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Creator Michael Jacobs offered roles to every previous Boy Meets World (1993) actor if s/he wanted to be involved with the new show.
Harley Keiner (Danny McNulty), Cory's old high-school bully from Boy Meets World (1993), now works as the janitor at Riley's school. The job was given to him by Cory himself.
Rider Strong, Will Friedle, Lee Norris, Trina McGee, and Maitland Ward all made numerous visits to the set to show support.
On March 18, 2014, it was announced that Rider Strong would reprise his role of Shawn Hunter.
Disney Channel's sequel of the popular 1993-2000 TGIF ABC sitcom Boy Meets World (1993) attracted 5.2 million total viewers in its premiere on Friday evening, June 27, 2014, on that cable network. The sitcom was the number-one series launch of 2014 among the major youth demographics. Also, 1.6 million adults aged 18-49 tuned into the premiere.
Series creator and producer Michael Jacobs talked about continuing story lines from Boy Meets World (1993), which started rumors of possible guest appearances.
Series executive producer Michael Jacobs said that the group would visit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cory's home, in the second season.
Anthony Tyler Quinn said multiple times in interviews that he would happily reprise the role of Mr. Turner if asked.
Sabrina Carpenter auditioned for the role of Riley and Rowan Blanchard auditioned for the role of Maya. They were later cast in the other's role.
In January 2014, Disney Channel officially ordered an additional eight episodes, which made the first season a full 21 episodes.
On March 12, 2014, it was announced that Lee Norris would reprise his role of Stuart Minkus, and it was later announced that Farkle is his son.
Ben Savage (Cory Matthews) and Rider Strong (Shawn Hunter) have both directed episodes.
"Entertainment Weekly" named it one the most anticipated sequels of 2014 in an attempt to draw generations of viewers.
Shawn Hunter (Rider Strong), Cory's lifelong best friend since childhood, was last seen traveling around as a writer and a photographer.
Former Boy Meets World (1993) cast members Ethan Suplee, Blake Soper, and Jason Marsden all gave approval for the new series in separate interviews.
Ray Colcord, the music producer of the show, did the same job on Boy Meets World (1993).
In Boy Meets World (1993), both Cory and Topanga attended John Adams Middle School. In the sequel, Riley attends John Quincy Adams Middle School, and William Daniels (George Feeny, Cory's old teacher) played John Adams in 1776 (1972).
Ben Savage (Cory Matthews), Danielle Fishel (Topanga Lawrence-Matthews), William Daniels (George Feeny), Rider Strong (Shawn Hunter), William Russ (Alan Matthews), Betsy Randle (Amy Matthews), Lee Norris (Stuart Minkus), Danny McNulty (Harley Keiner), Will Friedle (Eric Matthews), J.B. Gaynor (Tommy / T.J. Murphy), Anthony Tyler Quinn (Jonathan Turner) are the only actors to play the same character in both this series and Boy Meets World (1993).
Michael Jacobs and Ray Colcord (Composer) wrote a theme song, and it was in competition until they heard "Take on the World" and agreed that theirs wasn't as good.
The show was nominated for a 2014 Teen Choice Award for best summer TV show. The result is pending. Its predecessor, "Boy Meets World," won a Teen Choice Award in 2000.
Neither Rowan Blanchard (Riley Matthews) nor August Maturo (Auggie Matthews) had been born when Boy Meets World: Brave New World: Part 2 (2000), the series finale of Boy Meets World (1993), was broadcast on May 5, 2000. They were born on October 14, 2001, and August 28, 2007, respectively.
Willie Garson, who played various roles on Boy Meets World (1993), will return for a to-be-revealed guest spot on Girl Meets World (2014).
Matthew Nelson who has written numerous Girl Meets World episodes thus far also wrote and produced nearly twenty Boy Meets World Episodes.
Former Boy Meets World (1993) actor Lee Norris said that he talked with producer Michael Jacobs multiple times. He felt that it was a marvelous experience to be a part of something that affected so many lives.
On August 6, Disney Channel announced that the series would be renewed for a second season. Production is set to begin November 2014, with the season premiering sometime in 2015.
Although Corey Fogelmanis (Farkle Minkus) is in almost every episode, he is not in the beginning credits. During the second half of the season he is included as "Also Starring" during the credits after the theme song.
In the original pilot, Riley and Auggie had an older brother named Eliot, who was played by Teo Halm. After the series was picked up, the series went under some creative retooling and the character was cut.
Although it has been established that Farkle's full name is "Farkle Minkus" (son of Stuart Minkus), he is never credited as such. He is only credited by his first name.
On May 19, 2014, "Take on the World," the official theme song of the series, was released.
Sarah Carpenter ( Sabrina Carpenter's sister ) is in multiple episodes
On April 10, 2014. the first teaser trailer of the series was released.
In November 25 2014 there was a episode aired called Girl Meets Brother and it was Cory and Topanga's anniversary in Boy Meets World that is the same date they married.
In the episode "Girl Meets Farkle's Choice," when Riley messes up her lines in the school news, Maya laughs hysterically at Riley's mistakes. For the scene, Sabrina Carpenter, the actress who plays Maya, was asked to give a real laugh. The laugh seen on-screen is actually real.
On May 2, 2014, a full trailer for Girl Meets World was released with a premiere date of June 27, 2014.
Both Sabrina Carpenter (Maya Hart) and Rowan Blanchard (Riley Matthews) play characters that are younger than their real age. Carpenter being 15 and Blanchard being 13. Carpenter's character is 14 and Blanchard's character is 13. They both play 7th graders.
Sabrina Carpenter (Maya Hart) and Rowan Blanchard (Riley Matthews) are actually best friends in real life.
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Hidden Mickey: Custom made pillows on the Matthews' couch have flowers in the shape of Mickey Mouse.
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In Season 2 Episide 9 "Girl Meets Mr. Squirrels Goes to Washington", when Eric is moping on the couch he is wearing a grey t-shirt and a green robe. Just like in Boy Meets World Season 4 Episode 2 "Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow". In both episodes he is also seen eating a large bowl of Coco Puffs with a jug of milk and chocolate syrup.
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Rider Strong directed the episode "Girl Meets 1961".
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William Russ (Alan Matthews) directed Girl Meets Hurricane
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Shawn Hunter (Rider Strong) falls in love with Maya' s mom, whose daughter is best friends with Riley Matthews, Corey Matthews's daughter.
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There is one episode where it tells that Riley (Rowan Blanchard) is 12 and another episode tells that she is 13. She is in seventh grade so she is most likely 13.
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