Trivia / No Ordinary Family

  • Actor Allusion: This isn't the first time Michael Chiklis has been a super-tough superhero. It's also the third time he played someone who worked for the police.
    • This isn't the first time Katie has been a comic-book loving sidekick in a superhero-ish universe.
    • After being startled by a home invader in the shower, Stephanie says she'll be taking baths from now on. That may not turn out so well.
  • The Danza: Jimmy Bennett as Jim Junior "JJ" Powell.
    • For now, Josh Stewart as the Watcher's (Joshua) current alias.
  • Dawson Casting: Averted with JJ. Played straight with Daphne. JJ's actor Jimmy Bennett is the same age as the character he's playing. Kay Panabaker as Daphne, on the other hand, is a 20 year old playing a high school sophomore.
  • Reality Subtext: Autumn Reeser (Katie's actress) is pregnant in real life, and her pregnancy is being worked into Katie's character after Kaite got knocked up by Josh.
  • So My Kids Can Watch: Michael Chiklis mentions this as a reason for being on the show during an interview on Good Morning America (9/28/2010).