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(2004–2007)

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Drake Bell and Josh Peck have stated that they would be interested in doing a reunion of the show.
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Dan Schneider took the couch from the living room set when the show ended and it is now in his living room.
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Highest rated Nickelodeon Sitcom.
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Drake, Josh and Nancy were all on The Amanda Show (1999), before the program begin. This is a spin off the latter similar to how Kenan and Kel both appeared on All That and eventually had their own spin off of that which was Kenan and Kel and was also written by Dan Schneider.
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Much of the supporting character's would later make guest appearances on other shows created by series creator Dan Schneider. Examples include Craig and Eric making a small appearance in the iCarly episode "iStart a Fan War" and Helen made a special guest appearance in the Victorious episode "Helen Back Again".
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Drake Bell and Josh Peck were good friends before the show even began, as they met on The Amanda Show (1999) and worked together.
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Drake & Megan's biological father & Josh's biological mother, have never had their names mentioned on the show.
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The scene where Drake and Josh are working at a sushi conveyor belt was inspired by the famous American show, I Love Lucy (1951). It was based on the episode where Lucy and Ethel are working at a chocolate conveyor belt. Also there is a brief clip of it on the Victorious episode "Who Did It To Trina"
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The original pilot has never been found only screenshots and show a different father
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At the end of the fourth season, at the Premiere, the outside sign is advertising a movie called Now She's Carly, referring to Miranda Cosgrove who goes from playing Megan to Carly in iCarly.
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In the "Really Big Shrimp" movie, one of the movie titles shown playing at the Premiere Theater where Josh works is "Lil Lisa 22", a reference to Zoey 101 (2005)'s character Michael Barrett's nickname for his girlfriend.
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Drake's main guitar is a J.B.P. look-alike.
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Josh constantly mentions how he admires Oprah Winfrey in a multitude of episodes. In reality, Josh Peck is a fan of her. In Josh Runs Into Oprah (2006), Drake gets him Oprah tickets for his birthday only to accidentally run her over.
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In some exterior shots of the cinema Josh works at, there is a shot next door with the name "Schneider's Bakery", the name of Dan Schneider's production company.
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The highest rated episodes are "Who's Got Game?" and "Josh Is Done."
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Walter's car throughout the series is a royal blue Ford Mustang convertible that seems to change to a newer model every season. In Season 1 it is a 2004 model but by Season 4 it switches to the newer 2007 body style.
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Most songs viewers hear Drake singing can be purchased.
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Drake Bell and Josh Peck were both on The Amanda Show (1999) and had such great chemistry that Dan Schneider gave them their own show.
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Drake Bell, Josh Peck & Miranda Cosgrove appear in every episode
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When Drake Bell guest started on Grandfathered (2015), three references of the show were made. 1. Drake says Josh's character (Gerald) reminds him of his stepbrother. Upon asking about his stepbrother, Drake's character reveals he's in jail for stalking Oprah. 2. After an argument between Drake and Josh's characters, Josh demands Drake leave to which Drake responds, "Don't tell me what to do." 3. After coming to an agreement, Josh's character enthusiastically shouts, "Hug me, brutha!" to Drake and proceeds to hug him.
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There's a rumor of an unreleased episode which shows Drake's biological father and Josh's biological mother.
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The door in Drake & Josh's bedroom moves from the back wall to the left wall.
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At the movie theater where Josh works at, there is a movie poster which displays a movie called, "TV the Movie." Coincidentally, there actually is a real life movie with the same name.
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Although the show is set in San Diego, the house seen in exterior shots can be located in Encino. In December 2017, the house was also recently on sale for nearly $2 million.
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Josh Peck is a famous viner
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In Vicious Tiberius (Season 4, Episode 2) Josh tells Mrs. Hayfer that he used to have a poodle and a fern which he both named Jerry. Julia Duffy's real life husband is named Jerry.
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Reports that Drake Bell and Josh Peck didn't get along while filming were debunked by Bell. He claims that the two acted like brothers in real life as well.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

In Season 4 Episode 14, Drake and Josh get caught at a club called the Reptile Room by police because they were not 21. In reality, both Drake Bell and Josh Peck were 21 at the time.
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Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, and Nathan Kress are part of the main cast of iCarly. Jerry has appeared in several episodes of Drake and Josh when Nathan has appeared in only one. Meanwhile, Miranda was in every episode.
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There were rumors that Nickelodeon was planning to make a second Drake and Josh TV show where marry there future wives and have kids.
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