* DorkAge: It's not a good idea to mention "[[CanonDiscontinuity veridium]]" to most Metal Men fans.
* HilariousInHindsight: One letters page for an early Metal Men story printed a letter suggesting that Doc Magnus become a Metal Man himself. Some thirty years or so later, that fan would get his wish.
* ValuesDissonance: If the team was created today they'd probably have more than [[TheSmurfettePrinciple just one female member.]]