* AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame: As it easily was and still is the funniest part, the joke of a mime providing the only audible dialogue in the film has been spoiled to the moon and back.
* DancingBear: What, a SilentMovie? In 1976? No way. Gotta see this!
* HarsherInHindsight: Creator/MartyFeldman's character is named Marty Eggs because Feldman's favorite food was eggs, a result of his vegetarianism. Unfortunately, nobody had warned him that eggs were ''not'' a healthy substitute, being high in cholesterol, and were a direct cause of his eventual [[AuthorExistenceFailure fatal heart attack]] in 1982.
* HilariousInHindsight: [[TagLine "The first silent film in forty years"]] ...and it was ''nearly'' 40 years until [[Film/TheArtist the next major one]] came out.