!The Film
* CreatorBacklash: Producer Creator/JoeDante disowned the final cut but turned down an offer by the studio to have his name taken off the final product (a move he ended up regretting).
* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, Quill is {{Series/Dexter}}'s dad!
** Series/ThePrisoner is the father of the 21st Phantom.
** [[{{Film/Titanic}} Evil fiancÚ Cal]] is secretly the Phantom!
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/BruceCampbell was the one originally sought for the role, but studio execs felt he wasn't a big enough box office draw. So they chose Billy Zane instead.