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    25 Times "The West Wing" Was The Best Show On Goddamn Television

    "You don't know how to use the intercom." "It's not that I don't know how to use it. It's just that I haven't learned yet."

    1. When President Bartlet owned a radio show host.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC
    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC
    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    2. And the infamous "Let Bartlet Be Bartlet" moment.

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    3. When Admiral Fitzwallace owned officers who didn't believe gays and lesbians serve in the military.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC
    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    He then tossed his sandwich on the table and left. What a hero.

    4. And when C.J. totally owned Josh.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC
    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    5. When the "Peter's Projection Map" was shown.

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    Big Block of Cheese Day is simply the best day there is.

    6. When Mrs Landingham opened up to Charlie about why she doesn't get into the Christmas spirit.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    7. And when Toby decided to give a military funeral for the war veteran at Arlington, Mrs Landingham and the veteran's brother went with him.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    8. When Bartlet sent Charlie to purchase him a carving knife before he presented one of his own.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    9. When Leo talked candidly about his addictions.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    10. When Josh's father died on the night of the Illinois primary so Bartlet went to the airport to talk to him.

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    11. When Donna rang her school teacher.

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    12. When C.J. spoke eloquently about gun control.

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    13. When Mrs Landingham said she was buying a car.

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    Only for her to killed in a car accident, which resulted in Leo having to tell Bartlet what had happened.

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    14. When Bartlet cursed in Latin following her funeral.

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    15. But we all got to see her one last time.

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    16. And she gave him a useful bit of advice.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    Mrs Landingham, why were you just there for two seasons?

    17. And then later at the press conference when Bartlet was going to be seeking a second term as President.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    Two Cathedrals. What an episode.

    18. When C.J. confronted Nancy about the Government's policy of selling arms to the fictional state of Qumar.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    19. When Donna was pretty frank with Josh after he had a dig at Donna's ex-boyfriend.

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    The West Wing / John Wells Productions / NBC

    20. When C.J. and the secret agent bodyguard Simon were getting much closer to each other.

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    Only for him to be killed during a store robbery.

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    21. When Donna was almost killed in Gaza and Josh rushed to be at her side in the hospital.

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    22. When Leo McGarry passed away.

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    23. When we saw "Bartlet for America" for the first time.

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    24. When we saw it for the very last time.

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    25. And finally, when Josh was experiencing PTSD and Leo talked about a man who fell down a well.

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