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  • Development Hell: The lengthy delay between the first and second seasons may have something to do with the global pandemic throwing off filming schedules.
  • Doing It for the Art: Chen Daoming, who plays the emperor, is well-known for only taking roles that he really cares about, so the fact that he chose to appear in this show says that something about it spoke to him.
  • "Do It Yourself" Theme Tune: The ending theme song for the show, 《余年 Yu Nian》 (eng: "One's Remaining Years") is sung by Xiao Zhan, who plays Yan Bingyun.
  • Shout-Out: Done a bunch of times by Fan Xian.
    • To classic literature such as Dream of the Red Chamber and Du Fu's poetry.
    • During the assassination attempt at the beginning of the show, Fan Xian's attacker flings open his coat to let fly a dozen daggers, to which Fan Xian exclaims, "Doraemon?!"
  • Those Two Actors: In addition to this series, Xiao Zhan (Yan Bingyun) and Li Qin (Lin Wan'er) have appeared together in two series (Battle Through the Heavens and The Wolf) and a film (Jade Dynasty).


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