- Adorkable: These guys make Hawaiian shirts, thick glasses, and mismatched patterns look, well, adorable.
- Covered Up: "Muskrat Love" was originally by Willis Alan Ramsey (who called it "Muskrat Candlelight"). America's version of the song was in turn Covered Up by Captain and Tennille.
- Ear Worm
- Epic Riff: "Ventura Highway"
- Even the Guys Want Him: Check out the comments here for examples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk-7n1hdK3M
- Misattributed Song: "A Horse with No Name" is commonly mistaken for a Neil Young tune. Understandable, since the tune was directly influenced by Young's work. And Dewey Bunnell's voice does sort of resemble Young's.
- "Sister Golden Hair" is often thought to be a George Harrison song, mainly because of the very Harrison-esque slide guitar.
- Mr. Fanservice: See below.
- Real Men Wear Pink: Gerry Beckley appeared in publicity photos for one album in a pair of pink overalls...with no shirt underneath.