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Trivia: Teacher's Pet
  • Acclaimed Flop: The movie bombed in the box office (To the point where Disney would not release a movie based off an animated show until who knows when), but received critical acclaim.
  • Box Office Bomb: Unfortunately, the movie ended up as this. Despite extremely positive reviews, Disney hardly promoted the film outside of Disney Channel and Toon Disney, which ended up causing low ticket sales. DVD sales didn't help, since once again, Disney failed to promote it.
  • Channel Hop: From ABC to Toon Disney midway through its second season.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices: Averted with Leonard; Shaun Fleming was twelve when recording began in 1999.
  • Dueling Shows: Almost. A KaBlam! short, Stewy the Dog Boy was planned to become a spin-off (Which was about a dog wanting to go to school, so he disguises himself as a human), but when Nickelodeon found out about the show, the spin-off was cancelled. Funny enough, Gary Baseman, the creator, did a short for KaBlam!, The Louie and Louie Show during it's first season.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Plenty. For starters, Kitty from That '70s Show, Nathan Lane, and Jerry Stiller.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: The only official release of the show was The Movie on VHS and DVD on June 15, 2004, which included the first episode as a bonus on the DVD. To make matters worse, there are no torrents available and Disney has taken every available episode off of YouTube back in June 2013. In early September though, many of the episodes that were on YouTube have been reuploaded to a Facebook fan made page (https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Disneys-Teachers-Pet/237014486449604) and episodes have also recently started being uploaded on Dailymotion (http://www.dailymotion.com/disneys-teachers-pet#video=x1eskjh). Also someone has taken all the recorded Season One episodes and placed them on a homemade DVD set (http://www.ioffer.com/i/teacher-s-pet-season-1-543724594). Despite thus, it is one of the rarest Disney shows made.
  • The Other Darrin: Spot/Scott Leadready II was voiced by Nathan Lane for most of the series (though according to IMDb, he only did 11 episodes), but for the last few episodes in 2002, Kevin Schon was the one to voice the character. However, Nathan DID come back Spot/Scott when it came to The Movie.
  • Release Date Change: The movie was going to be released on September 5, 2003. For unknown reasons, it was moved to February 2004, and then got moved up to January 16, 2004.
  • Screwed by the Network: The show had great ratings and reviews, however Disney cancelled it in 2002 because of the One Saturday Morning block getting the boot for ABC Kids (only Recess, which was the most popular show on the block, survived the block switch, and it was in reruns). It doesn't help that during its' second season, ABC damned it to a 7:00 AM timeslot, when (Most of the time) the target audience would still be asleep.
    • It did get a theatrical movie, though. Which unfortunatly bombed in the box office due to poor promotion on Disney's part.
  • Talking to Himself: Taylor, Tyler, and Trevor are all voiced by Pamela Adlon.
    • Chelsey and Kelsey are both voiced by Cree Summer.
    • All the kittens in "A Few Good Boys" were voiced by Kath Soucie.
  • What Could Have Been: The movie was slated for a September 2003 release, though Disney pushed it back to January 2004.
    • According to an interview with Gary Baseman, Mary Lou was originally intended to be more of a mom, and was going to be more buxom and wear tighter pants. Disney said no.
    • An early drawing of the characters have surfaced, showing that Leonard's dad was going to be in the show, but never appeared.

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