Lois writes a newspaper column about the White House, which increases the President's popularity, but the people she writes about aren't pleased.
Lois' efficient new assistant has her eye on Sam.
The prince of a small island nation breathes his last breath in Lois' bedroom.
Lois endures a security check into her background, which includes some things she'd rather people didn't know about her.
Lois is excited about Christmas in the White House, but Sam is facing his first Christmas without his wife.
Sam's brother exploits his family ties to boost business.
Lois goes out with an old beau, who turns out to be under investigation by the Justice Department.
Sam decides to turn the tables on his yes men; Lois is irritated by the constant Secret Service presence.
Sam suspects Lois of leaking confidential White House information to the press.
A secret U.S. arms deal forces Sam to apologize to a Soviet ambassador.
Sam fires the presidential valet and quarrels with Charlie about his gentle way of doing things.
When it's time to test the new White House bomb shelter, Lois is not allowed to take part and Cynthia refuses to go.
Sister-in-law Lois moves in and quickly makes her presence felt at the White House.
First lady Meg walks out on Sam.
Psychologist Peggie offers advice after Sam can't relax during a romantic night with Meg.
Meg wants the president to spend the weekend at Camp David rather than travel home to support a friend's mayoral campaign.
Sam's nephews are caught smoking pot by the Secret Service in the Lincoln bedroom.
Sam learns from the FBI that his son-in-law is having an affair.
Sam rethinks how closely he wants daughter Cynthia guarded when she says she's in love with her Secret Service bodyguard.
The president is criticized for being out of touch with the people, so the Tresches go to Iowa to meet a farm family.
Meg publicly disagrees with administration policy; Cynthia plans to get arrested at an anti-nuke demonstration.
Meg schemes to take agitated Sam away for a weekend.
A movie star suggests to the president that they meet for a drink while in New York.
Newly elected President Sam Tresch considers cabinet choices and works on his inaugural speech, while his family learns the rules of living in the White House.