- And I Must Scream: Jason's reaction to his future as a cyberleader.
- Brainwashed: Done to Parasiel, the hapless student who hears Brax's story. Also attempted with Jason.
- Crossover: Reference is made to the Pandora storyline in the Gallifrey series, as 'the thing in (Braxiatel's) head is still there'. We also see a flashback to Gallifrey.
- Cliffhanger: More of an implied one in Jason's final line 'We will be...Excellent'.
- Face–Heel Turn: Braxiatel
- Funny Aneurysm: Jason's discription of his relationship with Braxiatel as best buddies.
- Wham Episode
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Ronan. This is the Cybermen we're talking about.