The Farnsworth Invention
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[on his rationale for The West Wing
(1999)] I was a bit tickled by the fact that we don't have a king in this country. We have a person with a temp job. My favorite moments on 'The West Wing' were never in the Situation Room or abroad. They were always when I could make the President human. You do that by making him somebody's husband, somebody's father, somebody's son. It was fundamentally a ...
Describes his writing process as very active; he often stands and acts out every part. As a result of this process, he once accidentally broke his nose by lunging into the mirror while writing a fight scene.
Many of his films feature at least once character with an alliterative name (Sam Seaborn, Harriet Hayes, Matthew Markinson)