- Completely Different Title: Gamers might find it odd to turn on the games and be greeted with the titles Robot Gyro and Robot Block. That's their Japanese names; there's literally Famicom ROM carts plugged into an adaptor inside of the Gyromite and Stack-Up carts, and the adaptors can be repurposed to play other import titles.
- Fountain of Expies: The R.O.B. has this outside Nintendo media, with other robot characters bear more or less a resemblance to it, although this was never mentioned since it is a robot. Domestobot from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories was the notable one.
- Keep Circulating the Tapes: Because of how the two games worked, a Virtual Console release is all but impossible.
- Recursive Adaptation: Has two amiibo figures, making them toys based off of toys.
Trivia / Robotic Operating Buddy