* FairForItsDay: The relationship between Terri and Jack is clearly romantic, and is one of the first instances of not just a female geek, but a female BlackAndNerdy character, much less as the protagonist. The romantic finale, however, has Jack arrive and triumphantly... hold Terri's hand and take her to dinner.
* TechnologyMarchesOn: In the modern world, she'd have not even needed to get up off her computer to do a lot of things, except when face-to-face meetings were needed, and sometimes those can be done over online chat services. Never mind that chat services have massively improved in the past few decades.