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* BannedEpisode: "The Lady" is skipped over in Russia and Bulgaria (most likely because of the references to infidelity, cross-dressing, and drug trips), even though the brief scene in "The Anybody" showing that Clayton once disguised himself as the mall fountain was shown in the Russian and Bulgarian version of that episode.
** In Italy, the episode "The Job" (known there as Speedy Pizza) was mysteriously absent from reruns for a long time. It's still very rare to see it broadcast on TV nowdays, but at least it can be streamed on Netflix.

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"The Lady" is skipped over in Russia and Bulgaria (most likely because of the references to infidelity, cross-dressing, and drug trips), even though the brief scene in "The Anybody" showing that Clayton once disguised himself as the mall fountain was shown in the Russian and Bulgarian version of that episode.
** In Italy, the episode "The Job" (known there as Speedy Pizza) "Speedy Pizza") was mysteriously absent from reruns for a long time. It's still very rare to see it broadcast on TV nowdays, but at least it can be streamed on Netflix.

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** In Italy, the episode "The Job" (known there as Speedy Pizza) was mysteriously absent from reruns for a long time. It's still very rare to see it broadcast on TV nowdays, but at least it can be streamed on Netflix.


** "The Vegging" is somewhat similar to "The Laziest", since Gumball and Darwin are trying to do nothing but just relax on the couch. It's also an inverted version of "The Boredom": while "The Boredom" was about Gumball and Darwin trying to find something interesting, only to miss out on it, "The Vegging" is about Gumball and Darwin wanting to do nothing, but the universe comes to them with interesting stuff (cryptic messages about the show's end, a ''Ring''-style monster coming out of the TV, a Japanese man dressed as a ''Sailor Moon''-style magic school girl superhero, an alien invasion, and being called upon to save their family from falling off Elmore's unfinished bridge).

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** "The Vegging" is somewhat similar to "The Laziest", since Gumball and Darwin are trying to do nothing but just relax on the couch. It's also an inverted version of "The Boredom": while "The Boredom" was about Gumball and Darwin trying to find something interesting, only to miss out on it, "The Vegging" is about Gumball and Darwin wanting to do nothing, but the universe comes to them with interesting stuff (cryptic messages about the show's end, a ''Ring''-style monster coming out of the TV, a Japanese man dressed as a ''Sailor Moon''-style magic school girl superhero, an alien invasion, and being called upon to save their family from falling off Elmore's unfinished bridge).


** Dan Russell voices Richard, Patrick, Dr. Butt (in “The Goons” only), Coach, Tina (Season 1), Hot Dog Guy (Seasons 2-4, “The Nest”, and “The Diet”), Bandage Doctor, Hamburger Cop, Donut Cop (Season 2 onwards), Mr. Chanax, Paperball, Hank, Ripley 2000 Manager, Gary (Season 2 onwards), Marvin (Season 2 onwards), shooting star, and Donald (Season 4 onwards)
* NamesTheSame: This isn't the first Cartoon Network show to feature [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls a character with the surname "Keane"]].

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** Dan Russell voices Richard, Patrick, Dr. Butt (in “The Goons” only), Coach, Tina (Season 1), Hot Dog Guy (Seasons 2-4, “The Nest”, and “The Diet”), Bandage Doctor, Hamburger Cop, Donut Cop (Season 2 onwards), Mr. Chanax, Paperball, Hank, Ripley 2000 Manager, Gary (Season 2 onwards), Marvin (Season 2 onwards), shooting star, and Donald (Season 4 onwards)
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* NamesTheSame: This isn't the first Cartoon Network show series to feature [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls a character with the surname "Keane"]].


* CrossDressingVoices: Miss Simian, Tina Rex, Coach Russo, and formerly Sussie are all women voiced by men, though Coach and Tina are intended to sound masculine.

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Miss Simian, Tina Rex, Coach Russo, and formerly Sussie are all women voiced by men, though Coach and Tina are intended to sound masculine.


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** Leslie is also voiced by women in several dubs, some of which [[ShesAManInJapan actually treated him as a girl at first]].


* ReferencedBy: In the comic series ''Adoption'', the main character Gabriel watches ''The Amazing World of Gumball'' in his hotel room in Peru. [[GrumpyBear He]] seems to think that [[PopCulturalOsmosisFailure the show is Peruvian in origin]] and notes that many cartoons portray fathers as bumbling (the comic being about Gabriel reflecting on his failure to be a good father and suddenly being saddled with the responsibility of being a grandfather to his son's adopted daughter).

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* ReferencedBy: In the comic series ''Adoption'', the main character Gabriel watches ''The Amazing World of Gumball'' in his hotel room in Peru. [[GrumpyBear He]] seems to think that [[PopCulturalOsmosisFailure the show is Peruvian in origin]] and notes that many cartoons portray fathers as bumbling and unkind (the comic being about Gabriel reflecting on his failure to be a good father and suddenly being saddled with the responsibility of being a grandfather to his son's adopted daughter).daughter while his son is jailed).

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* ReferencedBy: In the comic series ''Adoption'', the main character Gabriel watches ''The Amazing World of Gumball'' in his hotel room in Peru. [[GrumpyBear He]] seems to think that [[PopCulturalOsmosisFailure the show is Peruvian in origin]] and notes that many cartoons portray fathers as bumbling (the comic being about Gabriel reflecting on his failure to be a good father and suddenly being saddled with the responsibility of being a grandfather to his son's adopted daughter).

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* NamesTheSame: This isn't the first Cartoon Network show to feature [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls a character with the surname "Keane"]].

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** OurNudityIsDifferent ("[[Recap/TheAmazingWorldOfGumballS5E36ThePuppets The Puppets]]")

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* BannedEpisode: "The Lady" is skipped over in Russia and Bulgaria (most likely because of the references to infidelity, cross-dressing, and drug trips), even though the brief scene in "The Anybody" showing that Clayton once disguised himself as the mall fountain was shown in the Russian and Bulgarian version of that episode.


* SeriesHiatus: Because of the show's multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network (though there were still hiatuses between new episodes, especially on America's feed, though that could have also been thanks to Cartoon Network America flooding the network with ''Teen Titans Go!'' and not giving any care to the other shows it has or has had on the network).

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* SeriesHiatus: Because of the show's multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network (though there were still hiatuses between new episodes, especially on America's feed, though that could have also been thanks to Cartoon Network America flooding the network with ''Teen Titans Go!'' and not giving any care to the other shows it has or has had on the network).network.


** "The Vegging" is somewhat similar to "The Laziest", since Gumball and Darwin are trying to do nothing but just relax on the couch.
** "The Misunderstandings" can be seen similarly to "The Pony", as both episodes have Gumball rushing to a location before it's too late and having to deal with several, often cringe-inducing obstacles along the way.

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** "The Vegging" is somewhat similar to "The Laziest", since Gumball and Darwin are trying to do nothing but just relax on the couch.
couch. It's also an inverted version of "The Boredom": while "The Boredom" was about Gumball and Darwin trying to find something interesting, only to miss out on it, "The Vegging" is about Gumball and Darwin wanting to do nothing, but the universe comes to them with interesting stuff (cryptic messages about the show's end, a ''Ring''-style monster coming out of the TV, a Japanese man dressed as a ''Sailor Moon''-style magic school girl superhero, an alien invasion, and being called upon to save their family from falling off Elmore's unfinished bridge).
** "The Misunderstandings" can be seen similarly to "The Pony", as both episodes have Gumball rushing to a location before it's too late and having to deal with several, often several cringe-inducing obstacles along the way.



* SeriesHiatus: Likely because of its multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network.

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* SeriesHiatus: Likely because Because of its the show's multi-medium format increasing production time and how everyone on staff works to make sure every episode is made with care, the first two seasons of ''Gumball'' took about one-and-a-half times as long to come out per episode as most cartoons of similar length, which is why there can be anywhere from three weeks to a couple of months between new episodes in the same season. By the third season, production apparently sped up, bringing it more in line with others shows on the same network.network (though there were still hiatuses between new episodes, especially on America's feed, though that could have also been thanks to Cartoon Network America flooding the network with ''Teen Titans Go!'' and not giving any care to the other shows it has or has had on the network).


%%** "Pepperoni" was originally just a surname made up by fans for the pizza couple, Quattro and Siciliana, and was never stated to be their surname. That is until "The Understanding", where their son is called "Peter ''Pepperoni''", which means this surname is now official.

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%%** ** "Pepperoni" was originally just a surname made up by fans for the pizza couple, Quattro and Siciliana, and was never stated to be their surname. That is until "The Understanding", where their son is called "Peter ''Pepperoni''", which means this surname is now official.



** A frame of "The Tape" with Darwin saying "You really think people go on the internet and get angry about cartoons?" became popular on the internet. He never said that.

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** A frame of "The Tape" with Darwin saying "You really think people go on the internet Internet and get angry about cartoons?" became popular on the internet. He never said that.



* CensorDecoy: Little Timmy in "The Schooling". [[https://theamazingworldofgumball.wikia.com/wiki/File:GB618SCHOOLING_Character_LittleTimmy_V002.jpg In his original design]], he looked AmbiguouslyGay with his hair and clothing. [[https://theamazingworldofgumball.wikia.com/wiki/File:The_Schooling_(44).png His final design]] makes it more like he's been wearing the same clothes since he was a child... Except for his high heels, jeans shorts with pink polka dot pants, and his crop top (even if it is because he outgrew the shirt).

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* CensorDecoy: Little Timmy in "The Schooling". [[https://theamazingworldofgumball.wikia.com/wiki/File:GB618SCHOOLING_Character_LittleTimmy_V002.jpg In his original design]], he looked AmbiguouslyGay with his hair and clothing. [[https://theamazingworldofgumball.wikia.com/wiki/File:The_Schooling_(44).png His final design]] makes it more like he's been wearing the same clothes since he was a child... Except except for his high heels, jeans shorts with pink polka dot pants, leggings, and his crop top (even if it is because he can be explained away as "Timmy outgrew his shirt and found the shirt).high heels, jean shorts, and polka-dot leggings in the trash or shoplifted them from a store").



** Billy Parham is voiced by Richard Overall, the show's voice director and one of its editors. He also performed some of the songs that weren't sung by a character, such as "Because We're Men" in "The Mustache", and played the [[MediumBlending physical model]] for the anchorman of Elmore News (albeit dubbed over by another voice actor) until he was {{Ret Con}}ned into being a puppet made of newspaper in "The News".

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** Billy Parham is voiced by Richard Overall, the show's voice director and one of its editors. He also performed some of the songs that weren't sung by a character, such as "Because We're Men" in "The Mustache", and played the [[MediumBlending physical model]] for the anchorman of Elmore News (albeit dubbed over by another voice actor) until he was {{Ret Con}}ned into being a puppet made of newspaper in "The News".News" (though Rich Overall did play the anchorman for Elmore News on the original, rarely-shown version of "The News" where most of the news crew was played by people).



** Ben Bocquelet voiced New Bobert from "The Upgrade".

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** Ben Bocquelet voiced New Bobert from "The Upgrade".Upgrade" and was the guy on the antique show on "The Watch".



* ExecutiveMeddling: In the skateboarding scene from "The Ollie", Simon Landrein, the animator of it, had to face several censorship conflicts during production of the animation. For instance, he included Gumball skating around a hot dog car, simply because he "was not allowed to show him passing over the hood of a moving car, a gesture considered dangerous and that children might want to reproduce."

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* ExecutiveMeddling: In the skateboarding scene from "The Ollie", Simon Landrein, the animator of it, had to face several censorship conflicts during production of the animation. For instance, he included Gumball skating around a hot dog car, simply because he "was not allowed to show him passing over the hood of a moving car, a gesture considered dangerous and that children might want to reproduce."" (the UK has a lot of strict rules against "dangerous, imitable, and antisocial behavior" in any show or movie meant for children 12 and under[[note]]this also applies to shows and movies made for teens and adults, but there's more of an emphasis on censoring dangerous behavior in kids' shows than on shows meant for adults[[/note]], so things like playing with fireworks, bullying, skipping school, or doing skateboarding tricks, among other things, often do get censored for being seen as "fun and risk-free", according to BBFC guidelines).


*** The United Kingdom [[SerialEscalation puts Latin America to shame]]. On some weeks, Gumball reruns more times a day on the UK feed proportionally than '''''Teen Titans Go!'' does on the US feed'''. Part of this is probably because ''Gumball'' is the first (and has remained the only) show produced by CN's studio in the UK.

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*** ** The United Kingdom [[SerialEscalation puts Latin America to shame]]. On some weeks, Gumball reruns more times a day on the UK feed proportionally than '''''Teen Titans Go!'' does on the US feed'''. Part of this is probably because ''Gumball'' is the first (and has remained the only) show produced by CN's studio in the UK.


** The "Darwin's Yearbook" miniseries hasn't aired on Cartoon Network since it premiered. This is most likely due to the fact that the episode is mostly a ClipShow with only a handful of new footage so Cartoon Network probably didn't see a reason to air it again. It's unavailable on Creator/HBOMax and Creator/{{Hulu}} but it remains on the Cartoon Network app for the time being.

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** The "Darwin's Yearbook" miniseries hasn't has only aired sparingly on Cartoon Network since it premiered. This is most likely due to the fact that the episode is mostly a ClipShow with only a handful of new footage so Cartoon Network probably didn't see a reason to air it again. It's unavailable on Creator/HBOMax and Creator/{{Hulu}} but it remains on the Cartoon Network app for the time being.

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