* {{Anvilicious}}:
** It's a Jack Webb production.
** And, of course, [[VisualPun the Mark VII Limited production logo.]]
* AwesomeMusic:
** The theme music.
** The occasional northern mockingbird in the background.
* HoYay:
** Not so much between Reed and Malloy. But witness Malloy's FreakOut on Tony in "I.A.D-Blackmail". It's half EtTuBrute, half WasItAllALie.
** Malloy, the [[strike:confirmed]] happy bachelor, has occasional dalliances with women but dislikes being pursued by them (though it may be down to thinking this is [[ValuesDissonance 'improper' or some such]]).
** In the episode "Vice Versa", [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything Malloy is jumpy and nervous when Reed does the driving]]. Maybe FreudWasRight? There is also this conversation in the middle of the ep: "Why don't you just relax and leave the driving to me?" "That's why I can't relax, you're doing the driving." Reed replies, "I haven't had any complaints from Jean." The DeathGlare that follows is pretty epic.
* ProductPlacement: It seems that about the time they started featuring American Motors Matadors as the primary squad cars, Reed and Malloy started pursuing a ''lot'' more AMC cars. Not to mention that Malloy buys an AMC Matador to replace his Mustang in season six.
* TheScrappy: Judy, Pete's season six girlfriend. Besides the natural "he won't be single anymore" stuff, many fans either just don't like how she was written or think she was too old for Pete.
* [[TheyJustDidntCare They Just Didn't Care]]: Due to glare issues, the windshield was removed from the car used for the many in-car scenes, causing the spring-loaded wiper arms to park against the dashboard. No attempt was made to disguise this.
* {{Shipping}}: A lot of Malloy/Reed, as one might expect.

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