* HeyItsThatVoice: In the movie, the BFG is voiced by Creator/DavidJason, who continues his involvement with animators CosgroveHall after playing lead roles in ''WesternAnimation/DangerMouse'', ''CountDuckula'' and ''TheWindInTheWillows''.
** The maid, Mary [[ThePrincessAndTheGoblin plays another kind of housekeeper involving herself with supernatural beings]]
** The Head of the Army is voiced by Ballard Berkeley, most recognisable as the Major in ''FawltyTowers''. This was his last acting role before his death.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Dahl said the BFG's made-up words are collected from his wife's damadged vocabulary after a surgery, infact they are left in for the parents to understand.
** A television is called a Bunkum Box, which come from the American political term Buncombe.