- Actor-Shared Background: This might be the first show with actress Kristin Kreuk that acknowledges her half-white, half-Asian heritage. The show cast an Asian woman as her mother and cast a half-white, half-Asian actress as her sister.
- Disowned Adaptation: George R. R. Martin, who wrote for the 1987 show, did not care for this one.
- What Could Have Been:
- Vincent's last name was originally "Koslow". Most likely as a tribute to the creator of the 1987 series.
- Tess was originally written as an Irish-American but later became Hispanic.
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