Series 2 Episode 8

As Thanksgiving approaches, the President must decide the fate of a group of persecuted Chinese immigrants seeking asylum in the US

In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part I: An assassination attempt leaves President Bartlet and his staff in turmoil

First shown: Tue 12 Jun 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 1

In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part II: As surgeons try to save Josh's life, an investigation reveals the gunmen's real target

First shown: Tue 19 Jun 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 2

The Midterms: The team prepare for the crucial midterm Congressional elections. Josh recovers at home.

First shown: Tue 26 Jun 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 3

In This White House: Bartlet shocks his team by ordering Leo to hire a Republican political analyst

First shown: Tue 3 Jul 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 4

And It's Surely to Their Credit: Lone Republican staffer Ainsley endures a particularly rough first day on the job

First shown: Tue 10 Jul 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 5

The Lame Duck Congress: Bartlet considers extraordinary measures in order to force a nuclear test-ban treaty

First shown: Tue 17 Jul 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 6

The Portland Trip: While Bartlet travels to deliver an important speech, Leo monitors a precarious situation

First shown: Tue 24 Jul 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 7

Shibboleth: As Thanksgiving nears, Bartlet decides the fate of a group of persecuted asylum seekers

First shown: Tue 31 Jul 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 8

Galileo: An explosion in Russia causes concern as evidence shows it occurred at a nuclear facility

First shown: Tue 7 Aug 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 9

Noel: On Christmas Eve, a concerned Leo orders a reluctant Josh to meet with a trauma specialist

First shown: Tue 14 Aug 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 10

The Leadership Breakfast: A bi-partisan breakfast meeting develops into a nightmare for CJ

First shown: Tue 21 Aug 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 11

The Drop-In: Leo tries to convince the President to support a pricey missile defence system

First shown: Tue 28 Aug 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 12

Bartlet's Third State of the Union: Celebrations after Bartlet's successful State of the Union speech are soon marred

First shown: Tue 4 Sep 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 13

The War at Home: Bartlet gives the go-ahead to a daring mission to rescue five federal drug agents

First shown: Tue 18 Sep 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 14

Ellie: Bartlet's daughter inflames the controversy surrounding marijuana legalisation

First shown: Tue 25 Sep 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 15

Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail: Sam deals with a personal crisis while trying to clear an accused spy's reputation

First shown: Tue 2 Oct 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 16

The Stackhouse Filibuster: A stubborn senator delays a vote - and the Senate's vacation

First shown: Tue 9 Oct 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 17

17 People: Toby learns a shocking secret about Barlet that could threaten his presidency

First shown: Tue 16 Oct 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 18

Bad Moon Rising: A tiny oversight could give Bartlet's enemies all they need to destroy him

First shown: Mon 29 Oct 2001 | 41 mins

Series 2 Episode 19

The Fall's Gonna Kill You: As news of Bartlet's illness spreads, Babish prepares the team for the inevitable furore

First shown: Tue 30 Oct 2001 | 42 mins

Series 2 Episode 20

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