The West Wing: Season 4

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 25
2002

20 Hours in America (1)

Toby, Josh, and Donna learn the hard way about the lack of accessible public transportation in the heartland when they spend a long day trying to get back to Washington after t…

2 Sep 25
2002

20 Hours in America (2)

Donna teaches Toby and Josh an important lesson as their trek homeward continues; Sam staffs the President in Josh’s absence and welcomes an old friend home; Bartlet hire…

3 Oct 02
2002

College Kids

Bartlet decides he needs a lawyer when Qumar goes after Israel; Josh is disturbed to learn that Stackhouse might not endorse Bartlet; a comment Deborah made years ago comes bac…

4 Oct 09
2002

The Red Mass

Leo meets with the Israeli Foreign Minister to enlist Israel’s assistance with the Shareef investigation, but is ultimately foiled by the Qumari; the debate about the Ri…

5 Oct 16
2002

Debate Camp

As the staff prepares for the presidential debates at a North Carolina conference center, a vexing question about a failed attorney-general nomination (amid charges of racial p…

6 Oct 30
2002

Game On

Bartlet, Leo, Josh, Sam and C.J. pull a practical joke on Toby; Sam’s mission to end the Wilde campaign leads him to make a career-altering decision; Jordan backs up Leo…

7 Nov 06
2002

Election Night

Election day finally arrives with the staff eagerly anticipating the outcome; Sam is increasingly concerned about the Wilde campaign in Orange County; Toby worries about the ef…

8 Nov 13
2002

Process Stories

The staff celebrates election night and encourages Sam to run for the seat in Orange County; Toby continues to worry about how Andrea’s pregnancy will play politically fo…

9 Nov 20
2002

Swiss Diplomacy

The 15-year old son of an Iranian leader needs a heart transplant in the U.S. Problem is, the only man who could do it is an enemy of the Iranian government; The Senate minorit…

10 Nov 27
2002

Arctic Radar

When a celebrated female fighter pilot is threatened with a dishonorable discharge for refusing to end her affair with an enlisted man, the staff, though full of opinions, agre…

11 Dec 11
2002

Holy Night

It’s December 23, and the holiday brings several visitors to the White House: Zoey comes home with her new French boyfriend in tow; aided by Josh, Toby’s father see…

12 Jan 08
2003

Guns Not Butter

Josh, determined to make sure a foreign aid bill passes even though it’s a hopeless cause, sends Donna out to track down a reluctant senator; in an attempt to impress Zoe…

13 Jan 15
2003

The Long Goodbye

While Toby unsuccessfully attempts to fill her shoes in the briefing room, C.J. returns to Dayton, where she gives a speech at her high school reunion, reconnects with an old f…

14 Feb 05
2003

Inauguration (1)

The staff wrangles with the State Department over language in the inaugural address; a genocidal war breaks out in Kundu, and Bartlet weighs his options as Will pushes for Amer…

15 Feb 12
2003

Inauguration (2): Over There

Toby discovers that Will’s frankness, stubbornness, and commitment to ideals is much like his own; Charlie remains on the hunt for an inaugural Bible; Bartlet and the sta…

16 Feb 19
2003

The California 47th

Bartlet plays hardball to end the genocide in Kundu; after the entire speechwriting staff quits, Will is forced to rely on Elsie and some inexperienced interns to write tax pol…

17 Feb 26
2003

Red Haven's on Fire

While Toby and C.J. are in California working on Sam’s campaign, Josh drops Abbey’s agenda in favor of his own, Jed deals with a military hostage situation, and Wil…

18 Mar 26
2003

Privateers

Toby’s old friend approaches him ready to blow the whistle on his employer’s violations of environmental laws; staff pranks abound on Amy’s first day at the o…

19 Apr 02
2003

Angel Maintenance

Air Force One is forced to keep aloft for almost 24 hours when an indicator light leads the flight crew to believe that the landing gear isn’t functioning properly; Bart…

20 Apr 23
2003

Evidence of Things Not Seen

The White House is locked down after a gunman on the street fires shots into the West Wing; Josh interviews a candidate to replace Ainsley Hayes; Bartlet negotiates for the ret…

21 Apr 30
2003

Life On Mars

On his first day at work, Joe Quincy pieces together three news leaks and uncovers a scandal which forces Hoynes to resign.

22 May 07
2003

Commencement

Bartlet finally tells the staff the truth about the death of Shareef; Danny agrees to hold off on the story after five alleged terrorists go missing; Andy goes into labor after…

23 May 14
2003

Twenty Five

When Bartlet learns that Zoey’s kidnapping is the work of Qumari terrorists, he invokes the 25th amendment to diminish their leverage and eliminate any conflict of intere…

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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