The West Wing - Season 5, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

Constituency of One


Episode Info

After Josh is hailed as the "101st Senator" in a newspaper profile, he clashes with conservative Senator Carrick (TOM SKERRITT - "Picket Fences"), a Democrat from Idaho. Carrick withholds his approval of a backlog of military promotions so he can secure an expensive but faulty missile launcher to be built in his home state. Will gets a flattering offer from the newly approved Vice President, Robert Russell (recurring guest star GARY COLE), while C.J. runs afoul of Leo's temper when she deviates from the administration's scripted line regarding an Environmental Protection Agency report on coal-based energy. Likewise, Amy (recurring guest star MARY-LOUISE PARKER) earns the President's wrath when she aggressively pushes for funding of the First Lady's agenda on violence prevention. Meanwhile, Toby creates a message calendar to maintain focus during Bartlet's second term. LAURA INNES ("ER") directed the episode.


Martin Sheen
as President Josiah `Jed' Bartlet
John Spencer
as Leo McGarry
Allison Janney
as C.J. Cregg
Richard Schiff
as Toby Ziegler
Bradley Whitford
as Josh Lyman
Dulé Hill
as Charlie Young
Joshua Malina
as Will Bailey
Janel Moloney
as Donna Moss
Mary-Louise Parker
as Amy Gardner
Gary Cole
as Vice President Russell
Jesse Bradford
as Ryan Pierce
Tom Skerritt
as Senator Carrick
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