The West Wing: Season 2

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 04
2000

In the Shadow of Two Gunmen (1)

While the staff awaits news regarding the injuries to Jed and Josh, they recall how Josh, Sam, and Toby became involved in the campaign three years earlier; Leo, Toby, and C.J…

2 Oct 04
2000

In the Shadow of Two Gunmen (2)

With the accomplice in custody, it’s revealed that the intended target was Charlie, not Bartlet. The staff still awaits news about Josh, and recalls how C.J. and Donna c…

3 Oct 18
2000

The Midterms

While Josh recovers from bullet wounds there’s a noticeable tension among some of the White House Staff. Toby is gung-ho to go after extremist groups in light of the atta…

4 Oct 25
2000

In This White House

To investigate the cost and availability of AIDS medication needed in Africa, the White House plays host to representatives of American pharmaceutical…

5 Nov 01
2000

And It's Surely to Their Credit

Leo tries to make Ainsley’s arrival as painless as possible, despite resistance from her new boss and several other White House staffers; Donna helps with the President&#…

6 Nov 08
2000

The Lame Duck Congress

The president considers recalling the Senate to push ratification of a nuclear-test-ban treaty. Meanwhile, Donna lobbies new legislation introducing ergonomic standards in the…

7 Nov 15
2000

The Portland Trip

After ridiculing Notre Dame, C.J. is forced to accompany the President on a trip to Oregon; Toby and Sam struggle to write Jed’s education speech for the following day; b…

8 Nov 22
2000

Shibboleth

Toby encourages the President to appoint Leo’s controversial sister to a national education post, against Leo’s objections; Bartlet must decide what the do with 83…

9 Nov 29
2000

Galileo

On the eve of Jed’s participation in a national television conference with thousands of school children as the Galileo probe arrives at Mars, NASA

10 Dec 20
2000

Noël

Josh investigates the suicide of a pilot with whom he has things in common; Donna tries to get an invitation to the Congressional Christmas party to hear Yo-Yo Ma perform; Jed…

11 Jan 10
2001

The Leadership Breakfast

To get real issues to be discussed at a bi-partisan breakfast, Toby makes a deal with a former acquaintance who is the majority leader’s new Chief of Staff to strike a ba…

12 Jan 24
2001

The Drop In

Bartlet has the duty of formally welcoming newly appointed ambassadors from other nations; Leo continues his efforts to get the President to support the “missile shield:…

13 Feb 07
2001

Bartlet's Third State of the Union

The President delivers his 3rd State of the Union address, what critics call “the speech of his political career” and ends up angering Abbey by what he does and doe…

14 Feb 14
2001

The War at Home

Bartlet authorizes a special ops team to rescue the five DEA agents only to have them caught in an ambush; CJ arranges for the host of “Capitol…

15 Feb 21
2001

Ellie

During an online chat, the Surgeon General comments favorably on the legalization of marijuana. The controversy heightens when Ellie Bartlet tells a reporter that her father wo…

16 Feb 28
2001

Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail

It’s Big Block of Cheese Day again. Toby meets with World Trade Organization protesters, and CJ meets with a group of cartographers who want the standards for maps change…

17 Mar 14
2001

The Stackhouse Filibuster

The staff is blindsided when an elderly senator stages a Friday night filibuster to block their Family Wellness bill; Toby is confused when VP Hoynes, a strong supporter of the…

18 Apr 04
2001

17 People

Toby, suspicious that there’s something going on with the President, finds out about Bartlet’s MS and informs Leo of the legal ramifications; Josh and Donna disagre…

19 Apr 25
2001

Bad Moon Rising

Bartlet confers with Babish on the legal ramifications of his MS cover-up; Sam has a personal interest in an oil spill off the coast of Delaware; Josh and Donna argue about a l…

20 May 02
2001

The Fall's Gonna Kill You

Babish menacingly questions CJ and Abbey about their involvement in the MS cover-up while Josh asks Joey Lucas to create a hypothetical poll the gauge the public’s reacti…

21 May 09
2001

18th and Potomac

The staff prepares for the worst as they make arrangements for the public announcement of the President’s condition; Sam and Babish grill Abbey about her medical treatmen…

22 May 16
2001

Two Cathedrals

On the day of Mrs. Landingham’s funeral, the staff deals with a Haitian presidential crisis and the law suit against the big tobacco companies, and Bartlet must decide ab…

About The West Wing

The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation’s capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life.

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