* BigLippedAlligatorMoment - The famous "all the world's a stage" speech (which actually has little to do with the meaning the quote is given) is a very morose speech delivered by [[TheEeyore the resident Eeyore]] and talks about the frailties of life and inevitability of death--very out of place in a sitcom-type comedy like ''As You Like It''.
* HoYay: Orlando courts Rosalind ''while he thinks she's a man''. Even in the productions that don't play this as him falling for "Ganymede,"[[note]]That name, by the by, originally belonged to Zeus' male lover in GreekMythology and thus was used to denote an object of male homosexual affection in Renaissance England[[/note]] the implications are pretty overt.
** Also a Les Yay: Rosalind and Celia.
*** And more LesYay with Rosalind and Phoebe. Phoebe falls in LoveAtFirstSight with Rosalind dressed as a man when the Silvius is trying to get her to marry him.
* LessDisturbingInContext: The "seven ages of man" speech is less disturbing when one realizes who is saying it and why.
** Depends on the production.