* {{Anvilicious}}: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2169/ This strip]] manages to be that and the usual horrible C&H wrongness at the same time.
** And [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2012/ this one]].
** And [[GayAesop this]] [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/3224/ one]].
* [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Big In Japan]]: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/1341/ Not a straight example, but a rather literal one.]]
* CrossesTheLineTwice: The entire premise of the strip. [[http://explosm.net/comics/3682/ This]] is probably the finest example though.
* EarWorm:
** The music used for the ending credits on the animated shorts.
** The theme in Junk Mail.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Two big ones: Zombie Jesus, and the Purple-Shirted Eye stabber. The Conga Man is a good contender too.
** And now the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPY6lAX9RvM Barbershop]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrsdD2LTWUE Quartet!]]
* FridgeHorror: [[http://explosm.net/comics/3646/ This.]]
* HarsherInHindsight: They released [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/3010/ a comic]] featuring a school shooting about a week before the Sandy Hook, Connecticut shooting.
* HoYay: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/1546/ here]].
* MagnificentBastard: The dad in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRBknYAaEOo this short]].
* MagnumOpus: Waiting for the Bus.
* MemeticMutation: [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/conga CONGA]]!
* NauseaFuel: [[http://explosm.net/comics/3156/ C'mon Man!]]
* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2012/ Here]] and [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2014/ here]].
** [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2590/ Here too]], dropping the anvil that no matter how famous you are, pedophilia is still [[ValuesDissonance unacceptable]] behaviour.
** [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2169/ This strip]] about bad parenting.
** [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/3004/ This strip]] about excessive pampering of children.
** [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2868/ This strip]] is about double standards.
** [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/3647/ This strip]] about showing off items too much.
* {{Squick}}: Lots of it.
* {{Tear Jerker}}: Waiting for the Bus is pretty emotional.
* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: During the ''[[http://www.explosm.net/comics/1005/ Drug Experimentation Week]]'', where all the stickmen were under the influence of a different drug on each strip.
* TheWoobie: Charles' girlfriend as well as everyone in the Depressing Comics series.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7Kx5arCFI8&feature=sub Sad Larry.]]
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