- Complete-the-Quote Title: The first fic's title comes from the quote "History teaches us that history cannot teach us", said by Peter Ustinov.
- Incestuous Casting: Sort of. The Bofur/Sigrid pairing becomes less cute and more Squick when one remembers that in the film series, the two are played by Real Life father and daughter James and Peggy Nesbitt.
- Recursive Fanfiction: Crustacean Infestation by LittleLucy, which is inspired by a throw-away line in Shall History Remember?
Trivia / History Teaches Us