This episode provides examples of
- Bus Full of Innocents: Leo and Mikey save a subway train full of civilians when the Shredder makes it go out of control.
- Call-Back: Mikey defeats the Cyber Shredder by making him slice through the support bars on the platform above the power generators. Master Splinter used this exact same method to make the Utrom Shredder slice through the support beams of the water tower in "The Shredder Strikes Part 2."
- Dwindling Party: Hun's Purple Dragons at the start of the episode are picked off one by one by the Cyber Shredder.
- Everything Is Online: The Cyber Shredder is able to take over the entire city this way.
- Mythology Gag: The news reporter from 'Channel 6 News' has short auburn hair and a canary yellow jacket.
- You Fool!:Hun: I'm not afraid of you.
Cyber Shredder: [emerging from the smoke] Then you are a fool.