* BestKnownForTheFanservice: The most known scene of the film is when Sally fakes an orgasm in a crowded restaurant -- possibly approaching AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame.
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: Men and women can never be just friends.
* MemeticMutation: "When ______Met ______" . 25 years later and people will recognize this as a riff on the movie's title.
** "I'll have what she's having."
* WhatCouldHaveBeen : Rob Reiner originally envisioned Susan Dey for the part of Sally, but she turned it down.