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Trivia: Gravity Falls
  • Accidentally Accurate: In the "Petting Zoo" short, Octavia the eight-legged cow kills and eats a bird.
  • Acting for Two: Sev'ral Timez consists of five characters, but are voiced by three actors. You try to sort it out.
  • Actor Allusion:
    • Brian Bloom is no stranger to voicing characters in Street Fighter-type fighting games; he played Captain America in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
    • This isn't the first time Jeff Bennett voiced a super creepy character.
    • Lance Bass knows a thing or two about being in boy bands. One of the clones even does *NSYNC's signature "Bye Bye Bye" move.
    • Alex Hirsch's sister Ariel has a voice cameo in "Boyz Crazy," as a crazy fan of Sev'ral Timez, which, according to Alex, was how she was with NSYNC (and Lance Bass in particular, who voiced one of the band members in this episode).
  • Channel Hop: Season 2's episodes and onwards will premiere on Disney XD, and sadly, the XD version has the Credits Pushback. No more decoding for you!
    • Luckily, the same episodes air on Disney Channel as part of their "Disney XD on Disney Channel" block, so decoding will continue.
  • Creator Cameo:
    • Alex Hirsch voices both Grunkle Stan and Soos.
      • As well as Old Man McGucket, Quentin Trembley, the gnomes, several of the members of Sev'ral Timez and Bill Cipher.
    • Former writer/creative director Michael Rianda voices Lee, Thompson and Mr. Poolcheck.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices: Grenda is voiced by Carl Faruolo.
    • Grunkle Stan also momentarily sounds like a woman after accidentally drinking voice-altering tonic.
  • Descended Creator: Alex Hirsch does the voice of both Stan and Soos.
  • Fan Community Nickname: Tumblr Fans of the show are called Fallers.
  • Fan Nickname: Bill Cipher was known as "Mr. Pyramid" and "ACE" before being properly introduced.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Has its own page now!
  • I Knew It:
    • Stan has Book 1 and he is aware of the crazy supernatural stuff that happens in town but lies about it
    • Wendy knows about Dipper's crush on her.
    • Soos becomes a zombie in "Scaryoke".
    • The author of the books has 6 fingers.
  • Man of a Thousand Voices: Alex Hirsch voices at least five different characters in the show, and they all have their own distinct voice.
    • More specifically, he voices: Stan, Soos, the gnomes, Bill Cipher, Quentin Trembley, Old Man McGucket, Norman, Paper Jam Dipper, and additional background characters.
    • Grey DeLisle also voices many incidental characters on the show, some of the most notable being Mrs. Gleeful in "Little Dipper," the Summerween Superstore clerk and Gorney in "Summerween," Grunkle Stan's new voice in "Bottomless Pit," and the woman who asks Soos for directions and ends up falling in love with him in "Carpet Diem."
  • Name's the Same: The Lamby Lamby Dance in the episode, "The Inconveniencing", has the same name as a certain toy lamb in Doc McStuffins, a Disney Junior show.
  • Old Shame: Alex Hirsch is, according to a reddit thread, not terribly fond of the 11-minute pilot used to pitch the show.
    "Any chance we'll see the full unaired pilot at some point in the future?"
    "Oh lord I hope not. That thing was a mess, haha! That would be like showing you awkward photos from my high school prom. We all have dark horrible secrets. That 11 minute Flash pilot was mine."
  • One of Us: Someone working on the show is madly in love with Street Fighter. And Super Mario Bros. 2. And Pac-Man.
  • The Other Darrin: Strangely enough, in a commercial for Gravity Falls mealbags at Subway, Kristen Schaal does not voice Mabel. Even stranger, all of the dialogue for the twins in that CM is taken from clips of previous episodes, and they didn't dub over Jason Ritter's voice for Dipper. Maybe Kristen Schaal just doesn't like Subway.
    • Nathan Fillion voices Preston Northwest in season 2 while another actor voiced him in "Irrational Treasure".
  • Promoted Fanboy: Emmy Cicierega (sister of Neil Cicierega), who has done fanart for the show, now works on the show as a storyboard artist.
  • Relationship Voice Actor:
    • A good amount of the cast is a mini Adventure Time reunion: Candy is BMO and Lady Rainicorn, Mabel is Jake Jr., Blendin Blandin and Bobby Renzobbi are Lemongrab, Pacifica is Susan Strong, Tambry is Flame Princess, Manly Dan is Jake, the Summerween Trickster is Choose Goose, and Waddles is Cinnamon Bun.
  • Schedule Slip: For some unexplained reason there are a lot of long delays between episodes in the US.
  • Talking to Himself: Grunkle Stan and Soos.
    • Literally in the episode "Double Dipper" with Dipper and all his clones.
  • Urban Legend of Zelda: There is a picture circulating the Internet of the Slender Man watching Dipper and Mabel from the background in one of the episodes. This is not the case; viewing the episode itself yields no Slender Man.
  • What Could Have Been:
  • Word of God: Alex Hirsch, the series creator, frequently answers fan questions on his Twitter feed.
    • Wendy's last name is Corduroy.
    • Dipper, Mabel and Stan's eyes are brown (Mabel's green eyes in "The Inconviniencing" are implied to be a result of overdosing on Smile Dip), Wendy's are green, and Li'l Gideon's are blue. As for Soos? "It's a mystery, dude!"
    • Mabel is the older of the twins by 5 minutes.
    • Hirsch describes the show as Twin Peaks meets The Simpsons.
  • Write What You Know: Alex Hirsch based the series on the childhood summers he and his twin sister spent camping with their great-aunt.
  • Write Who You Know: Dipper is based on Alex Hirsch himself and each of the other main characters on people he knows. Mabel is based on Hirsch's twin sister Ariel, Grunkle Stan on their Grandpa Stan, Soos on Hirsch's one-time roommate Jesus and Wendy on a girl he had a crush on in his youth (rumored to be Lauren Faust).

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