Facts About The "Trailer Park Boys" You Probably Didn't Know

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Can you believe the "Trailer Park Boys" is entering its eleventh season?

Apart from a brief hiatus, the show's been on the air since 2001, and is as popular as ever, thanks to the hijinks of Ricky, Julian, Bubbles and the rest of the gang at Sunnyvale Trailer Park.

Netflix announced the new season will be available for streaming starting on Friday.

Check out some fun facts about this motley crew in our video above and scroll down for more tidbits you likely didn't know about the show — including how many F-bombs get dropped per episode.

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    "Trailer Park Boys" was one of the first "mockumentary"-style shows to hit the airwaves, preceding "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation."

    The show was a continuation of a 1999 film of the same name, and there have been three feature films released since the show began.
  • Before her days in "Juno," "Inception," and "X-Men," Ellen Page showed up in Sunnyvale Trailer Park, taking on the role of Jim Lahey's daughter.
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    John Dunsworth, who plays the role of Mr. Lahey, is a Shakespearean-trained actor who's nothing like the out-of-control alcoholic he portrays on the show.
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    According to Fame Focus, during the first seven seasons, including the Christmas special, the F-bomb was dropped a total of 1,284 times — an average of 46 times per episode.

    The word "sh*t" is said a total of 967 times.

    Almost 75 per cent of the swearing in the show comes from Ricky (Robb Wells.)
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    The actor who played Trevor (R) left the show because he said he was being paid too little and complained that he was mistreated on set.

    In a blog post, Michael Jackson wrote about how he regretted going along with the director's idea to cut his hair into a mullet for Season 2.

    By the end of filming "Trailer Park Boys: The Movie" in 2006, Jackson wrote "the only thing that could make me feel worse about my life would be to play bass for Nickelback."

    He left the show the following season.
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    According to a friend of Mike Smith, a.k.a. "Bubbles," his iconic glasses were bought for him pre-show from Value Village — and quite possibly landed him a spot on the series.

    In an Reddit AMA, the friend said when Smith's friends were writing the show "they didn't have him in mind (as a character), but when they were hanging out one time and he put on his act with the glasses, they really wanted him to be on the show with that character."
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    The Boys have their own brand of booze, called "Liquormen's Ol' Dirty Canadian Whisky."

    You can buy it at stores across Canada.
  • Snoop Dogg also had a guest appearance on several episodes in the tenth season. In the fictional world of the show, Snoop and Bubbles are cousins.
  • The pair even created the most ridiculous rap ever — with special appearances on stage from J-Roc (Jonathan Torrens) and Tom Arnold. Yes really.
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    Sunnyvale Trailer Park is a fictional name, but the first few seasons of the show were filmed in an actual trailer park. However, the show decided to build their own trailer park set for filming as the show gained popularity, after residents complained about how disturbing production could be.
  • The theme song heard during the opening credits is actually a piano version of Tony Bennett's "Left My Heart In San Francisco."
  • Nathan MacKinnon, a player for the Colorado Avalanche who hails from Nova Scotia, will guest star in the new season of the show.

    He tweeted that he’s “pumped to be a part of Trailer Park Boys Season 11 with my hometown Boys.”

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