* AnimationAgeGhetto: Averted. This show was just as popular with adults as it was with kids.
* CreatorsPet: Both Sal Ami and Mr. Cheese quickly became one.
* EarWorm: WACKY DELLY, yeah! WACKY DELLY, yeah! Sandwiches are good!
* EnsembleDarkhorse: The Mayonnaise, as detailed below under TrueArtIsIncomprehensible.
* FanonDiscontinuity: NEVER, I repeat, NEVER bring up season 2 when discussing this show!
* HilariousInHindsight: This wouldn't be the only time [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants a yellow, polygonal character with holes in him would take]] Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants by storm]].
* MartyStu: The Cheese for being the best character in the show.
* MemeticMutation:
** "I am the cheese! I am the best character on the show! I am better than both the salami and the baloney combined!"
** "I HATE BALONEY!"
* NightmareFuel: Sal Ami eating Mr. Cheese, despite being PlayedForLaughs, can be quite unsettling to a younger viewer.
* SoBadItsGood: Why the show was so successful.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: After creator Ralph Bighead tried to run the show himself, which led to it's cancellation.
* TrueArtIsIncomprehensible: The 10 minutes of mayonnaise episode was hailed as a [[Creator/AndyWarhol Warholian tribute]].