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  • Actor-Inspired Element: The pageant host who was known as Donny Dufresne in her first appearance, transitioned by the time of her second in "Gown and Out". The character now goes by Dana. Her voice actress, Maddie Taylor, is a transgender woman.
  • Adored by the Network: After the series premiered to high ratings and very positive reviews, Nickelodeon has been giving a lot of attention to the show. In fact, it seems to get as much attention as Nick's other Cash Cow Franchise, SpongeBob SquarePants and receive its own page as well.
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  • Ascended Fanon: "L is for Love" confirms the long-held fan theory of Luna being bisexual.
  • Author Existence Failure:
    • Andrea Arruti, the Mexican Spanish voice of Sid Chang, died of pneumonia in January 2020.
    • Fred Willard, who voiced Pop Pop, died after suffering a heart attack on May 15, 2020.
    • Mikołaj Klimek, the Polish voice of Flip, suffered a fatal heart attack on July 12, 2020.
  • Banned Episode: "One Flu Over the Loud House" and its sister episode "The Price of Admission" have been pulled from airing by Nickelodeon due to the former being eerily too similar to the COVID-19 pandemic. The episodes are still available for streaming on Paramount+.
  • Banned in China:
    • Episodes that feature Clyde's dads are banned or censored in countries with anti-LGBT laws like Russia and Saudi Arabia. However, in the Arabic dub, one of Clyde's dads, Howard, was lazily changed to a woman by giving him a female voice actress. The same thing could be said for Luna's girlfriend Sam, who was lazily changed to a male in, not only in the Arabic dub, but also in the Korean dub as well.
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    • In Kenya, it's taken Up to Eleven since the entire series was banned for the same reasons, although it can still be shown via the Internet.
  • Billing Displacement: Cable provider Cablevision believes that Fred Willard is the main actor in the show, when his character Pop-Pop is only in a few episodes. This is likely due to his voice actor being the most well-known member of the cast.
  • Channel Hop: The movie based on the series was going to be in theaters, but was later announced to be exclusive to Netflix as a result of two other recent Paramount animated films being Box Office Bombs.
  • Children Voicing Children: Not many children on this show are voiced by actual children, but a few such as Lincoln and Clyde are played straight. Other examples include Darcy Holmandollar, Rusty’s brother Rocky, several of Lincoln’s classmates, Richie, Trent, the Mc Cauley Twins and Clare (the little girl who appears in Pets Peeved.).
  • Creator's Favorite Episode:
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    • Chris Savino's favorite episode in the series is "For Bros About to Rock".
    • Series director Kyle Marshall says that "Really Loud Music" is one of his favorites.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices:
    • Some of Lincoln's male friends are voiced by women. Two examples are Liam, voiced by Lara Jill Miller, and Zach, voiced by Jessica DiCicco.
    • Lincoln himself is voiced by a woman in Castilian Spanish, European Portuguese, Korean, Filipino, Croatian, Finnish, Swedish, Russian, Greek, and Serbian.
    • In "One of the Boys", Lara Jill Miller, Jessica DiCicco, and Grey Griffin all voice the gender flipped versions of their regular characters. In addition, Collin Dean voices Lincoln's female counterpart, Linka.
    • In "The Crying Dame", Fenton is voiced by Jill Talley.
    • In "Sitting Bull", Stevie is voiced by Lara Jill Miller.
    • In "Everybody Loves Leni", Sebastian is voiced by Romi Dames.
    • In "Middle Men", Byron is voiced by Maile Flanagan.
  • The Danza:
    • Carlos Casagrande is voiced by Carlos Alazraqui.
    • Katherine Mulligan is voiced by Catherine Taber.
    • Grant (the employee at Burpin' Burger) is voiced by Grant Palmer.
  • Descended Creator: Crossing over with The Danza, but in "Really Loud Music", Michelle and Doug, the judges for America's Next Hitmaker, are voiced by the show's composers, Michelle Lewis and Doug Rockwell.
  • Development Gag:
    • Early in development, Lincoln was going to be a rabbit with 25 sisters. His original rabbit design can be seen on the show in the form of his plush doll, Bun-Bun.
    • Billy, the baby that Lincoln and Clyde mistake for Lily in "Two Boys and a Baby", is actually Lily's prototype design.
    • Carol Pingrey (from "Picture Perfect") was very likely based off of Leni's second prototype design.
    • In "Lynn-er Takes All", Lynn loses a tooth when she attempts to brush her teeth faster than Lola, which is a nod to her original design showing her with a missing tooth.
    • The premise of "White Hare" having Lincoln imagining himself as a rabbit with 25 sisters is based on the aforementioned original idea of the series.
    • Luna's distinctly canine behavior in "Study Muffin" is a gag based on the fact that she's named after one of creator Chris Savino's two dachshunds.
  • Disabled Character, Disabled Actor: CJ Casagrande has Down Syndrome, just like his actor, Jared Kozak.
  • Dueling Shows: With Disney Channel's live-action sitcom Stuck in the Middle, to the point of the sitcom being called a ripoff.note  It also duels with PBS Kids' long-running series Arthur, which also involves an elementary schooler trying to solve problems placed upon him by his family and friends.
  • Executive Meddling: Originally, Lincoln and his family were going to be rabbits, but Jenna Boyd, an executive, advised Chris Savino to make them human. Savino considers this to be the best advice he's ever received in his career.
  • Fan Nickname: Lori has been called "Pacifica" due to the strong facial resemblance.
  • God Does Not Own This World: Because of Chris Savino's termination from Nickelodeon following some rather disturbing behavior, the show continued on without him since he's not the only major player on staff despite being the creator. Indeed, series story editor Michael Rubiner has taken over his position as executive producer.
  • I Knew It!:
    • "L is for Love" confirmed the relatively longtime fan theory/headcanon that Luna is bisexual.
    • Many fans theorized that "The Loudest Mission: Relative Chaos" was a backdoor pilot for a spin-off starring Ronnie Anne and the Casagrandes. This was confirmed in March 2018 when it was announced that a series starring the Casagrandes was greenlit.
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  • Ink-Suit Actor: Leni, Luna and Luan look somewhat like Liliana Mumy, Nika Futterman and Cristina Pucelli, respectively. Take a look at this piece of fan art showing the sisters' voice actors dressed as their characters for reference. Likewise, Asher Bishop does look somewhat like Lincoln while Wyatt Griswold bears a resemblance to Rusty and Andre Robinson pretty much is Clyde if he had no glasses.
  • Inspiration for the Work: Chris Savino stated that when making the show, he took much inspiration from Peanuts with its art style and how Lincoln himself is based on Charlie Brown and Lana was based on Pig-Pen. This would also explain the large amount of Peanuts throughout the series. He also took inspiration from 1980s teen movies from the late John Hughes. He based Lincoln, Clyde, Ronnie Anne and Lori of Ferris, Cameron, Sloane, and Jeanie respectively from Ferris Bueller's Day Off, (Alan Ruck who played Cameron from the film guest stared in "Out on the Limo"). He also based Lynn Jr and Lucy of John Bender and Allison respectively from The Breakfast Club.
  • Jossed: "Not a Loud" debunks the popular fan theory that Lincoln was adopted.
  • Late Export for You: The shorts "Robot Sitcom", "So Long, Sucker", and "Clyde and His Dads" were initially only aired in Germany (the first) and Israel (the latter two), and were released in the US only in 2020.
  • Magnum Opus Dissonance: Series showrunner Michael Rubiner and series producer Karen Malach both like the April Fools episodes from seasons 1-2. The fandom disagrees due to Luan's more negative qualities being amplified.
  • Market-Based Title:
    • In Sweden, the show is called Lugn i Stormen,note  changing the family's name to the Ironic Name of "Lugn", which means calm.
    • While Latin America kept the English name, in Spain, the series is called Una casa de locos (A house of crazies).
    • The Dutch dub renamed the series to Huize Herrie, which is a literal translation of the English title. In correspondence with this, the family's last name was also changed to "Herrie", though they kept their English first names.
  • Meaningful Release Date:
    • "L is for Love", which revealed Luna is Bi, was aired during Pride Month.
    • "Home Of The Fave", which focused on Lynn Loud Sr, aired on the 48th birthday of his voice actor Brian Stepanek.
  • The Merch: Apart from comics and graphic novels, the show also had figurines and plushies produced by Wicked Cool Toys, as well as tie-ins with Carl's Jr (only in Mexico) and Subway. However, the Wicked Cool Toys merch was discontinued in 2019, leaving several toys unproduced.
  • Missing Episode: In some countries where LGBT is illegal, they sometimes skip episodes with Clyde's dads making a physical appearance and "L is for Love" for obvious reasons.
  • Milestone Celebration: The show's upcoming Netflix movie will be released to commenortate with the series's fifth anniversary.
  • No Dub for You: Although the Nickelodeon brand was revived as a subscription service in Japan, currently, there is no Japanese dub of the show yet, despite several newer shows like PAW Patrol (which also airs on TV Tokyo and Kids Station) and Shimmer and Shine being dubbed for said service.
  • Out of Holiday Episode: Seasonal example: The episode "A Dark and Stormy Night", which involves a power outage caused by a winter storm, first aired in May, when it was no longer winter.
  • The Other Darrin:
    • Lincoln was voiced by Sean Ryan Fox in the 2014 pilot. However, he hit puberty, so Grant Palmer replaced him in the series proper. In turn, Palmer hit puberty during the last episodes of Season 1, and starting with "One of the Boys", Lincoln's voice was provided by Collin Dean. Near the end of Season 3, Dean hit puberty, and Lincoln was then voiced by Tex Hammond, the son of series regular Grey Griffin, starting with "Game Boys". He in turn was replaced near the end of Season 4, with Asher Bishop taking over starting in "Wheel and Deal".
    • In "Cereal Offender", the character known as Bratty Kid's Mom was voiced by Cristina Pucelli. However, when she reappears in "Funny Business", she's voiced by April Stewart.
    • Caleel Harris was Clyde's voice actor. Starting with the Season 3 episodes "Game Boys" and "Head Poet's Anixety", he was replaced by Andre Robinson due to Harris hitting puberty.
    • In "Breaking Dad", the Fox quintuplet named Pam (though credited here simply as "Fox Twin #1") was voiced by Grey Griffin. When she reappeared in "Sitting Bull", Catherine Taber voiced her.
    • Minor character Lance has had three voice actors: Jay Gragnani in "Making the Case", Juliocesar Chavez in "The Green House", and Tex Hammondnote  in Season 3.
    • Around the end of Season 3, some minor or recurring characters that'd previously been voiced by some of the regular cast members were recast with separate voice actors new to the series as they were given expanded roles:
      • Lynn's friend Margo was originally voiced by Lara Jill Miller up until "Friendzy". Beginning with "Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow", Brec Bassinger now voices her.
      • Luna's crush Sam was voiced by Jill Talley in "L is for Love". Alyson Stoner now voices her starting with "Racing Hearts". Double points it as an Actor-Shared Background.
      • Luan's crush Benny was voiced by Jessica DiCicco in "L is for Love". Sean Giambrone now voices him starting in "Stage Plight".
    • From her debut in "Save the Date" through Season 3, Ronnie Anne Santiago was voiced by Breanna Yde. Starting with Season 4's premiere "Friended!", Izabella Alvarez took over the role as Yde was outgrowing the role and the character was becoming more friendly and less grumpy.
    • In the Latin American dub, any of Sid's future appearances will have her voiced by a different voice actress due to Andrea Arruti's death.
    • From his debut in Season 1's "Hand-Me-Downer" to Season 4's "Friends in Dry Places", Rusty Spokes was voiced by Wyatt Griswold. Starting with "Schooled!", the Season 5 premiere, he is now voiced by Owen Rivera-Babbey.
    • Fred Willard voiced Pop Pop from seasons 1-4. After his death, the role was recast with Christopher Swindle for the season 5 episode "Resident Upheaval", but the showrunners are still looking for another person to fully take over the role.
  • Out of Order: As per tradition with every Nicktoon, the episodes are not broadcast in their production order, and are mostly aired as 11-minute singles, days or weeks apart.
  • Playing Against Type: When it comes to Nickelodeon shows, Mindy Sterling is known for playing the Sadist Teacher Ms. Briggs on iCarly and the Jerk with a Heart of Gold Lin Beifong on The Legend of Korra . Here, she voices Lily's preschool teacher Mrs. Shuttleworth, who is much nicer.
  • Playing Gertrude: Born in 1971, Brian Stepanek, Mr. Loud's voice actor, is actually younger than some of the sisters' voice actresses, such as Lara Jill Miller (Lisa), Nika Futterman (Luna) and Cristina Pucelli (Luan), who were born in 1967, 1969, and 1970, respectively.
  • Production Posse:
    • The show reunites many people who worked with Chris Savino on Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, and Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, all shows where he became a producer at some point.
    • The show acts as a reunion for Doc McStuffins. Common cast includes Lara Jill Miller, Grey DeLisle, Cristina Pucelli, Nika Futterman, Caitlin Carmichael, Andre Robinson, Dee Bradley Baker, Jess Harnell, Kimberly Brooks, Rob Paulsen, Kari Wahlgren, and Gary Anthony Williams.
  • Quarter Hour Short: Beginning with "Driving Miss Hazy", the episodes usually air as 11-minute increments instead of back to back. Earlier episodes were done in the Two Shorts format.
  • Queer Character, Queer Actor:
    • Alyson Stoner, who is an LGBT person, voices Sam as of "Racing Hearts". Sam dates Luna, so she's at the very least queer.
    • As aforementioned, Maddie Taylor, who is a transgender woman, voices a character named Dana Dufresne, who is also a transwoman and originally went by "Donnie Dufresne" before transitioning.
  • Real-Life Relative:
    • Bobby's cousin, Carlota Casagrande, is voiced by Alexa PenaVega, wife of his voice actor, Carlos PenaVega.
    • Bill Mumy, the father of Leni's voice actress, Liliana Mumy, voices Timothy McCole in "A Fridge Too Far".
    • Lincoln's third voice actor is Tex Hammond, son of series regular Grey DeLisle.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: Matthew Taylor appeared in the episode "Toads and Tiaras" as Donnie Dufresne, which would be his final role before undergoing gender reassignment in late 2016. As Maddie Taylor, she appeared in the episode "Gown and Out" as Dana. In August 2019, Maddie revealed on Twitter that Donnie & Dana are in fact the same character and that the show's staff had him undergo a similar gender reassignment so that Maddie wouldn't have to voice a male character.
  • Recast as a Regular:
    • Lincoln's first regular voice actor, Grant Palmer, would later voice Grant, an employee at the Burping Burger, after he hit puberty.
    • Before voicing Lincoln, Tex Hammond and Asher Bishop previously had minor roles in the series. Hammond was the second Other Darrin for minor character Lance, while Bishop briefly voiced Simon Sharp.
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  • Release Date Change: "Funny Business" and "Snow Bored" were originally set to air on November 11, 2016 as a pair, but were moved up at the last minute to the 7th and 8th, respectively, as increments.
  • Role-Ending Misdemeanor: Chris Savino was fired from the show by Nickelodeon in October 2017 when his history of sexual harassment towards female co-workers, along with threats of blacklisting them from the industry if they didn't accept his advances, came to light.
  • Role Reprise: In the episode "Legends", which is a crossover with Legends of the Hidden Temple, a game show produced in the 1990s, Kirk Fogg and Dee Bradley Baker reprised their respective roles as the host and Olmec.
  • Same Voice Their Entire Life: In the short "10-Headed Beast", Lincoln and Clyde imagine themselves as fully-grown, muscular warriors... that still have their high, preteen voices.
  • Schedule Slip:
    • The series was originally aimed to premiere in January 2016, but it was pushed back to May, most likely due to Nick doubling their order of episodes from 13 to 26.
    • A two week hiatus took place between "A Novel Idea" and "Lincoln Loud: Girl Guru" and another one took place between "April Fools Rules" and "The Price of Admission".
    • "Tripped!", the Season 3 opener, is the worst example of this. It was moved from its original date of May 4, 2018 four times. The first rescheduled date was pre-empted for the SpongeBob episode "My Leg!", while the second and third rescheduled dates were both pre-empted for the final five episodes of The Thundermans. The episode finally aired on June 25, 2018, the same day the reboot of Double Dare debuted.
  • Short Run in Peru:
    • "Overnight Success" aired in Israel, France, Poland, Germany, Latin America and Brazil before it premiered in the United States, as the episode was delayed in order to give publicity to the fact that it features Nickelodeon's first married same-sex couple.
    • "Toads and Tiaras" aired in Korea a month before it aired in America.
    • "April Fools Rules" and "Cereal Offender" both aired in the UK on September 16, before their U.S. airdate. The latter, however, aired in Canada on September 28, a bit over two weeks before the scheduled American airdate.
    • "Funny Business" and "Snow Bored" aired in France and Israel before their U.S. premiere.
    • In an odd case of this happening in the same country as the show, "Tripped!" was released on Amazon the day it was supposed to air, even when Nick pulled the episode from its lineup.
    • "Missed Connection" aired in Australia two months ahead of its U.S. premiere.
    • There are three shorts, "Robot Sitcom", "So Long, Sucker", and "Clyde and His Dads", that have yet to premiere online in the U.S. or everywhere else, the former premiering in Germany and the latter two in Israel, respectively.
  • Similarly Named Works: "The Write Stuff" also shared its name with an episode of Julies Green Room.
  • So My Kids Can Watch: Alexa PenaVega took the role of Carlota Casagrande for her two-year-old son Ocean, who loves watching Nickelodeon.
  • Talking to Himself:
    • Grey DeLisle voices both Lana and Lola, who, being twins, naturally converse with each other. She also voices Lily, Aunt Ruth, Scoots, Cheryl (and her twin sister Meryl), the white-haired mother and Ms. Bernardo the drama teacher.
    • Jessica DiCicco voices both Lynn and Lucy, who, like Lana and Lola, share a bedroom and often converse or even team up during competitions. The episode "Space Invader" even revolves around them getting into a massive fight. She also voices Zach, one of Lincoln’s friends, a karate girl and a teenage girl with glasses.
    • Lara Jill Miller voices both Lisa and Liam, along with Nurse Patti, Liam’s cousin Hattie, Becky, Mildred Scalise the teacher, Persephone and originally, Margo.
    • Brian Stepanek, who voices Lynn Sr., also voices the police officer, the cinema usher, Tad, the pet shop owner, the radio announcer, Hunter Spector, the mail man and a college teacher, among others.
    • John DiMaggio voices Flip, Mr. Grouse, Chunk, Patchy Drizzle, Pep, Ace Savvy, the moving van driver, Blarney the Dinosaur, the Scalper, the tan police officer, a cyclist, a tough guy, a security guard and a baker, among others.
    • Jeff Bennett voices Mick Swagger, Coach Pacowski, the Park Ranger, the school janitor, Lisa’s Hal-Bot, among others.
  • What Could Have Been: Has its own page.
  • Write Who You Know: Chris Savino not only based the show of his own life, but also he based CJ of a person he knew who had Down syndrome.
  • The Wiki Rule: Has a wiki here.
  • Writer Conflicts With Canon:
    • According to Chris Savino, white isn't Lincoln's natural hair color. This, however, contradicts the various flashbacks and photographs of Lincoln's younger days, which shows him having white hair. In particular, "The Whole Picture" contains a flashback of Lincoln with white hair as a baby.

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