- Follow the Leader: K-razy Shoot-Out by CBS Electronics for the Atari 5200 and Atari 8-bit computer family is a clone of this game, minus the Evil Otto figure.
- Permanent Placeholder: Evil Otto was supposed to be redrawn as something looking more intimidating, but the smiley face used as a placeholder proved to be effective enough.
- Urban Legend of Zelda: Both of the infamous cases of this game killing people have since been disproven—one as the person in question simply didn't exist, the other as he was long dead before even reaching the arcade. Doesn't stop them from overshadowing the game's history, though...
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