This film provides examples of:
- Atomic F-Bomb: The "nutless" penguin (voiced by Gilbert Gottfried drops one as he walks away at the end of his scene:)Nutless penguin: FUUUUUUCK YOOOOOUUU!!
- Bedmate Reveal: Played with. Jimmy realizes that in a late-night horny stupor, he'd accidentally done it with Melissa, who thought it was Carl.
- Global Warming: One of the aside scene features some penguins walking on terrain where the snow has melted, and one angrily rants about global warming. Ironically, his yelling causes multiple avalanches.
- Jerkass: Helen.
- Jive Turkey: Marcus.
- Medium Awareness: It's implied that all of the cast knows they're in this documentary. The "nutless" penguin even argues with the narrator.
- Scary Black Man: Marcus, although he's mostly just messing with Carl and Jimmy.
- The Shrink: Steve, known for charging insane amounts for short sessions.