(season 3 spoilers) just picked up the West Wing's 3rd season on DVD and watched the first half (i've never watched this show on broadcast). while the season may not be as 'special' as the first, it's still very engrossing and entertaining. i'm not crazy about what seems to be every episode being non-linear, but whatever. Ron Silver is great it's funny for anyone who's ever seen Heat Vision and Jack, where he plays a menacing character (himself, actually) to hilarious effect, and on WW he's basically doing the same thing but intimidating the $#!t out of me Mary Louise Parker has never looked sexier. i would have liked to see more of Oliver Platt's character - his scenes are always alot of fun; even though Bartlett has just been censured, i hope to still see him pop up now and then.