* HeyItsThatGuy: Several actors who were or would become well-known were present in this film:
** June Lockhart portrayed Eunice [[spoiler: and her daughter Anne played Eunice's younger self]].
** Apparently, at one time, [[Series/LawAndOrder Ben Stone]] used to be a book reviewer and lived in 1980s San Francisco.
** Ditto for [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} Elaine Benes]].
** '''Creator/SonnyBono!'''
** Or Atreyu, for that matter.
** Phil Fondacaro as Malcolm Mallory and the body double for Torok the troll. Phil was also Vincent the dwarf in ''Film/BordelloOfBlood'' and Chihuahua in ''Film/LandOfTheDead''.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/FrankWelker is the voice of Torok the troll as well as most of the trolls, goblins, elfs, and other creatures.
* NamesTheSame: The main character of this movie, and that ''other'' Franchise/HarryPotter.