* DawsonCasting: Several of the cast members, including Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and later Karen Malina White in the show's final season, were in their mid-20s when they were cast as Hillman students.
** Ironically, not so with Dawnn Lewis/Jaleesa, who was supposed to be older than the other students. Jaleesa was said to be 26 at the start of the series and Dawnn Lewis was in real-life.
* DirectedByCastMember: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Harrison and Glynn Turman directed episodes from time to time.
* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: Yes, this is what Creator/CreeSummer, whose voice is a part of ''everybody's'' childhood, looks like.
* RomanceOnTheSet: Kadeem Hardison dated Creator/CreeSummer for a while during the show's run.
* WrittenByCastMember: Jasmine Guy wrote a handful of episodes.