- Once Acceptable Targets/Popularity Polynomial: Some of the franchises that used to be on the "Assassin" page, like Pokémon and The Powerpuff Girls, have since moved off the page into more appropriate categories (i.e. video games, pop culture). With their lasting popularity, it doesn't make sense for them to still be listed under the same category as people and characters that are mostly hated.
- Take That, Scrappy!: The purpose of the "Assassin" page is to make fun of unlikable celebrities and characters.