Allison Janney Surprised Reporters At The White House

West Wing fans, prepare to FREAK OUT.

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Yes, to the delight of The West Wing fans/nerds everywhere, Allison Janney showed up for a surprise White House visit to briefly reprise her iconic role as press secretary C.J. Cregg, aka everybody's favorite character.

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(If you disagree with me on this, you're just plain wrong and I will fight you.)

She even had an explanation for the whereabouts of the usual spokesperson, Josh Earnest: "Josh is out today. He has...I believe it's a root canal."

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I GET IT!! I GET IT!! LIKE FROM THAT ONE TIME IN THE SHOW WHEN C.J. HAD A ROOT CANAL AND COULD ONLY SAY "WOOT CANAL" AND JOSH LYMAN HAD TO FILL IN AND IT DIDN'T GO WELL!! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!!

"It is Friday, which means at half-past 5 I will be performing 'The Jackal' in my office for anyone who is interested or remembers or cares," she said.

Then Josh Earnest had to go and show up and put an end to all the fun. "This is not your show anymore," he joked.

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BOOOOOO. CAN'T YOU GO BACK TO WHEREVER MANDY DISAPPEARED TO AT THE END OF SEASON 1?!

Before she got the boot, Janney gave a short, passionate speech to raise awareness about the problem of opioid addiction.

"This is a disease that can touch anybody and all of us can help reduce drug abuse through evidence-based treatment, prevention, and recovery," she said.

"Research shows it works — and courageous Americans show it works everyday."

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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