The Underground contains examples of these tropes:
- Black Comedy: Episode 4.
- The Paranoid Was Right
- The Eeyore: Anthony.
- Logic Bomb: The Protocol Sphere considers himself to be perfect. According to his protocols, being thrown in the incenerator means you are defective.
- Obstructive Bureaucrat: The Protocol Sphere.
- Shout-Out: The Elite Sphere has lots of hats.
- Spoof Talk Show
- Insufferable Genius: The Ego Sphere.