"Who keeps throwing these cards at me? It's not funny, you know. Stop it!"
- Boomerang Bigot: Joey claims to hate blond people.
- Kill It with Fire: The Villain of the Week's go-to strategy. To bad you can't kill main characters.
- Lantern Jaw of Justice: Lampshaded by Panik."Her huge breasts were no match for my enormous chin!"
- New Rules as the Plot Demands: Mocked:Yami: With my Catapult Turtle, I can launch my Dragon Champion toward your castle, shattering its flotation ring thereby causing it to collapse on top of your monsters!Bakura: This card game is a load of bollocks!
- Old Shame: LittleKuriboh claims to loathe this episode.
- Plot Armor: How Yugi resists Panik's flamethrowers.
- Spoof Aesop: Bullying people is wrong; mind-crushing them with magic powers, on the other hand, is just fine.