What Kind of Day has it Been

The West Wing
What Kind of Day Has It Been
Season One, Episode Twenty-Two
Station (US): NBC
Air Date (US): May 17, 2000
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The president prepares for a town-hall meeting with college students, while the military searches for a downed pilot in the Iraqi desert.

The staff deals with an American pilot who was shot down in Iraq; Toby’s brother is in danger on a space shuttle whose doors won’t close; Bartlet and the senior staff walk into a hail of bullets as they leave a town meeting.

Character Review

Gina sees the shooter, but makes sure to protect Zoey first.


Ron Straight to the car
Gina He’s not going to work the rope line?
Ron There’s a softball game the President wants to watch.
Gina They show softball on TV?
Ron Well, yeah.
Gina And the president watches it?
Ron He likes to unwind by watching sports on TV.
Gina Softball.
Ron Whatever’s on.
Gina Okay.