This series provides examples of the following:
- Cut His Heart Out with a Spoon: An example of it occurs in Episode 5:Pelvis Weekly: So she said, "burn my family ever again, and I'll drown you in a tub of cheese".
- Feathered Fiend: Arson Crow.
- Hot Pursuit: In one episode, Sam and the gang find out that one of the members, Mike Flood, is an undercover cop. Just then, police cars arrive and a high speed chase ensues.
- Pyro Maniac: This is the main plot of the series. Fireman Sam, along with the whole fire brigade, start fires rather than fight them. As a result, the police are usually on the lookout for them.
- Stuff Blowing Up: After the high speed chase, the gang, led by Station Officer Steele, threaten to use a mega bomb on the police force unless they surrender. They refuse. The bomb is detonated.