This episode provides examples of
- Arms Dealer: Ruffington
- Bait and Switch: After first encountering Nobody, Mikey compares him to a dark avenger on a quest for justice... only to say he means the Turtle Titan.
- Batman Cold Open: At the start of the episode
- Continuity Nod: Mikey keeps referring to his alter-ego, The Turtle Titan, and even dons the costume momentarily, until Leo makes him take it off.
- Revenge: Nobody is out to take down Ruffington's operation as payback for ruining his career and life.
- Shout-Out: When Leo and Mikey first see Nobody, he's standing on a rooftop in the night sky, with his cape flapping in the breeze—echoing the opening of Batman: The Animated Series.
- Spared by the Adaptation: Ruffington was killed in the comic this episode is based on.
- Who Are You?: Both when Nobody confronts Ruffington in the helicopter and then leaves him to be arrested by the cops.Ruffington: Who are you?
Nobody: Thanks to the politicians in your pocket, I'm nobody.
Ruffington: Then you won't be missed.
Ruffington: Tell me who you are! I have to know!
Nobody: [beat] Somebody.