Trivia / Monsters vs. Aliens

  • Casting Gag
    • Reese Witherspoon, one of the most petite actresses in the A-list, plays the tallest woman in the world.
    • At the time Stephen Colbert was recording his role as the President, his TV alter ego was running a presidential campaign of his own.
  • His Name Really is "Barkeep": Meta example — the man in charge of the 3D animation for this movie has the legally recognized name of Phil Captain 3D McNally.
  • Technology Marches On: Rule-bot 9000 was created during the Cold War.
  • Throw It In: What you get when you hire an improv comedian. "Evidently they eat lead" was one of them.
  • Viral Marketing:
    • A rather believable (read: amusing) conspiracy nut website has teasers for the movie amid the alien coinage and mind-control candy.
    • Nickelodeon created an ad which started out as a True Jackson, VP promo before abruptly going to static and then shifting to an announcement warning people of the arriving monsters.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Susan's "Zombie Cheerleader" costume from the Halloween Special.
    • A female Galaxhar who is basically the parallel version of Susan.

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