This episode provides examples of
- Crazy-Prepared: The Cyber Shredder reveals that he created a back-up computer program of himself, in case anything happened to his physical body
- Delaying Action: Leo, Mikey and Raph fight the Cyber Shredder to give Don time to collect Splinter's data bits
- Half the Man He Used to Be: Leo slices the Cyber Shredder in half, but because he's essentially computer code Shredder just pulls himself together again with no ill effects
- Shout-Out: The cyber world, and especially the cyber vehicles, seems to be a shout out to TRON. Mikey also says "We are bravely going where no turtles have gone before"
- Techno Babble: Don