Less than a week after their breakthrough report on the Gulf oil spill, McAvoy wants to lead with Arizona's new immigration law that Governor Brewer will sign that day. Jim preps Maggie for her call to Brewer's press aide in advance of McAvoy's interview of the governor, which will open the broadcast. Maggie neglects to give Jim a crucial bit of information - and the show doesn't go as planned. Will heads roll? Meanwhile, MacHale lays out her vision of the program to McAvoy - is he in or out?
Did You Know?
In the opening scene, a large piece of plaster falls on Will McAvoy's desk. The same thing happens to Josh Lyman in the The West Wing episode, "The Short List", also written by Aaron Sorkin
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The show is set April 23, 2010, however the Sarah Palin clip used in the newscast was from June 15, 2010. See more
[after Mackenzie throws her phone to the ground, crushes it, and then pours tea on it
That was unusual.
References The Wizard of Oz