Monday, March 15, 2010

Podcast 57: Politically Ambidextrous

Direct MP3 DownloadWhat an ending to what may arguably be the best season 1 of any television show. We had a great time discussing the finality of West Wing season 1 in our wrap up. Let's hope our fans in Riyadh and Kuala Lumpur love it as much as we did. Plus an extra bonus: we are under 2 hours!!! This podcast covers the episodes 21-22 of The West Wing, Season 1.

Various topics discussed in this podcast include:
    Principles of an American Life: The 7th Amendment
    Town Hall meeting prep
    I Fight Dragons

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Here are the ratings that we gave for each show as well as Season 1 lists/recaps:
Lies, Damn Lies, & Statistics: 37min 34sec
Peter: Television - 8
Joey: Television - 7

What Kind Of Day Has It Been: 30min 43sec
Peter: Television - 10
Joey: Television - 10

Season 1 wrap up: 29min 52sec

Season 1 recaps and lists
Favorite Extra/Bit Part
Peter: Lord John Marbury
Joey: Joe Willis

Most Hated Character
Peter& Joey: Mandy

Favorite Villain
Peter: Mary Marsh
Joey: VP John Hoynes

Hot Chick
Peter: Joey Lucas as played by Marlee Matlin
Joey: Zoey Bartlett as played by Elisabeth Moss

Favorite Issue
Peter: School Vouchers
Joey: Give back the tax surplus or pay down the debt?

Top 5 Hated Episodes
  1. 20 Hours in LA
  2. Crackpots & These Women
  3. Take this Sabbath Day
  4. The State Dinner

  1. Lord John Marbury
  2. Enemies
  3. 20 Hours in LA
  4. Celestial Navigation
  5. The White House Pro-Am

Top 5 Favorite Episodes
  1. What kind of day has it been?
  2. Let Bartlett Be Bartlett
  3. Lies, Damn Lies, & Statistics
  4. Take Out the Trash Day
  5. He Shall From Time to Time

  1. He Shall, From Time to Time
  2. What kind of day has it been?
  3. Let Bartlet be Bartlet
  4. Mr. Willis of Ohio
  5. Crackpots and these Women

Favorite Overall Moment
Peter: White House Pro Am: Sam telling Mrs. Bartlett that she needs to get in line

Joey: Let Bartlett Be Bartlett: "I serve at the pleasure of the President"
I serve at the pleasure of the President

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