Breaking the Fourth Wall: At one point, Bob asks if there's a good movie playing in town. Mike's response: "So now we get to watch people watching a movie? What's that about?"
Food Pills: Observers sent Mike their super-advanced Food Pills — but you have to eat huge heaping bowls of them. Mike serves up gourmet pill dishes a la Anthony Bourdaine.
Ho Yay: Invoked for comedy when Victor arranges to have Bob sleep in his room.
Mike: (As narrator, while Victor sneaks out of bed) The Terrible, Aching Crush I Have On My Roommate...FROM THE YEAR 5000!!!
I Read It for the Articles: When one of the women in the film starts undressing, Crow excitedly says, "Movie's getting better, movie's getting better! I like the pacing, the cinematography has improved considerably."