* DracoInLeatherPants: At ''[=WrestleMania=] XIII'', he and Davey Boy defended the WWE World Tag Team Titles against Mankind (Mick Foley) and Vader, in a match where everyone was a heel. Owen was the only one who got cheers.
* DudeNotFunny: To this day, making fun of Owen's fatal accident is just something you don't do unless you want all of the internet yelling this at you.
** Really, pretty much the only thing that people make fun of about Owen is for [[MemeticMutation kicking Bret's leg out of his leg.]]
* FatalMethodActing: Famously died in a fall prior to the scripted one from a much greater height than intended.
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Owen Hart's theme, Enough is Enough when he was with the Nation, or the Blackhart theme. In the song, it has Owen Hart shouting quotes. He is in character, but consider the following:
** "Come and take your best shot": Many critics thought the death was fake, and criticized the WWF for it.
** "I tried to be a nice guy": He stuck with his contract, he did everything that [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]](the Chairman), the writers, and bookers said. Owen was convinced by the crew that the zip-line was safe. He, being an incredible man, believed it.
** "I played by the rules": Supports the last quote.
** "You turned your backs on me": Possibly the WWF doing the show after his tragic fall.
** "I snapped": The cable snapped and this is what killed him. You could also view this as him making the decision to hang on the zip-line, being crazy enough to do such a thing.
** "I was a victim": Death.
** "Enough is Enough, and it's time for a change": Owen Hart isn't in the Hall of Fame yet, his widow, Martha Hart will not allow it.
** Go back and watch Over The Edge. The opening monologue by Wrestling/TheUndertaker is this. Especially considering how he's talking about "Your Heroes will fall" and all.
* HarsherInHindsight: Owen (as the Blue Blazer) actually tried the harness act before. Since the Blazer was supposed to be a buffoonish comic relief character, Owen intentionally got tangled up in the ropes, allowing his opponents to beat on him as be slowly descended to the floor.
* HilariousInHindsight: Owen once told Wrestling/MichaelCole, "you're full of crap." This was back when Cole was just a neutral announcer/interviewer, essentially a recycling of the same inept announcer character previously played by Sean Mooney and Todd Pettingill, and over a decade before Cole's 2010 heel turn.
* {{Tearjerker}}: His death at ''Over the Edge'', as well as the RAW paying tribute to him the following night.
* TooCoolToLive
* WTHCostumingDepartment: High Energy's puffy pants with the checkerboards on them.