* {{Anvilicious}}: In season five episode "When Ellen Talks, People Listen" Ellen uses her radio show to vent about how people in L.A. are so isolated that they dismiss people in need of help.
* JumpTheShark: "The Puppy Episode" -- after Ellen [[ComingOutStory came out]], the show was deemed "too gay" and the ratings plummeted till cancellation.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Spence went on to play Series/{{Cupid}} and [[{{Entourage}} some foul-mouthed agent]].
* StrangledByTheRedString: Paige and Spence, who at first hated each other.