Various petitions and Facebook campaigns were also launched in order to bring the beloved series back. Over the years, none of the cast members have shied away from wanting to return to Santa Barbara skies and revisit these zany characters.
But before we look ahead to the Christmas movie and the teasers we're sure to get out of Comic Con, let's take a look back at some fun facts about the original series that might surprise even the most dedicated Psych-os around. In his personal life, he developed a romance with Elisabeth Moss' Zoey Bartlet, President Bartlet's youngest daughter.
But as is the case with many family dynamics, by the beginning of season seven, Hill was ready to leave the nest. The rest is pineapple-flavored history. This connection, however, wasn't one that the creator or writers planned themselves.
In the filming of the pilot episode, James Roday noticed a prop pineapple sitting on set of the kitchen they were filming in. On a whim, he decided to adlib , grabbing the pineapple and asking Gus if he should "slice this up for the road" as they prepared to head off on their first investigation. The adlib worked so well in every take that they simply had to keep it in.
From there on, pineapples became an unexpected, yet integral part of the series. In almost every episode, there is at least one pineapple hidden for viewers to find.
Sometimes, it's as simple as a pineapple in a bowl of fruit, but other times, things are a lot trickier. Pineapple upside down cakes, pineapple patterned shirts, and pineapples made out of LED lights have all been featured in the series. A fan moderated website was launched with the goal of providing a complete record of the location of every pineapple.
In the end, fewer live action installments were produced, and only the animated shorts are available on the DVD sets. Robot , it was known as a "blue skies" network where, according to their tagline, characters were welcome. As part of this lighter approach, the network made use of crossover commercials between its similar series in order to amuse and attract potential new viewers. As amusing as these advertisements were, none of these interactions were considered "canon.
However, she deflected his offer, assuring him that she already had someone who was now "in the kitchen, alphabetizing the pantry. If only we got to see more of it. As soon as creator Steve Franks witnessed their onset impressions, he knew he had to use it in a future episode.
It suffices to say that "American Duos" more than delivered on the original idea. A nearly four and a half minute compilation details every time Shawn says "Gus, don't be Showbiz where the extra T is for talent , and Hummingbird Saltalamacchia.
Other recurring bits include the use of Ed Lover's catchphrase "c'mon, son! That's messed up, right? For instance, Roday first called Hill's character Gus "Silly Pants" Jackson at random in a scene, throwing Hill off entirely and greatly amusing the crew.
Additionally, Hill was once watching videos of Ed Lover on set and laughing hysterically at the "cmon, son! Anthony Michael Hall had a brief arc across seasons seven and eight as Harris Trout, the antagonistic interim chief of police.
Yet the most important guest star of all was Ally Sheedy, who recurred across the majority of the series as the obsessive serial killer Mr.