Patricia: No, darling. I'm your mother. Being to blame is my job.
- Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Patricia and Jack in their Last Kiss.
- Be Careful What You Wish For: Invoked by the Inspector at the beginning of the episode.
- Clock Roaches: The swarm of Time Flies.
- Death Glare: The Inspector is NOT happy with Lily saving Patricia.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Patricia Tayler.
- Kid from the Future: Lily.
- Merged Reality
- Never the Selves Shall Meet: Lily holding her younger self causes the Time Flies to break through.
- The Time Traveller's Dilemma
- Stock Episode Titles: Since Mother's Day is an American holidaynote , this episode was re-titled for its US broadcast.
- Tear Jerker: Major one when Patrica says goodbye to Lily before running outside to be killed, thus fixing the timeline.
- You Can't Fight Fate