History Trivia / RegularShow

10th Jun '17 6:07:27 PM Monolaf317
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* WriteWhoYouKnow: Mordecai is pretty heavily based on series creator J.G. Quintel, who even voices the character with his regular voice. Quintel even stated that Mordecai is himself as a bluejay (which is why Mordecai doesn't act like a bird).

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* WriteWhoYouKnow: Mordecai is pretty heavily based on series creator J.G. Quintel, who even voices the character with his regular voice. Quintel even stated that Mordecai is himself as a bluejay (which is why Mordecai doesn't act like a bird).bird).
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1st Jun '17 5:16:13 AM MeleKalikimaka
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** In "Meet the Seer", Skips (Creator/MarkHamill) says [[Franchise/StarWars "I've got a bad feeling about this."]]
30th May '17 7:54:36 PM DRCEQ
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Wanna see the uncut version of ''The Power'' (you know, the one where Rigby actually says, "Now, how in the H are we gonna fix this S")? Only place you'll get to is on the Slack Pack DVD, as for the uncut versions of ''Free Cake'' and ''Meat Your Maker'' unless you copied it the first time you're out of luck unless you find it through [[DigitalPiracyIsEvil illegal means]].

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: KeepCirculatingTheTapes:
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Wanna see the uncut version of ''The Power'' (you know, the one where Rigby actually says, "Now, how in the H are we gonna fix this S")? Only place you'll get to is on the Slack Pack DVD, as for the uncut versions of ''Free Cake'' and ''Meat Your Maker'' unless you copied it the first time you're out of luck unless you find it through [[DigitalPiracyIsEvil illegal means]].means]].
** As soon as the final episode of the series aired, the entire series was completely dropped from Cartoon Network's scheduling. While it makes sense that a series that finishes up would be put to rest, it makes just as much sense to at least show reruns for a little while. The series finale itself aired once and ONLY once. You'll have to find it online to see it.
3rd May '17 8:39:58 AM TheMageofRacism
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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: In UGLY ways, and it's screwing gradually got worse AND WORSE as it went on. Similar to Adventure Time, this is most likely due to the saturation of the schedule with Teen Titans Go! reruns (either for financial reasons, or so the network can artificially lower the series' ratings to justify shitcanning it), its age (the series premiered in 2010, and is pretty old by industry standards), or MoralGuardians (the show is NOTORIOUS for it's mild profanity, heavy violent content, and mild sexual innuendo) are most likely to blame. Starting in February 2015, Regular Show was banished to a 7:30 to 8:00 PM timeslot, the only time it was shown.
** That was pretty bad, but in mid-2015, the show was ENTIRELY removed from the schedule unless there were new episodes (shown during a very irregular bomb week). All of it's previous slots were taken up by Teen Titans Go, to no one's surprise.
** It was confirmed the series would end in 2017 (unknown whether this was CN's doing or the creators choosing to end the series). n the meantime, though, it regained it's 7:30 timeslot in fall 2015, just in time to rejoice with Adventure Time reruns finally coming back in September, alongside Baby Looney Toons, Courage the Cowardly Dog, and new episodes of Ninjago, along with much less Teen Titans Go reruns, it seemed to have finally been averted.
** ....But, with the start of 2016, it proved it was too good to be true. New episodes, shorts and reruns were briefly aired from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in a block dubbed ''Regular Time Adventure Show''. Soon after, the block (as well as Adventure Time) vanished without a trace, and Regular Show only got to air a single 15-minute episode right before Adult Swim started on weekdays, and at this point, CN didn't even see it fit to ADVERTISE Regular Show.
** It got WORSE. In Mid-2016, after Season 7 concluded in June 2016, CN seemingly didn't see the point in treating it with dignity. For a very long while, Regular Show was only aired at 6:30 in the morning on weekdays, right after Uncle Grandpa (which, if you're wondering, also only aired at 6:00 AM), before reruns shored up entirely in mid-late 2016. The final Regular Show marathon ever was shown a few weeks before Regular Show: In Space (Season 8) premiered in September 2016. When Season 8 aired, reruns of the other 7 seasons all vanished ''for good''.
** But ultimately, the final season was treated worst of all. Regular Show's last 31 episodes were burned off weekly with minimal (though surprisingly, existent) advertising, typically right after a Teen Titans Go marathon meant to promote it (promote being very ill-defined in this case). But aside from that, everything was smooth sailing.... until the finale aired in January 2017 (which is a very, very rare feat for a long running series at the current time in the network), it received one final, massive insult to send it off. The final 4 episodes were aired on Martin Luther King Jr day (a Monday), rather than the usual Thursday-Friday premiere date at the time. To make matters worse, there wasn't even a marathon of the series or the 8th season as a tribute to one of CN's most beloved and longest running series (one of the shows that put it back on the map). Instead, they were aired right after a Teen Titans Go marathon, the movies ''Shrek'' and ''Rio'', and the TTG Island Adventure marathon. Right after the finale aired, reruns of the series, let alone any mention of the series at all, comepletey vanished without a trace.
1st Mar '17 12:08:57 PM CASCHero
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** While Creator/RobertEnglund doesn't voice a character who can control dreams, Anti-Pops was introduced in the episode, ''[[ANightmareOnElmStreet3DreamWarriors The Dream Warrior]]'' in which one of his henchman could invade dreams.
24th Jan '17 10:22:25 PM notShemp
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* ShrugOfGod: In the series finale, when Mordecai meets [[spoiler: his wife, Stef,]] she originally wasn't given a name. During an AMA on Reddit, Matt Price, one of the writers, came up with her current name because J.G. Quintel loves ''Film/TheGoonies''.
7th Jan '17 12:47:50 PM Gammaween10
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** Terry Crews (Brock Stettman from "The Thanksgiving Special") used to be an American football player; he's more known thses days as Julius from ''Series/verybodyHatesChris'' and the crazy guy who succeeded Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike.

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** Terry Crews (Brock Stettman from "The Thanksgiving Special") used to be an American football player; he's more known thses these days as Julius from ''Series/verybodyHatesChris'' ''Series/EverybodyHatesChris'' and the crazy guy who succeeded Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike.
6th Oct '16 2:18:46 PM BWOcat
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(specifically, the PeripheryDemographic of teens and 20-somethings) refuse to go by canon and decide to pervert it for their own pleasure.
6th Oct '16 2:18:00 PM BWOcat
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* GodNeverSaidThat: Liking a slash pairing (Mordecai/Rigby) is one thing, but thinking it would actually happen in canon is just not realistic, no matter how much you want it to be[[note]]unless it's ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad'', which did seem to heavily hint at the HoYay between Larry and Tuddrussell and has been addressed by voice actors Rob Paulsen and Mark Hamill as being canon[[/note]]. In one offscreen convention with the key crew members of the show (executive producers, writers, animators, storyboard artists, etc), a fan asked about the pairing and the events of the episode "Do me a Solid", the staff members answered, "Oh, Rigby has some special feelings for Mordecai." Notice how there are no hints to anything romantic or sexual. People can have feelings for others without it being romantic or sexual (platonic friendships, bonding between siblings and relatives, etc). Benton Connor even confirmed that Rigby isn't even a homosexual, but the more rabid fans refuse to listen and go by what they've cooked up in their imagination. Shortly after the convention, the episode "Diary" appeared, which Rigby confessed that he thinks Eileen is hot without her glasses, implying that he likes Eileen (and a lot of later episodes do show he and Eileen bonding and seasons six and seven show that Rigby and Eileen are dating and that Rigby is trying to better himself so he can be with her). All of this is what happens when cartoon fans (specifically, the PeripheryDemographic of teens and 20-somethings) refuse to go by canon and decide to pervert it for their own pleasure.

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* GodNeverSaidThat: Liking a slash pairing (Mordecai/Rigby) is one thing, but thinking it would actually happen in canon is just not realistic, no matter how much you want it to be[[note]]unless it's ''WesternAnimation/TimeSquad'', which did seem to heavily hint at the HoYay between Larry and Tuddrussell and has been addressed by voice actors Rob Paulsen and Mark Hamill as being canon[[/note]]. In one offscreen convention with the key crew members of the show (executive producers, writers, animators, storyboard artists, etc), a fan asked about the pairing and the events of the episode "Do me a Solid", the staff members answered, "Oh, Rigby has some special feelings for Mordecai." Notice how there are no hints to anything romantic or sexual. People can have feelings for others without it being romantic or sexual (platonic friendships, bonding between siblings and relatives, etc). Benton Connor even confirmed that Rigby isn't even a homosexual, but the more rabid fans refuse to listen and go by what they've cooked up in their imagination. Shortly after the convention, the episode "Diary" appeared, which Rigby confessed that he thinks Eileen is hot without her glasses, implying that he likes Eileen (and a lot of later episodes do show he and Eileen bonding and seasons six and seven show that Rigby and Eileen are dating and that Rigby is trying to better himself so he can be with her). All of this is what happens when cartoon fans (specifically, the PeripheryDemographic of teens and 20-somethings) refuse to go by canon and decide to pervert it for their own pleasure.
8th Sep '16 5:08:25 PM santos32
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** Crew Crew is voiced by three actual rappers: Music/ChildishGambino, Music/TylerTheCreator and MC Lyte.

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** Crew Crew is voiced by three actual rappers: Music/ChildishGambino, Music/TylerTheCreator TylerTheCreator and MC Lyte.
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