- Creator Cameo: Travis Knight as the animator during The Stinger.
- Dueling Movies: With The Book of Life. Battle of the animated horror movies 2014!
- Fake Brit: Americans Elle Fanning and Tracy Morgan (yes, Tracy Morgan), and Australian Toni Collette.
- I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine:
- Simon Pegg played Herbert Trubshaw while his best friend and frequent collaborator Nick Frost played Mr. Trout. An odd example; since they did the voice work on the movie in separate sessions, neither one knew that the other was involved in the movie until after it was completed.
- Dee Bradley Baker and Steve Blum have worked on a lot of shows together, but The Legend of Korra and Star Wars Rebels stand out.
- No Export for You: The first teaser trailer, which monologued about how some families have a mommy and a daddy, or two mommies, or has both the mommies as daddies, was not shown in America, where marriage equality is still a divisive subject.
- Production Posse: From My Gym Partner's a Monkey , we have writer Adam Pava, and voice actors Nika Futterman, Tom Kenny, and Maurice LaMarche.
- Talking to Himself:
- Dee Bradley Baker as Fish, Wheels, and Bucket
- Steve Blum as Shoe and Sparky
- Nika Futterman as Oil Can and Knickers
- Pat Fraley as Fragile and Sweets
- Fred Tatasciore as Clocks and Specs
- Voices in One Room: It's not with everyone, but with the veteran voice actors like Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, and so forth, this applies.
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