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Cloud 9 stores are also featured in Good Girls, another NBC TV show.
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The pilot was shot in a functioning K-Mart during operating hours. Customers would approach the cast and crew to ask them which aisles certain items were in between scenes. That particular K-Mart has since closed permananty.
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Nico Santos (Mateo) and Nichole Bloom (Cheyenne) applied for jobs at Target to do character research. Both of their applications were denied.
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The exterior set for the Cloud 9 Superstore can be seen in the NBCUniversal truck storage lot at the intersection of Barham Blvd. and Forest Lawn Dr. in the Studio City area of Los Angeles.
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Second time for Tony Plana to play America Ferrera's father on TV after playing him on Ugly Betty.
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The series takes place in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Michael Bunin, who plays Jeff, was in the wildly popular and award-winning commercial for K-Mart called "Ship My Pants" in 2013.
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A Canadian flag sits on a cabinet on Glenn's desk. Mark McKinney, who plays Glenn, is Canadian, as is Lauren Ash, who plays Dina.
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Lauren Ash (Dina) actually worked at a big-box store in Canada called Zellers.
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The first season originally had 13 episodes, but NBC cut it down to 11.
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A running joke is that the actor who plays Jonah looks like Scott Baio. Scott Baio starred as Charles from Charles in Charge and homage was paid to this in episode 4 from Season 2 when Jonah dared Amy to sing the theme song from Charles in Charge.
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Ben Feldman said the original title for the show was "The Greatest Love Story Ever Told". He doesn't know why.
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The majority of the boxes on the shelves are actually empty. However, the cast and crew have said they battle the urge to shop while on set.
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Dina (Lauren Ash) the only series regular appearing in every single episode though, Amy (America Ferrera) is the main character
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Cheyenne Lee gives birth to a daughter named Harmonica in the first season. "Cheyenne" and "Harmonica" are the names of the two supporting characters from the 1968 film Once Upon a Time in the West.
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In I Feel Bad: I Need My Mom (2018), Emet and David go to Cloud 9 to buy presents to win the nanny back. This now puts I Feel Bad and Superstore in the same fictional universe. However, this also creates a unique situation. Johnny Pemberton plays two different characters in both shows; Bo in Superstore (2015) and Griff in I Feel Bad (2018). As such, both characters now exist in the same universe.
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Based on Walmart, down to the uniforms (colors & vests). It is unclear if Walmart's HQ were contacted for permission.
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Lauren Ash and Nico Santos also appear in Paul Blart 2
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Amy's (America Ferrera's) name tag is different in every episode. She stated in the first episode that she does not like strangers calling her by her name. Except for episode 11 where she becomes assistant manager and her name tag finally says "Amy."
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"Oh, s**t" are the first words of Brett's in two of the seasons in which he appears.
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In S2E4, "Spokesman Scandal," Amy and Jonah paint over the large picture of Kyle the Cloud 9 cloud. The girl lying down on the bed in the picture is Nichole Bloom, the actress who plays Cheyenne.
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During the "Spring Cleaning" episode, Eugene is seen cleaning graffiti off of a bathroom stall. The graffiti reads "Bo", indicating that new employee and father to Cheyenne's child was the one who did the grafitti.
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In season 2 episode 16, Amy's father is played by Tony Plana, who also played her father when they starred in Ugly Betty.
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In Season 3, Episode 5, "Sal's Dead," Sean Whalen's character Sal Kazlauskas is found dead behind the drywall at the Cloud 9 store. In 1991, Sean Whalen played the character Roach in the movie "The People Under the Stairs" in which he was confined to live under the stairs and in the walls by his adoptive parents.
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