Beavis and Butt-Head/Trivia

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  • The Cameo: While Daria herself is absent from the revived show thus far, her sister Quinn (or somebody who looks a lot like her) can be seen in the background in a few scenes at the school.
  • The Danza: Charlie Adler as Mr. Adler.
  • Fan Nickname: "Buffcoat and Beaver," after a confused politician refers to them as such while railing against them publicly.
    • On a King of the Hill documentary on how the show (King of the Hill, not B&B) was created, Mike Judge says he came up with Boomhauer's distinctive voice after hearing a man's voicemail about how much he hated Beavis and Butt-Head, which he referred to as "Porky's Bunghole."
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: So many in the movie: Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Robert Stack, Cloris Leachman, Greg Kinnear, Richard Linklater and David Letterman (under the pseudonym Earl Hofert) all provide voices.
    • The series also had some appearances by comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, SNL cast member David Spade (on two episodes -- one appearance as a guest speaker who tries to teach the class proper etiquette, and another where Beavis and Butthead sell candy for a school fundraiser), and Julián Rebolledo (Daria fans might know him as the voice of the dad, Jake).
    • Also Pamela Adlon (voice of Bobby Hill) can be heard in at least one of the newer episodes.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: For a long time. Even now, one has to go online to find many of the music video segments.
    • And a third of the episodes, which Mike Judge has refused to license to DVD.
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: Mike Judge has said that regardless of what Beavis and Butt-Head do to animals, Judge personally thinks cruelty to animals is vile.
  • Real Life Relative: The movie was one of only two films (the other being Mortal Thoughts) to star Bruce Willis and Demi Moore during their marriage.
  • Screwed by the Network: Canada's MTV quickly replaced the revived series with Jersey Shore reruns, occasionally airing the episodes at ridiculous hours of the night.
  • Talking to Himself: Mike Judge voiced many recurring characters as well as Beavis and Butt-Head themselves, including Tom Anderson using the voice that would later be used for (and associated with) Hank Hill.
  • Uncanceled: New episodes debuted in October 2011. Though you can now catch the new episode "Holy Cornholio" on YouTube.
  • What Could Have Been: Had Daria not been a ratings and critical success from episode one, Glenn Eichler has stated that MTV would have most likely have forced him to incorporate Beavis and Butt-Head into the show to boost ratings.
    • The relaunched series was initially going to have Beavis and Butt-head as adults. For some reason, it was decided to keep them as teenagers when it finally went into production.
    • Paramount Pictures originally insisted that the movie should be live action with Adam Sandler and David Spade playing the lead characters. Judge managed to convince them that doing it as animation would be much cheaper and more rewarding for certain scenes.
      • There were several different ideas for the plot of the movie as well before they settled on the final plot. One idea involved a virus that spreads and slowly turns people into Beavis and Butt-head clones. Another was a joke concept that Judge came up with where it was an hour and a half realtime of the two eating lunch at Burger World.