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  • Accidental Innuendo: The title could give newcomers the impression that it has something to do with women's underwear. Or that it might have underlying implications about Kei and Yuri themselves, because they're a pair of scantily clad college-aged girls. For the record, the title was intended to evoke films like Dirty Harry and The Dirty Dozen.
  • Alternate Self Shipping: There exists some fanarts pairing the original Lovely Angels with their Dirty Pair Flash counterparts. Sometimes adding the Adam Warren versions for variety.
  • Awesome Music:
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    • Dirty Pair Flash's third ending theme ("Looking With the Eyes of the Heart") is classic 80's rock, on par with such tracks as "Say, Yes!" and "Asu e no Touchdown" from Bubblegum Crisis.
    • The TV opening "Russian Roulette" is classic 80's rock-pop, with a pretty catchy opening melody.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The series is very popular in the United States to point where the movie version become ranked #1 of Animerica's America's top seller charts of July 1994 and even referenced in some American media such as Star Trek: The Next Generation. They're also got almost all animated installments dubbed into English (only other language besides Japanese in most OVAs) albeit they weren't get TV series dubbed until 2021 via Kickstarter campaign due to M&E tracks being somehow misplaced. In that campaign, it funded after a few days but was able to even reached all stretch goals hours before backing was over.
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  • Fan-Preferred Couple: Kei and Yuri are a buxom pair of college aged teens in hot pants and go-go boots, so it's no surprise that they were featured in numerous H-doujinshi that often portrayed them as Friends with Benefits.
  • Fridge Logic: Kei and Yuri are supposedly one of the 3WA's most successful teams, yet they destroy damn near anything they come in close proximity to. To quote: "Explosions, infernos, a few thousand casualties here and there... and, incidentally, a solution to every case."
  • Gateway Series: In the early '90s, it was one of the first anime to be extensively fansubbed in English (on VHS tapes), and the first to have fanfic written about it on the Internet.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: TV episode 12 concerns two genetically-engineered, super-intelligent mice who take over WWWA Headquarters, several years before Pinky and the Brain.
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  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: Some fans of the original anime are not too keen on Flash.
  • Values Resonance: The extremely positive portrayal of Lilis Joanca as a transgender woman was almost unheard of back when the episode originally aired, and it still remains as one of the best handled uses of a transgender individual in anime.

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