- Memetic Mutation:
- The Problem with Licensed Games: Bandai produces Sunrise Crusade, a TCG that includes Dunbine, Daitarn 3, Brain Powerd, Galient, Mightgain, King Gainer, Ryu Knight, Xabungle, Layzner, Cowboy Bebop, Wataru, Zegapain, Cyber Formula GPX, J-Decker, Votoms, Dragonar, Ideon, Mai-HiME (and Otome), s-CRY-ed, L-Gaim, Zambot 3, Code Geass, Dendoh, and Tiger and Bunny.
- Tear Jerker: When The Wife breaks down in the restaurant. It's guaranteed to break your heart.
- And when the Man thinks The Wife is dead. That face is the face of a broken man.
- Vindicated by History: All of Murnau's American-made films, including Sunrise, lost money at the box office. One of the first 25 films selected for eternal preservation by the Library of Congress, the reputation of Sunrise continues to build even into the 21st century.