Trivia / Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

  • Actor Allusion:
    • This isn't the first time Keith David has voiced a cat.
    • Peter Gadiot says he actually played a genie before in a pantomime of Aladdin.
  • Fake Brit: Downplayed. Sophie Lowe was born in Yorkshire but her family is Australian and she identifies as such.
  • Fake Nationality: Peter Gadiot is Ambiguously Brown enough to play a character descended from an actress of South Asian ancestry. He is part Dutch and part Mexican.
  • I Knew It!:
    • The old prisoner is the Sultan of Agrabah. We can also call this The Un-Twist.
    • Anastasia is one of Cinderella's stepsisters is another many guessed beforehand.
    • Amara is really Cyrus' mother. This one, however, wasn't quite as commonly guessed as the other two.
  • Older Than They Think: Of a (presumably unintentional) sort. This isn't the first time that Jafar has tried to take over Wonderland.
  • The Other Darrin:
    • The Caterpillar was voiced by Roger Daltrey on Once Upon a Time. Here, he's voiced by Iggy Pop.
    • Subverted with Jefferson. It was first announced that he would be recast due to Sebastian Stan's Marvel commitments. But fan backlash led to Word of God saying the character wouldn't appear.
    • Naveen Andrews would later be recast with Oded Fehr in the parent series.
  • Promoted Fanboy: Sophie Lowe says that Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was her mother's favourite book when she was a child.
  • Screwed by the Network: The latest show to march bravely into ABC's long-cursednote  Thursday 8pm timeslot, one where it has to deal with The Big Bang Theory and The X Factor. Also the latest that won't be marching out - it debuted to a mediocre 1.7 Adults 18-49 rating, and cratered to a 1.2 in week two. ABC has admitted that they screwed up with the scheduling (it was, at one point, intended to fill Once Upon a Time's slot during its midseason hiatus, where it would have had a built-in audience). However it was always intended to be a one season show from the start, with additional seasons being possible if the show was a success. Episode 13's promos officially refer to it as the series finale.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • It was rumored that Paul Reubens would voice the White Rabbit. He was ultimately voiced by John Lithgow.
    • According to Sophie Lowe, Emma Rigby auditioned for Alice before she was cast as Anastasia.
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