The West Wing
Acclaimed US political drama that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the White House under President Bartlet's administration. Starring Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, and Rob Lowe.

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.

Pilot: In the early morning hours, senior White House staff gather to handle the latest crises

First shown: Thu 18 Jan 2001 | 41 mins

Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc: CJ tries to defuse a dispute between Bartlet and the Vice President. Leo hires Mandy.

First shown: Thu 25 Jan 2001 | 40 mins

A Proportional Response: The press get wind of Sam's relationship with Laurie. The President seeks revenge.

First shown: Thu 1 Feb 2001 | 42 mins

Five Votes Down: The team have 72 hours to rescue a gun control bill. Leo's wife loses patience with him.

First shown: Thu 8 Feb 2001 | 42 mins

The Crackpots and These Women: Leo forces his staff to meet with fringe groups. Toby discovers an unsettling secret.

First shown: Thu 15 Feb 2001 | 42 mins

Mr Willis of Ohio: A new representative surprises Toby. Sam gives CJ some private tuition.

First shown: Thu 22 Feb 2001 | 42 mins

The State Dinner: The President keeps his eye on pressing issues while preparing for a state dinner

First shown: Thu 1 Mar 2001 | 42 mins

Enemies: Word gets out that Bartlet embarrassed the Vice President. A crucial bill is put at risk.

First shown: Thu 8 Mar 2001 | 42 mins

The Short List: A representative makes a serious accusation against the White House staff

First shown: Thu 15 Mar 2001 | 42 mins

In Excelsis Deo: Toby makes sure that a homeless Korean War veteran gets the funeral he deserves

First shown: Thu 22 Mar 2001 | 42 mins