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7 Fun Facts to Prepare for Graduation Day


The series finale of Vice Principals is only one episode away, and it has been a whirlwind of a year — and season — for Neal Gamby and Lee Russell. If you can’t believe the school year is coming to a close, worry not! There’s still plenty of time to study up for #FinalsWeek and relive all the series’ pitfalls, insults and rivalries before the big graduation day finale. Here are some Vice Principals facts to guide your binge session.

Fact #1 Neal Gamby’s “uniform” of sweater-vest and perfectly in place hair quiff was inspired by football legend Mike Ditka.

Fact #2 Georgia King, who plays Ms. Snodgrass, is from England, but she spoke in her American accent even when the camera’s weren’t rolling.

Fact #3 Composer Joey Stephens used real marching bands to score the series.

Fact #4 Creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill were influenced by Martin Scorsese, David O. Russell and John Hughes.

Fact #5 Walton Goggins frosted his tips for the role of Lee Russell — even though he was told it wasn’t necessary.

Fact #6 Gale’s wardrobe contains pieces from an unlikely source — from her daughter Janelle’s closet.

Fact #7 Bill Murray only had one note for his appearance in the show. Curious what it was? Check out Dope Doodles With the Cast and Creators for a whole new way to experience cast commentary and the pilot episode. After all, it’s #FinalsWeek, so throw on your graduation goggles and look back lovingly at where it all began.