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Crazy Credits

Many episodes end with "Keep circulating the tapes" -- this was to encourage word-of-mouth by trading tapes of the show recorded off the air among fans and those unfamiliar with the show.
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Nearly all episodes since the "Rocket Attack U.S.A." episode end with a "stinger" after the credits. That is, a funny little clip from the movie just viewed.
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In some episodes, Cambot was credited as "himself".
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Beth McKeever, usually credited as Beth "Beez" McKeever, was credited as Beth "Deadly Beez" McKeever at the end of the episode "The Deadly Bees".
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During the first two seasons, the characters of Dr. Forrester, Dr. Ehrhardt and TV's Frank are credited as "Special Guest Villains", a la the "Batman" TV series.
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Referring to the process allowing the characters to be silhouetted against the movies, earlier episodes include the credit "Filmed in Shadowrama".
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Special Thanks To: ...The authors of the First Amendment
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Throughout his tenure on the series, prop & production designer Jef Maynard is billed under the job title "Toolmaster".
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In a dig at award-winning visual effects group Industrial Light & Magic, some early episodes credit special visual effects to "Industrial Plumbing & Heating".
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During the series' first season on Comedy Central, the robots, in addition to their individual listings, were collectively credited as "Joel Hodgson's Puppet Bots".
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In some episodes Torgo's theme from 'manos' the hands of fate plays in the background of the credits
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