Provides examples of:
- Captain Ersatz: Pat Green and Ron Miller, who were based on Joan Clarke and Arnold Murray respectively.
- Downer Ending
- Fairytale Motifs: Alan was a fan of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. The TV movie ends with Someday My Prince Will Come playing over his empty house.
- Real Name as an Alias: John Smith from Security, which everybody THINKS is an alias.