Season 1, Episode 3 A Proportional Response

First Aired: October 6, 1999

Bartlet (Martin Sheen) wants an unexpected response to a plane being shot down; Josh believes that a job applicant (Dule Hill) might be just right to be the President's aide; C.J. talks to a reporter (Timothy Busfield), who's heard about Sam's friendship with a call girl. Fitzwallace: John Amos. Josh: Bradley Whitford. C.J.: Allison Janney.

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  • Premiered: September 22, 1999
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: The celebrated ensemble drama following a U.S. president and his staff as they set public policy and face personal problems in a `parallel universe' (as one of the series' executive producers called it) that can be remarkably similar to the real one. An Em… (more)

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