Separation of Powers

Series 5 - Episode 7 Separation of Powers



As Chief Justice Ashland's health problems mount, his former clerk Joe Quincy is pressed into service to persuade him to retire. CJ prepares Zoey for a briefing about her kidnapping, Abbey reveals an uncomfortable truth about her marriage, and President Bartlet refuses to be bullied by the Republicans over budget negotiations. Matthew Perry guest stars.

Cast & Crew

President Josiah `Jed' Bartlet Martin Sheen
Chief Justice Roy Ashland Milo O'Shea
Joe Quincy Matthew Perry
Claudia Jean `CJ' Cregg Allison Janney
Zoey Bartlet Elisabeth Moss
Abbey Bartlet Stockard Channing
Charlie Young Dule Hill
Donna Moss Janel Maloney
Toby Ziegler Richard Schiff
Leo McGarry John Spencer
Josh Lyman Bradley Whitford
Will Bailey Joshua Malina
Vice President Bob Russell Gary Cole
Director Alex Graves
Writer Paul Redford
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