* HeartwarmingMoments: The many affectionate moments with Mary and her daughter are pretty sweet.
* HollywoodHomely: Lucy.
** Most internet-savvy viewers probably found out about the 1939 movie as "[[WorldOfSnark that film where women sass each other]]".
** Crystal's last line is often used in reaction gifs on social networking sites.
** "I've had two years to grow claws, Mother. Jungle Red!"
* ValuesDissonance: Women, even if your man has an affair, makes your life miserable because you have a better-paying job, or ''beats you'', divorce is a horrible terrible thing and you should forgive it all without a second thought. [[InsaneTrollLogic Because men are pigs and life is meaningless without them]].
* TheWoobie: Mary.