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28th Jul '16 8:24:31 AM MaskedAndDangerous
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* The other half of ''A Good Day'', which involves an extended sequence wherein Santos and Clifford Calley are sneaking around to the VP's office. After Santos is escorted in and told to keep quiet, he moves to lay down on the couch... only to trip over Donna, who has already passed out on it. Cue screaming.
** The congressman for Arkansas is the highlight, from his introduction in his office (he sleeps there without pants), to his acting as sneaks the rest of the democrats into the VP office.
14th Jul '16 10:50:43 PM Gesperitia
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** Donna brings Josh coffee to cheer him up after his gaffe at Capital Beat. [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness She has never brought him coffee]] in her year and a half of working for him. And then we get this gem as she leaves.
--> '''Josh:''' Thanks for the coffee.
--> '''Donna:''' You're welcome.
--> '''Toby:''' Donna brought you coffee?
--> '''Donna:''' Shut up!



---> It's the shit-eating grin on Martin Sheen's face as he says it that makes it funny.

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---> *** It's the shit-eating grin on Martin Sheen's face as he says it that makes it funny.
14th Jul '16 10:45:06 PM Gesperitia
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--> '''C.J. Cregg:''' Is there anything I can say other than the President rode his bicycle into a tree?
--> '''Leo:''' [[MathematiciansAnswer He hopes never to do it again.]]
--> '''C.J. Cregg:''' Seriously, they're laughing pretty hard.
14th Jul '16 10:40:38 PM Gesperitia
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* The run of EstablishingCharacterMoments in ''Pilot'' are pretty good, if only for the variety of forms of comedy involved:

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* The run of EstablishingCharacterMoments [[EstablishingCharacterMoment Establishing Character Moments]] in ''Pilot'' are pretty good, if only for the variety of forms of comedy involved:



** CJ trying to hit on a guy at the gym at 5 in the morning…only to trip and fall off of her treadmill, looking like a complete buffoon.
** Sam…just has a really bad day.

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** CJ trying to hit on a guy at the gym at 5 in the morning…only morning… [[PratFall only to trip and fall off of her treadmill, treadmill]], looking like a complete buffoon.
** Sam…just has Sam [[ItMakesSenseInContext accidentally sleeps with a prostitute]] and proceeds to have a [[{{Understatement}} really bad day.day]].
** Josh is introduced asleep on his desk despite a janitor loudly vacuuming his office, but instantly wakes up when he hears his beeper going off.
** The first time we hear of the President of the United States, the most powerful man in the free world and someone who is generally presented as a dignified and controlled individual, is that he crashed his bicycle into a tree. [[spoiler: Though it becomes HarsherInHindsight when we realize the reason ''why'' he crashed his bike in the first place: He couldn't concentrate because he was so pissed off over the fact that his 12-year old granddaughter got a death threat from a fundamentalist Christian group.]]
** Leo's exasperation of having to spin the news that the President rode his bicycle into a tree.
--> '''Leo:''' He rode his bicycle into a tree, C.J.! What do you want me- [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness "The President while riding his bicycle on his vacation in Jackson Hole came to a sudden arboreal stop"]]. What do you want from me?



** The fact that the President of the United States, the most powerful man in the free world and someone who is generally presented as a dignified and controlled individual, crashed his bicycle into a tree. [[spoiler: Though it becomes HarsherInHindsight when we realize the reason ''why'' he crashed his bike in the first place: He couldn't concentrate because he was so pissed off over the fact that his 12-year old granddaughter got a death threat from a fundamentalist Christian group.]]
14th Jul '16 12:54:12 PM JohnZ
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** Later on in the episode, discussing a schlocky movie that is causing the White House grief:
-->'''Mrs. Landingham:''' Charlie, please don't say the word "erotic" in the Oval Office.
-->'''Charlie:''' I'd be perfectly happy never to say any of those words anywhere ever again.
30th Jun '16 4:17:46 AM Greenygal
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*** Made even funnier when the Russian Official is IanMcShane.

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*** Made even funnier when the Russian Official is IanMcShane.
Creator/IanMcShane.
26th Jun '16 8:26:17 PM theloopweaver
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-->'''Ainsley:''' I *have* an FBI file?

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-->'''Ainsley:''' I *have* ''have'' an FBI file?
2nd May '16 7:13:58 AM falcon2484
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''[Josh takes a drink, then lets the coffee listlessly fall out of his mouth, making a "bleggh" sound]''\\

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''[Josh takes a drink, then lets the coffee fall listlessly fall out of his mouth, making a "bleggh" sound]''\\
2nd May '16 7:13:21 AM falcon2484
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''[Josh takes a drink, then lets the coffee listlessly fall out of his mouth, makaing a "bleggh" sound]''\\

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''[Josh takes a drink, then lets the coffee listlessly fall out of his mouth, makaing making a "bleggh" sound]''\\
2nd May '16 7:12:11 AM falcon2484
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** And this one, where Donna is attempting to help Josh recover from his wild night out and get him into shape for his Joey Lucas meeting:
--> '''Donna''' ''[putting a cup on Josh's desk]'' ''':''' "Drink this."\\
'''Josh:''' "Coffee?"\\
'''Donna:''' "It's strong, drink it all."\\
''[Josh takes a drink, then lets the coffee listlessly fall out of his mouth, makaing a "bleggh" sound]''\\
'''Donna:''' "It's from yesterday, so it might not be hot anymore."
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