History Trivia / FranceFive

7th Apr '16 9:35:40 AM Adept
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** The main theme for Episodes 1-2 is a re-dubbing of the theme for ChoudenshiBioman, before being traded for original music from Episode 3 onward.
** The music featured in Episodes 1-2 is pulled extensively from 80s Sentai series like ''Bioman'', ''Liveman'', ''Flashman'', and ''Jetman'', along with cues from then-current Sentai shows ''GoGoV'' and ''Timeranger''.
** Episode 2 on its own utilizes several tracks from DanceDanceRevolution for the club scenes.

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** The main theme for Episodes 1-2 is a re-dubbing of the theme for ChoudenshiBioman, ''Series/ChoudenshiBioman'', before being traded for original music from Episode 3 onward.
** The music featured in Episodes 1-2 is pulled extensively from 80s Sentai series like ''Bioman'', ''Liveman'', ''Flashman'', and ''Jetman'', along with cues from then-current Sentai shows ''GoGoV'' ''Series/GoGoV'' and ''Timeranger''.
** Episode 2 on its own utilizes several tracks from DanceDanceRevolution VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution for the club scenes.
14th Jan '16 5:54:35 PM Gaijinder
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** The whole team (minus Yellow) appears in the opening of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfw51_bitoman-14-part1_fun#.UWi2Gyt5zjQ Bitoman]]'', where they are dismissed by the local villain because "[their] costumes aren't trendy enough" (they were in civil clothes).

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** The whole team (minus Yellow) appears in the opening of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfw51_bitoman-14-part1_fun#.UWi2Gyt5zjQ Bitoman]]'', where they are dismissed by the local villain because "[their] costumes aren't trendy enough" (they were in civil clothes).civilian clothes).
*** This is a full-circle ShoutOut as a parody prototype of France Five appeared in [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x90fn4_bitoman-12-part-1-2-1998-99-version_fun Episode 12]] of Bitoman which also had involvement from series creator Alex Pilot and GoToon (singer of the France Five themes pre-Episode 4 and the actor who played Cancrelax). Part of this design inspired the initial prototype and Mark 1 suits seen in Episode 1.



* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Episode 5 was in postproduction during 7 years.

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* RecycledSoundtrack:
**The main theme for Episodes 1-2 is a re-dubbing of the theme for ChoudenshiBioman, before being traded for original music from Episode 3 onward.
**The music featured in Episodes 1-2 is pulled extensively from 80s Sentai series like ''Bioman'', ''Liveman'', ''Flashman'', and ''Jetman'', along with cues from then-current Sentai shows ''GoGoV'' and ''Timeranger''.
**Episode 2 on its own utilizes several tracks from DanceDanceRevolution for the club scenes.
* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Episode 5 was in postproduction during post-production for 7 years.
years. This is lampshaded in the credits of the finale.
7th Jan '14 2:03:17 AM StFan
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* TheCameo

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* TheCameoTheCameo:



** Some Panous-Panous, along with Pink à la Mode and Black Beaujolais, appear in the opening fight of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fca3UETyp_o Damned Next]]''.

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** Some Panous-Panous, along with Pink à la Mode and Black Beaujolais, appear in the opening fight of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fca3UETyp_o Damned DAMNED Next]]''.



* TheOtherDarrin
** Catherine/Pink a la Mode. The original actress left during the production of episode 3. This unfortunately happened before they could record the ADR so there is a jarring difference between her out-of-suit and in-suit lines. Starting episode 4, Catherine was played by a new actress who looked nothing like her... complete with a new costume.

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* TheOtherDarrin
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** Catherine/Pink a à la Mode. The original actress left during the production of episode 3. This unfortunately happened before they could record the ADR so there is a jarring difference between her out-of-suit and in-suit lines. Starting episode 4, Catherine was played by a new actress who looked nothing like her... complete with a new costume.
13th Sep '13 5:23:27 PM Gaijinder
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** Because of the stretch of time between episodes, there have been a few other minor cast change-ups. Most notable, Extasy and Margarine, the team's RobotGirl.

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** Because of the stretch of time between episodes, there have been a few other minor cast change-ups. Most notable, Extasy and Margarine, the team's RobotGirl.
8th Sep '13 12:23:59 AM StFan
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** The eyecatch illustration from Episode 1 appears in the ''Manga/HappyLesson'' OVA.

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** The eyecatch illustration from Episode episode 1 appears in the ''Manga/HappyLesson'' OVA.



** Catherine/Pink a la Mode--The original actress left during the production of Episode 3. This unfortunately happened before they could record the ADR so there is a jarring difference between her out-of-suit and in-suit lines. Starting Episode 4, Catherine was played by a new actress who looked nothing like her... complete with a new costume.

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** Catherine/Pink a la Mode--The Mode. The original actress left during the production of Episode episode 3. This unfortunately happened before they could record the ADR so there is a jarring difference between her out-of-suit and in-suit lines. Starting Episode episode 4, Catherine was played by a new actress who looked nothing like her... complete with a new costume.


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23rd Jun '13 11:21:10 AM StFan
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* RecycledProp / ActorAllusion: In episode 6, the {{BFG}} that [[spoiler:vaporizes Succulard is identical to Caleb's Nuclear Gun from ''Series/FlandersCompany''. Ruddy Pomarede plays both Caleb and Succulard.]]

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* RecycledProp PropRecycling / ActorAllusion: In episode 6, the {{BFG}} that [[spoiler:vaporizes Succulard is identical to Caleb's Nuclear Gun from ''Series/FlandersCompany''. Ruddy Pomarede plays both Caleb and Succulard.]]
23rd Jun '13 11:20:30 AM StFan
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* TheCameo
** The eyecatch illustration from Episode 1 appears in the ''Manga/HappyLesson'' OVA.
** Some Panous-Panous, along with Pink à la Mode and Black Beaujolais, appear in the opening fight of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fca3UETyp_o Damned Next]]''.
** The whole team (minus Yellow) appears in the opening of another French indie production, ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xfw51_bitoman-14-part1_fun#.UWi2Gyt5zjQ Bitoman]]'', where they are dismissed by the local villain because "[their] costumes aren't trendy enough" (they were in civil clothes).
* TheOtherDarrin
** Catherine/Pink a la Mode--The original actress left during the production of Episode 3. This unfortunately happened before they could record the ADR so there is a jarring difference between her out-of-suit and in-suit lines. Starting Episode 4, Catherine was played by a new actress who looked nothing like her... complete with a new costume.
** Because of the stretch of time between episodes, there have been a few other minor cast change-ups. Most notable, Extasy and Margarine, the team's RobotGirl.
* RecycledProp / ActorAllusion: In episode 6, the {{BFG}} that [[spoiler:vaporizes Succulard is identical to Caleb's Nuclear Gun from ''Series/FlandersCompany''. Ruddy Pomarede plays both Caleb and Succulard.]]
* SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Episode 5 was in postproduction during 7 years.
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