- Actor Allusion:
- Actor-Shared Background: Lucia Micarelli is a professional violinist making her acting debut as Annie; both started on the instrument at age seven.
- Author Existence Failure: Writer David Mills died of a brain aneurysm while on set. Mills also worked on acclaimed series like The Wire, NYPD Blue, Homicide and was the creator of the tv series Kingpin.
- California Doubling: Mostly averted, but the scenes in New York are all faked on sets.
- The Cast Showoff: Wendell Pierce mimed his trombone playing in season one, but learned to play for real starting in season two.
- Too Soon: There are some folks who've left New Orleans and can not watch the show or anything dealing with Katrina.
Trivia / Treme