This episode provides examples of
- Absentee Actor: Leo and Don are absent for this episode
- Captain Ersatz: Green Mantle is one of Green Lantern: specifically Hal Jordan. He's even called Al Gordon.
- Clothes Make the Superman: The Green Mantle cape, which endows its wearers with several super-powers.
- Lantern Jaw of Justice: Anyone who wears the Green Mantle cape
- Mythology Gag: The news reporter from 'Channel 6 News' has short auburn hair and a canary yellow jacket.
- Shout-Out/ Parody Name: The New York Comic Caucus is an obvious reference to the New York Comic Con.