* TheDanza: Raven Baxter is played by Creator/RavenSymone.
* DawsonCasting: Raven, Chelsea, and Eddie are supposed to be 8th graders at the start of the show.
** This is even [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in an early episode where Raven goes out on a date with a 17-year-old boy: "I forgot to tell you, I'm 14. ''(gestures towards her body)'' I know, it's hard to believe!"
* FakeAmerican: Anneliese Van der Pol, Chelsea's actress, is Dutch.
* RecycledScript: [[PhilOfTheFuture Ricky Ullman]] played Chelsea's [[GirlOfTheWeek love interest]] in one episode; the turns out to be a cheater and somewhat of a JerkAss. [[{{Irony}} The same plot was also used]] in an early episode of ''PhilOfTheFuture.''
* RetroactiveRecognition
** [[Series/GossipGirl Vanessa Abrams]] was Raven's one-time rival for Bayside's Best Dressed award.
** A younger version of Cody Linley, better-known as HannahMontana's on-again, off-again love interest Jake Ryan, appeared as Daryl, the leader of a gang of pre-teen punks who encouraged Cory to join them in [[FiveFingerDiscount shoplifting from a junk store]].
** A young David Henrie, better-known as male lead Justin Russo from ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' (and [[Series/HowIMetYourMother Luke Mosby]]), played the recurring role of Cory's best friend Larry.
* Kyle Massey looked for work in Hollywood for a while. He and his family were in the airport and about to return to their home in Atlanta when he got his big break.
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