In fact, the only support Cate seems to be getting is from her nosy neighbors, the Doyles, who share a well-kept secret about their own family – namely, all their children are adopted.Cate teaches sex education at Bridget's school and gets suspicious when she reads a submission where a girl's older boyfriend was coming from Maryland and she felt pressured to have sex.A few weeks ago, I wondered if the tension between the President and the VP would come to head and serve as the season's "big bad," so to speak.
Not because The West Wing did for the medium what The Sopranos did or Mad Men continues to do, and not because the show is really that brilliant.
Throughout the season, the folks in the White House have faced their share of enemies, all painted in broad strokes and coming out in full force for the final two episodes.
Sam's tailed, presumably guys hired by slimy Paul Provenza dude, because they hope to get photos of him hanging out with call girl buddy Laurie; and in one instant, an unmarked black car scampers into the night with photos, and Sam doesn't even get the pleasure of seeing the photographer's face.
But if season one is a testament to the good guys showing up, it's also a constant reminder that the not-so-good guys—crooked politicians, foreign diplomats, wacko fringe groups—show up, too.
It's this simple fact that fuels The West Wing: These guys love the fight, but it takes two to tango.