Fourth live action Disney Channel series to have a cast member with the first name Peyton (Peyton Elizabeth Lee). The other shows are Jessie (2011)/Bunk'd (2015) with Peyton List, I Didn't Do It (2014) with Peyton Clark, and Girl Meets World (2014) with Peyton Meyer.
Though not part of the cast, Sabrina Carpenter from Girl Meets World (2014) sings the theme song, making Andi Mack (2017) the first live action Disney Channel series since Shake It Up (2010) where the theme song is not sung by any main cast members.
The first live action Disney Channel series to have two seasons premiere in the same year.
Disney Channel's Gary Marsh said, "It's not meant to be a laugh-out-loud show, it's meant to be a show that you smile at because you realize these friendships and the camaraderie and spirit and joy that will make you feel very satisfied."
In real life, Peyton Elizabeth Lee, who plays Andi, is half Chinese and half Caucasian. On the show, her character is at least 75% Caucasian, with a Caucasian father and a Caucasian grandfather on her mother's side.
Andi Mack (2017) and Lizzie McGuire (2001) are two of few Disney Channel shows that have used the main character's first and last name in the title. Terri Minsky created both series. Others include Hannah Montana (2006) and The Famous Jett Jackson (1998).
Joshua Rush (Cyrus) & Asher Angel (Jonah) both worked alongside Zachary Levi as younger versions of himself in Chuck & Shazam.
First live action Disney Channel series since Jessie (2011) to simply take the name of the show's main character.
Terri Minsky made Andi Mack's birthday September 28, 2003 which happens to be Lizzie McGuire (2001)'s 16th birthday. Hilary Duff played Lizzie McGuire which was also created by Terri Minsky, and 2003 was the year that The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003) released in.
While Andi is the protagonist, the show features the first family-centric story on Disney Channel since Good Luck Charlie (2010). Co-executive producer Phil Baker worked on both series.
Not associated with It's a Laugh Production as it is a serious show dealing with serious problems like gun violence.
Andi's last name was originally Marcus. It was likely changed because Marcus was the surname of the main character in Best Friends Whenever (2015).
Second Disney Channel series created by producer Terri Minsky, the first being Lizzie McGuire (2001).
The first season has the fewest number of episodes of any Disney Channel live action series to date, at 12. This is shorter than the second and final season of Best Friends Whenever (2015), which had 13, and the fourth and final season of Liv and Maddie (2013), which had 15. Andi Mack (2017)'s first season has also been the shortest running season on Disney Channel to date, lasting for only three months of new episodes (April 7, 2017 - June 25, 2017).
Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Sofia Wylie were born in 2004, the same year that Terri Minsky's Previous Show Lizzie McGuire (2001) wrapped up, and Joshua Rush was born in 2001, the year that Lizzie McGuire (2001) premiered.
Lauren Tom is the third actress from Futurama (1999) to appear in a live action Disney Channel series or movie. The previous two are Nora Dunn in Best Friends Whenever (2015) and Katey Sagal in the Disney Channel original movie Smart House (1999).
It is the first series on Disney Channel to feature a gay main character, Cyrus Goodman, a distinction that has drawn considerable media attention and was reported in the news as being historic.
The Spoon is located on Main Steet of Magna, Utah. It is non-operating and only used for filming.
The first episode became viewable on the Disney Channel app one month before the series premiered in April 2017.
Andi is a Libra. In the pilot episode, you can see her date of birth: September 28, 2003 (9/28/2003), of which is only less than a year older than Peyton Elizabeth Lee is in real life, having been born on May 22, 2004.