"In tonight's episode, the part of Tristan Taylor will be played by Barney the Dinosuar."
- Cargo Ship: "Oh, Black Luster Soldier! No one must ever know of our forbidden love."
- Early Installment Weirdness: This episode has Yami Yugi reacting angrily when he thinks that he is being Mistaken for Gay. Later episodes paint him as a Depraved Bisexual who has no problem letting others know about it.
- Expy: Rex and Weevil are Beavis And Butthead.
- Tempting Fate: Probably wasn't a good idea to vocally wonder whether that video tape was cursed as you put it into the VCR, Grandpa.
- Training Montage: Joey requests one when he goes to improve his deck. It never actually happens.