* AcceptableTargets: [[http://loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/443/Buttstallation Philosophers]], apparently.
** Ruthlessly [[ParodiedTrope parodied]] in [[http://loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/212/Gorgeous Gorgeous]]:
--> '''Jeremy:''' We can't allow this technology to fall into enemy hands!
--> '''Matt:''' Absolutely! I shudder to think what the Germans would do-
--> '''Graham:''' Woah, the ''Germans''?
--> '''Matt:''' Sorry, the, er... the Russians?
--> '''Graham:''' ''(whispered)'' No...
--> '''Matt:''' Uh, the Chin- ''(Graham shakes his head)''- Koreans-?
--> '''Graham:''' Terrorists! Yes, the terrorists!
--> '''Jeremy:''' What?! Where have you ''been'', agent! I'm talking about the greatest enemy this nation has ever faced: ''The Antarcticans!''
--> '''Matt:''' ...The Antarcticans?
--> '''Graham:''' I didn't think anybody lived in Antarctica.
--> '''Jeremy:''' Would you stake your ''country'' on that?? Or have they already ''gotten'' to you? I can hear the penguins marching ''now''!
* FreudWasRight: [[http://loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/360/Skeletors-Dick Skeletor's Dick]] is, by its nature, packed full of both lyrical and visual imagery to this effect. Sausages, swords and bananas are all involved, as are references to bones (which doubles as an IncrediblyLamePun for "Skeletor") and, of course,
--> '''Bag Fries:''' Watch it grooooooooowwww...
* HeReallyCanAct: Andy just knocks it out of the park in "[[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/loadingreadyrun/6287-A-Warning A Warning]]".
* MemeticBadass: One word: [[http://desertbus.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/octopimp.jpg ''Octopimp'']]. You would have had to see Desert Bus III to understand...
** Paul, oh so much. Possibly inspired by some of the earlier videos, but taken to new heights with "This is Why I'm Paul" from the "Rapstar 64K" video.
*** In fact, Paul's beard has its own fandom, who have only become more rabid since he shaved completely during Desert Bus 2. Interestingly, all of this was before Unskippable was picked up by the Escapist (increasing Graham and Paul's online profiles and leading to further Escapist work), making Beard Worship a kind of bragging right for longtime fans.
* MemeticMutation: ''Just use fucking Space Jump!''
** And in the rare occurrence of a meme started meme, that eventually created "Spain Jump!"
** Paul has 3 {{PS3}}s.
** Just do it live.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EA7JVaMBh4 DO]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlGsWpGLqo4 YOU]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl3UNoz2n9A&playnext=1&list=PL0DE7A70ADBDB3A17&index=66 KNOW]] [[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/loadingreadyrun/2009-The-Basement WHY I]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16ofwnm7g-g BROUGHT]] [[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/loadingreadyrun/2233-Trapped YOU HERE?]]
** "Oh hi, I didn't see you there."
** The Creepy Doll
** Everything is always Steve's fault.
** Replacing expletives with the word [[UnusualEuphemism bus]].
* NightmareFuel: Graham is terrified by the Creepy Dolls. Sadly, they seem to be multiplying in number.
* PainfulRhyme: In [[http://loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/222/Rebellin Rebellin']]. See RhymesOnADime.