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Trivia / Wing Commander Academy

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  • Fake Irish: Maya McEaddens, complete with being a green-eyed redhead with a brogue. Played by Lauri Hendler, an American. A green-eyed redheaded American.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • The Series Bible indicates that later seasons would have had a Kilrathi pilot joining the crew, with all the tension that would bring, and the show's plot would run right up to the beginning of Wing Commander III, incorporating plot elements from the second and third games. It didn't get one however, likely due to the USA Network coming under new management that eliminated their cartoons shortly afterwards.
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    • The show was originally intended to be a prequel leading into Wing Commander III: The Heart of the Tiger, complete with younger versions of all of the game's characters. Though the concept was reworked considerably before the show was produced, you can still see many similarities in the form of numerous expies amongst the crew, as well as using Wing Commander III uniforms instead of the ones seen in the very first game (which was set shortly after the show's setting).

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