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In the English version, Owen/Trent are played by [[WesternAnimation/YinYangYo Scott McCord]], Creator/EmilieClaireBarlow is Courtney/Ellody, Stephanie Anne Mills is Lindsay/Katie/Kitty, [[WesternAnimation/{{Cyberchase}} Novie Edwards and Annick Obonsawin]] are Leshawna and Sierra, [[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} Megan Fahlenbock]] is Gwen, [[WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes Brian Froud and Cory Doran]] are Harold/Sam and Mike/Mike's Personalities, [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Kevin Duhaney]] is Cameron, [[Manga/StrawberryMarshmallow Caitlynne Medrek]] is Dawn, [[WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}} Zachary Bennett]] is Shawn, [[WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBus Daniel DeSanto]] is Dave, [[WesternAnimation/GrojBand Bryn Mcauley and Lyon Smith]] are Amy/Samey and Mickey/Jay, Creator/JulieLemieux is Josee/Kelly, [[Series/TheLatestBuzz Jeff Geddis]] is Devin, and others to name.²** In the French version in the same country, [[Disney/{{Pocahontas}} Lisette Dufour]] plays Katie/Lindsay, [[Film/BridgetJones Julie Burroughs]] is Courtney, [[Film/TheHungerGames Catherine Brunet]] is Zoey, and [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Hugolin Chevrette]] is Mike.²** In Brazil, [[Disney/TheLionKing Carla Pompilio]] is Eva, [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Ettore Zuim]] is Noah, [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Duda Ribeiro]] is Justin, [[Film/{{Carrie}} Marcelo Garcia and Iara Rica]] are Tyler and Courtney, [[Film/HarryPotter Luisa Palomanes and Charles Emmanuel]] are Sierra and Cody, [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Rodrigo Antas]] is Harold, [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Silvia Goiabeira]] used to be Lindsay until ''All-Stars'', [[Film/TheHungerGames Mariana Torres]] is Izzy, and [[WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie Renan Freitas]] is Lightning.²** In Denmark, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Mathias Klenske]] is Chris, and [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Trine Glud]] is Zoey.²** In France, [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Tony Beck]] is Trent, [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Alessandro Bevilacqua]] is Cameron, and [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Aurélien Ringelheim]] is Duncan.²** Hungary opens up to a bigger mindset. [[WesternAnimation/KickButtowski Zoltan Fekete]] was Ezekiel, [[WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy Tamas Markovics and Ilona Molnar]] are Noah and Katie, [[Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog Tamas Pal]] is Justin, [[Anime/SailorMoon Eva Dogei and Virag Kiss]] are Lindsay and Blaineley, [[Disney/LiloAndStitch Gerda Pikali]] is Leshawna, [[Series/XenaWarriorPrincess Judit Agocs]] is Gwen, [[WesternAnimation/TheSpongebobSquarepantsMovie Ildiko Mics]] was Sadie, [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Janka Solecki and Andrea Roatis]] are Courtney and Dakota, [[WesternAnimation/TheNutJob Gabor Varga]] is Duncan, [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Andrea Kerekes]] is Sierra, [[Series/TheXFiles Erika Naray]] is Staci, [[Series/DogWithABlog Mate Szabo]] is Brick, [[WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger Kitty Mezei]] is Anne Maria, [[WesternAnimation/CampLazlo Gabor Seder]] is Mike, [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Balasz Lang]] is Lightning, and [[WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers Szabolcs Palmai]] is Cameron.²** In the Italian version [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Monica Ward]] is Heather, [[WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill Domitilla D'Amico]] is Zoey, [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Gemma Donati]] is Katie, [[WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey Laura Latini]] was Gwen (before her death in August 2012), [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Ilaria Latini]] is Bridgette, [[WesternAnimation/{{Nine}} Davide Perino]] is Cody, and [[WesternAnimation/YinYangYo Monica Vulcano]] is Courtney.²** In the Polish version of the show [[WesternAnimation/GravityFalls Pawel Ciolkosz]] is Duncan, [[Anime/{{Naruto}} Joanna Pach]] is Lindsay, [[Film/SchindlersList Beata Deskur]] is Gwen, [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Julia Kolakowska]] is Dawn, and [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Monika Pikula]] is Anne Maria.²** In the Swedish version [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Elina Raeder]] is Heather, her real-life brother [[WesternAnimation/KickButtowski Anton]] is Chris, [[Anime/DigimonAdventure Leo Hallerstam]] is Duncan, [[WesternAnimation/FairlyOddParents Mia Kihl]] is Sadie, and [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Gabriel Odenhammar]] is both Cody and DJ.²* TheCastShowoff:²** ''World Tour'' really allowed Creator/EmilieClaireBarlow to show off her ability to sing.²** The whole idea behind having Cory Doran voicing a guy with {{Split Personalit|y}}ies was to allow him to show off his vocal range.²** Ella was the perfect excuse to show off Sunday Muse's singing.²* TheDanza: In the Quebecois dub, Don (named Joel in French Canada) is voiced by Joel Legendre.²* FakeAmerican: Justin is Hawaiian but his voice actor comes from Ontario.²* MultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActor: In the Castilian Spanish and Catalan dubs, Owen is voiced by Aleix Estadella.²* OnlySoManyCanadianActors: Under the Canadian law, ''Total Drama'' can only use Canadian voice actors in its production.²* TheOtherDarrin:²** In the first two episodes of ''Island'' Rochelle Wilson (Sugar) voiced Courtney, but from that point onwards her voice actor was Emilie-Claire Barlow.²** In ''Island'', the Psycho Killer was voiced by Scott [=McCord=] (Trent & Owen). In ''All-Stars'', Brian Froud (Harold & Sam) voiced him.²** In ''All-Stars'', Alex House replaced Marco Grazzini as Alejandro due to Marco refusing to reprise the role (allegedly due some bad experiences during ''World Tour''). And prior to that, Keith Oliver (co-director of every TD related project since ''World Tour'') did his voice while inside the Drama Machine.²** In the Hebrew dub of the "Ridonculous Race" season finale, Rock and Kelly were the only characters to be voiced by someone other than their regular voice actors. Rock was voiced by Saar Badishi, who was already Spud (his partner) and Gerry. Kelly, on the other hand, was voiced by the same lady who was voicing Josee (Anat Niv).²** Half of the cast get recasted in the Hebrew dub of ''DramaRama''; some with new actors and others who already voiced a past Total Drama character: Gwen (Hilly Israel -> Lauren Savir, who was Amy and Kitty), Jude (Eran Mor, who was Dwayne), Beth (Orly Katan -> Maya Mittelpunkt, who also voices MacArthur in here), Harold (Tomer Geler -> Tomer Levy), Noah (Jonathan Magon -> Uri Salzman), and Owen (Daniel Magon -> Gilan Shahaf, who voiced Lightning).²** In the Spanish dub, Chef Hatchet and Beth may end up with new voice actors for ''WesternAnimation/{{Total DramaRama}}''. Guillermo Martinez (Chef's 2nd voice) died in November 2014, while Mariana Gamboa (Beth) retired from voice acting.²** For now, the only characters confirmed to be recast in the Brazilian Portuguese dub of ''WesternAnimation/{{Total DramaRama}}'' are Courtney and Noah. Iara Riça was denied the chance to return and was replaced by Hannah Buttel, while Ettore Zuim moved from Rio de Janeiro (the place where the series is dubbed) to São Paulo and was replaced by Hércules Fernando.²** In the Italian dub of "All-Stars", Lindsay and Gwen ended up with new actresses. Valentina Mari for Lindsay and Roberta de Roberto for Gwen.²** A few of the Italian voice actors were also replaced in ''WesternAnimation/{{Total DramaRama}}'': Bridgette (Ilaria Latini -> Valentina Mari, who had voiced Lindsay in All-Stars), Izzy (Micaela Incitti -> Rossella Acerbo), Jude Lizowski (Alessio Ward -> Manuel Meli, who had voiced Lorenzo), and Owen (Fabrizio Vidale -> Massimo De Ambrosis).²* RelationshipVoiceActor: Given how [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters large the cast is]], this was bound to happen a fair bit.²** Chris, Gwen, Courtney, Lindsay/Katie, Sadie, Leshawna, and Ella are [[WesternAnimation/SixTeen Jude Lizowski, Jen Masterson, Chrissy, Kirsten, Kristen, Serena, and Marlowe]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Don, Emma/Crimson, and Chet]] are Jonesy Garcia, Nikki Wong, and Darth Mall.²** Bridgette, Izzy, Mike, Sadie, Courtney, Chris, are [[WesternAnimation/{{Stoked}} Emma, Finn, Bummer/No-Pants Lance, Kelly, and Mrs Ridgemount]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Devin/Tom]] is Reef.²** Sierra and Leshawna are [[WesternAnimation/CyberChase Inez and Jackie]].²** Mike and Harold/Sam are [[WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes Jimmy Two-Shoes and Beezy J. Heinous]]. Quite notable in that Mike is pretty much a [[ActorAllusion tanned Jimmy Two-Shoes]].²** Beth, Zoey, and Owen/Trent are [[WesternAnimation/RubyGloom Ruby Gloom, Boo Boo, and Skullboy]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Emma/Crimson]] is Iris.²** Owen/Trent, Beth, Jo, Ella, and Sierra are [[WesternAnimation/TimeWarpTrio Fred, Jodie, Samantha, Freddi, and Anna]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Chet]] is Sam.²** Shawn, Harold/Sam, Geoff, and Chris are [[WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}} Biffy T. Goldstein, Lynch Webber, Cyrus Xavier, and Zed]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Emma/Crimson and Mickey/Jay]] are Jenny Jerkins and Irwin Dexter.²** Owen/Trent, Noah, and Amy/Samey are [[WesternAnimation/CampLakebottom [=McGee=], Buttsquat, and Suzi]]. While [[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace Chet and Pete]] are Squirt and Armand.²** [[Anime/{{Pecola}} Cori, Bashatt, and Jabbat]] are Ella, Owen, and Cody²* TalkingToHimself:²** Cory Doran recorded six different voices for Mike and his personalities.²** Peter Oldring voices Ezekiel, Tyler, and Cody.²** Scott [=McCord=] voices Trent, Owen, Jacques, and Brody.²** Cle Bennett voices Chef Hatchet, DJ and Mama DJ, who regularly converse. In ''Pahkitew Island'' he is doubled up again, voicing beard buddies Beardo and Leonard.²** Carter Hayden voices Noah, Spud, and Ennui.²** Stephanie Anne-Mills voices both Lindsay and Katie.²** Novie Edwards voices Leshawna and Leshaniqua.²** Bryn [=McAuley=] voices twins Amy and Samey, who predominantly talk to each other.²** Lyon Smith voices twins Mickey and Jay, who once again always talk to each other.²** {{Creator/Emilie Claire Barlow}} voices Ellody and Laurie who briefly talked.²** Katie Griffin voices Mary and Miles.²** Alex House voices both Alejandro and his older brother José.²** Kevin Dunahey voices both Cameron and Cameron's mother.²** Christian Potenza voices Chris [=McLean=] as well as his cousin Jerd when they met in one episode.²** Internationally:²*** In the Spanish (Latin America) version, Trent is Sam, Gwen is Dakota, Lindsay is Zoey, Katie is Blaineley, and Heather is Staci.²*** The French (Quebec) version has Owen and Sam, Lindsay and Katie (like the original English version), Trent/Justin, and Noah/Cody.²*** In Poland, Owen and Noah are voiced by the same guy, which becomes very notable in ''The Ridonculous Race''. Duncan and Ezekiel had the same voice, as well.²*** Averted in Italian and Hungarian, though [[YouLookFamiliar a few voices have been reused between generations]].²*** European French: Aside from Jay and Mickey (the twins), this happens with Ellody/Mary; Rock/Spud; and Emma/Kitty in ''The Ridonculous Race. Another example (this time not from Ridonculous Race) Lindsay/Sugar.''²*** Hebrew: In the season finale of ''The Ridonculous Race'', Rock was voiced by Spud's VA Saar Badishi, rather than his usual actor.²*** Russia: The Russian dub has Courtney/Lindsay/Izzy/Jo/Staci/Eva/Zoey (Revenge of the Island).Leshawna and All Stars Zoey, Duncan/Lightning, It gets worse, Dmitry Filimonov does Cody/Dave/Ezekiel/Harold/Geoff (Total Drama Island)/Tyler/Shawn/Topher/ and Brick.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Fandom]]²* FandomLifeCycle: Currently at stage 3, but is nearing the brink of stage 4.²* FanNickname:²** The recurring blond intern is nicknamed "Billy". [[AscendedFanon The creators of the show have also referred to said intern as Billy.]]²** The flight attendant from the final episode of ''Action'' is nicknamed "Emily". ²** The one-eyed fireworks salesman from the episode "Planes, Trains, Hot Air Mobiles" is nicknamed "Lester".²** Beth is sometimes referred to as "[[Series/UglyBetty Ugly Bethy]]".²** Ezekiel's [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings feral Gollum form]] is commonly referred to as "Zombie Zeke", "Feral Zeke", "Gollumschool", "Freakzekiel" and "Freakiel".²** "[[Film/RevengeOfTheSith Darth Alejandro]]" or "Alejan-Bot" is used to describe Alejandro's state [[spoiler: after he is put in the Drama Machine]], as part of the Franchise/StarWars ShoutOut.²** B is commonly referred to as "[[Film/TheViewAskewniverse Silent B]]".²** "Zoebo" for Commando Zoey (because her headband is reminiscent of Franchise/{{Rambo}}) after she TookALevelInBadass.²** Lightning is often nicknamed "SHA-moron", by fans and haters alike.²** When Cameron dons the PoweredArmour he made in the ''Revenge of the Island'' Finale it has earned him the title "[[Film/IronMan Iron Cam]]"²** Haters of Cameron have often call him as "Cammy-Bear" after his nickname his mother gave him.²** Cameron, Mike, and Zoey have been dubbed "The TerribleTrio" by a very large group of dedicated haters, [[SpotLightStealingSquad for obvious reasons]]. Love them or hate them, that's the name they're now known by.²** Sam is often referred to as "The Non-All-Star", due to odd choice of including him in the season despite his low placing.²** Up until Mal's name was revealed in "No one Egg-spects the Spanish Opposition" the fans had a variety of placeholder names for him, including [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Xander]], [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Shadow]], [[SdrawkcabName Ekim]], [[Film/SpiderMan3 Venom]], [[Disney/SleepingBeauty Mikeleficent]], [[Anime/YuGiOh Mike Ishtar/Yami Mike]], [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Melvin]], [[Film/MadMax Mad Mikey]], Evil Mike, Anti-Mike, and [[Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde Mikey Hyde]].²** Various ones have been given to ''All-Stars'' like "Eww-Stars", "All-Sucks", or "The Mal and Zoey Show".²** Some of it's episodes have also acquired names such as:²*** The infamous "Sundae Muddy Sundae" as "Sundae Destroyer Sundae" or "Sundae Bloody Sundae".²*** "The Bold and the Booty-ful" is often referred to as "The Bold and the Bears**t-full" (or something along those lines).²*** "The Final Wreck-ening" is often known as "The Final Retch-ening". (On Teletoon and Cartoon Network, it was actually spelled "The Final Wrech-ening")²** Rodney was known as [[Disney/WreckItRalph Wreck-It Rodney]] for a while.²** Some fans refer to Shawn as "[[Film/ShaunOfTheDead Shawn of the Dead]]" or "[[MemeticBadass Zombie Slayer Shawn]]".²** Sugar is often called "[[Series/HereComesHoneyBooBoo Sugar Boo-Boo]]".²** Leonard has been referred to as "The Hogwarts Reject" or "Gandalf the Great Delusional Idiot".²** Sammy, Shawn, and Jasmine are the ThreeAmigos.²** Amy, Max, and [[spoiler:Scarlett]] are the [[TerribleTrio Evil Trio]].²** Scarlett is [[spoiler:The Scarlett Witch.]]²** Topher is frequently called "Tofu".²* FlagshipFranchise: The series is this for Creator/FreshTV, as its considered their most well-known series and has received several seasons beyond the first as well as spin-offs such as ''WesternAnimation/TheRidonculousRace'' and ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaRama''.²* FranchiseKiller: ''All-Stars'' was very nearly this for the franchise as a whole, whether its subsequent installments, ''Pahkitew Island'' and ''The Ridonculous Race'' averted this varies over different parts of the fandom.²* ImageSource:²** AllStereotypeCast²** AnimalsHateHim²** BitchAlert²** DelinquentHair²** TokenGoodTeammate²** WhoWearsShortShorts (bottom-right)²* TheWikiRule: [[ Here.]]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Production]]²* ChannelHop: In some countries, Total Drama Island was aired on Creator/DisneyXD.²** In Britain, the show initially ended at ''Action''. However, later seasons would air on Kix.²** In the Netherlands, the show ended at ''Island'' until Creator/CartoonNetwork continued the show starting with ''Action''.²** In Canada, the show moved to Cartoon Network starting with the spin-off ''The Ridonculous Race'', after six seasons on Creator/{{Teletoon}} (which continues to produce the series). However, Total Drama would return on Teletoon with ''Total [=DramaRama=]''. This leaves ''The Ridonculous Race'' as the only installment in the franchise to not air on Teletoon in Canada.²* ChristmasRushed: ''Pahkitew Island'' was not only produced at the same time as ''All-Stars'', but supposedly also underwent no rewrites or revisions before going into production. This would definitely explain some of the more questionable writing decisions made during the season such as the way that [[spoiler:Sugar managed to get Jasmine eliminated]].²* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: Creator/CartoonNetwork and Creator/{{Netflix}} classified ''Pahkitew Island'' as Season 6, despite it being the second part of Season 5. Likewise, ''The Ridonculous Race'' was considered Season 7, even though it was a spin-off.²* CreatorBacklash: ²** Despite preferring Gwuncan over Duncney, allegedly Drew Nelson (Duncan) wasn't too keen on the way that the former couple came to be in ''World Tour''.²** Similarly, Megan Fahlenbock (Gwen) has supposedly said that she wasn't proud of Gwen's overall behavior in that season, mainly her handling of the love triangle.²** Christine Thompson (an employee at Fresh TV in charge of their social media profiles) was greatly against the producers' decision to have Gwen and Courtney's friendship fail once more in ''All-Stars'', in order to keep the drama between them going.²* CreatorsFavorite:²** Owen to Tom [=McGillis=]. As confirmed in a Reddit interview, he also likes Duncan, Heather, Noah, and Beth.²** Cameron to Ed [=MacDonald=].²** Apparently, Duncan to Todd [=Kauffman=] and Alex Naussbaum. ²** Izzy to Jennifer Pertsch.²** Max to Terry [=McGurrin=].²* CreatorsPest:²** It's implied that Courtney is one, at least to the post ''All-Stars'' writing team. If her out of the blue HumiliationConga in "Sundae Muddy Sundae" wasn't an indication, WordOfGod has stated they have no intention of redeeming Courtney as many fans wanted.²** It's all but stated that Ezekiel is this, at least to some of the writers. Initially intended as an expendable early boot, the writers eventually brought him back for ''World Tour'' due to [[SavedByTheFans his unexpected popularity]]... at which point he was made to look like a fool, wound up the first eliminated again and eventually got turned into a barely-sapient feral monster. Even afterwards, the writers seemed to take delight in repeatedly bringing him back solely to [[ButtMonkey inflict abuse upon him]] while refusing to change him back or do anything with him beyond the gag.²* DevelopmentGag:²** Several character designs from ''Camp TV'', ''Total Drama's'' prototype series, have been used as minor characters, or even additional contestants, in the finished product.²*** All of the interns from the first three seasons are recycled from the concept designs for DJ, Cody, Katie, and Tyler.²*** [=LeShawna=] had two concept designs. The second one was recycled into her cousin, Leshaniqua, who shows up in "One Flu Over the Cuckoos".²*** The Queen Bee's eyes, body shape and outfit are recycled from Eva's concept design, while her name, "Heather", was originally given to the loner who would eventually become [[{{Goth}} Gwen]]. Also, Heather's alliance with Lindsay is a throwback to how the former's BigBad role in ''Island'' was played by the latter in ''Camp TV''.²*** Courtney's eyes and freckles are recycled from Bridgette's concept design, while Noah shares a few visual similarities with Ezekiel's concept design.²*** In the Aftermath episodes, the silhouettes of several concept designs can be seen in the audience.²*** In ''Action'', Sadie's concept design is recycled into a paparazzi cutout and, later, into Justin's ex-girlfriend.²*** In ''World Tour'', Katie's concept design is recycled into the show's very first female intern.²*** B from ''Revenge of the Island'' resembles DJ's concept design, with a few modifications.²** In ''Island'', Gwen forms a platonic friendship with Geoff. In the show's pre-production stages, they were love interests.²** In ''Action'', Gwen and Trent are split up and forced to form opposing teams against each other. In the show's pre-production stages, there seemed to be an actual enmity between the two.²** Zoey's final design is recycled from Dakota's concept design, while the hairstyle of Staci's final design is similar to that of Zoey's concept design.²** The pancake eating challenge in the ''All-Stars'' episode "Food Fright" was originally intended for "Bigger! Badder! Brutal-er!" from ''Revenge of the Island'' before being cut for time.²* DigitalDestruction: The remastered version of "Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon" cuts out the "D x C" that Duncan carves on the back of wooden Courtney's head.²* ExecutiveMeddling: ²** The higher-ups at Creator/{{Teletoon}} asked for the break-ups of Gwen & Trent in ''Action'' and later Duncan & Courtney and Owen & Izzy in ''World Tour'' because they wanted to show kids that "First loves don't always last".²** Megan Fahlenbock (Gwen) confirmed in a now deleted Facebook post that it was a decision made by "the network" (meaning either Teletoon and/or Cartoon Network) to not only not have her reprise Gwen for ''[=DramaRama=]'' but fire her from the role entirely.²* KeepCirculatingTheTapes:²** While Australia has yet to release ''The Ridonculous Race'' on DVD, ''Total Drama Island'' remains the only season to be released on DVD in America from Warner Home Video as of December 2017. And even then, it's the CN version with edited dialogue and the episodes cropped to 4:3 instead of their original 16:9 aspect ratio.²** The European French dub of''Pahkitew Island'' only has the first 3 episodes on [=YouTube=], none of the others are found.²** For the Czech Republic, ''Island'' barely has any videos at all, with only a [[ dubbing page]] being found.²* LateExportForYou: The Turkish dub of ''Total Drama Island'' was released in May 2015, roughly 8 years after it was released in Canada.²* MilestoneCelebration: "Zeke and You Shall Find" the 100th episode in the series, not counting the specials. The main plot centered around [[KarmaHoudini Ch]][[HateSink ris]] finally being on the receiving end of punishment, with Feral Zeke threatening to dump him in a pool of toxic waste.²* NoExportForYou: While Britain aired the first two seasons (even though Netflix has the remaining episodes up to "Pahkitew Island"), Cake Entertainment has never sold the rights to ''Total Drama'' to Germany or Japan.²* OldShame: ²** ''All-Stars'' is this to Tom [=McGillis=], and pretty much anybody that worked on it.²** [=McGillis=] has also admitted that hiring Ed [=MacDonald=] (the writer behind the infamous "Sundae Muddy Sundae") might not have been the best idea.²* ScheduleSlip: ''Revenge of the Island'' was originally to air in 2011 as evidenced by it's original teaser. However, the 2011 earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster in Fukushima caused the production to be delayed to change and remove elements of the season that would've been seen as being in poor taste in light of the recent tragedy. According to Christian Potenza (Chris), the season was originally set to air in July 2011, then September before ultimately having it's English premiere delayed until January 5th, 2012. The season still had it's world premiere in December 2011, but in France and in French only.²* ScullyBox: Cody is actually drawn a couple inches above the ground whenever Sierra uses MarshmallowHell, to make up for their [[TinyGuyHugeGirl height differences]].²* ThrowItIn:²** Katie Crown improvises some of her lines as Izzy depending on the situation.²** In "Monster Cash", Owen was originally to tell everyone that he's fine after eating all the prop food. However, Scott [=McCord=] improvised the line "Nope. Call 911" which the producers found so funny that they kept it in. ²* TroubledProduction: As mentioned above, ''Revenge of the Island'' had to be heavily reworked out of respect for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster which ultimately delayed the season by at least half a year after it's intended July 2011 premiere.²* UnfinishedDub: The Castilian Spanish dub of the show only aired ''Total Drama Island''. The Catalan dub, however, aired later seasons and would end at ''Revenge of the Island''.²* WhatCouldHaveBeen:²** Some of the voice actors originally auditioned for characters who weren't the ones they ended up becoming:²*** Emilie-Claire Barlow (Courtney) originally auditioned for Heather.²*** While Cory Doran originally auditioned as Mike, he was also given a chance at doing Scott and Cameron.²*** Besides Noah, Carter Hayden also auditioned for Owen & Chris.²*** Caitlynne Medrek (Dawn) originally auditioned for Molly (Dawn's prototype from ''Total Drama Reloaded'') and Zoey.²*** Besides Duncan, Drew Nelson also auditioned for Owen, Chef, Chris, Cody and several minor characters.²*** Christian Potenza originally auditioned for Ezekiel, but was persuaded by Tom [=McGills=] to voice Chris.²*** Besides Heather, Rachel Wilson also auditioned for Gwen & Lindsay and really wanted to be cast as one of the two aforementioned.²** Lindsay was intended to be the series' BigBad, which explains Heather's absence from ''Camp TV''.²** Gwen was originally known as Heather.²** The ''Island'' episode "Haute Camp-ture" was supposed to feature a FashionShow-esque challenge, but the idea was dropped at the last minute. The episode's title was changed to "After the Dock of Shame" in some TV guides.²** Justin was intended to be the BigBad of ''Action'', which is obvious given his earlier episodes in that season, before the staff realized he was just didn't have what it takes to be an actual threat. ²** Lindsay was originally supposed to be one of the finalists of ''Action'' along with Duncan, but since her voice actor had other plans, she was replaced with Beth.²** ''World Tour'' was originally to be called ''Total Drama, the Musical'', feature only 15 contestants, and include visits to locations such as Italy; Hershey, Pennsylvania; Scotland; and Toronto, none of which made it in the final product [[note]]Though most were still featured in some way, such as being used in the Aftermaths[[/note]].²** ''Revenge of the Island'' has a few:²*** Cameo appearances by Leshawna, Harold and Tyler were planned, but scrapped at the last minute. All three still made brief cameos along with the rest of the original characters in the first episode.²*** ''Revenge of the Island'' had [[ radically different character designs]] in its early stages.²*** According to [[ this article]] from 2008, ''Revenge of the Island'' was also originally called ''Total Drama Comedy'' in its very early planning stages.²*** Elements of the season that were changed due to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster included the Toxic Rats originally being named the Radioactive Rats and Fang also having the ability to shoot lasers from his eyes (which would explain why an episode is titled "Truth or Laser Shark").²** [[ According to]] WordOfGod, the original ''All-Stars'' line-up included Owen, Cody, and Brick, but last minute decisions had them replaced with Lindsay, Gwen, and Sam, and the cast cut down to 14. However Owen still managed to get a cameo in the finale, while Cody was frequently mentioned by Sierra with his face appearing in her hallucinations. The same line-up also revealed plots that didn't make it into the season such as Courtney getting revenge on Heather, Duncan getting revenge on Courtney, the continuation of Zoey's commando persona, and Scott creating a new and improved strategy after analyzing past ''Total Drama'' episodes.²*** Owen was dropped because according to rumors, Scott [=McCord=] declined to voice him for a whole season.²*** Cody was dropped because they thought his relationship with Sierra had been fully played out in ''World Tour''.²*** Brick was replaced by Sam because the latter had "more drama potential".²*** Anne Maria was also a part of the original cast before being replaced by an ''Island'' competitor (allegedly Gwen).²*** Allegedly, Dawn and Harold were also considered before being replaced by Lindsay and Sam respectively.²*** And then there's [[ a trailer]] from late 2011 (two months before ''Revenge of the Island'' aired and almost two years before ''All-Stars'' actually aired).²** ''Pahkitew Island'':²*** [[ According to his character bio]], Max from ''Pahkitew Island'' was said to have psychic powers that allowed him to see only 3 seconds into the future. No traits of his psychic powers were shown in the actual season and he was simply the BigBadWannabe.²*** Topher originally wore a blue and yellow shirt with gray pants. This was changed to have his clothing match Chris'.²** Shortly after the poor reception of ''All-Stars'' started piling up from fans, Fresh TV reached out to them to address all their criticisms to them so that they could use them to improve for Season 6. This implies that at one point there were plans to legitimately make a sixth season of the original series, only for it to be confirmed about five years after ''All-Stars'' ended that there are currently no plans for future seasons after ''Pahkitew Island'' (which by that time had originally aired more than four years earlier). Though it's possible that they might've actually been referring to the spinoff series, ''The Ridonculous Race'', which for many felt like a return to form for the franchise.²** Tom [=McGillis'=] original goal was to produce ten seasons. With the show's confirmed cancellation, it is very unlikely he will come anywhere close to that number for a while.²* TheWikiRule: [[ The Total Drama Wiki]].²* WordOfGod: In later years, Fresh TV started revealing facts about characters or situations in the series that were never stated on-screen. Several of these tend to come across as an AuthorsSavingThrow in regards to addressing some of the more questionable aspects of the series. Such examples include:²** Trent's full first name being "Trenton".²** Cody no longer having romantic feelings for Gwen following the end of ''World Tour''.²** The contestants who were inside the balloons in "The Final Wreck-ening" that floated away safely landed in the water after their balloons popped.²* WorkingTitle:²** ''World Tour'' started out as ''Total Drama: The Musical''.²** ''Revenge of the Island'' started out as ''Total Drama Comedy'', then ''Total Drama - Return to Wawanawka'' [[note]]The season was originally trademarked using this name[[/note]] and lastly ''Total Drama Reloaded''.²** The ''Pahkitew Island'' episode "Break Back Mountain" became "Sky Fall".²[[/folder]]


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