The Late Movies: West Wing's CJ Cregg

Erica Palan

When it comes to strong ladies on television, there are lots of examples: Murphy Brown, Maude, and that girl played by Marlo Thomas are just a few notably badass fictional female characters. One of the toughest, though, is White House Press Secretary CJ Cregg, played by Allison Janney on West Wing. Here are some of her finer moments.

Technically, I outrank you

CJ does not support Josh's decision to participate in internet commenting.

Did you take an awkward pill?

Another excellent CJ line: "We're gonna need some people left in the building? to, you know, run the country."

This is cool!

CJ learns a little recreational gun play.

Is this a hazing?

Sometimes, CJ loses her composure.

He crazy-glued my phone!

Charlie means business when it comes to the president's schedule.

Thank God we never needed to refuel in Johannesburg.

Don't mess with Claudia Jean.

I've been bad. I've been very bad.

"That's a full lid."

Plus this reunion that just came out today

Walk & Talk - The West Wing Reunion


Martin Sheen

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