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  • Adored by the Network:
    • The show is getting a lot of airtime on Cartoon Network, despite not having enough episodes to rerun. This is because the show gets high ratings from the target demographic, beating Teen Titans Go!, which was severely declining in popularity at the time. It got to the point where the network added reruns of the original show on Saturday and Sunday nights beginning in late November, then weekday afternoons starting December 24th. This died down by May 2020 with the show only averaging an hour of airtime a day.
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    • The show was confirmed to be renewed for a second season on December 22nd.
    • The show was also renewed for a third season on July 29, 2020, adding two new classmates to the mix: Lightning (from "Revenge of the Island") and Sugar (from "Pahkitew Island")
  • Children Voicing Children: Cody and Gwen are voiced by child actors. Same goes with Max in "Dissing Cousins".
  • Cowboy BeBop at His Computer:
    • Some electronic program guides list Clé Bennett, Carter Hayden, and Peter Oldring as part of the cast, when Deven Mack, Cory Doran, and Wyatt White replaced them as Chef, Noah, and Cody in this show.
    • The press synopsis for the episode "Snots Landing" mentions that Courtney's house diorama is for a contest and that she must get the furniture Beth stuck up her nose back before the judge arrives. In actuality, she made the diorama to present at show and tell, doesn't learn of Beth sticking the couch up her nose until roughly halfway into the episode and there are no allusions to a contest of any kind.
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    • The press synopsis for "Duncan Disorderly" mentions that Duncan has to look after Bridgette and Cody after escaping from a community walk. But in the actual episode, Bridgette's role is given to Beth.
    • The press synopsis for "Soother or Later" states that Duncan's reason for returning to the daycare after escaping was because he realized he forgot his pacifier. But despite said pacifier actually appearing briefly in the episode, his motive for going back is actually because he gets scared when it begins to storm outside.
    • The press synopsis for "The Tooth About Zombies" says Noah wants Gwen to help him avoid Dental Hygienist Check-Up Day due to his fear of the dentist. However, in the episode proper, Beth is the one who turns to Gwen for help.
  • Creator's Favorite: Christian Potenza has repeatedly emphasised that Jude is his favorite character to play of all time, and voicing a version of him on a rendition of Total Drama is a dream come true for him.
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  • Cross-Dressing Voices: The Latin American Spanish dub has Cody voiced by Angie Mallo, a preteen girl.
  • Cross-Regional Voice Acting: Izzy's voice actress Katie Crown moved from Toronto to Los Angeles sometime between the production of this show and Izzy's last appearance in the original Total Drama, so she records her lines from the United States, unlike the rest of the show's Canadian voice cast.
  • Dawson Casting: With the exceptions of Cody and Gwen, all of the kids are voiced by adults, with several of them being reprised by their teen counterparts' voice actors.
  • Descended Creator:
    • Evany Rosen (MacArthur), wrote "Tiger Fail".
    • Terry McGurrin (Colonel McColonelson & Don from The Ridonculous Race) wrote "Venthalla", "Duck Duck Juice" and "Sharing is Caring".
  • Died During Production: In the Italian dub, Roberto Draghetti (the returning voice actor for Chef Hatchet) died of a fatal heart attack on July 24, 2020. Since the first season was already finished in Italy, Chef was fortunately recasted with Dario Oppido for the rest of the franchise.
    • The Portuguese dub suffered this big time. While Hannah Buttel was already voicing Courtney since the spinoff's beginning, her original voice actress Iara Rica suffered an aneurysm on April 27, 2021. It was played straight for Ana Lucia Menezes, who came back as the voice of Bridgette. She passed away a week earlier on April 20 from a COVID-related stroke. Because the show was currently in production, Bridgette will be recast in later seasons.
    • Chef Hatchet's Polish voice actor, Milogosz Reczek, died in December 2021. Season 2 had finished airing in Poland three months before his death.
  • Distanced from Current Events:
    • In March 2020, the episode "Germ Factory" was pulled from Cartoon Network's airwaves due to the coronavirus pandemic. The episode still reruns on Teletoon though.
    • For similar reasons, Cartoon Network delayed the Season 2 episode "The A-Bok-Bok-Bokalypse" (which is about the kids getting chickenpox) from its originally planned airdate for April 2020 to March 2021, making it the final season 2 episode to premiere in the United States, despite the fact the episode had already been rerunning on Teletoon for nearly a year by that point.
  • Executive Meddling: More or less the reason why the series exists. As confirmed in a Q&A with Christian Potenza, Cartoon Network wanted to market to a younger audience and believed the original Total Drama, a hosting series that focused on college-aged characters, did not trend well, leading to the creation of a spinoff starring younger versions of the Total Drama cast.
  • Marth Debuted in "Smash Bros.":
    • This will be Jude's first appearance in Hungary, as 6teen was never released there.
    • The show premiered in the United Kingdom on June 3, 2019. This was MacArthur, Don, Carrie, Devin, Chet, Josh, Ella, Max, Laurie, Sugar, Lightning, Alejandro Burromuerto, and Jasmine's first appearance in the UK, since only the first two seasons of the original show were shown on Disney XD. Recently, only the first season (Island) reran on Pop! in 2019.
    • Dramarama is the franchise's official debut in Germany, Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and Vietnam.
  • Missing Episode: As of February 2020, the Polish dub skips "Aquarium for a Dream" and "Snots Landing".
  • The Original Darrin: Lilly Bartlam voices Gwen for this series instead of Megan Fahlenbock. However, Megan briefly voices her for the Flash Forward ending of "Tiger Fail".
  • The Other Darrin:
    • When DramaRama was announced, it was revealed that not all of the original voice actors would be reprising their characters:
      • Brian Froud (Harold) which he revealed on Twitter as well as how he wanted to take part in the project only for Fresh TV to deny him. Harold is now voiced by Darren Frost, who played Darth on 6teen, Snack Shack on Stōked and Chet on The Ridonculous Race.
      • Megan Fahlenbock (Gwen) which she not only confirmed on a (now deleted) Facebook post but also hinted that she was possibly fired from the role entirely thanks to "the network" (meaning either Teletoon and/or Cartoon Network). She was replaced by Lilly Bartlam. However, Megan would voice her briefly for the ending of "Tiger Fail", suggesting that she may have just been rejected like Brian Froud was.
      • Cory Doran (Mike) replaces Carter Hayden as Noah.
      • Bahia Watson replaces Novie Edwards as Leshawna.
      • Clé Bennett (Chef) moved to Hollywood. He was replaced by Deven Mack.
      • Wyatt White replaces Peter Oldring as Cody.
    • Katie Griffin (Mary & Miles) and Lyon Smith (Jay & Mickey) replace the unknown female VA and Neil Crone (Dwayne) as Duncan's parents.
    • Tristan Mammitzsch replaces Bruce Dow as Max.
    • Kwaku Adu-Poku replaces Tyrone Savage as Lightning (presumably in light of recent politics leading to black cartoon characters initially voiced by white actors being recast to black actors).
    • In the episode "Way Back Wendel", Josh is voiced by Robert Tinkler instead of Dwayne Hill for reasons unknown.
    • The Latin Spanish dub was confirmed and the only reprisals confirmed as of now are LeShawna, Noah, Gwen, and MacArthur. Chef is Brick (Roger Eliud Lopez), Duncan is Lightning (Angel Mujica), while Jude is Chet (David D'Urso). Most of the original actors had moved out of Venezuela or retired, though Maria Jose Estevez (Gwen) records her lines in Miami.
      • In season 2, Gwen is voiced by Arelys Gonzalez (Sky), as Maria Jose Estevez stopped working for Etcetera Group.
      • Because Jhonny Torres left Venezuela after Pahkitew Island to continue voice work in Mexico, Chris' cameos in season 3 would have to be recast.
    • For now, the only characters confirmed to be recast in the Brazilian Portuguese dub are Courtney and Noah. Iara Riça (who would retire from dubbing in 2020 and later pass away on April 27, 2021) was denied the chance to return and was replaced by Hannah Buttel, while Ettore Zuim moved from Rio de Janeiro (the place where the series is dubbed) to São Paulo and was replaced by Hércules Fernando. Ana Lúcia Menezes (Bridgette) died on April 20, 2021, so the role will be recast in later episodes.
      • For unknown reasons, Don, Ella and Max are voiced by Raphael Rossatto, Camilla Andrade and Enzo Dannemann instead of Daniel Müller, Aline Ghezzi and Alexandre Moreno.
    • In the European French dub, Melissa Windal replaces Anette Gatta as Leshawna, Thibaut Delmotte (Mike) replaces Pablo Hertsen as Cody, and Maxime Van Santfoort voices Jude instead of Aleandre Crepet (although Crepet still voices Noah)
    • A few of the Italian voice actors were also replaced: Bridgette (Ilaria Latini -> Valentina Mari, who had voiced Lindsay in All-Stars), Izzy (Micaela Incitti -> Rossella Acerbo), Jude Lizowski (Alessio Ward -> Manuel Meli, who had voiced Lorenzo), and Owen (Fabrizio Vidale -> Massimo De Ambrosis).
      • In season 2 Chef Hatchet is voiced by Dario Oppido, after Roberto Draghetti's death in 2020.
    • Half of the cast get recasted in the Hebrew dub; some with new actors and others who already voiced a past Total Drama character: Gwen (Hilly Israel -> Lauren Savir, who was Amy and Kitty), Jude (Eran Mor, who was Dwayne), Beth (Orly Katan -> Maya Mittelpunkt, who is also MacArthur), Harold (Tomer Geler -> Tomer Levy), Noah (Jonathan Magon -> Uri Salzman), and Owen (Daniel Magon -> Gilan Shahaf, who voiced Lightning).
    • The Hungarian dub reshuffles the cast with Ilona Molnar (Katie) voicing Beth; Adrienn Pekar (Kitty) as Courtney; Titanilla Bogdanyi (Izzy and Taylor) as Gwen; Tímea Sagi (Emma) as MacArthur; Gergo Bodgan (Junior) as Noah, whose original voice actor (Tamás Markovics) voices Jude.
      • At some point in season 2, Bence Penke replaces Bence Berkes in the role of Harold.
    • In the Polish dub, Agnieszka Fajlhauer (Zoey, Scarlett and Miles) replaces Klementina Umer as Courtney, Antoni Domin replaces Michał Głowacki as Cody, Jan Staszczyk replaces Piotr Kozłowski as Harold, Joanna Sokołowska replaces Beata Deskur as Gwen, Karolina Bacia replaces Monika Ambroziak as Leshawna, Maksymilian Michasiów (Mickey and Jay) replaces Paweł Ciołkosz as Duncan, Magdalena Herman-Urbańska replaces Joanna Górniak as Izzy, Marta Dobecka replaces Agnieszka Kudelska as Beth, Marta Dylewska replaces Karolina Dryzner as Bridgette, Mateusz Kwiecień replaces Aleksander Czyż as Jude and Miłosz Konkel replaces Jan Aleksandrowicz-Krasko as Noah (although he returns to voice Owen).
    • The Romanian dub recast most of the characters (except a select few who appeared in Ridonculous Race), since all Cartoon Network series are now dubbed in Bucharest instead of Oradea.
  • Out of Holiday Episode:
    • The Mother's Day episode "Mother of All Cards" aired in Canada on May 26, 2019.
    • The second Easter episode "I'm the Eestah-Roo, Mate" premiered in Canada on June 30, 2019.
    • Beginning in late 2020, the holiday episodes became part of the regular rerun rotation in the United States.
  • Recycled Script:
    • "That's a Wrap" is more or less a truncated version of "Hook, Line and Screamer" from Island.
    • "Hic Hic Hooray", where Bridgette gets hiccups, is similar to the Little Bear episode where the titular character gets hiccups, which stands out since Kristin Fairlie voices both characters.
    • "Not Without My Fudgy Lumps" is pretty much a rehashed version of "Cone in 60 Seconds".
    • The plot of Know It All is very similar to the 6teen episode One Quiet Day. Both are also the twenty-third episode of their respective shows.
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  • Screwed by the Network: Starting with "There Are No Hoppy Endings", new episodes in the US switched from Saturdays at 9AM, to Mondays at 5PM, despite high ratings in the Saturday slot. This was done to pair the show with Teen Titans Go! and The Amazing World of Gumball, the other popular shows on the network. When the show returned for new episodes in November 2019, this would be averted as it was given back its 9AM Saturday time slot back.
  • Short Run in Peru:
    • Despite the show being produced in Canada, it premiered first in America by about a month. Though it didn't take long for Teletoon to get caught up as they air the episodes in the Two Shorts format, unlike Cartoon Network, which airs each episode as a Quarter Hour Shortnote . As a result, it's lead to a good chunk of episodes airing there first before airing in the US:
      • "Snots Landing" premiered on December 16th, 2018; six days before it aired in the US.
      • "A Licking Time Bomb" premiered on December 30th, 2018; and didn't premiere in the US until February 2nd of the following year.
      • "From Badge to Worse" & "Snow Way Out" both premiered on February 3rd. The US aired the former six days later and the latter on March 2nd.
      • "All Up in Your Drill" & "Toys Will Be Toys" both premiered on February 10th. The latter premiered first in the US on February 16th, and the former on the 23rd.
      • "Stay Goth, Poodle Girl, Stay Goth" & "Gum and Gummer" both premiered on February 24th. The former premiered in the US on March 9th, and the latter on the 16th.
      • "Wristy Business" premiered on March 24th in Canada, and on the 30th in the US.
      • "The Never Gwending Story" premiered in Canada on March 31st, and on April 6th in the US.
      • "Duncan Disorderly" premiered in Canada on April 21st, and airs in the US on May 13th.
      • "Soother or Later" & "Mutt Ado About Owen" both premiered in Canada on May 2nd. The former aired in the US on the 20th, while the latter didn't air in the US until November 2nd.
      • "Simons Are Forever" premiered in Canada on May 26th, and remained unaired in the US until November 2nd.
      • "Stop! Hamster Time" and "Driving Miss Crazy" both premiered in Canada on June 23rd, and didn't air in the US until November 9th.
      • "Wiener Takes All" (also known as "I'm the Eestah-Roo, Mate") and "Apoca-lice Now" both premiered in Canada on June 30th, and didn't air in the US until November 16th.
      • "Gnome More Mister Nice Guy" and "Look Who's Clocking" both aired in Canada on July 28th, and didn't air in the US until November 23rd.
  • Wag the Director: The primary reason Jude is in this show is because he's Christian Potenza's favorite character to voice and Potenza insisted that Jude be a part of the Total Drama franchise.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • As mentioned above, Brian Froud wanted to partake in the project but Fresh TV rejected him for reasons currently unknown.
    • If Megan Fahlenbock's initial Facebook post that lead many to assume that she'd been fired from the series is any indication, it would appear as if she too wanted to partake in the series only to be rejected just like Brian. Though she would eventually go on to make a guest appearance in "Tiger Fail" as Gwen during the ending.
    • The characters originally started off as 11 year olds, but Tom McGillis convinced Cartoon Network to age them down to being four because having them be even younger opened more ideas for stories.
  • Working Title: Total Daycare Drama and Total Drama Daycare.
  • You Look Familiar: Has its own page now.

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