Trivia / Cats & Dogs

  • Creator Cameo: Well, writer cameo, actually. Co-writer Glenn Ficarra played the crazy evil cat known simply as "The Russian". Incidentally, this also leads to a case of...
  • Fake Nationality:
    • Glenn Ficarra is an American, and he provides the voice of the evil Russian-accented cat who breaks into the Brody home.
    • Texas-born actor Charles Howerton plays an uncredited role as a German Shepherd at the Dog World HQ, who, appropiately enough, has a German accent.
    • Veteran voice actors Billy West and Danny Mann, both of them American, voice some of Mr. Tinkles' ninja cats, who are, once again, Asian breeds with appropriate accents.
    • Friedrich, from the second movie, is a German played by an American, a Fred Armisen specialty.
    • Also from the sequel, Michael Beattie and Jeff Bennett, Canadian and American-born voice actors respectively, provide the voices for the two Scottish tabby mercenaries, Angus and Duncan MacDougall.

  • The Other Darrin: Lou, Butch and Calico all have new voice actors for the second movie:
    • Lou was voiced by Tobey Maguire in the first movie, who was replaced by Neil Patrick Harris for the next one.
    • Butch's voice actor in the first movie was Alec Baldwin, while Nick Nolte plays the part for the sequel.
    • Calico was voiced by Jon Lovitz in the original movie and by Wallace Shawn in the second one.
  • Saved from Development Hell: The sequel was intended for release in 2005. After some story rewrites, it was finally released in 2010 instead.
  • Sequel Gap: A 9-year one between the original and The Revenge of Kitty Galore.

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