This eighteen part miniseries was written in its entirety (which took approximately a year) before it was cast or shot.

This series shot two seasons back to back, a highly unusual move for a television series.

Was shot at Stall High School in North Charleston, South Carolina.

The original concept for this show was set to be a feature film.

Walton Goggins revealed in an interview that he was the class clown in his high school, and he and his friends often pulled pranks on teachers.

According to Danny McBride and a Vice Princapal show fact "Neal Gamby's "uniform" of sweater-vest and perfectly placed hair quiff was inspired by football legend Mike Ditka"

Janelle's horse in the first season was named Shadowfax, most likely after the Lord of all horses from Tolkiens Lord of the Rings.