* ValuesDissonance: Andy is a wife beater, which was PlayedForLaughs.
** Well, Flo thought nothing of fighting back, and she did rather well, too.
* WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack: Even Flo doesn't always know. For that matter, given the apparent lovelessness of their marriage, why does Andy bother ''going'' back?
** The Italian version of the strip calls Andy and his wife, respectively, ''Carlo'' and ''Alice'', and is even [[MarketBasedTitle named after them.]]
** In Sweden, their names are Viktor and Vivan, respecively, since it's less English-sounding.