* AdaptationDisplacement: While the film has been overshadowed by its own theme song, the novels have faded into complete obscurity. (Which is actually rather a shame - they're pretty good.)
* EarWorm: The theme song.
* JustHereForGodzilla: The film is a pretty standard '70s cop flick. But that theme song all by itself makes it a classic.
* MemeticBadass: Shaft.
* MemeticMutation: ''Daaaaamn right.''
** ''A bad mother-- [[BigShutUp shut your mouth!]]''
** We can dig it!