- Author Existence Failure: Sadly the case with kitty0706 (who's real name is Colin as implied in Elliot Goes to School), who passed away from leukemia.
- The Danza: Averted. At first, it seemed that the titular character is named after kitty0706, with many of his social media outlets giving credence to this. Following his death however, kitty0706's real name was revealed to be Colin Wykoff, not Elliot. Though, as stated above, this was implied in the very first episode.
- Harpo Does Something Funny: kitty0706's tutorial on how he creates GMod videos implied that this trope was often in play.
- Hey, It's That Sound!: The videos are peppered with sound effects from the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. A couple of them even include songs from the soundtrack of the games.
- Most notably, during the intro of the first episode, a snippet of Consumed's "Heavy Metal Winner" plays during Elliot's rush into the school building.
- Write What You Know: kitty0706 has stated various times in the description of his videos that the series is based on his experience in high school.
Trivia / Elliot Goes To School