- The Moral Substitute: The strip was marketed as a conservative counterpart to the left-leaning Doonesbury. It's not unusual for newspapers to run both strips side-by-side.
- Name's the Same: "Mallard Fillmore" was also the name of a character in the DC Comics humor series, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew!.
- Role-Ending Misdemeanor: While Bruce Tinsley's DUI arrest in 2006 didn't hurt the strip in the long run, one of his strips about Rep. Ihlan Omar may have as he's been MIA from his own comic since late 2019.
Trivia / Mallard Fillmore