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Trivia / Prozzak

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  • Defictionalization
    • For a time, searching for would redirect one to a page on the band's official website. Both are now defunct.
    • The concert setup for the "www.nevergetoveryou" video eventually became the band's real-life tour setup, with Jay and James performing in-character as Simon & Milo atop giant busts of the characters.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Stacy The Computer, who would become a recurring character on the Saturday People album, first appears in the video for "Wild Thing/Poor Boy."
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  • Fake Nationality: A pop duo consisting of a Brit and a vaguely Eastern-Europian guy, as portrayed by two Canadians.
  • He Also Did: Jay and James produced and co-wrote Fefe Dobson's debut Self-Titled Album, as well as "Get Down" for the Boy Band b4-4.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes
    • The music video compilation "Simon & Milo present Prozzäk's Hot Show" has never been released on DVD. Bits of it are often found floating around YouTube.
    • "DJ-J-Vox" and it's remix were only ever released on the band's MySpace page.
  • No Budget: It's clear from the designs of the album, the Limited Animation in the "Love Me Tinder" video and the minimal production that Forever 1999 was more a passion project by the band than an investment by a major label.
  • No Export for You: Saturday People was never physically released outside of Canada due to poor sales.
  • Official Fan-Submitted Content:
    • The verses for "Infatuation" were written by a contest winner.
    • The single cover for "Baby I Need Your Love (Pussy Cat)" and the animations counting down the days to its release on Facebook were created by a different contest winner.
  • Technology Marches On
    • The lyrics of "Sleep With Myself" describe intimacy being lost in the digital age with "fax machines" being mentioned in the same breath as computers.
    • While the lyrics of "www.nevergetoveryou" remain topical in an age of social networking and online dating, the title grows more and more dated as the internet becomes less of a spectacle and websites are succeeded by apps.
  • What Could Have Been: A Simon & Milo cartoon was planned for Disney Channel in the early 2000s, with Ready Ready Set Go and the band's title song for the channel's Made-for-TV Movie Get a Clue testing the waters with their audience. However, Jason Levine wound up clashing with executives over what they considered "age appropriate" for Disney's core audience and the project fell through.
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  • Word of God: Jason Levine claims that Simon lacks a neck so that there can be one more thing burdening him.
  • Write What You Know:
    • Jason Levine. "Everything that happened to Simon happened to me."
    • "The Legend Of Simon & Milo" was based on Jay and James's coming together out of the ashes of their previous in-band rivalry to create something new that would strengthen their friendship.

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