Nathan Barley

Season 1 Episode 1

Episode One

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Feb 11, 2005 on Channel 4



  • Trivia

    • The mechanical clock on the wall in Nathan's office is broken throughout the entire series. It displays the same time in every shot that it appears.

    • Goof: When the cash register ringed for Dan's matches, the register read '$0.00'.

  • Quotes

    • Rufus: (hollers) Dan Ashcroft! "The Rise of the Idiots". Awesome f*ckin' opinions, dude.
      Ned: Yeah, well plastic.
      Rufus: Laterz, dude.
      Ned: Keep it foolish!

    • Dan: (food arrives) I'll get this.
      Claire: Thanks.
      Dan: Can I borrow a ten'er?

    • Claire: And what's 'Crashbat'?
      Nathan: Okay, here's the credos. in what's all around us. And bat.

    • Claire: What do you think of my proposal?
      Dan: Yeah, very good.
      Claire: Which bit should I start with?
      Dan: Uh, the best bit.
      Claire: Which bit is that?
      Dan: Uh... the guy.
      Claire: The guy?
      Dan: Yeah him!
      Claire: You didn't read it did you?!
      Dan: I did.
      Claire: Well what should I start my pitch with?!
      Dan: The... guy.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Che Guevara
      A picture of Che Guevara is pinned on Dan's cork-board. Che was an Argentinian revolutionary who has become an iconic figure for rebellion in Western Culture.