* ExecutiveMeddling: The multi-episode arc involving [[spoiler: a member of the Conspiracy turning on them and supplying Tom with a laptop detailing various conspiracy operations]] was apparently the result of this.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Stottlemeyer is more insane and paranoid than {{Monk}} ever was?!
** [[TheATeam Howlin' Mad]] [[DwightSchultz Murdock]] / [[StarTrekTheNextGeneration Lieutenant]] [[DwightSchultz Barclay]] is a washed-out, womanizing journalist?!
** If you though Juliet Burke was on the wrong side with the Others in {{Lost}}, here she's on the side of [[PowersThatBe Them!]]
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: ''Nowhere Man'' was one of UPN's highest-rated and critically-acclaimed shows, but it was canceled after only one season on the grounds that [[ViewersAreMorons "viewers would find it too confusing"]].