Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (Episode 102)
First Aired: Wednesday, 29th September, 1999
Writer: Aaron Sorkin
Director: Thomas Schlamme











I Drink From The Keg Of Glory
Bullpen. Josh enters from his office.

JOSH: Victory is mine! Victory is mine! Great day in the morning people. Victory is mine!
DONNA: Good morning, Josh.
JOSH: I drink from the keg of glory, Donna. Bring me the finest muffins and bagels in all the land.
DONNA: It's gonna be an unbearable day.
(Josh raises his arms triumphantly and victorious, amid great clapping and cheering from the staff)








The Fighting Okies
Corridors of the West Wing. Josh and Donna walk and talk.

DONNA: Josh.
JOSH: What do you need?
DONNA: You owe me a hundred dollars.
JOSH: For what?
DONNA: I entered you in a college football pool.
JOSH: Without telling me?
DONNA: Well, it's kind of a surprise.
JOSH: How did I do?
DONNA: You lost a hundred dollars.
JOSH: On who?
DONNA: On Central Indiana State.
JOSH: What was the line?
DONNA: It wasn't really that kind of a pool.
JOSH: What kind of a pool was it?
DONNA: You just pick the winner.
JOSH: You picked Central Indiana State?
DONNA: The Fighting Okies.
JOSH: Who are they playing?
DONNA: Notre Dame.
JOSH: You picked Central Indiana State against Notre Dame?
DONNA: Well, technically, you did.








What's Going On?
Josh's office. Donna enters, interrupting a discussion Josh is having with Sam.

JOSH: Yes?
DONNA: You're with the energy secretary in five minutes.
JOSH: Thanks.
DONNA: What's going on?
JOSH: Nothing.
DONNA: Really?
JOSH: Yes.
DONNA: You're lying?
JOSH: Yes.
DONNA: So I should get out?
JOSH: Yes.








Give Me Yeshiva University Over The Dallas Cowboys
Corridors of the West Wing. Josh and Donna walk and talk.

DONNA: Josh?
JOSH: Yeah?
DONNA: What do you want for the pool this Saturday?
JOSH: Another hundred bucks?
DONNA: You can't win if you don't play.
JOSH: I see it different.
DONNA: Who do you like? Rocky Mountain College or Purdue?
JOSH: Tell you what, can you give me Yeshiva University over the Dallas Cowboys?
DONNA: If you're not going to take this seriously ...




Many thanks to the now-defunct Foggy Bottom for the wonderful screencaps!