This show provides examples of:
- Art Imitates Art: Jack’s character design is a pretty obvious knockoff of the Moomins’ design.
- Bizarre Taste in Food: Mort likes a very loaded pizza.
- The City: The titular Newheimburg.
- Deuteragonist: Mort.
- Fat and Skinny: Jack and Mort.
- Five-Finger Discount: Jack does this regularly.
- Nervous Wreck: Jack.
- Reluctant Psycho: Jack.