* CastTheExpert: Though she's not acting as a sitting judge on the show, Judith Sheindlin is a member of the New York bar and really did spend many years as a judge.
* HeyItsThatGuy: One installment of the show featured musician John Lydon, a.k.a. Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, being sued by a former member of his band for breach of contract and assault. Clearly irritating the judge a number of times, he nevertheless won, his final statement being, "Fairly obvious conclusion."
** Also appearing as a plaintiff in the '90s was Jon Byner, who some might remember as the star of the Showtime '80s TV program ''Bizarre'' and the film ''Transylvania 6-5000.''
* HeyItsThatVoice: 1970s GameShow fans may recognize announcer Jerry Bishop from ''Series/TheCrossWits'', while 1980s child viewers may instead recognize him for announcing various promos on the Creator/DisneyChannel.
* RealitySubtext: A side effect of the above CaliforniaDoubling was revealed in a 2008 episode when an [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BN-jNUz2RjM earthquake struck during filming]].