Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
American President, The
|"I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them, Sam I Am." This is a quote from which character?
AJ . While AJ and Andy are playing pool, Andy asks AJ to call him by his first name. AJ says, "I will not do it playing pool, I will not do it in a school." etc...
Rothschild. Lewis Rothschild was the speechwriter, among other things. Played pretty well for a guy that still looks like a boy, no? Other characters were Leon Kodak, A.J. MacInerny, and Bob Rumson.
|What causes the President to call Sydney and break a date that he had planned?||American President
A pending airline strike. He had to leave to try to restart negotiations, or else significant economic impact would have occured. On the way he decides to "hop out" and at a local flower shop, to get something for Sydney - against the insistance of Rothchild (Fox).
|Unable to give her the flowers he would like, what does the President give Sydney after their first date?||American President
Wisconsin. It's mentioned more than once; "You'd be the most popular history teacher in Wisconsin!" "I just wanna know the (Green Bay) Packers' score." "Your credit cards are in storage with the rest of your private things in Wisconsin, sir."
with her sister. With her sis, Beth. She also often borrowed her clothes. The first time Andy called Sydney on the phone, she was in Beth's apt. dicussing her first day at the White House. At first, Sydney thought it was a friend disguising his voice.
Richard Dreyfuss . He also starred in 'Mr. Holland's Opus' and 'What About Bob?', with Bill Murray. Both very good movies.
...and I'm running for president.. The president, after repeatedly hearing that line, 'I'm glad he cleared that up, those people were ready to buy some Amway products!'
Dogwood. Sydney was from Virginia, and the Prez tried a few times in vain to send her the native flower (which is also a type of tree).
|Besides the GDC's issue, there was another bill discussed a lot in the movie. What was it dealing with?||American President
Crime Control. The bill was an attempt to reduce the ownership of handguns and automatic weapons.
Chief of Staff. I guess he's like the office manager for the white house staff. A.J. was a longtime friend of the president's and was often asked for his opinions and advice from the prez. Interestingly, Sheen played the president on the TV show "West Wing."
|What did the president's daughter tell the president to compliment Sydney on, for their first date?||American President
shoes . 'Compliment her shoes, girls like that.' It worked great, Sydney seemed delighted he noticed. I'll have to keep that tip in mind...
Lucy. She played the trombone. Did you notice that one moment, she was struggling to play a basic scale, then the next moment, playing "Hail to the Chief?"
China Room . Andy referred to it as 'the dish room.' The kiss was terribly brief, as first kisses go. They were interrupted by a secret service agent advising the president of a secure call. The Libyans bombed C-STAD and ruined their romantic moment. Dang, that happens to me all the time too!
Global Defense Council. The GDC hired Sydney Allen Wade (Annette Bening) to help lobby their desires for a 20 percent reduction in fossil fuel usage.
Andrew Sheppard. Also known as Andy to his friends.
Attack Libya. It was awkwardly funny when the guy came in to tell him that.
His dentist. "Who is he really on the phone with?" "The Prime Minister of Israel." "They're probably not discussing his teeth." "I hope not."
Her mom. She tied her daddy's tie for the State dinner.
Women's Studies. "That course wasn't about what I thought it was going to be about."
Richard. "I forgot to tell you today what a nice [bum] you have..."
Gilmore. It was on the first page of his 7th grade social studies textbook that he gave to his daughter.
Stanford. "I went to Stanford you blow-hole!"
Latin. "Great. Next time Julius Caesar comes to town, you're our gal."
cancer. Mary, Andy's first wife, died of cancer. He says this in a speech of his.
call President Shepherd by his first name. How professional of him.
State of the Union. After Andy finally got around to giving Sydney some roses.
Chief of Staff. And he was the Best Man at President Shepherd's wedding.
Hail to the Chief. She may not like social studies, but she can sure toot that horn.
a ham. "Dig it Miss Wade. You're the President's girlfriend."
Daugthers of the American Revolution. That is where she first saw the thing that Andy does with his face when he's lying.