FAMILIAR FACES SAY GOOD-BYE TO AN OLD FRIEND -- Bartlet (Martin Sheen) and his current staff as well as those from the past, come together for Leo's funeral. Santos (Jimmy Smits) is faced with the loss of his running mate.

Summary

The opening scene is Leo's funeral. Members of the congreation are shown to be in tears. A military honor guard leads the casket out of the cathedral. His pallbearers include President Jed Bartlet, Charlie Young, President-Elect Matthew Santos, Barry Goodwin, Mallory O'Brien's husband, and Josh Lyman. Leo receives a military funeral and is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Toby attends the funeral. Abigail Bartlet states that Leo would not have liked all the fuss being made over him. President-Elect Matthew Santos tells Josh that he has asked Barry Goodwin to head up his transition team.

Starring

Alan Alda as Arnold Vinick[1]
Stockard Channing as Abigail Bartlet
Kristin Chenoweth as Annabeth Schott
Dulé Hill as Charlie Young
Allison Janney as C.J. Cregg
Joshua Malina as Will Bailey
Janel Moloney as Donna Moss
Richard Schiff as Toby Ziegler
John Spencer as Leo McGarry
Bradley Whitford as Josh Lyman
with Jimmy Smits as Matthew Santos
and Martin Sheen as President Bartlet

Special Guest Stars

Mary-Louise Parker as Amy Gardner
Timothy Busfield as Danny Concannon
Gary Cole as Bob Russell
Emily Procter as Ainsley Hayes
and Lily Tomlin as Deborah Fiderer

Guest Starring

Chris Ellis as Congressman Tim Fields
John Aylward as Barry Goodwin
John Getz as Congressman Mark Sellner
NiCole Robinson as Margaret Hooper
Renée Estevez as Nancy
Ken Lerner as Congressman Jim Marino
Ramón De Ocampo as Otto
Karis Campbell as Ronna Beckman

Special Guest Appearances

Co-Starring

Quotes

President Bartlet – ...And I go flying out the door ass backwards in front of 50 news cameras!
C.J. – Maybe five

Trivia

  • In the season 6 episode "NSF Thurmont," Josh and Toby discuss "Congressman Fields" as a Democrat they were surprised voted for the resolution urging President Bartlet to respond militarily to Admiral Fitzwallace's assassination.

ERRORS

  • In the opening scene at the funeral the casket is carried backwards. The stars/head of the casket should be in the back.
  • The liturgy used by the bishop at the beginning are not Catholic, as Leo was, but rather are from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. Additionally, the Bishop wore a white cassock, but the funeral was in November and the correct liturgical color would be green or more appropriately violet or black for a funeral mass.

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Notes and references

  1. NOTES
    • The only three members of the main cast, both past and present, missing from Leo's funeral service are Sam Seaborn, Kate Harper and Mandy Hampton
    • This is the only episode of the 7th season where all thirteen of the main cast appear in the opening credits. Despite this, Mary McCormack does not appear in the episode.



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