- Ho Yay: Hinted by this exchange between Vinnie and Barney after Vinnie gets attacked by mobsters at a New York hotel.
Vinnie: You saved my life.Barney: You saved mine.
- During the merengue sequence, Vinnie grabs Barney's ass.
- Iron Woobie: Barney. His wife leaves him for a younger man, one of the reasons being how Barney eats his pancakes. But since Barney is an FBI agent, his moments of badassery kick in time after time.