This episode provides examples of
- Conspiracy Theorist: The group Humans Against The Extraterrestrials.
- Don't Try This at Home: Donatello's opening narration.Donatello: Warning: the stunt you are about to witness is performed by professional maniacs. Do not attempt this yourself.
- Mistaken for Aliens: The Turtles
- Overprotective Dad: Casey's mom.
- Race Lift: One-shot villain Skonk, who was turned from black to white.
- Secret Test of Character: Casey's mother does this to April throughout the episode
- Shout-Out: One of the conspiracy theorists calls Mikey "E.T."
- Unnamed Parent: Casey's mom.