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  • Cowboy BeBop at His Computer:
    • Oddly, Nicktoons Freeze Frame Frenzy seems to be under the impression that Valerie is a cover identity for ghost character Princess Dorathea, as taking Valerie's picture a certain amount of times at one point in one of the Amity Park levels results in Valerie suddenly transforming into Dorathea and flying away. Valerie and Dorathea are not the same person/ghost. Perhaps someone remembered the Danny Phantom episode "Parental Bonding" incorrectly while making the game.
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    • It is also under the impression that Sheldon from My Life as a Teenage Robot is Tuck when Tuck is in the same game.
  • Dueling Games: Compare the plot of Globs of Doom to that of rival Cartoon Network's MMORPG FusionFall (which was released three months later).
  • Dummied Out: Along with the content mentioned below in What Could Have Been, the console versions of Toybots also contain a ton of unused dialogue for when any of the playable characters either enter certain areas of the game, whenever they enter a Master Model chamber, or when they stumble upon the unlockable characters Stimpy, GIR, Jenny Wakeman, and Rocko. (Including numerous priceless reactions from all the characters upon finding Stimpy.) In the final game, there's no dialogue for any of these events. Unused dialogue for Cosmo and Wanda also suggest that they were going to give tutorials of the game.
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  • Franchise Killer: The series died after Nicktoons: Globs of Doom's poor reception. THQ later gave up on Nicktoons licensed games, so the game that followed Globs of Doom was 2K Games' Nicktoons MLB, a crossover between Nicktoons characters and real MLB players. There would be no more Nicktoons crossover games after that until 2018's Nickelodeon Kart Racers.
  • Market-Based Title: The first two games were named in Europe as SpongeBob SquarePants and Friends rather than Nicktoons. (This may have something to do with some Nicktoons airing internationally on non-Nickelodeon channels due to a distribution deal Nick had with Nelvana, such as Fairly OddParents airing on Fox Kids/Jetix in South America. Apparently, the same deal also prevented those shows from being acknowledged as "Nicktoons" outside the US at the time the games were released, given the modified references in the international versions of the covers.)
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  • Spiritual Successor: The series can be considered one to the early 2000's Nicktoons crossover games such as Nicktoons Racing (which features SpongeBob, Patricknote , Tommy and Angelica Pickles, CatDog, Stimpy, Eliza Thornberry, Darwin, Arnold, Helga, Daggett, Norbert, and Ickis) and Nickelodeon Party Blast (which features SpongeBob, Jimmy, ZIM, Tommy, Angelica, Eliza, and Otto and Reggie Rocket).note 
  • What Could Have Been:
    • The Cutting Room Floor Wiki has discovered that characters from Kablam were intended to be in Toybots as Master Models after all. (Specifically Henry and June, the Action League Now gang, Prometheus, and even Sniz and Fondue.) Kinda makes you wonder why they were removed when they were this close to being in the game.note  It may have something to do with Nickelodeon no longer owning the rights to most of the KaBlam! shorts except for Henry and June and Action League Now (which has prevented reruns as of late). Data for Snap's Master Model is also in the game, but this also went unused for whatever reason. (Fellow main characters Rudy and Penny can be found in the game, however,)
    • Toybots's concept art gallery shows a number of unused ideas, among them are several unused themes for the Evil Toy Co. Factory, an unused "Invasion Force" area (possibly intended to be a mech-suit level), an early version of the scanner pod chambers (which features an Irken invader as the guard, which may suggest Zim was going to play a role in the game), and a different design for the "Goo launchers". One concept art shows Arnold himself in a pod rather than a master model, suggesting he was planned to be playable.
    • A test map for an unused bonus level centered around Timmy can be found in Toybots's files.
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