* BlackSheepHit: "Bang the Drum All Day" isn't very typical of his work. To be fair, his output is so stylistically diverse that no single song ''could'' be very typical of his work, but "Bang the Drum All Day" is an outlier even by those standards.
* CriticalDissonance: Critics didn't like ''Todd Rundgren's Utopia'' very much, but it's the second best selling Utopia album and ProgressiveRock fans still love it.
* Creator/{{Hipgnosis}}: Did the cover art for the 1978 LiveAlbum ''Back to the Bars''.
* OneOfUs: The reason he became a RecordProducer is because he was dissatisfied with the production on Nazz' work and wanted to do a better job for others. He also considered becoming a computer programmer for a time in the late 1960s/early 1970s.
* RealSongThemeTune:
** At home games at Lambeau Field, "Bang The Drum All Day" is played every time the [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Green Bay Packers]] score a touchdown.
** Wayne Gladstone uses a snippet of Utopia's "Everybody Else Is Wrong" as his intro for his Website/{{Cracked}} series ''Hate by Numbers''.