The West Wing: Season 6

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 20
2004

NSF Thurmont

As they remain at Donna’s bedside while she recuperates from surgery to remove a pulmonary embolism, Colin questions Josh about his personal relationship with Donna. Whe…

2 Oct 27
2004

The Birnam Wood

Bartlet orders a strike on the terrorist training camp as he and his staff broker a peace settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, but Bartlet and Leo realize that…

3 Nov 03
2004

Third-Day Story

Leo is rushed into bypass surgery after suffering a massive heart attack; as Toby and Josh scramble chaotically to get votes after Haffley demands Democratic support for a tax…

4 Nov 10
2004

Liftoff

Margaret and Charlie prove to be invaluable allies as C.J. has a rough first day in her new position, made even more difficult by a Russian bearing radioactive gifts and a Defe…

5 Nov 17
2004

The Hubbert Peak

Hours before the CAFE standards amendment is defeated, Josh succumbs to the lure of test driving a monster SUV while shoppi…

6 Nov 24
2004

The Dover Test

The peace mission suffers its first American casualty, whose father is sharply critical of the administration; Santos breaks ranks with the party by signing onto Republican leg…

7 Dec 01
2004

A Change Is Gonna Come

Hoynes throws his hat in the presidential ring, and asks Josh to join his campaign; Jed’s health begins to deteriorate; Toby and Kate head the protocol negotiations with…

8 Dec 08
2004

In the Room

Penn and Teller roll a lesson about the First Amendment into their entertainment at Zoey’s White House birthday party, setting off a media frenzy and public relations nig…

9 Dec 15
2004

Impact Winter

As acting chief of staff, Josh calls Leo in for backup when the news about Jed’s health hits; the staff follows the progress of an asteroid headed for earth; Jed struggle…

10 Jan 05
2005

Faith Based Initiative

A senator attaches a rider to the federal budget bill that would ban gay marriage, almost daring the President to veto it, as the physical infirmities of Bartlet’s MS bec…

11 Jan 12
2005

Opposition Research

Santos starts up his presidential campaign in New Hampshire, where he immediately disagrees with Josh on campaign philosophy: “No opposition research, no dirt on our oppo…

12 Jan 19
2005

365 Days

On the day after Bartlet gives his last State of the Union address, Leo returns to the West Wing but has difficulty getting the attention of the rest of the staff for a meeting…

13 Jan 26
2005

King Corn

The presidential candidates journey to Iowa, where democrats Russell and Santos, and republican Vinick, are all told by their handlers that when they appear before before the c…

14 Feb 09
2005

The Wake Up Call

Valentine’s Day starts badly when the Iranian air force shoots down a British airliner, killing 100 passengers. The U.K. Prime Minister threatens to retaliate by bombing…

15 Feb 16
2005

Freedonia

It’s five days before the New Hampshire primary, and Josh is desperately trying to find a “silver bullet” that will get his candidate into the local debate be…

16 Feb 23
2005

Drought Conditions

A new candidate for president, Senator Rafferty, has garnered much media attention with a ground-breaking speech about health care. But her words contain interesting echoes of…

17 Mar 02
2005

A Good Day

Santos engineers a plot to get a stalled stem-cell bill scheduled for a vote in the House. President Bartlet has an uncomfortable reunion with a rival economist with whom he s…

18 Mar 09
2005

La Palabra

Santos is campaigning in California during the last few days before the all-important “Super Tuesday” primary elections, but he is out of money and he trails both R…

19 Mar 16
2005

Ninety Miles Away

New rumors about Fidel Castro’s health cause the President to re-examine the economic sanctions against Cuba that haven’t worked for 40 years, and he sends Leo McG…

20 Mar 23
2005

In God We Trust

Senator Vinick, now the Republican Presidential nominee, receives advice from former Bartlet political consultant Bruno Gianelli on how to win all 50 states in the general elec…

21 Mar 30
2005

Things Fall Apart

Faced with a Democratic party in disarray in the face of the strongest Republican challenger they have ever had, Bartlet asks Leo to take charge of the potentially chaotic Demo…

22 Apr 06
2005

2162 Votes

At the Democratic National Convention, Russell, Santos and Baker jockey for the 2162 votes that will give one of them the nomination for President, and the opportunity to lose…

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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