* CrossesTheLineTwice: An [[http://www.seattlepi.com/lifestyle/18630_cartoon14.shtml Easter strip]] displayed a Menorah [[UnfortunateImplications gradually being extinguished with the words "They know not what they do"]] and turning into a cross.
* EnsembleDarkhorse:
** Wolf, who also has the rare distinction of being introduced ''after'' the strip came "under new management", a common breeding ground for [[TheScrappy Scrappys]].
** Gronk.
* SeasonalRot: Many fans felt strip went downhill following the original creator's late-life conversion to hard-core fundamentalist Christianity. See above and below. After his death, the strip gained a new production team and turned back to its more wacky gag-a-day roots.
* UnfortunateImplications: Often combined with ValuesDissonance.
** The "menorah" incident mentioned above.
** No other races have been depicted apart from generic white people (who happen to be cavemen), but one comic has B.C. answer the telephone to hear a voice on the other side say [[{{Engrish}} "Your raundry is leddy."]] The last panel is just B.C. giving an unimpressed look to the viewer.
** Not to mention a strip that's [[http://wondermark.com/the-comic-strip-doctor-bc/ been interpreted]] as a slam (pun actually intended) against Islam.
** The only two female characters are called Fat Broad and Cute Chick.
** A Pearl Harbor Day strip features a character reading from a pre-apocalyptic dictionary that the word "infamy" had been forgotten because of Toyota's sales.