15 Series, 331 Episodes
In the early hours of the morning, senior White House staff gather to tackle the latest crises. Dozens of refugees from Cuba are seeking asylum and the President faces ridicule for a biking mishap.
CJ attempts to defuse a dispute between Bartlet and the Vice President that threatens to go public. Despite Josh's objections, Leo hires Mandy as a political consultant.
When the press get wind of Sam's relationship with Laurie, CJ tries to divert attention. President Bartlet lets his emotions get the better of him as he plans a response to the terrorist attack.
The team have 72 hours to rescue a gun control bill that needs five more votes to pass through Congress. Toby is accused of manipulating the stock market. Leo's wife loses patience with him.
Leo forces the team to meet with special interest groups that normally get overlooked by the White House. Meanwhile, Toby discovers an unsettling secret and the President's daughter visits.
Toby is surprised by Mr Willis, a teacher who assumed his late wife's office, when he and Mandy try to convince a committee to help pass a vital bill. Sam gives CJ some private tuition.
As he prepares for a state dinner with the First Lady, the President also deals with a group of militant survivalists, an impending truck drivers' strike and the arrival of a destructive hurricane
When word gets out that Bartlet embarrassed the Vice President during a cabinet meeting, CJ does damage control. A crucial banking bill is put at risk by a detrimental rider.
A representative makes a serious accusation against the White House staff. Meanwhile, the President's plan to appoint a new Supreme Court Justice runs into problems.
Toby makes sure that a homeless Korean War veteran gets the funeral he deserves. CJ tries to get the staff to review hate crime legislation after a young gay man is murdered. Leo considers resigning.
When India invades Kashmir and the threat of nuclear war becomes very real, Bartlet seeks help from an eccentric British diplomat
While preparing for the State of the Union address, President Bartlet is struck down by a sudden illness. Leo learns that his history of alcohol dependency will be made public.
CJ grapples with the ethics of burying news that deserves public attention. Sam and Josh make a deal that ensures there will be no congressional hearing about Leo's history with alcohol dependency.
The Supreme Court refuses to stay the execution of a prisoner convicted of killing drug kingpins. Bartlet has 48 hours to decide whether or not to commute the sentence.
Sam and Toby rush to Connecticut when President Bartlet's choice for the new Supreme Court Justice is arrested for allegedly driving while drunk and resisting arrest
The President and his staff fly to Los Angeles for a whirlwind trip that's topped off with an invite to a star-studded fundraiser hosted by a wealthy Hollywood mogul
The President and First Lady's separate staff feud over rival agendas. And when the Chair of the Federal Reserve suddenly dies, pressure mounts on Bartlet to appoint a successor.
CJ struggles to keep the press at bay when President Bartlet's daughter Zoey attends a party that gets busted for drugs
An inflammatory memo Mandy wrote about the President and his staff before she joined the White House team comes back to haunt her
Armed with a new resolve to take chances, the President tackles drug enforcement policy and announces two contentious nominations for the Federal Election Commission
As President Bartlet awaits the results of a poll to determine his popularity rating he is forced to defuse an embarrassing overseas incident
The US military races to find an American pilot whose plane was shot down over Iraq, and Bartlet and his staff walk into their very own war zone...