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  • Adored by the Network: Even after airing its final episode, the reruns never left the truTV lineup and still airs on a frequent basis, airing a marathon of the show every weekday.
  • The Cast Showoff:
    • If a clip of somebody doing something dumb to try and impress his buddies (or any random clip from a "Record Breakers" episode) is shown, expect Danny Bonaduce to try and pull it off himself and usually not doing too well at it.
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    • Frank Stallone will occasionally pick a pretty mean guitar, and once provided the song for an animated music video of drunk hillbillies riding their horses into a grocery store Starbucks kiosk.
  • Cowboy BeBop at His Computer:
    • A certain "Dumbest Partiers" episode featured a video clip from a video game convention and people dressed up as video game characters such as Mario, Luigi, Link, etc. The narrator and commentators, however, kept referring to the footage as being of a "comic book convention", with people dressed up as "comic book characters".
    • In an "Outlaws" episode, a man lurks the corridors of a hotel wearing a Jason Voorhees mask, and although the cast identify him as such, the narrator identifies the perp as Freddy Krueger.
  • Edited for Syndication: Some episodes experience minor trims in jokes or dialogue to make room for even more commercials.
  • Money, Dear Boy:
    • In the outtakes of the first "World's Dumbest Partiers" episode, Danny says, "Why do I even come here? Oh, the money, that's right!" Danny even mentions in another episode that he's only paid $700 to appear on the show.
    • On occasion, usually during the end titles, the cast will complain that they're not paid enough, or about the show's budget in general.
    • One of the clips shown in "World's Dumbest Performers" was an old clip of Leif Garrett appearing in a Japanese commercial for a potato snack. He defends himself with "it paid the bills."
    • One Outlaws clip involved a Girl Scout being robbed by a pair of teenaged girls while she was selling cookies; after the local news arrives to cover the story, the two teens actually return to the scene to brag about their crime on camera... so why did they do it?
      Teen 1: Like, after all, moneh is moneh!
      Teen 2: And who doesn't love moneh?
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  • Out of Order: When new episodes first air on truTV, they appear to be broadcasted out of order. For example, when Season 15 first aired, "World's Dumbest Performers 14" was the first to air, but according to episode numbers/production codes, it's the third episode of Season 15.
  • Real-Life Relative:
    • Castmember Mike O'Gorman is Jessie Cantrell's husband.
    • Kevin and Tom McCaffrey are brothers.
    • Stephen Baldwin appeared on the show once, when Daniel instructed viewers to turn their phones around with recording video to get all of the action. As a result, the camera pans out to show that Stephen had been sitting next to Daniel the entire show.
    • Danny's wife at the time, Amy, makes a very brief cameo while on the subject of older men and younger lovers.
  • Recycled Script: Not so much script, but the show has been recycling clips more than usual in Season 15.
  • Screwed by the Network: Somewhat. Due to how many episodes this show has, truTV only airs a certain handful over and over again for a few months, before switching them out for another handful for a few months, and so on and so forth.
  • What Could Have Been: Todd Bridges had been trying to get Gary Coleman to appear on the show as a guest commentator since the show began in 2008, which the latter declined.