein
Ty Burrell
as Starks
James Hornbeck
as Bedrosian
Bruce Kirby
as Barney Lang
Sid Conrad
as Ed Ramsay
Bill Erwin
as Ronald Kruickshank
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