This episode provides examples of:
- Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Lampshaded when Leo complains that wearing clothes (as a disguise) is cumbersome, and he can't understand how humans wear them all the time.
- And This Is For...: When Casey prepares to deliver the final blow to Hun during their fight, he says "This one's for my dad."
- Disappeared Dad: Hun brags about burning down Casey's father's store and hinting that he killed him. Casey tells Hun, "at least I had a father".
- It's All My Fault: Angel, when Casey is captured by the Purple Dragons.
- Meaningful Echo: When Casey stops Angel after robbing a store and again when she stops him from killing Hun."What are you doing?" "Stopping you from making the biggest mistake of your life."
- Mythology Gag: The Turtles' hideout is revealed to be on the corner of Eastman and Laird, a nod toward the creators of the original comic.
- Narrator: Casey's first one.
- Single Tear: Casey, when Mikey tells him he has "a present" and gives him his bat.