The West Wing

Season 3 Episode 1

Manchester: Part 1

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Oct 10, 2001 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Bruno: Leo, I'm reading things that would make the cast of Up With People sit down on the floor and cry.

    • Josh: I said to you, I said this - I said: "Do you want food?"
      Donna: Yes.
      Josh: And you said, "No, I don't want any food."
      Donna: Yeah.
      Josh: And now, you're eating my food.
      Donna: You'd kind of think you'd have learned it by now.

    • Josh: (Joey and Kenny come in soaking wet) What happened?
      Joey (Kenny): My ride left without me.
      Josh: Mine, too. I got a ride with Larry and Ed.
      Joey (Kenny): Yes. Didn't you see me jumping up and down waving my hands in the air?
      Josh: I just thought you were happy.
      Larry: Me, too.
      Joey: You're an idiot!

    • Charlie (advised to get a lawyer): How much?
      White House Counsel: Assuming you saw nothing wrong, heard nothing wrong and did nothing wrong, about $100,000.

    • CJ (to the press corps): The president finds you all annoying, but not mentally debilitating.

    • CJ: Frankly, the president is relieved to be focusing on something that matters.

    • Toby: How's the First Lady?
      Leo: You know, I think with everything on our plates we don't need to be marriage counselors right now.
      Toby: No, we should, cause you and I would be really good at it.

  • Notes

    • Additional Credit: Washington D.C. Production Services by Thinkfilm, Inc.

    • The images of Air Force One seen as the staff climbed onboard in the opening sequence were computer generated. A sly reference to this was made in the next scene where C.J. says she "cannot computer generate images of the first lady"

    • Music Featured In This Episode:- "Hanging by a Moment" by Lifehouse

    • Awards and Nominations:
      Nomination for Series Storyline at the 2002 Shine Awards in conjunction with the Part 2

    • Music:
      1. "Rock the Boat" by the Hues Corporation plays in the bar.
      2. "Instead" by Abandon Jalopy plays during the pool game.
      3. "Evolution Revolution Love" by Tricky featuring Ed Kowalczyk from the album Blowback plays when Toby is mocking Charlie's pool skills.

    • Stockard Channing appears in the opening montage for the first time.

  • Allusions