* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers. (Also a major EarWorm.)
* IAmNotShazam: Benny & Joon does not refer to the romantic leads, but the brother and sister. Johnny Depp is NOT the titular Benny (his character is named Sam), but this mistake is made often.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/JulianneMoore, William H. Macy, and Oliver Platt play supporting roles before becoming bigger names later.