* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Popeye being mugged on the docks. It comes out of nowhere, has no relevance to the plot, and is never mentioned again.
* ClicheStorm: Parodied with this exchange:
-->'''Gen. Morters:''' Where's the microfilm, Mike?
-->'''Mike [=McCracken=]:''' I don't know, I gave it to York. I thought she was one of your men.
-->'''Gen. Morters:''' Act in haste, repent in leisure.
-->'''Mike [=McCracken=]:''' But he who hesitates is lost.
-->'''Gen. Morters:''' Never judge a book by its cover.
-->'''Mike [=McCracken=]:''' What you see is what you get.
-->'''Gen. Morters:''' Loose lips, sink ships...
-->'''Mike [=McCracken=]:''' [[Music/TheBeatles Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing or fighting, my friend.]]
-->''[Gen. Morters, cornered, looks to Mr. Jigsaw]''
-->''[Mr. Jigsaw consults Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, shakes his head]''
-->'''Gen. Morters:''' Sorry Mike, no good.
* HoYay: During the [[TheSilenceOfTheLambs Silence of the Lambs]] parody:
-->'''Leacher''': Look to a man with whom you were involved.
-->[Colt reminisces holding hands with a biker and skipping on a beach]
-->'''Leacher''': No, not him. It was in Vietnam.
-->[Colt reminisces holding hands with a Vietnamese man and skipping on a beach]
-->'''Leacher''': No, you disappoint me, Mr. Colt. It was Mortars. General Mortars.
-->[Colt starts to reminisce, then looks disgusted]
-->'''Colt''': Wait a minute! I never-
-->'''Leacher''': I didn't mean ''that'' kind of involvement.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Denise Richards appears as an extra in one scene.

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