- California Doubling: The show is set in Montana, but filmed in British Columbia.
- Dawson Casting: The Sullivan sisters both fall in this trope, albeit to a minor extent as 17 year-old Danielle is played by 21 year old Natalie Alyn Lind, and 16 year-old Grace is played by 20 year-old Jade Pettyjohn.
- Fake American: Canadian Katheryn Winnick plays American Jenny Hoyt.
- Lying Creator: Ryan Phillipe played up in interviews the show and his role on it, giving no hints his character would be killed off at the end of the pilot.
- Queer Character, Queer Actor: Trans woman Jerrie is played by non-binary actor Jesse James Keitel.
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