Acclaimed US political drama that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the White House under President Josiah Bartlet's administration
The first series of the epic drama created by renowned screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. The President and his passionate staff handle crises and score triumphs during Bartlet's first term in office.
In the early morning hours, senior White House staff gather to handle the latest crises
Series 1 Episode 1 - Pilot
CJ tries to defuse a dispute between Bartlet and the Vice President. Leo hires Mandy.
Series 1 Episode 2 - Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc
The press get wind of Sam's relationship with Mandy. The President seeks revenge.
Series 1 Episode 3 - A Proportional Response
The team have 72 hours to rescue a gun control bill. Leo's wife loses patience with him.
Series 1 Episode 4 - Five Votes Down
Leo forces his staff to meet with fringe groups. Toby discovers an unsettling secret.
Series 1 Episode 5 - The Crackpots and These Women
A new representative surprises Toby. Sam gives CJ some private tuition.
Series 1 Episode 6 - Mr Willis of Ohio
The President keeps his eye on pressing issues while preparing for a state dinner
Series 1 Episode 7 - The State Dinner
Word gets out that Bartlet embarrassed the Vice President. A crucial bill is put at risk.
Series 1 Episode 8 - Enemies
A representative makes a serious accusation against the White House staff
Series 1 Episode 9 - The Short List
Toby makes sure that a homeless Korean War veteran gets the funeral he deserves
Series 1 Episode 10 - In Excelsis Deo
When India invades Kashmir, Bartlet seeks the help of an eccentric British diplomat
Series 1 Episode 11 - Lord John Marbury
While preparing for the State of the Union address, Bartlet is struck down by an illness
Series 1 Episode 12 - He Shall, From Time to Time
CJ grapples with the ethics of burying news that deserves public attention
Series 1 Episode 13 - Take Out the Trash Day
Bartlet must decide if he wants to commute the sentence of a prisoner on death row
Series 1 Episode 14 - Take This Sabbath Day
Bartlet's choice for the new Supreme Court Justice is arrested for allegedly drunk driving
Series 1 Episode 15 - Celestial Navigation
The President and his staff fly to Los Angeles to attend a star-studded fundraiser
Series 1 Episode 16 - 20 Hours in LA
The President and First Lady's separate staff feud over rival agendas
Series 1 Episode 17 - The West House Pro-Am
CJ struggles to keep the press at bay when Zoey attends a party that gets busted for drugs
Series 1 Episode 18 - Six Meetings Before Lunch
An inflammatory memo Mandy wrote about the President and his staff comes back to haunt her
Series 1 Episode 19 - Let Bartlet Be Bartlet
The President announces two contentious nominations for the Federal Election Commission
Series 1 Episode 20 - Mandatory Minimums
President Bartlet is forced to defuse an embarrassing incident overseas
Series 1 Episode 21 - Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics
An American military plane is shot down over Iraq. Bartlet walks into his own war zone.
Series 1 Episode 22 - What Kind of Day Has It Been?