* HilariousInHindsight: The sequel series being titled "The Next Generations" after the original introduced us to [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Levar Burton]].
* MoralEventHorizon: Tom Moore crosses this the moment he appears onscreen when he rapes Kizzy. Strangely, he has a few {{Pet The Dog}} moments afterwards
* {{Narm}}: The telegraph employee enthusiastically yelling "IT'S WAR!" in an excruciatingly high-pitched voice.
* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: This was the first time the slave trade was dramaticized onscreen in all its horrors.
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