Season 1, Episode 5 The Crackpots and These Women

First Aired: October 20, 1999

While the staff deals with problems ranging from UFOs to smallpox, Bartlet (Martin Sheen) prepares for a press conference and makes chili for his daughter (Elisabeth Moss). Donna Moss: Janel Moloney. Cathy: Suzy Nakamura. Charlie: Dule Hill. Economist: Michele Marsh. Loomis: Nicholas Cascone. Jerry: Nick Offerman. Sam: Rob Lowe. Leo: John Spencer.

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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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