* SeinfeldIsUnfunny - His films have influenced all fiction relating to teenagers from then on, unfortunately meaning that younger viewers will balk at how "unoriginal" his films are.
* {{Tearjerker}}/CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[http://wellknowwhenwegetthere.blogspot.com/2009/08/sincerely-john-hughes.html He had a pen pal.]]