Series 1 Episode 17

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.

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

First shown: Thu 18 Jan 2001 | 41 mins

Series 1 Episode 1

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

Series 1 Episode 2

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

Series 1 Episode 3

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

Series 1 Episode 4

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

Series 1 Episode 5

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

First shown: Thu 22 Feb 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 6

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

Series 1 Episode 7

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

Series 1 Episode 8

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

First shown: Thu 15 Mar 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 9

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

Series 1 Episode 10

Lord John Marbury: When India invades Kashmir, Bartlet seeks the help of an eccentric British diplomat

First shown: Thu 29 Mar 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 11

He Shall, from Time to Time: While preparing for the State of the Union address, Bartlet is struck down by an illness

First shown: Thu 5 Apr 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 12

Take Out the Trash Day: CJ grapples with the ethics of burying news that deserves public attention

First shown: Thu 12 Apr 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 13

Take This Sabbath Day: Bartlet must decide if he wants to commute the sentence of a prisoner on death row

First shown: Thu 19 Apr 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 14

Celestial Navigation: Bartlet's choice for the new Supreme Court Justice is arrested for allegedly drunk driving

First shown: Thu 26 Apr 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 15

20 Hours in LA: The President and his staff fly to Los Angeles to attend a star-studded fundraiser

First shown: Thu 3 May 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 16

The West House Pro-Am: The President and First Lady's separate staff feud over rival agendas

First shown: Thu 10 May 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 17

Six Meetings Before Lunch: CJ struggles to keep the press at bay when Zoey attends a party that gets busted for drugs

First shown: Thu 17 May 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 18

Let Bartlet Be Bartlet: An inflammatory memo Mandy wrote about the President and his staff comes back to haunt her

First shown: Thu 24 May 2001 | 41 mins

Series 1 Episode 19

Mandatory Minimums: The President announces two contentious nominations for the Federal Election Commission

First shown: Fri 25 May 2001 | 42 mins

Series 1 Episode 20

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