The series instantly got popular due to Jacques Vermeire's role. Before F.C. De Kampioenen, Vermeire was already a famous comedian in Belgium. Dimitri De Tremmerie (DDT) is considered the most popular character on the series. DDT's 'Zal 't gaan, ja' is one of the most legendary one-liners in Flemish television history.
Pascaleke, begint nie, hè.
Between season 1 and season 4, Oscar falls during the opening credits. When the actors line-up as their character for the group photo to be taken, they constantly swap positions. Oscar is brought to a fall by Pascale and Bieke when they unintentionally step back. After Oscar has left and as of the episode "De Nieuwe Start" (5x1), Xavier takes his place and falls for his part. Xavier trips over a bicycle lying on the grass and lands on his back. These remained the opening credits until the episode "Smakelijk!" (9x2).