Crawford provides examples of:
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: Wendy and her ex.
- Amicable Exes: Manny and Don.
- Big Brother Instinct: Even though Wendy is older, Brian still tries to protect her.
- Everyone Can See It: Manny and Don, they've still got chemistry.
- Recovered Addict: Don is stated to be recovered and during the course of the show, his family thinks he's relapsed.
- Retired Badass: Owen, only he is unhappily retired.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: Don, but he can only communicate with raccoons.