19/03/2015 07:30 GMT | Updated 19/03/2015 07:59 GMT

The West Wing: The 8 Reasons This Will Always Be My Favourite TV Show Ever

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THE WEST WING -- SEASON 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dule Hill as Charlie Young; Rob Lowe as Sam Seaborn; Allison Janney as Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg, Martin Sheen as President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet, Richard Schiff as Toby Ziegler, Stockard Channing as Abbey Bartlet, John Spencer as Leo McGarry, Janel Moloney as Donna Moss, Bradley Whitford as Josh Lyman -- Photo by: David Rose/NBCU Photo Bank

It's nearly 10 years since it left our screens, but thanks to the modern miracle known as 'box sets' (and Sky TV), 'The West Wing' has never really gone away.

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