* AFIS100Years100Cheers: #100
* BeamMeUpScotty: The title score was never played at the triumphant scenes, despite what parodies do.
* BreakawayPopHit: The main title score may be the first instrumental film cue to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Ian Charleson (Eric) later plays another sympathetic preacher in ''Gandhi'' (1982).
** It's very jarring to see Prime Minister Green not long after watching ''Series/TorchwoodChildrenOfEarth''
** John Gielgud plays the Master of Trinity.
** [[Film/{{Alien}} Ash the android]] coaches Harold to eventual victory.
* ThrowItIn: The cow mooing - and Ian Charleson's reaction - at the end of Eric's speech at the running meeting.
* TropeNamer: For "ParodiesOfFire."