Trivia / Small Wonder

  • Big Name Fan: Small Wonder was rumored to be then-NBC Entertainment president Brandon Tartikoff's favorite show.
  • Directed by Cast Member: Dick Christie directed three episodes.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The show was dubbed in Hindi and aired in India in the mid-to-late 1990s. The tone and humor of the dubbed dialogue was pitched so perfectly for the Indian audience that "Vicki" became a household name.
  • He Also Did:
    • David Ruprecht, who wrote five episodes, is best known for his on-camera work as host of Supermarket Sweep.
    • Phil Margo, who also wrote an episode, was previously a member of The Tokens, an early '60s doo wop style vocal group from Brooklyn, NY best known for their number one hit song, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."
  • What Could Have Been: Filmation was to have produced an Animated Adaptation of Small Wonder, and a Spin-Off titled Too Good to Be True was to have Vanessa living with either Ted's or Joan's parents.
  • Written by Cast Member: Dick Christie wrote five episodes.