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Trivia / Spliced

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  • Adored by the Network: Teletoon aired at LEAST three episodes a day on the weekdays (four episodes on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays), all at available times, which is really quite odd for a show with only 26 half-hours.
  • Colbert Bump: Received one in 2018, thanks to an overview of the series by Youtube animation reviewer Cosmodore.
  • Crossdressing Voices: Kedar Brown as Princess Pony Apehands and Julie Lemieux as Fuzzy Snuggums.
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  • Descended Creator: Mike Kiss, one of the series writers, provides the voice of Mister Smarty Smarts.
  • He Also Did: The creators of Spliced, Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott, not only developed Grossology (and later Fangbone!) but have written for lots of animation, including the animated Donkey Kong Country and Teen Titans. Simon Racioppa is also the showrunner for Invincible (2021).
  • Invisible Advertising: Most people are not aware of the fact that the show was picked up by Cartoon Network for its online app for this reason.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes:
    • There is one DVD release of the show, which is part of the Nelvana Golden Collection, but it is extremely rare and only has a few episodes. The series used to be available on iTunes, but not anymore. Every episode can be found on YouTube (Click here for all of the episodes) and it is currently for free on Tubi.
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    • A number of bonus clips were originally created for the show and featured on Teletoon's official website (much like Jimmy Two-Shoes' Miseryville Moments and Total Drama Island's contestant audition tapes), but are now completely lost. However, when co-creator Simon Racioppa was asked about the lost bonus clips, he said that he might have them in his hard drive.
  • Screwed by the Network:
    • On Qubo, the show only aired for six weeks before being thrown off the channel for a year. Eventually, the screwing was somewhat undone, with the show being put on Qubo's more appropriate "Night Owl" block along with He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983).
    • Spliced's time on Cartoon Network was even worse. All of its episodes were only released on the Cartoon Network app in 2014, with no advertising given (and some minor censorship too, as the start of the theme song was cut out for using the word "crap") and every episode being pulled off almost immediately afterwards, meaning the show wasn't even given the chance to gain any sort of audience. Incidentally, Detentionaire (another Canadian cartoon from Nelvana) was suffering the same luck around this time.
  • Short Run in Peru: Despite the series being Canadian in origin, Teletoon didn’t air the show until 2010, a year after it had already debuted episodes in several other countries, including the United States.
    • Premiered first in Latin America on Jetix in 2009.
    • Australia was the first English speaking country to air all episodes.
  • Shrug of God: When asked on Twitter about what a proper Grand Finale to Spliced would have looked like, co-creator Simon Racioppa admitted he had no idea because of how crazy the series already was.
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  • What Could Have Been:
    • Co-creator Simon Racioppa has said that there were plans for a Season 2 due to the show's popularity at the time, but they were axed because "it wasn't in the cards at that conspired against the show".
    • Early designs for Peri reveal that he originally had horns.
  • The Wiki Rule: Spliced! Keep Away Wiki
  • Written by Cast Member: Mike Kiss, the voice of Mister Smarty Smarts, also has written several episodes.
  • Word of God: Simon Racioppa revealed on his Twitter in 2019 (nearly a decade after the series ended) that Fuzzy Snuggums (whose genetic makeup was never stated in the series) is part fawn, part baby seal, and part kitten.
  • Working Title: The Leftovers of Dr. Moreau.


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