Trivia / Victorious

  • Actor Allusion:
    • Jade got cranky when she learned that Beck is part Canadian. Avan Jogia is a Canadian-born actor of Southern Asian descent.
    • In the episode 'Stuck in an RV', one of the decorations in Beck's RV is a whiteboard with the quote "Buy the ticket, take the ride" written on it. This quote is also tattooed across the right side of Avan Jogia's chest. (Un)Fortunately, it's always covered with makeup for the show.
    • In "The Breakfast Bunch", Jade gives Cat and Robbie grief for being vegans. Liz Gillies is a vegan in real life.
    • In "Tori & Jade's Play Date", Tori signs one of her posts on TheSlap with the emoticon ":{(", using a curly bracket to represent a moustache. Victoria Justice frequently uses this emoticon (and its happier variants) on Twitter.
    • In "April Fools Blank", Andre playing the Cowardly Lion in the Wizard Of Oz skit was likely a reference to Leon Thomas III playing Young Simba in the Broadway musical version of The Lion King.
    • A subtle one in "Crazy Ponnie": During her rant at Tori, Ponnie shouts "It's my time to be!" "It's your time to be" is a lyric from the theme song to iCarly, a show in which Jennette McCurdy is a co-star. Ponnie even resembles Nora Dershchlit, another psycho villain.
      • Her character's actual name is Fawn Leibowitz, the same name as the character in Animal House whose kiln exploded.
    • Indirectly with Mason Thornesmith, played by Charles Shaughnessy. His son Francis has none of his accent, just like the Sheffield kids.
  • The Danza: Tori is played by Victoria Justice, also, her character is "half Latina."
    • Lane is played by Lane Napper.
    • Charlotte Harris, Andre's grandmother, is played by Marilyn Harris.
  • Creator Killer: In-universe example, "The Diddly Bops". The "favorite foods" song nearly does this to Andre as the record company he was vying for almost dropped him after seeing a video on the net of him in costume dancing to the song (it was a one-time favor for a kids birthday party), even putting him in a Heroic B.S.O.D. - until he dragged himself out by re-tooling the song to be more R&B.
  • Dyeing for Your Art: Ariana Grande, who plays Cat, dyed her hair just for the role. Dan Schneider had noticed the entire main cast had dark brown hair, and asked if Ariana would dye it a different color. She showed up next time with her red hair.
  • Name's the Same: No, Jade and Beck aren't a narcoleptic Genki Girl and her omnipotent dog.
  • No Export for You: TheSlap after a period where unlike its sister show iCarly it let anyone in the entire world view the site, it suddenly started redirecting readers from other countries such as those in Europe, Australia to their country's (badly and poorly updated) Nickelodeon websites.
  • Older Than They Think: Remember Taina? Same plot, different coast (LA instead of NY,) also being cut short unceremoniously.
  • Retroactive Recognition
  • Screwed by the Network: A very baffling case. The show was very popular and pulling in great ratings. But Nickelodeon, for some odd reason, felt they needed to move on. So they canned the show after the third season without telling the cast or crew (They either learned about it from the net or fans). The remainder of the third season was burned off as a "fourth season" and the show ended with no finale whatsoever. It's speculated that Ariana Grande's music career taking off enticed the execs to put her more in the spot light, hence why she was paired with Sam in Sam & Cat (it was actually suppose to be Sam's solo show originally being a spinoff of iCarly). Due to doing this, they came under the impression Victorious wasn't worth continuing and sacrificed the show to heighten the effect of the spin-off (since it was the first of it's kind of being a combination of two separate series).
  • Streisand Effect: "The Bad Roommate". Jade tells the guys not to spread the fact that an awkward satellite photo of her exists. Cat's the one who made sure to include instructions on how to reach it as well, and...
  • Throw It In: A very large amount of bloopers with actual reactions thrown in the mix.
    • The Title Sequence itself. Tori almost doesn't catch the gold microphone and her reaction there is very real.
    • During the start of Wok Star where Tori drops her notebook.
    • In Stage Fighting, where Jade tripped over something while she was going to turn on the music.
    • Tori slips on ice-cream (probably) in Ice Cream for Ke$ha.
    • The Great Ping-Pong Scam where Robbie takes a Groin Attack; the next shot is a wide shot with Beck's hand over Rex's eyes - and in the next shot, we go to a two-shot of Beck covering Rex's eyes.
  • What Could Have Been: Victorious was clearly intended to have a fourth season; comments by production staff indicate it was meant to run concurrent with Sam & Cat with frequent Crossover potential.
  • You Might Remember Me from...: Yvette Nicole Brown reprises her role as Helen Dubois in one episode.
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