History Trivia / TheAmazingWorldOfGumball

30th Jun '16 7:19:13 PM ParkedCarAnne
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** Cartoon Network also put a lot of faith into the show by renewing a second season a week before the premier, though this could have been done as the show spends a long time in production. Cartoon Network later renewed the show for a fourth and fifth season before the third season had even started airing (though, as mentioned before, this could be because the show spends a long time in production and the crew members actually take care to make sure that even the weakest episodes are done well).
* ChildrenVoicingChildren: The initial voice actors for Gumball (Logan Grove), Darwin (Kwesi Boakye), and Anais (Kyla Raw Kowalewski) took the roles at approximately the age of 12, 11, and 9, respectively. About three years later, Gumball and Darwin were recast for the third season due to puberty: Gumball's new voice actor (Jacob Hopkins) was 11 and Darwin's (Terrell Ransom Jr.) was 10. Anais's original voice actor continues to voice her even as she enters her teens as Kowalewski can still make her voice sound young -- and the fact that girls' voices don't change as dramatically as boys' voices do during puberty.

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** Cartoon Network also put a lot of faith into the show by renewing a second season a week before the premier, though this could have been done as the show spends a long time in production. Cartoon Network later renewed the show for a fourth and fifth season before the third season had even started airing and just renewed it for a sixth (though, as mentioned before, this could be because the show spends a long time in production due to its use of mixed media and the crew members actually take care to make sure that even the weakest episodes are done well).
* ChildrenVoicingChildren: The initial voice actors for Gumball (Logan Grove), Darwin (Kwesi Boakye), and Anais (Kyla Raw Rae Kowalewski) took the roles at approximately the age of 12, 11, and 9, respectively. About three years later, Gumball and Darwin were recast for the third season due to puberty: Gumball's new voice actor (Jacob Hopkins) was 11 and Darwin's (Terrell Ransom Jr.) was 10. Anais's original voice actor continues to voice her even as she enters her teens as Kowalewski can still make her voice sound young -- and the fact that girls' voices don't change as dramatically as boys' voices do during puberty.



* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin: A flashback in "The Name" redubs the scene from the first season episode "The Curse" where Gumball (who was voiced by Logan Grove at the time) is riding down the highway in a mop bucket with Jacob Hopkins' voice. The same goes for a flashback with Darwin in "The Extras" to the second season episode "The Sweaters".

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* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin: A flashback in "The Name" redubs the scene from the first season episode "The Curse" where Gumball (who was voiced by Logan Grove at the time) is riding down the highway in a mop bucket shouting, "I'm gonna make it! I'm gonna make it!" with Jacob Hopkins' voice. The same goes for a flashback with Darwin in "The Extras" to the second season episode "The Sweaters".Sweaters" where Darwin's line "This is boring! This is ''so'' boring!" was done by Terrell Ransom, Jr. rather than Kwesi Boakye.



** The end of "The Money", when [[spoiler:the Wattersons' lack of money causes the show's animation to collapse]], [[http://imaginationstudios.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/video/my-favourite-gumball-episode-ben-bocquelet/ was inspired]] by the show's crew always running out of budget by the season finale.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Nicole is voiced by a professional singer (Teresa Gallagher), yet she is the only main character who's yet to have a song. Gallagher herself finally sings in the the fourth season episode "The Wicked", but not as Nicole or any other character (it's a song ''about'' Mrs. Robinson, who Gallagher voices, but Mrs. Robinson is not and [[TheUnintelligible could not]] be the one singing).

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** The end of episode "The Money", when particularly the climax where [[spoiler:the Wattersons' lack of money causes the show's animation to collapse]], get cruder and more low-budget until everyone--except Gumball--signs the contract]], [[http://imaginationstudios.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/video/my-favourite-gumball-episode-ben-bocquelet/ was inspired]] by the show's crew budget always running out of budget by the season finale.
season's end.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Nicole is voiced by a professional singer (Teresa Gallagher), yet she is the only main character who's yet to have a song. Gallagher herself finally sings in the the fourth season episode "The Wicked", but not as Nicole or any other character (it's a song ''about'' Mrs. Robinson, who Gallagher voices, but Mrs. Robinson is not and [[TheUnintelligible could not]] be the one singing). Averted with Dan Russell, who is also a singer, and has sung (and even helped in writing) some songs for the show, such as Richard's tearjerking song about how Gumball looked up to him when he was young on "The Hero" and Richard's rap as he's delivering pizzas in "The Job".
20th Jun '16 8:16:19 PM ParkedCarAnne
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** Animator Yannis Boultadakis' favorite episode is season three's "The Puppy".

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** Animator Yannis Boultadakis' favorite episode is season three's "The Puppy".



** Sussie's model and first season voice actor is Aurelie Charbonnier, one of the show's storyboard artists and the creator's girlfriend. Her screams and laughs are provided by the show's creator and Charbonnier's boyfriend, Ben Bocquelet. As of season two, Fergus Craig is now the voice of Sussie on the rare times that Sussie speaks coherently, though Aurelie's chin is still used for the character and Ben Bocquelet still does Sussie's screaming and laughing.

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** Sussie's model and first season voice actor is Aurelie Charbonnier, one of the show's storyboard artists and the creator's girlfriend. Her screams and laughs are provided by the show's creator and Charbonnier's boyfriend, Ben Bocquelet. As of season two, Fergus Craig is now the voice of Sussie on the rare times that Sussie speaks coherently, though Aurelie's chin is still used for the character (as seen in Sussie's dream on "The Night", where Sussie is revealed to be Aurelie's chin and Sussie/Aurelie freaks out and runs off the set after filming) and Ben Bocquelet still does Sussie's screaming and laughing.



** Mic Graves, the series's director, voices Banana Joe, Banana Bob, and the voiceover heard through "The Voice" [[spoiler:which is actually William the flying eyeball's internal monologue]].

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** Mic Graves, the series's director, voices Banana Joe, Banana Joe's father Banana Bob, and the voiceover heard through "The Voice" [[spoiler:which is actually William the flying eyeball's internal monologue]].



* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin: A flashback in "The Name" redubs a scene from the first season episode "The Curse" with Gumball's third season voice actor. The same goes for a flashback with Darwin in "The Extras" to the second season episode "The Sweaters".

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* FlashbackWithTheOtherDarrin: A flashback in "The Name" redubs a the scene from the first season episode "The Curse" where Gumball (who was voiced by Logan Grove at the time) is riding down the highway in a mop bucket with Gumball's third season voice actor.Jacob Hopkins' voice. The same goes for a flashback with Darwin in "The Extras" to the second season episode "The Sweaters".



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The UK is the only place where every episode of the show is uncut (though the version of "The Saint" where viewers actually see the photo of Darwin as Alan kissing Leslie the flower and Leslie enjoying it -- as opposed to a brief glimpse of it -- has yet to surface), so unless you live in the UK or have access to Cartoon Network's UK channel, there's really no legal way to see the uncut version of "The Skull" where Gumball, Darwin, and Clayton give themselves shock therapy to stop lying or the version of "The Storm" where Gumball tells Carmen that he's not a "cheap, corruptible bimbo" instead of a "cheap, corruptible coward." Even digital sources like Hulu Plus and [=iTunes=], which keep the full opening and end credits and have seasons one and two available, include the edits in the US version. However, the version of "The Crew" that ends with The Donut Sheriff tasering Marvin as Marvin tries to explain that he's unarmed is not much of a chore to find, as that episode is readily available on [=iTunes=] and Amazon Prime. It's even worse if you live in Asia, Australia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Turkey, or The Middle East as versions of ''Gumball'' episodes in those continents/countries are edited even further to remove anything considered violent, rude, or sexually suggestive.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The UK is the only place where every episode of the show is uncut (though the version of "The Saint" where viewers actually see the photo of Darwin as Alan kissing Leslie the flower and Leslie enjoying it -- as opposed to a brief glimpse of it -- has yet to surface), so unless you live in the UK or have access to Cartoon Network's UK channel, there's really no legal way to see the uncut version of "The Skull" where Gumball, Darwin, and Clayton give themselves shock therapy to stop lying or the version of "The Storm" where Gumball tells Carmen that he's not a "cheap, corruptible bimbo" instead of a "cheap, corruptible coward." Even digital sources like Hulu Plus and [=iTunes=], which keep the full opening and end credits and have seasons one and two available, include the edits in the US version. However, the version of "The Crew" that ends with The Donut Sheriff tasering Marvin as Marvin tries to explain that he's unarmed is not much of a chore to find, as that episode is readily available on [=iTunes=] and Amazon Prime. It's even worse if you live in Asia, Australia, Latin America, Brazil, some parts of Eastern Europe, Turkey, or The Middle East as versions of ''Gumball'' episodes in those continents/countries are edited even further to remove anything considered violent, rude, or sexually suggestive.



*** Rupert Degas also left, and his roles were passed to Adam Long (Mr. Small), Max Cazier (Clayton), Hugo Harold-Harrison (Tobias, one of the Eggheads) and Stefan Ashton Frank (Mr. Robinson).

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*** Rupert Degas also left, and his roles were passed to Adam Long (Mr. Small), Max Cazier (Clayton), Hugo Harold-Harrison (Tobias, one of the Eggheads) and Stefan Ashton Frank (Mr. (Gaylord Robinson).



** In the third season, Rocky went from Hugo Harold-Harrison to Simon Lipkin and Jamie the bully went from Jessica [=MacDonald=] to Maria Teresa Creasey, but Harold-Harrison and [=MacDonald=] still voice other characters.

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** In the third season, Rocky went from Hugo Harold-Harrison to Simon Lipkin and Jamie the bully went from Jessica [=MacDonald=] to Maria Teresa Creasey, but even though Harold-Harrison and [=MacDonald=] still voice other characters.



* PropRecycling: A lot of the characters are rejected advertising mascots Ben Bocquelet had in his portfolio.
* SeriesHiatus: Likely because of its multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network.

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* PropRecycling: A As mentioned in the main page quote, a lot of the characters on the show are rejected advertising mascots Ben Bocquelet had in his portfolio.
portfolio that he didn't want to throw out or remodel in the hopes they get accepted.
* SeriesHiatus: Likely because of its multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode (regardless of whether or not viewers find it entertaining) is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network.



** Richard has had scenes where he talks to Mr. Fitzgerald, the Doughnut Sheriff (after season one), and the Ripley 2000 manager (the little, periwinkle teddy bear seen on "The Refund" and "The Question"), all of whom are voiced by Dan Russell.
* TroubledProduction: The show's production had a rather rocky start because few of the staff had worked on a television show before. This resulted in major organizational restructurings and numerous delays that the show's creator is thankful for not getting in trouble for.

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** Richard has had scenes where he talks to Mr. Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald (Penny's father), the Doughnut Sheriff (after season one), and the Ripley 2000 manager (the little, periwinkle teddy bear seen on "The Refund" and "The Question"), all of whom are voiced by Dan Russell.
* TroubledProduction: The show's production had a rather rocky start because very few of the staff had worked on a television show before.crew members hired were experienced in doing TV. This resulted in major organizational restructurings and numerous delays that the show's creator is thankful for not getting in trouble for.



** In [[http://issuu.com/worldscreen/docs/tv_kids_mipcom_2013 an interview (page 127)]], Ben Bocquelet revealed the show was originally envisioned as being about rejected cartoon characters being sent to a remedial school so they can become normal enough to star in an animated series. Daniel Lennard, the Vice President of Cartoon Network's European division, [[https://vimeo.com/68915551#t=3m06s found the idea to be too depressing]], so Bocquelet turned the remedial school into an American junior high school and also added a focus on the main character's family. He also mentioned at one point hoping Creator/AdultSwim would be interested in some of his work, although, contrary to some claims, [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/557632076636499969 he never pitched Gumball itself to Adult Swim]].

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** In [[http://issuu.com/worldscreen/docs/tv_kids_mipcom_2013 an interview (page 127)]], Ben Bocquelet revealed the show was originally envisioned as being about rejected cartoon characters being sent to a remedial school so they can become normal enough to star in an animated series. Daniel Lennard, the Vice President of Cartoon Network's European division, [[https://vimeo.com/68915551#t=3m06s found the idea to be too depressing]], depressing]] and was looking for family/kids' animated sitcoms, so Bocquelet turned the remedial school into an American junior high school and also added a focus on the main character's family. He also mentioned at one point hoping Creator/AdultSwim would be interested in some of his work, although, contrary to some claims, [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/557632076636499969 he never pitched Gumball itself to Adult Swim]].Swim]] (and the claim that AdultSwim rejected the show for being "too cute" was actually attributed to the short-lived series ''The Problem Solverz'').
18th Jun '16 12:12:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* XMeetsY: Aesthetically, the show combines the "cartoon characters in the real world" gimmick from ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' (and its lesser-known clone, ''CoolWorld'')[[note]]though some will state that the style is more like ''SitDownShutUp'', in that the backgrounds are photos, whereas ''Who Framed Roger Rabbit'' and ''Cool World'' used moving footage[[/note]] with the "cartoon characters from different eras and animated in different styles interact with each other" gimmick from ''DrawnTogether'' (only ''Gumball'' is more diverse with its styles and includes a lot of art styles not typically associated with animation and takes advantage of the little details of the animated characters).
** Humor and premise-wise, the show is seen as either of the following:
*** ''The Simpsons'' [[note]](has satirical jabs at modern suburban life, a first season with off-model characters and mediocre animation, a unique animation/art style that has garnered positive reviews from critics, and a lot of the characters are based on the ones from ''The Simpsons'': Richard is Homer Simpson -- especially in some of the later episodes where he doesn't have a job, eats a lot, is a ManChild, and gets hurt in comic fashion a lot [and, like Homer, has a parent who abandoned him as a kid and was lied to by the parent who cared for them about what happened to his lost parent]; Anais is Lisa's smarts and lack of friends meets Maggie's height and deviousness; Principal Brown and Miss Simian's love affair mirrors Principal Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel's from "Grade School Confidential"; Rocky is a mix between Groundskeeper Willy [works as a school janitor], Lunchlady Doris [works as a school cafeteria worker], and Otto the bus driver [though he is more like Otto the bus driver because he drives the school bus, is friends with Gumball like how Otto is friends with Bart, likes 1970s-1980s rock music, is a dropout who never amounted to anything in life, and has parents who think he's a loser] the Donut Sheriff is Chief Wiggum, right down to the bad Edward G. Robinson impression [even Dan Russell said that his voice for The Donut Sheriff is his take on HankAzaria's Chief Wiggum]; Gumball's animosity towards Alan is similar to Homer's jealousy and animosity towards Ned Flanders; Gumball seems to be a mix of Bart as a lovable loser and a less grating version of "{{Jerkass}} Homer" depending on episode; Darwin is Milhouse van Houten meets Lisa when she has to be the [[OnlySaneMan only sane girl]] and comic foil to Bart's antics, the four senior citizens are a mix between Grandpa Simpson, Jasper Beardley, the Crazy Old Jewish Man, Mrs. Glick, and Hans Moleman; and Larry the rock-headed clerk is a mix between Apu, the Squeaky-Voiced Teen, and the Sarcastic Middle-Aged Clerk who sounds like Charles Bronson[[/note]] meets ''Regular Show'' [[note]](characters are anthropomorphic animals and living objects; most of the stories are surreal and/or MundaneMadeAwesome; a lot of the jokes and pop culture references are [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar more suited for]]/[[ParentalBonus tend to be recognized and appreciated by older viewers]])[[/note]]
*** ''Chowder'' [[note]](both shows mix different types of visual art and have a lot of fourth-wall breaking jokes)[[/note]] meets a LighterAndSofter ''Malcolm in the Middle'' or a less vulgar ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' [[note]](the Wattersons are considered lower-middle class slobs by everyone in the neighborhood, just like The Bundys and Malcolm's family; Nicole is like Al Bundy and Lois in that she's the only one in the family with a job and has a lazy, TV-watching, childish spouse whom she married when she was young [the only difference is Nicole doesn't regret being married to Richard, like Al and Lois regret marrying Peg and Hal, respectively]; Anais is a genius with idiot siblings, like Bud Bundy on ''Married...With Children'' and Malcolm and Dewey on ''Malcolm in the Middle''; a lot of episodes of ''Gumball'' have hilarious, yet bleak endings, like ''Married...With Children'' and ''Malcolm in the Middle'')[[/note]]
*** A FleischerStudios cartoon [[note]](both are big on ToonPhysics and cartoon violence and wackiness)[[/note]] meets ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid'' (or a less neurotic version of ''Seinfeld'')[[note]]for ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid'', both are slice-of-life stories about a middle schooler going through middle school problems; for ''Seinfeld'', both revel in CringeComedy and exaggerating ordinary problems[[/note]]
*** ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' [[note]]both have cheerful music juxtaposed with immoral, illegal, and just plain wrong actions, both have selfish characters getting their comeuppance for their actions, and both make fun of subject matter that isn't suitable for some audiences, like cannibalism, prison life, economic decline, revenge, police brutality, bullying, worker incompetence, the failures of the American education system, homelessness, and inappropriate romances[[/note]] meets BobClampett's Warner Bros. shorts[[note]]like the Fleischer Studio cartoons, both shows are big on toon physics and cartoon violence/wackiness[[/note]].
** The original pitch pilot and premise (about rejected cartoon characters forced into a remedial school) can be seen as Don Hertzfeldt's ''Rejected'' meets a "kids in school" sitcom. [[http://www.totalmediabridge.com/the-amazing-world-of-gumball-and-the-deconstruction-of-visual-information/ This article]], however, describes the original ''Gumball'' as "a bitter ''DrawnTogether''" and described the first season as feeling like "...''Doug''[[note]]the Nickelodeon version[[/note]] filtered through an episode of ''{{KaBlam!}}''"

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* XMeetsY: Aesthetically, the show combines the "cartoon characters in the real world" gimmick from ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' (and its lesser-known clone, ''CoolWorld'')[[note]]though some will state that the style is more like ''SitDownShutUp'', in that the backgrounds are photos, whereas ''Who Framed Roger Rabbit'' and ''Cool World'' used moving footage[[/note]] with the "cartoon characters from different eras and animated in different styles interact with each other" gimmick from ''DrawnTogether'' (only ''Gumball'' is more diverse with its styles and includes a lot of art styles not typically associated with animation and takes advantage of the little details of the animated characters).
** Humor and premise-wise, the show is seen as either of the following:
*** ''The Simpsons'' [[note]](has satirical jabs at modern suburban life, a first season with off-model characters and mediocre animation, a unique animation/art style that has garnered positive reviews from critics, and a lot of the characters are based on the ones from ''The Simpsons'': Richard is Homer Simpson -- especially in some of the later episodes where he doesn't have a job, eats a lot, is a ManChild, and gets hurt in comic fashion a lot [and, like Homer, has a parent who abandoned him as a kid and was lied to by the parent who cared for them about what happened to his lost parent]; Anais is Lisa's smarts and lack of friends meets Maggie's height and deviousness; Principal Brown and Miss Simian's love affair mirrors Principal Skinner and Mrs. Krabappel's from "Grade School Confidential"; Rocky is a mix between Groundskeeper Willy [works as a school janitor], Lunchlady Doris [works as a school cafeteria worker], and Otto the bus driver [though he is more like Otto the bus driver because he drives the school bus, is friends with Gumball like how Otto is friends with Bart, likes 1970s-1980s rock music, is a dropout who never amounted to anything in life, and has parents who think he's a loser] the Donut Sheriff is Chief Wiggum, right down to the bad Edward G. Robinson impression [even Dan Russell said that his voice for The Donut Sheriff is his take on HankAzaria's Chief Wiggum]; Gumball's animosity towards Alan is similar to Homer's jealousy and animosity towards Ned Flanders; Gumball seems to be a mix of Bart as a lovable loser and a less grating version of "{{Jerkass}} Homer" depending on episode; Darwin is Milhouse van Houten meets Lisa when she has to be the [[OnlySaneMan only sane girl]] and comic foil to Bart's antics, the four senior citizens are a mix between Grandpa Simpson, Jasper Beardley, the Crazy Old Jewish Man, Mrs. Glick, and Hans Moleman; and Larry the rock-headed clerk is a mix between Apu, the Squeaky-Voiced Teen, and the Sarcastic Middle-Aged Clerk who sounds like Charles Bronson[[/note]] meets ''Regular Show'' [[note]](characters are anthropomorphic animals and living objects; most of the stories are surreal and/or MundaneMadeAwesome; a lot of the jokes and pop culture references are [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar more suited for]]/[[ParentalBonus tend to be recognized and appreciated by older viewers]])[[/note]]
*** ''Chowder'' [[note]](both shows mix different types of visual art and have a lot of fourth-wall breaking jokes)[[/note]] meets a LighterAndSofter ''Malcolm in the Middle'' or a less vulgar ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' [[note]](the Wattersons are considered lower-middle class slobs by everyone in the neighborhood, just like The Bundys and Malcolm's family; Nicole is like Al Bundy and Lois in that she's the only one in the family with a job and has a lazy, TV-watching, childish spouse whom she married when she was young [the only difference is Nicole doesn't regret being married to Richard, like Al and Lois regret marrying Peg and Hal, respectively]; Anais is a genius with idiot siblings, like Bud Bundy on ''Married...With Children'' and Malcolm and Dewey on ''Malcolm in the Middle''; a lot of episodes of ''Gumball'' have hilarious, yet bleak endings, like ''Married...With Children'' and ''Malcolm in the Middle'')[[/note]]
*** A FleischerStudios cartoon [[note]](both are big on ToonPhysics and cartoon violence and wackiness)[[/note]] meets ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid'' (or a less neurotic version of ''Seinfeld'')[[note]]for ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid'', both are slice-of-life stories about a middle schooler going through middle school problems; for ''Seinfeld'', both revel in CringeComedy and exaggerating ordinary problems[[/note]]
*** ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' [[note]]both have cheerful music juxtaposed with immoral, illegal, and just plain wrong actions, both have selfish characters getting their comeuppance for their actions, and both make fun of subject matter that isn't suitable for some audiences, like cannibalism, prison life, economic decline, revenge, police brutality, bullying, worker incompetence, the failures of the American education system, homelessness, and inappropriate romances[[/note]] meets BobClampett's Warner Bros. shorts[[note]]like the Fleischer Studio cartoons, both shows are big on toon physics and cartoon violence/wackiness[[/note]].
** The original pitch pilot and premise (about rejected cartoon characters forced into a remedial school) can be seen as Don Hertzfeldt's ''Rejected'' meets a "kids in school" sitcom. [[http://www.totalmediabridge.com/the-amazing-world-of-gumball-and-the-deconstruction-of-visual-information/ This article]], however, describes the original ''Gumball'' as "a bitter ''DrawnTogether''" and described the first season as feeling like "...''Doug''[[note]]the Nickelodeon version[[/note]] filtered through an episode of ''{{KaBlam!}}''"
4th Jun '16 11:42:00 PM TheJayman49
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* {{Jossed}}: "The Shell" pretty much blew away the popular fan theory that Penny was a deer under her shell.
30th May '16 6:43:35 PM thatother1dude
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** An "Early Reel" was made for the show as a pilot (and is available on YouTube as a one-minute animation test), which went with Bocquelet's original idea of making the series about rejected cartoon characters in a remedial school/rehabilitation center for bad animation. The most noticeable differences are the fact Darwin was animated in CGI and Gumball had a square head, though other characters looked different too. Teri the paper bear was also a boy, there.

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** An "Early Reel" was made for the show as a pilot (and is available on YouTube as a one-minute animation test), which went with Bocquelet's original idea of making the series about rejected cartoon characters in a remedial school/rehabilitation center for bad animation.test). The most noticeable differences are the fact Darwin was animated in CGI and Gumball had a square head, though other characters looked different too. Teri the paper bear was also a boy, there.
30th May '16 6:28:58 PM thatother1dude
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** Four episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/247455074387886081 were scrapped]] in the first season: two were called "The Mom" and "The Pizza", the other two weren't named. The premise for the two named episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/737000358283776001 may or may not]] have been for the season three episodes "The Mothers"[[note]]the episode where Gumball, Tobias, and Banana Joe pit their moms against each other to see who's the Superest Mom[[/note]] and "The Pizza"[[note]]the episode where Larry quits his jobs and the town plunges into apocalyptic chaos[[/note]].

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** Four episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/247455074387886081 were scrapped]] in the first season: two were called "The Mom" and "The Pizza", the other two weren't named. The premise for the two named episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/737000358283776001 may or may not]] have been reused for the season three episodes "The Mothers"[[note]]the episode where Gumball, Tobias, and Banana Joe pit their moms against each other to see who's the Superest Mom[[/note]] and "The Pizza"[[note]]the episode where Larry quits his jobs and the town plunges into apocalyptic chaos[[/note]].
30th May '16 6:28:18 PM thatother1dude
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** Four episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/247455074387886081 were scrapped]] in the first season: two were called "The Mom" and "The Pizza", the other two weren't named. The premise for the two named episodes may or may not have been for the season three episodes "The Mothers"[[note]]the episode where Gumball, Tobias, and Banana Joe pit their moms against each other to see who's the Superest Mom[[/note]] and "The Pizza"[[note]]the episode where Larry quits his jobs and the town plunges into apocalyptic chaos[[/note]].

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** Four episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/247455074387886081 were scrapped]] in the first season: two were called "The Mom" and "The Pizza", the other two weren't named. The premise for the two named episodes [[https://twitter.com/benbocquelet/status/737000358283776001 may or may not not]] have been for the season three episodes "The Mothers"[[note]]the episode where Gumball, Tobias, and Banana Joe pit their moms against each other to see who's the Superest Mom[[/note]] and "The Pizza"[[note]]the episode where Larry quits his jobs and the town plunges into apocalyptic chaos[[/note]].
15th May '16 6:11:31 PM nombretomado
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*** ''Chowder'' [[note]](both shows mix different types of visual art and have a lot of fourth-wall breaking jokes)[[/note]] meets a LighterAndSofter ''Malcolm in the Middle'' or a less vulgar ''MarriedWithChildren'' [[note]](the Wattersons are considered lower-middle class slobs by everyone in the neighborhood, just like The Bundys and Malcolm's family; Nicole is like Al Bundy and Lois in that she's the only one in the family with a job and has a lazy, TV-watching, childish spouse whom she married when she was young [the only difference is Nicole doesn't regret being married to Richard, like Al and Lois regret marrying Peg and Hal, respectively]; Anais is a genius with idiot siblings, like Bud Bundy on ''Married...With Children'' and Malcolm and Dewey on ''Malcolm in the Middle''; a lot of episodes of ''Gumball'' have hilarious, yet bleak endings, like ''Married...With Children'' and ''Malcolm in the Middle'')[[/note]]

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*** ''Chowder'' [[note]](both shows mix different types of visual art and have a lot of fourth-wall breaking jokes)[[/note]] meets a LighterAndSofter ''Malcolm in the Middle'' or a less vulgar ''MarriedWithChildren'' ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' [[note]](the Wattersons are considered lower-middle class slobs by everyone in the neighborhood, just like The Bundys and Malcolm's family; Nicole is like Al Bundy and Lois in that she's the only one in the family with a job and has a lazy, TV-watching, childish spouse whom she married when she was young [the only difference is Nicole doesn't regret being married to Richard, like Al and Lois regret marrying Peg and Hal, respectively]; Anais is a genius with idiot siblings, like Bud Bundy on ''Married...With Children'' and Malcolm and Dewey on ''Malcolm in the Middle''; a lot of episodes of ''Gumball'' have hilarious, yet bleak endings, like ''Married...With Children'' and ''Malcolm in the Middle'')[[/note]]
13th May '16 3:13:31 PM Carrehz
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** UK[[labelnote:*]]Given the show is made ''in'' the UK, but with the US as its primary audience, one could debate whether episodes premiering in the UK are examples of this trope or the only ones where this trope does ''not'' apply.[[/labelnote]]: "The Mystery", "The Microwave", The Meddler", "The Fight", "The Apprentice", "The Hug," and "The Wicked"

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** UK[[labelnote:*]]Given the show is made ''in'' the UK, but with the US as its primary audience, one could debate whether episodes premiering in the UK are examples of this trope or the only ones where this trope does ''not'' apply.[[/labelnote]]: "The Mystery", "The Microwave", The Meddler", "The Fight", "The Apprentice", "The Hug," Hug", "The Wicked", and "The Wicked"Scam"
26th Apr '16 4:57:04 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Anais is [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Me-Mow]] (Kyla Rae Kowalewski).
** In Japan, Gumball is Creator/JunkoTakeuchi, a.k.a. [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Naruto Uzumaki]]. Cue Naruto jokes due of how Gumball sounds awfully similar to the titular ninja.
*** Ditto in the Mexican Spanish dub.
** Granny [=JoJo=] is Sandra Searles Dickson ([[Series/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Trillian]])
** The first voice of Darwin voiced Gossamer the monster on ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'' and was in the Tyler Perry movie, ''I Can Do Bad All By Myself'' (Kwesi Boakye). His replacement voice (Terrell Ransom, Jr.) was on such American shows as ''Days of Our Lives'', ''The Middle,''[[note]]which, like this show, is about a semi-dysfunctional suburban family trying to navigate through modern life[[/note]] and ''Children's Hospital''.
** Creator/BrianBlessed is the homeless amnesiac drifter who is revealed to be [[ChristmasEpisode Santa Claus]] on the episode "Christmas."
** In the French dub, Richard (Papa) is the same voice actor used to dub [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Benson, Muscle Man]], [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Gaara]], and [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Trent]] (''Total Drama'' version, not ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'').
** In Brazil and Poland, Nicole's voice actress is the same one who voices [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Wonder Woman]].
*** Interestingly, the Brazilian Nicole and Richard have mentored [[Series/{{Glee}} Rachel Berry]]; Richard used to be Rachel's high school teacher, whereas Nicole is her current dance instructor. [[note]]Nicole didn't date Finn Hudson.[[/note]]
** In Hungary and Italy, Gumball is [[WesternAnimation/ParaNorman Neil Downe]].
** In Poland, Gumball, unlike Italy, would later become [[Disney/BigHero6 Hiro Hamada]].
** Creator/DerekJacobi is the narrator in the episode "The Lie".
** In Russia, Tobias is [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Baljeet]].
** Tobias' original voice was Gus and Constantine on ''WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}}''.
** Creator/DavidWarner (from such American animated series as ''Freakazoid'', ''Superman: The Animated Series'', and ''{{Toonsylvania}}'') is the new voice of Rob the cyclops ([[spoiler:now known as Dr. Wrecker]]).
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