* CargoShip: With the gravity gun.
--> '''Frohman:''' Whoa! I guess I actually went ''completely'' nuts with it. Just hope the next guy to use it doesn't see my lip-prints all over it.
* HilariousInHindsight: In one set of notes, the author bemoans the Mets' loss to the St. Louis Cardinals but figures that they'll probably get steamrolled by the Detroit Tigers anyway. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_world_series Not quite...]]
** In addition, much of the game itself, if one considers the comic to be canon, turning it from an epic drama into an epic screwball farce.
** [[http://www.hlcomic.com/index.php?date=2006-10-31 The last strip]]. Yeah, it's "The Life and ''Death'' Of Gordon Frohman", but fans were still genuinely upset in the forums about Gordon's demise.
** In [[http://www.screencuisine.net/hlcomic/index.php?date=2006-02-15 this strip]], in which Frohman [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally teamkills a CSS player while buying weapons]], Chris notes that "I wrote and posed this comic last week, before our Vice President wounded an old man by shooting him in the face. Just a coincidence."
** The notes for [[http://www.screencuisine.net/hlcomic/index.php?date=2006-07-14 #171]], posted in July 2006, call attention to the then-recent announcement of ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' shipping alongside ''Half-Life 2: Episode Two'', after which Chris states "I'm gonna go out on a pessimistic limb and say we're not gonna see Episode 2 until '07." Sure enough, two of the very last blog posts on the comic's original site before Chris moved on to 1fort confirmed delays to [[https://web.archive.org/web/20070528172722/http://www.hlcomic.com/extras/?p=186 summer]] and then [[https://web.archive.org/web/20070528172722/http://www.hlcomic.com/extras/?p=197 fall]] of 2007.
* HesJustHiding: Despite ''reading the title'', many loyal readers were outraged and in denial once poor Frohman finally got offed.
** Concerned 2, an unofficial sequel, revealed that Frohman was brought {{Back From the Dead}} by simply re-loading from the last checkpoint.