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  • Actor Allusion:
    • In "Sweet Pepper" Pepper has a crush on another animal and tries to change herself to impress him. In the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic episode "Simple Ways" Rarity does the same thing. Both Pepper and Rarity are voiced by Tabitha St. Germain and both episodes aired on the exact same day.
    • Russell is not the first character Samuel Vincent played who is either a hedgehog or a neat freak (though he only did Sonic's singing voice; the rest of the time it was Jaleel White)
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    • In "Russell Up Some Fun" Russell utters, "Messy, messy, messy!" This was a line Samuel Vincent's character Edd said a lot in Ed, Edd n Eddy.
    • In "The Expo Factor", Emma remarks about she wishes to be a dog when complimenting Blythe's dog sweater. Her voice actress is Brooks Goldner, who voiced a puppy named Rebound on Pound Puppies (2010) .
    • In "Littlest Pet Shop of Horrors", Blythe's Halloween costume in the Cold Open is a cowgirl riding a pony that closely resembles Applejack.
    • In the episode "Tiniest Animal Store", Zoe thinks she will played by Lola Falanagaga (the in show actress that played Blythe). Lola's voice actress is Nicole Oliver, who voices Zoe.
  • Celebrity Voice Actor:
    • "It's The Pet Fest" has a dog character named Heidi who's voiced by Heidi Klum. Shylo Sharity does her singing though.
    • Casey Wilson voices Felina Meow in "Littlest Pet Street".
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  • Cross-Dressing Voices: Jasper Jones is voiced by Kathleen Barr.
  • The Danza:
  • Dueling Shows: With My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. The Adobe Flash animation is the exact same as the show, uses the same cold-open technique, and even has the same opening titles and end credits. To top it off, the credits play an instrumental version of the theme song. For the Cherry on top, it has a lot of the same voice actors and a few common writers.
  • Fake Brit:
    • Delilah and Gail, both voiced by Tabitha St. Germain.
    • Sam Vincent and Shannon Chan Kent voice the Biskit Twins' parents.
  • Fan Nickname:
    • "Twilight Barkle" for Zoe Trent has picked up some steam due to her fur and hair color resemblance to Twilight Sparkle.
    • Also "Appleblythe", seeing as a large portion of the episode "Terriers and Tiaras" involves Blythe sounding exactly like Applejack.
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    • Roger, who looks vaguely similar to Mitt Romney, is "Mittens".
  • Follow the Leader: It's pretty clear this show is trying to follow in the footsteps of a certain other Hasbro reboot, and even shares some of the same cast and writers and airs alongside it.
  • Missing Episode: With the show's cancellation, the final five shorts were left unreleased, except in Poland.
  • Name's the Same: Russell Ferguson shares his name with a Krump dancer who won So You Think You Can Dance season 6. May or may not be an inversionnote 
  • No Export for You: Seems to be the case for the English versions of the last few shorts on YouTube. Only the Polish dub of the shorts have been released, and there is little chance of them being released in English due to the show being cancelled.
  • Non-Singing Voice:
    • Zoe Trent and Penny Ling's singing voices are done by Kylee Epp and Laura Hastings.
    • Heidi's singing is done by Shylo Sharity. Seeing that Heidi Klum was based in Los Angeles, this makes sense.
  • Out of Order: Season 2 and 3 aired out of order in the US. 2 winter themed season 3 episodes were held back to air closer to Christmas. While the episodes in season 2 with the Pet Jet's introduction and the trips to Paris, Shanghai and Brazil were aired separately between other season 2 episodes. The UK airs the episodes in the correct order.
  • Post-Script Season: While the show never had much of a Myth Arc, season four was this for the series as the finale of season 3 ended on a big spectacle that involved the return of a lot characters implying that the writers felt that that was was going to be the last season before Hasbro gave them one more. The finale of S4 and the series as a whole felt like any other episode of the show with the only big thing to happen being Roger, Blythe's father, revealing he always knew that she (and her mother) could talk to animals. The creators of the show actually wanted a season 5 before they got word that the show was canceled due to low toy sales.
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  • Promoted Fanboy: MLP fan musician MandoPony contributed a song to an episode.
  • Real-Life Relative: Brian Goldner, a producer at Hasbro, has his daughter Brooke Goldner voicing two characters, Emma Hart and Peachie Fluffton.
  • Relationship Voice Actor: Nicole Oliver and Tabitha St. Germain voice sisters Zoe Trent and Gail Trent after previously voicing sisters Celestia and Luna in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.note 
  • Screwed by the Merchandise: The toys didn't sell as expected and thus the series was cancelled.
  • Talking to Herself:
    • Shannon Chan-Kent voices Whittany and Brittany Biskit, their mother Eliza, and Youngmee Song.
    • Ashleigh Ball lends her voice to Blythe, Sally Hairspray, and many incidental roles.
  • What Could Have Been: Except for Sunil, most of the pets originally had different names. Zoe was Lady Ra Ra, Penny was Lolly, Pepper was Jasmine, Minka was Margo, Russell was Winston and Vinnie was Tony.
  • The Wiki Rule: Littlest Pet Shop (2012 TV series) Wiki
  • Working Title: Blythe Loves the Littlest Pet Shop.
  • Writer Revolt: "Topped With Buttercream" sure comes off this way. It's undoubtedly meant to promote the candy-themed LPS toys (which seem to be half the toyline), but it's not flattering to the concept at all. Characters mention off-hand the detrimental effects of a diet rich in sugar. The pets get high on sugar and turn into twitchy, paranoid, delusional savages. Buttercream seems to have been permanently damaged by sugar to the point where she has multiple verbal and physical tics. By the end of the episode, the pets run in fear from sugary snacks (although they get over it in future episodes).


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