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  • Acting for Two: The actors tended to double as their character's relatives.
  • Disabled Character, Disabled Actor: Two different episodes follow the pattern of "a disabled female cousin of one of the main cast, played by an actually-disabled actress, visits Wonderland and teaches everyone how she copes with her disability." The episode "On a Roll" features the Hatter's wheelchair-using cousin Hedda Hatter, played by Christopher Anne Templeton, while "The Sound and the Furry" features the Hare's Deaf cousin April Hare, played by Marlee Matlin.
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  • Irony as She Is Cast: The nerdy March Hare speaks and sings in a high-pitched, nasal squawk. His actor, Reece Holland, is actually a powerful baritone who was playing roles like Marius in Les Misérables and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera at the time he was hired.
  • Missing Episode: An episode featuring none other than O.J. Simpson was made before his arrest for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman. The episode never aired, which is understandable considering the episode would have portrayed Simpson as the White Rabbit's hero.
  • Recycled Script:
    • The episode "Pretzelmania" has virtually the same plot as the Lamb Chop's Play-Along episode "The Ring," which aired earlier in the same year. Both episodes revolve around a character (Lamb Chop/the White Rabbit) wearing someone else's valuable ring (Lamb Chop wearing Shari's ring for fun/the Rabbit taking the Queen's ring to the jeweler's to be resized) while baked goods are being made (cookies/pretzels). Then the ring goes missing, everyone assumes it fell into the dough and was baked into the baked goods, and they eat all the baked goods to try to find the ring before its owner can learn what happened... but in the end, it turns out the ring was somewhere else all along. The children's book Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto also shares this plot, so it could be that both shows were making a Whole Plot Reference to that book.
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    • The episode "He's Not Heavy, He's My Hatter" has basically the exact same premise as the Rugrats episode "No More Cookies": a character (the Hatter/Angelica) eats too many cookies and makes the others promise not to let them eat any more, but then goes ballistic trying to find the hidden cookies. The Wonderland episode also deals with the Hatter needing to lose the weight he gained from his cookie-binging, though, which isn't the case for three-year-old Angelica. Incidentally, both shows had music by Mark Mothersbaugh.
  • Unintentional Period Piece: Instantly recognizable as early 1990s. The White Rabbit is on in-line skates, Tweedledee and Tweedledum dress like MC Hammer, and the March Hare has a mullet. Just look at the intro sequence!
    • Technology Marches On: "TV or Not TV" - Alice's initial conundrum is that she wants to watch a show but she has a lot of homework. One of the things that come off as weird is the fact that Alice couldn't simply record it. Sure, even in The '90s, many people had a VCR, but not everyone had a blank tape that could easily tape it over - nor the know-how to do it.
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