* DoingItForTheArt: The UsefulNotes/WorldWarI biplanes in "Shadow of the Condor".
* FountainOfExpies: The main cast are iconic action/adventure characters.
* RemakeCameo: In ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry: Spy Quest'', the President is voiced by Tim Matheson, Jonny's 60s voice actor.
* TheOtherDarrin: As noted, Creator/DonMessick replaced John Stephenson as Dr. Quest.
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show swapped nights with ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' so the latter show wouldn't get thrashed in the ratings by ''Series/TheMunsters''.