- Adaptation Displacement: While the film has been overshadowed by its own theme song, the novels have faded into complete obscurity. (Which is actually rather a shame - they're pretty good.)
- Ear Worm: The theme song.
- Just Here for Godzilla: The film is a pretty standard '70s cop flick. But that theme song all by itself makes it a classic.
- Memetic Badass: Shaft.
- Memetic Mutation: Daaaaamn right.
- A bad mother— shut your mouth!
- We can dig it!