Lucas: And I hope that wherever you are, you get to keep being Riley.
However, as their relationship develops, her original small, shallow crush on Lucas, turns into a strong, and real relationship. Lucas: Well, when I'm with my friends, we usually talk about sports.
Joshua "Josh" Lyman is a fictional character played by Bradley Whitford on the television drama The West Wing.
And what are the odds that one day on the subway Riley falls into my lap? Years from now, whenever anybody asks me, "Who was your first girlfriend? The moment Lucas and Riley share a smile on the subway, Riley is immediately smitten and develops a crush on him. Riley: What do you talk about when you're with your friends? In researching the role, Whitford said he found former Clinton communications director George Stephanopoulos's book All Too Human very helpful, "just because it gave a sense of the sort of smell and the texture and the level of intimacy with the president, which I was just unaware of." In the Season 1 episode, 'Mandatory Minimums', Josh is called "Rambo" by one of the staff after an intense telephone conversation.In other instances, the character is said to be based on former Clinton advisor Paul Begala who notes that some of Josh's experiences in the first season are some of the same experiences he went through.While his audition impressed the show's executive producers, with Sorkin describing it as "simply the best audition for anything I'd ever seen," Warner Brothers casting director John Levey was not convinced Whitford had enough sex appeal to play a lead character and executive producer Thomas Schlamme was concerned that he did not have enough depth to carry off the more dramatic scenes.After a second audition, Whitford was offered the role of Sam Seaborn. "I just said, 'Aaron, I just feel this very strongly. This is the only time in my life I will play this card.Freakface (by Farkle) Scarecrow (by Eric) Mad Dog (by himself) Slugger (by Fish Store Phil) Lukey (by Cletis) Miss America (by Mark Cuban) Master of Tombstone the Bull (awarded title in the Austin Rodeo) Saint Huckleberry the Perfect (by Farkle)Chuckie (by Topanga)Mortimer Twigglebottom-Smythe (by himself) Huckleberry Bond, Gorgeous Lucas Friar is a main character in Girl Meets World. Originally from Austin, Texas, Lucas is a "cowboy in the city", and is Riley Matthews' boyfriend.Lucas becomes close friends with Farkle Minkus and Maya Hart, with the latter using cowboy stereotypes when talking to him, calling him derisive but good-natured nicknames including "Huckleberry", "Ranger Rick" and "Bucky Mc Boingboing"; in "Girl Meets 1961" it is revealed that Lucas does indeed hail from a family of cowboys.When Cory gave the class an assignment to give up their cell phones and computers, and instead visit the New York Public Library, Riley and Lucas share their first face to face conversation.After another girl, Missy Bradford, flirts with Lucas, Riley discovers feelings of jealousy.The original cast includes Idina Menzel as Elizabeth, La Chanze as Kate, James Snyder as Josh, and Anthony Rapp as Lucas, along with Tamika Sonja Lawrence, Jenn Colella, Jerry Dixon, and Jason Tam.Newly divorced 38-year-old Elizabeth, an urban planner, moves to New York City for a fresh start.