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The West Wing: The Complete First Season, DVD DVD



The complete first series of the acclaimed political TV drama.

In the pilot episode the President (Martin Sheen) faces embarrassment when he rides a bicycle into a tree and Sam (Rob Lowe) sleeps with a prostitute.

In 'Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc' the President and Vice President have a disagreement. 'A Proportional Response' has President Bartlett consider his response to a terrorist attack in the Middle East which claimed the life of his doctor. 'Five Votes Down' finds staff members struggling to get a gun control bill passed by Congress. 'The Crackpots and These Women' sees the staff deal with a number of bizarre special interest groups. 'Mr Willis of Ohio' has Bartlett's daughter get into trouble while drinking in a bar. 'The State Dinner' finds Bartlett trying to keep pace with various crisis situations while also preparing for a state dinner honoring the Indonesian president. 'Enemies' has C.J. suspect Danny of romancing her in order to get a big story. 'The Short List' sees Bartlett struggling to nominate a new Supreme Court justice. 'In Excelsis Deo' finds Bartlett sneaking out to do his Christmas shopping. 'Lord John Marbury' has Bartlett consult with a British peer when India and Pakistan go to war.

In 'He Shall, from Time to Time' Leo confesses about his alcoholic past and Marbury helps India and Pakistan come to an agreement. 'Take Out the Trash Day' sees the staff wrangling over a new sex education report and a hate crimes bill. 'Take This Sabbath Day' has Bartlett wondering whether to intervene in the execution of a convicted murderer. 'Celestial Navigation' finds Josh covering for C.J. when she has to have some emergency dental work. '20 Hours in LA' sees the staff visiting the West Coast in order to attend a fundraiser. 'The White House Pro-Am' has the First Lady kick up some controversy when she discusses child labour in the media. 'Six Meetings Before Lunch' finds Josh trying to intervene when Breckenridge's talk of slavery reparations begins causing problems with Congress.

In 'Let Bartlett be Bartlett' a memo detailing Bartlett's weaknesses becomes a potential embarrassment. 'Mandatory Minimums' sees the staff drawing up a new drugs policy. 'Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics' has Sam's earlier encounter with a prostitute come back to haunt him.

Finally, in 'What Kind of Day Has It Been?', the staff are confronted with the shooting-down of a US pilot in Iraq, technical faults on a space shuttle mission, and an assassination attempt.



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