An American political drama TV series created by Aaron Sorkin and set in the executive (west) wing of the White House following the lives and work of the fictional Bartlet administration staff.

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Why are the plot recap and opening title sequence of The West Wing in standard definition when the rest of the episode is high definition?

The West Wing was shot on film and six of the seven seasons were broadcast in high definition. Warner Brothers made all seasons available in high definition through download and streaming, but the ...
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Secret Service codenames for West Wing characters

I've just finished watching Season 3 of The West Wing. In the last few episodes of that season the Secret Service have the codenames Flamingo for C.J. and Eagle for the President. Do other characters ...
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Why were the writers trying to play up the Chinese as more advanced than the United States?

In Season 6 one of the main storylines is a summit in China. In the episode A Change is Gonna Come Kate Harper and Will Bailey are sitting with the Chinese delegates going over the agenda when the ...
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Realism of the responsibilities of the senior staff in the West Wing

I am in the middle of a West Wing marathon and I was wondering regarding the powers and responsibilities that the Communications director and Deputy Communications director, as portrayed in the ...
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Why did the writers / producers of the West Wing spoil the final season in episode 1?

At the beginning of the 7th and last season of The West Wing, we are just coming into the general election between Santos and Vinick. Unfortunately, the first episode opens three years in the future ...