- Affectionate Parody: "Ravishing Ronno the Denatured Boy" in the Bugs Bunny wrestling cartoon "Bunny Hugged."
- Dyeing for Your Art: He became a platinum blonde in order to look more effeminate.
- Fountain of Expies: To say the least. He was one of the first television stars in any genre, and his influence extended beyond the ring, to James Brown, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, and everyone they influenced, etc.
- Real Song Theme Tune: Edward Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance" later used by Randy Savage, making him the Ur-Example of wrestlers using entrance music. This is often miscredited to The Fabulous Freebirds, though they were the first to use rock music for their entrance.
Trivia / George Wagner