- The Cameo:
- Traci Lords cameos as a singer in the club SID 'visits'.
- Michael Buffer and Ken Shamrock appear as themselves when Sid attends the UFC match.
- Dueling Movies: With Virtual Combat (also 1995). Both feature the protagonist facing off against a virtual bad guy with whom he faced off in VR who gets himself a physical body and plans to plunge the world into chaos. In both cases, the bad guy uses his experience with the protagonist as an advantage.
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- Dr. Elizabeth Clay became a police psychiatrist.
- Retroactive Recognition: