Trivia / Teen Titans Go!

The Comic Book

The Animated Series

  • Actor Allusion:
    • It's revealed that Raven is a fan of Pretty Pretty Pegasus. Raven's voice actress, Tara Strong, also voices the main character in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Robin is also a big fan of Pretty Pretty Pegasus. One of Scott Menville's first voice acting roles was as the human boy and brother of Megan, Danny, in My Little Pony.
    • In "The Date", Robin bribes Cyborg and Beast Boy with Scooby Snacks. Menville once voiced Shaggy.
    • A giant humanoid robot piloted by all five Titans appears in the series, each Titan piloting a different body part, reminiscent of another series where Greg Cipes voiced a prominent role.
    • In the Valentine's Day special, Beast Boy sang "Fade Away", a song originally sung by Cipes.
    • "Truth, Justice, and What?" features Cipes voicing "those cool turtles". Plus, there's a scene where Beast Boy impulsively exposes himself to some radioactive slime to mutate himself, undergoes some Body Horror and nearly dies from the result, very similar to what Mikey does in an episode of the 2012 cartoon. Scott Menville voices one of the other turtles, and also has had a recurring role in the new cartoon.
    • "The Hive Five" has Cyborg asking See-More to draw a sketch of him, while making all sorts of crazy demands. By the time the latter is finally finished, the sketch looks less like Cyborg and more like Khary Payton, his voice actor.
    • In "Two Parter", the Titans gush about "Weird Al" Yankovic when they realize that Darkseid sounds just like him. Darkseid was voiced by Weird Al.
    • In "TTG v. PPG", when the Powerpuff Girls arrive at Titans Tower, Raven is the the one who interacts with Bubbles first. In the original version of The Powerpuff Girls, Tara Strong was the one who voiced Bubbles.
  • Adored by the Network: So adored in fact, it has its' own page.
  • Ascended Fanon: Beast Boy and Raven are frequently referred to as "BBRae" in the fandom. Then, in "Rocks and Water" the term gets used in the actual show.
  • Defictionalization:
    • One fan posted an official Legendary Sandwich recipe on Tumblr.
    • The in-house band released "The Night Begins to Shine" on YouTube and iTunes on October 30, 2015, after "40%, 40%, 20%" aired. As Cyborg explains in the episode, the song was composed forty percent by the drummer Carl Burnett. The lead guitarist Franklin "Frank" Enea contributed another forty percent, and the last twenty was written by a keyboard player, William "Billy Red" J. Reagan. Put the first letters of their last names together, and you get the band name "B.E.R."
  • Fan Nickname:
    • Purple Emoticlone Raven is often referred to as "Passion".
    • The Boombox Staff fusion was referred to as "Boomstaff", prior to getting officially named "Beat Box".
    • Both fans and haters have jokingly called the show It's Always Sunny in Jump City due to how mean-spirited the main characters can be.
    • Haters have also called it "Toddler Titans" due to how immature the characters are.
  • Name's the Same: Shares its name with the Comic-Book Adaptation of the Animesque Teen Titans cartoon, but is otherwise different from said adaptation, barring being more comedy-focused compared to the original show.
  • The Other Darrin:
    • Scott Menville replaces several previous voice artist. He replaced Mike Erwin as Speedy, Rodger Bumpass as Dr. Light in "Colors of Raven" (though Bumpass subsequently came back and reprised his role), Thomas Haden Church and Marc Worden as Killer Moth, the late Glenn Shadix as the Brain, and Jason Marsden as Billy Numerous.
    • Tara Strong replaces Dee Bradley Baker as Silkie.
    • Will Friedle replaces Michael Rosenbaum as Kid Flash.
    • The Latin American dub replaced the entire cast, with the sole exception of Cyborg's voice actor, as the rest of the cast retired from voice acting.
    • The Polish dub recast Beast Boy at the dubbing studio's insistence.
    • The Italian dub recast Cyborg and Beast Boy, because the latter's voice actor would be overworked from travelling between Milan and Rome.
  • Playing Against Type:
    • Pamela Adlon, best known for voicing usually known for voicing young boys or spunky or motherly women, voices snarky teenager Rose Wilson.
    • "Weird Al" Yankovic as Darkseid.
  • Recursive Adaptation: A cartoon named after a comic book that was a Comic-Book Adaptation of another cartoon, that this show is based on, that was adapted from another comic book. There's also a comic book based on this comedy series with the same title as the one that was based on the '03 series. Nope. Not at all confusing or anything.
  • Recycled Script:
    • "Pie Bros" is pretty much a reprise of "Employee of the Month" with no alien tofu. Beast Boy wants to buy something, he tries to get a job with little success, before finally getting a placement that involves working for the episode's antagonist.
    • "Colors of Raven" is pretty much an extension of "Nevermore", and expands upon the "different colored Literal Split Personality Ravens". Many have pointed out that Green Raven the personification of Bravery is absent, but have noticed Lady Legasus seems to take after her. It even more directly copies the 2003 series' comic spin-off story "Pieces of Me."
    • The infamous "Staring at the Future" takes after "How Long Is Forever?", only has Beast Boy and Cyborg traveling to the future rather than Starfire. Also unlike Starfire, whose absence tore the team apart, in this case, Beast Boy and Cyborg's absence helped the other Titans reach their full potential. Furthermore, their return and presence in the past screwed their friends over and resulted in a apocalyptic future.
    • "Grandma Voice" is essentially the same as the original series episode "Mother Mae-Eye", only with Mother Mae-Eye being replaced by Grandma Cyborg and an absence of mind controlling pies. Mother Mae-Eye herself even appears to further cement this reference.
    • The ending of "Legendary Sandwich" bears a lot of resemblance to Princess Bubblegum's story in the first "Five Short Graybles" episode of Adventure Time. Both stories involve the characters going to painstaking lengths to create the perfect sandwich only for it to be chewed up and spat out by someone who didn't appreciate it. It's funny, considering that Princess Bubblegum and Starfire share the same voice actress.
    • "Terra-ized" was the Judas Contract, and therefore the arc of Season 2 of the original series, in a nutshell.
  • Talking to Himself:
    • Robin and Speedy are not only voiced by same actor, they sound exactly the same. Robin and Brain also share the same voice actor.
    • The Wonder Twins have the same voice actors as Raven and Cyborg. Raven also shared her voice actress with Kitten and Batgirl and Cyborg also shares his voice actor with the Couch Spirit, Universe Tree, the Halloween Spirit, and the Kaldur'ahm Aqualad.
    • As in the original series, Starfire and Blackfire share a voice actress.
    • The Ninja Turtles are voiced by Greg Cipes and Scott Menville. It counts as a Role Reprisal in Cipes' case.
  • Too Soon:
    • On the evening of November 13, 2015, Cartoon Network aired the episode "Salty Codgers" at the same time the Paris attacks occurred. This episode involves the characters dying of old age and Raven having to confront Death to save her friends. After this happened, CN pulled all further airings of this episode. Any airing of the episode where it's paired with "Knowledge" replace the segment with a different one, with the most common one being "The Dignity of Teeth".
    • The same thing happened to "Serious Business" after the episode aired on the West Coast at the same time as the San Bernando attacks, since the episode involved a Running Gag involving a bathroom exploding after five minutes. Needless to say, the episode rarely airs, and when it does, it's usually on very early in the morning.
  • Voices in One Room: Interviews at San Diego Comic Con 2013 revealed this is how the voice recording is done.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • The characters went through several designs before settling on their current ones.
    • In "Laundry Day", when Raven and Robin's suits were dancing, Robin's suit was originally going to be thrusting in the other direction, towards Raven's suit. Robin' suit was flipped to make it less suggestive. Despite this, it's still pretty suggestive, considering what Raven's suit is doing.
    • Originally, "Serious Business" was not going to have a song in it until the producers presented their idea to one of the people working on the show, who told them that Cartoon Network would not approve of a joke about characters waiting for the bathroom unless something funny was added, resulting in the birth of "The Pee Pee Dance".


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