Ainsley: I just want to die.
Leo: Oh, it's the White House. You'll get used to that feeling.
Bartlet: Sorry everybody, this is gonna be it. Four is my lucky number.
Donna: This is take five, sir.
Bartlet: Five is my lucky number. Fifth-take-Bartlet, that's what Jack Warner used to call me.
Donna: Did you really know Jack Warner, Mr. President?
Bartlet: Yeah, because I used to be a contract player in Hollywood and I'm 97 years old.
(to Abbey about Nellie Bly's 72-day tour)
Bartlet: She sounds like an incredible woman, Abbey. I'm particularly impressed that she beat a fictional record. If she goes twenty-one thousand leagues under the sea, I'll name a damn school after her. Let's have sex.
Episode Title: And It's Surely to Their Credit
"And It's Surely to Their Credit" is a line from Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore".
Abbey: You don't know who Nellie Bly is, do you?
Nellie Bly is a 19th-20th century journalist and is noted as one of the first female journalists.
Bartlet: I’m sorry. Leaf peeping? Is that something we do now?
Leaf peeping is a common hobby where people watch the leaves change colors during the fall and admire the autumn colors.
Bartlet: One-take Bartlet. That’s what old Jack Warner used to call me.
Director Jack Warner is the co-founder of Warner Brothers Studios along with his brothers Harry, Albert, and Sam. For his contributions to the entertaiment industry, Jack received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.