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** The series has quite a few notable Canadian voice actors, including Andrea Libman, Terry Klassen, Matt Hill, Scott [=McNeil=], and Garry Chalk.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Screwed by [=RTM1=] in Malaysia. Only season 1 made it through, and even then it was frequently pre-empted, and when they cut to commercials, they did not pause the master tape, causing scenes to go missing.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Screwed by [=RTM1=] in Malaysia. Only season 1 made it through, and even then it was frequently pre-empted, and when they cut to commercials, [[AchievementsInIgnorance they did not pause the master tape, tape]], causing scenes to go missing.


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: While a number of official DVD releases are available, there was never a complete series release. Which means that even if you shell out for every official DVD, you'll still be missing quite a bit of the show. January 2013 saw the show made available on Netflix Instant Streaming, [[NoExportForYou which is still of no help]] [[UsefulNotes/RegionCoding to those living outside the US]]. Because when Netflix went global in 2016, the show didn't follow and isn't available on Netflix in a lot of countries.
** Not to mention, Netflix cut out all of the awesome songs, leaving fans to purchase the [=DVD=]s and soundtracks as the only way to get the songs, as the show no longer airs on PBS or Sprout.
** As of March 2017, the show has been pulled from Netflix.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: While a number of official DVD releases are available, there was never a complete series release. Which means that even if you shell out for every official DVD, you'll still be missing quite a bit of the show. January 2013 saw the show made available on Netflix Instant Streaming, [[NoExportForYou which is still of no help]] [[UsefulNotes/RegionCoding to those living outside the US]]. Because when Netflix went global in 2016, the show didn't follow and isn't available on Netflix in a lot of countries. \n** Not to mention, Netflix cut out all of the awesome songs, leaving fans to purchase the [=DVD=]s and soundtracks as the only way to get the songs, as the show no longer airs on PBS or Sprout.
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Sprout. And to add salt to the wound, around March 2017, the show has been was pulled from Netflix.



* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to [=HG=] Distribution and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments and there would be a lot of legal red tape to cut to get [=HBO=] to rerun it.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement [[note]]who in turn owns US distribution and worldwide Home Entertainment rights, according to this article: http://kidscreen.com/1999/10/01/26892-19991001/.[[/note]]). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments.

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* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three four Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two three being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to [=HG=] Distribution Distribution, ''[[Creator/TheUmbilicalBrothers The Upside Down Show]]'' due to the broadcasting rights belonging to Viacom Media Networks, and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments and there would be a lot of legal red tape to cut to get [=HBO=] to rerun it.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement [[note]]who in turn owns US distribution and worldwide Home Entertainment rights, according to this article: http://kidscreen.com/1999/10/01/26892-19991001/.[[/note]]). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments. (FridgeLogic suggests that Sesame Workshop could just easily re-record the Dragon Tunes with different musicians and singers to avoid having to shell out for the original versions.)


* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to Cinelume and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement [[note]]who in turn owns US distribution and worldwide Home Entertainment rights, according to this article: http://kidscreen.com/1999/10/01/26892-19991001/.[[/note]]). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments.

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* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to Cinelume [=HG=] Distribution and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments.segments and there would be a lot of legal red tape to cut to get [=HBO=] to rerun it.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement [[note]]who in turn owns US distribution and worldwide Home Entertainment rights, according to this article: http://kidscreen.com/1999/10/01/26892-19991001/.[[/note]]). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments.


* UrbanLegends: There was once a rumor on this wiki that the creators made a DarkerAndEdgier video special for adults called "Too Hot For TV!" where one of the characters [[WhoWritesThisCrap expresses disgust at the idea]]. No evidence of this special exists, and all the examples mentioning it were promptly deleted.

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* UrbanLegends: PopCultureUrbanLegends: There was once a rumor on this wiki that the creators made a DarkerAndEdgier video special for adults called "Too Hot For TV!" where one of the characters [[WhoWritesThisCrap expresses disgust at the idea]]. No evidence of this special exists, and all the examples mentioning it were promptly deleted.


* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to Cinelume and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments.

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* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show is one of three Sesame Workshop series not to air on Creator/{{HBO}} [[note]] the other two being ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'' due to the rights now belonging to Cinelume and ''Series/BigBag'' because it used cartoons from around the world in between the puppet segments.[[/note]] due to legal issues involving the rights to the songs in the ''Dragon Tunes'' segments (and most likely Sony's involvement).involvement [[note]]who in turn owns US distribution and worldwide Home Entertainment rights, according to this article: http://kidscreen.com/1999/10/01/26892-19991001/.[[/note]]). This problem was averted when Netflix had the show, as they split the stories into individual segments.


* CrossdressingVoices: Unlike Max (voiced by Danny [=McKinnon=]), Enrique was voiced by female voice actress Aida Ortega.

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* CrossdressingVoices: Unlike Max (voiced by Danny [=McKinnon=]), Enrique was voiced by female voice actress Aida Ortega. Lorca was also voiced by a woman (Lenore Zann).


* ChildrenVoicingChildren: The voice actors for Max, Emmy and Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their characters. By the final season, it became clear that Danny [=McKinnon=] was too old to be voicing four-year-old Max.

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* ChildrenVoicingChildren: The voice actors for Max, Emmy and Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their respective characters. By the final season, it became clear that Danny [=McKinnon=] was too old to be voicing four-year-old Max.


* ChildrenVoicingChildren: Max, Emmy and Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their characters.

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* ChildrenVoicingChildren: The voice actors for Max, Emmy and Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their characters.characters. By the final season, it became clear that Danny [=McKinnon=] was too old to be voicing four-year-old Max.


** According to Jeffrey Scott, who created the show's bible and did a lot of the story-editing, what could have been was a dull, boring show had the writers been forced to follow the original directives. They were given a manual to write from which was very heavy on enforced curriculum, but after delivering the first batch of scripts, all parties involved agreed that they were awful. After this, they were told to put entertainment first and just find ways to shoehorn the morals and lessons in. The result was some pretty fun episodes with plenty of laughs.

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** According to Jeffrey Scott, who created the show's bible and did a lot of the story-editing, what could have been was a dull, boring show had the writers been forced to follow the original directives.directives ''Dragon Tales'' would have been a dull show. They were given a manual to write from which was very heavy on enforced curriculum, but after delivering the first batch of scripts, all parties involved agreed that they were awful. After this, they were told to put entertainment first and just find ways to shoehorn the morals and lessons in. The result was some pretty fun episodes with plenty of laughs.


* HeAlsoDid: Behind the scenes, Wesley Eure- famous for ''[[Series/LandOfTheLost1974 Land of the Lost]]'' in the 70s and ''Series/FindersKeepers'' in the 80s, was a co-creator. He wasn't credited when the series landed, however; he ended up suing Sony over it.

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* HeAlsoDid: Behind the scenes, Wesley Eure- Eure, who was famous for ''[[Series/LandOfTheLost1974 Land of the Lost]]'' in the 70s and ''Series/FindersKeepers'' in the 80s, was a co-creator. He wasn't credited when the series landed, however; he ended up suing Sony over it.


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* ScheduleSlip: This happened to "Just The Two of Us; Cowboy Max". It was originally supposed to air as part of the second season, but some PBS affiliates pulled it before airing. It wound up airing nationwide on April 1, 2005.

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* UrbanLegends: There was once a rumor on this wiki that the creators made a DarkerAndEdgier video special for adults called "Too Hot For TV!" where one of the characters [[WhoWritesThisCrap expresses disgust at the idea]]. No evidence of this special exists, and all the examples mentioning it were promptly deleted.


* CastingGag: In the Japanese dub, Cassie is voiced by Creator/RieTanaka, who already voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED girls]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny associated]] [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime with the]] [[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureMaxHeart color pink]]. The same goes as well with her English voice actress as well, albeit only related with Lacus.

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* CastingGag: In the Japanese dub, Cassie is voiced by Creator/RieTanaka, who already voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED girls]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny associated]] [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime with the]] [[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureMaxHeart color pink]].pink]] ([[Franchise/{{Neptunia}} and still is]]). The same goes as well with her English voice actress as well, albeit only related with Lacus.


* ChildrenVoicingChildren: Max, Emmy and Cassie.

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* ChildrenVoicingChildren: Max, Emmy and Cassie.Cassie were all children or teenagers when they were voicing their characters.


* CastingGag: In the Japanese dub, Cassie is voiced by Creator/RieTanaka, who already voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED girls]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny related]] [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime with the color pink]]. The same goes as well with her English voice actress as well, albeit only related with Lacus.

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* AdoredByTheNetwork: PBS loved this show. They promoted it a lot and also gave it both a morning and afternoon timeslot when it first aired. Even after it was cancelled in 2005, it always held a prominent spot in their morning preschool lineup, only getting dropped in 2010 to make room for ''WesternAnimation/TheCatInTheHatKnowsALotAboutThat''.
* CastingGag: In the Japanese dub, Cassie is voiced by Creator/RieTanaka, who already voiced [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED girls]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny related]] associated]] [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime with the the]] [[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureMaxHeart color pink]]. The same goes as well with her English voice actress as well, albeit only related with Lacus.

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