Tommy Schlamme: (interrupting) I’m sorry, this is my favorite moment that Richard’s done in four years…
Aaron Sorkin: The shame he feels from being a powerful person right now.
Tommy Schlamme: From an acting point of view I’m telling you, for people—that moment is so extraordinary. It’s an extraordinary piece of acting.
Alex Graves: And it’s all his.
-In Excelsis Deo Commentary
The West Wing: The Two Cathedrals (Season 2, May 16, 2001)
"Please, I can only answer 14 or 15 questions at once."
There’s a lot to love about this entire episode, but C.J. expertly handling the biggest media moment of her life is my favorite part.