As the West Wingers prep for the presidential debates at a North Carolina conference center, a vexing question about a failed attorney-general nomination (amid charges of racial profiling) leads to flashbacks of the administration's first weeks in office.
At that time, Toby's marriage to Rep. Andrea Wyatt was about to end, but now he wants a reconciliation with his ex-wife and Sam and Charlie are helping him in the effort to win her back.
Meanwhile, the Israeli Air Force weighs in on the Qumari matter; and Joey Lucas reports that the president is likely to lose New Hampshire.
original airdate--October 16,2002 rating--15.9 million
music--"West Wing Main Title" by W.G. Snuffy Walden