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Hey, It's That Guy!: The original character now called Luke Lezard was originally named Leroy Gilliam - as in, the Zeon pilot from Yoshiyuki Tomino's original Gundam novel responsible for a friendly fire incident that claimed Amuro. Presumably, this is why he was renamed.
Hey, It's That Voice!: Most of the G Gen originals have voice actors who already lent their talents to Gundam: