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  • Adored by the Network: Among the other Disney series such as Big Hero 6: The Series and DuckTales (2017), they renewed the series for a second season before it premiered.
    • It was able to start off with a week worth of premieres that ranged from June 18th to 22nd, similar to DuckTales, the series had start off with the first episode (the two 11 minute segments) was being released on the Disney Now App and on YouTube on June 8, ten days before its initial release on the channel.
    • Many people posted much about the series on Twitter, containing behind the scenes art, origin of each episodes, and fanart.
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    • As of late, Disney XD loves to air the show multiple times a day, even having weekend marathons.
    • When "Caged" premiered after the Disney Channel premiere of Moana, it got 925,000 views. A month later, and Disney Channel would increase its airtime to 4 times a day.
  • Channel Hop: The series was moved from Disney XD to Disney Channel before it even premiered. However, after its recent episode, reruns began airing on Disney XD in September 2018.
  • Descended Creator: Series co-creator Chris Houghton voices Cricket.
    • While his brother Shane voices most of the minor male characters that appear in many episodes.
    • Series Director, Monica Ray voices Kiki.
  • He Also Did:
    • Chris and Shane Houghton previously worked on Harvey Beaks and Gravity Falls.note 
  • Name's the Same:
    • Cricket's name was used similarly on another character in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as mentioned above and the other one was ironically named by a mobile phone company, Cricket Wireless.
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    • There’s another show where the central location is also called Big City.
  • Never Trust a Trailer: Explained from Out of Order, the series' first trailer led many to believe that the Welcome Home episode was the first chronological episode, but instead, Space Chicken (a pilot episode) had aired first, as the said episode did not air until later after the release.
  • No Export for You: The first episode was uploaded on YouTube, but only those who live in the US can watch it.
    • The "Bee Tree" Short was spotted on the Canadian Disney Channel, But can be seen by anyone who lives in Canada until it was released later in the US.
  • Out of Order: The series first trailer, that previewed "Welcome Home", should’ve had aired first instead of "Space Chicken", since the first episode that chronologically starts the series and the characters off, while the latter was actually a pilot episode, which had a very awkward head start to introduce the characters and the series with at first since The Greens had already arrived to the city and had gotten some experience of the city already.
    • To add salt to the wound, one of the co-creators had posted a picture on Twitter that listed episodes with the production codes that Disney Channel had shuffled up all of the episodes from their original order, concluding that it had been airing out of order from the start.
    • And then following after "Phoenix Rises", any continuation about Nancy since she returned at the end of the said episode, was held off by holiday themed episodes.
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  • Playing Gertrude: Artemis Pebdani, who voices Alice Green, was born in 1977, making her younger than Bob Joles (voice of Bill, born 1959) and Wendi Mc Lendon Covey (voice of Nancy, born in 1969).
  • Release Date Change: The release date was originally scheduled for 2017 before being moved to Spring 2018 on Disney XD, but ended up being moved to Summer of the same year for Disney Channel.
  • Saved from Development Hell: The series was put in place before it was officially green-lit by Disney in 2012, at that time, Chris was currently working on Gravity Falls, while Shane had worked on other projects, just before they went to Nickelodeon to work on Harvey Beaks in 2015, as there was no official news of the series until four years later into 2016. Although the production of the pilot episode was produced in between 2014 and 2015, while all others were roughly produced in much of 2015 onto 2017.
  • The Wiki Rule: Big City Greens Wiki
  • What Could Have Been / Working Title: The series was originally going to be called Country Club. Also, it was supposed to premiere on Disney XD in Spring 2018 before being moved to Disney Channel, along with the release date being pushed back to Summer 2018.
    • An early concept art of the series when the show was originally named Country Club shows some notable changes in the characters' designs, while Cricket's design remained unchanged.
      • Tilly was slightly taller than her actual height in the series, she originally wore a dress with flowers, while her facial appearance appeared a bit aged up as she had puffy cheeks.
      • Bill originally wore a straw hat and overalls similar to what Cricket wears, while his head shape appeared rock like.
      • Gramma Alice originally was in a wheelchair while her facial appearance is closely similar to Randl's Mom from Harvey Beaks.
      • Remy’s design depicted him, having a bigger head shaped has a little strands of hair, a bit taller, and seen with a portable laptop.
    • While another concept art showed three stages of character design change:
      • Remy appeared almost more like his current one, except his hair was shorter, had slightly long head, and he does not wear a sweater.
      • While the Greens looked closely like their final version with a few minor changes.
      • The episode Welcome Home was originally paired with Space Chicken, while there were a list of episodes that were released randomly out of order.
  • Write What You Know: Much of the series settings and the characters was heavily based off of Shane’s and Chris’s experience of their early life, who both grew up from a rural Michigan area, and had moved to city like Los Angeles after graduating college, as what they claimed to be much of life changing difference between learning about the urban life from rural life, for example, they mentioned about the hairstyle that Cricket has, is what Chris wore as a child as well as the name that also came upon as well as the character, while Bill was loosely based off the creator's father-in-law while Gramma Alice was based off of their real life grandmother, who also had the same name as the character, and had lastly mentioned about the Greens Family pets, Phoenix, a dog similar to the creator's dog that they had, while the cat was similarly compared to the Creator’s grandmother's cat, while Tilly was lastly mentioned of being amalgamation, who they remembered her being similar to a numerous of neighbors they knew of.
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