* CaliforniaDoubling: Due to the ongoing war in Iraq at the time, the series was shot in Tunisia.
* FakeNationality: Plenty, if not the entire cast. Igal Naor (Saddam Hussein) is Israeli, but of Iraqi Jewish descent, Creator/ShohrehAghdashloo (Sajida Khairallah Talfah) is originally from Iran, Makram J. Khoury (Tariq Aziz) is an Israeli Arab, Phillip Arditti (Uday Hussein) is Swiss-born, Amr Waked (Hussein Kamel) is Egyptian, Christine Stephen-Daly (Samira Shahbandar) is Australian, Mounir Margoum (Qusay Hussein) and Creator/SaidTaghmaoui (Barzan Ibrahim) are French Moroccan.
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