* TheCastShowOff: Despite complaints about the fictionalized nature of their situation, Bear shows competence in his activities and does all his own stunts, including skydiving from a helicopter.
* DuelingShows: As mentioned, with Series/{{Survivorman}}.
* FollowTheLeader: Count the number of shows with an "X Vs Y" naming motif, since ''Man Vs. Wild'' debuted. The show itself is considered by some to be this to ''Survivorman''.
* MemeAcknowledgment: Bear's made some jokes about his tendency to react to events with "better drink my own piss", which became a pretty big meme.
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