* {{Defictionalization}}: Since 1945, there have been real Pirates in Penzance...or, at least, a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornish_Pirates rugby team.]]
* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.
* TropeNamer:
** GoYeHeroesGoAndDie
** MajorGeneralSong
** ModernMajorGeneral
** TalkAboutTheWeather
** WithCatlikeTread
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