This episode provides examples of
- Big "NO!": April when Donny is captured.
- Easily Thwarted Alien Invasion: Notably averted in this six-part arc which portrays a large scale alien invasion.
- Shout-Out: Mikey's line: It's The End of the World as We Know It, and I don't feel fine.
- Wham Episode: The Triceratons invade Earth looking for the Fugitoid, who hasn't been on Earth for many months. The effects of the invasion are felt for the next two seasons.