- Babies Ever After: A whole lot of the characters end up having children.
- Out of Character: Commonly mentioned by either characters of the narrator."You aren't in character, Zim."
- Parody: The entire purpose is to parody ships within the fandom.
- Parody Sue: Morisu is the stereotypical fan character shipped with Zim, and has features like "goffik" eyes and rainbow hair.
- Running Gag:
- Tak being unable to eat ice cream.
- Every chapter will always have kissing. Always.
- Tak always referenced as screaming or yelling, e.g. "GIR pulled a Tak and shrieked".