- Ability over Appearance: David Jason's enthusiastic performance as Rincewind made up for the fact that he was shorter, stouter and about 35 years older than his character.
- Actor Allusion: The way Twoflower says "PO-TAY-TOES" can only be this.
- Likewise, when he is rushing up the wizard's tower stairs, sword in hand, he stops and says "You know, I've always wanted to do this sort of thing."
- Dyeing for Your Art: Although the Agatean culture hasn't been established yet, Sean Astin's Twoflower is still shown to have black hair in this version.
Trivia / The Colour of Magic