Trivia / Home Movies

  • Channel Hop: From UPN to Cartoon Network as part of its then-new [adult swim] line-up, which was made up of Home Movies reruns (and, later, new episodes), Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Brak Show, Sealab 2021, and Cowboy Bebop.
  • The Danza: All cast and characters except Jason, because Jon Benjamin already plays John McGuirk, with Paula becoming a later exception (her UPN run being voiced by Paula Poundstone, her Adult Swim run being voiced by Janine Ditullo).
    • Brendon Small is an "As Himself except younger" example. Melissa Robbins is played by Melissa Bardin Galsky. Mr. Lynch is played by Ron Lynch.
  • Network to the Rescue: A quite literally case of this; after UPN cancelled the series, the newly formed [adult swim] block purchased the rights to the series and continued it's production.
  • The Other Darrin: Paula. Played by Paula Poundstone in the first 5 episodes (the ones that aired on UPN). Then, when the show was Un-Cancelled and put on Cartoon Network, she was played by Janine Ditullio for the remainder of the series.
  • Production Posse: Most of the voice actors (especially the leads) from Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist appear here.
  • Talking to Himself:
    • Brendon, Duane, and Walter (Brendon Small)
    • Jason, McGuirk, and Perry (H. Jon Benjamin)
  • Throw It In:
    • The entire first episode was made up on the spot without any planning.
    • The entire series has a few improv moments as well - usually any hysterical bits involving swearing (which have to be censor bleeped.)
  • Un-Cancelled: Home Movies was originally created for UPN, who pulled the plug on the series after its fifth episode. The rights to the series was later purchased by the then newly created [adult swim], who would support the series for 52 episodes.

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