- Audience-Alienating Premise: A mouse repeatedly hits a cat of Ambiguous Gender in the head with thrown bricks and rocks, which the cat interprets as gestures of love and welcomes wholeheartedly, whilst a bulldog in love with the cat tries to keep the mouse in prison because of his brick-throwing ways. All of it done with surrealistic artwork and heavy Funetik Aksent dialogue. No wonder a lot of people panned it when it came out, and many still do to this day.
- Big Name Fan:
- Esteemed kartoonist and animator Ralph Bakshi is a huge fan of Krazy Kat and George Herriman, and even flawlessly homaged the artist and the series art style in the "Malkolm and the Kokkroakh" segment of Coonskin. The skene even inkluded a kameo of Ignatz Mouse!
- The original Big Name was newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst. He kept the strip going in his papers even though it had a small fan base, refusing to kancel it. When Herriman died Hearst konsidered hiring someone to kontinue the strip but decided against it, both bekause no one seemed able to kontinue it and out of respekt to Herriman's legacy.
- Kargo Ship: Hints of Ignatz×Bricks are aktually quite apparent in a few strips. Which only makes the Triang Relations that much more komplikated and bizarre.
- Fair for Its Day: Yes, the Mokk Dukk speaks with a stereotypical Chinese accent and has a stereotypical job. However, in an era when Yellow Peril was a kommon trope, he was an honest bird and a respekted citizen in the kommunity.
- Foe Yay: Quite a lot. One strip reveals that an ancestor of Ignatz was in love with Krazy's ancestor and showed his love by pelting her with bricks inscribed with romantic poetry. The kicker is when the narration explains: "And true to his trust he has been faithful -- faithful through the ages - through the tide of dusty years — and so today." The Cuckoolander Was Right.
- Hilarious in Hindsight: In one strip, Ignatz refers to his family as the "House of Mouse".
- Ho Yay: As mentioned before, Krazy's gender seems to change at times. Pupp's and Ignatz's never do, so when Krazy is male, the love triangle is all-male.
- MST3K Mantra: You just kannot analyze this komic.
- Nightmare Fuel: This komic◊ features Offisa Pup rescuing Krazy from drowning..or it seems to. Pup's and Ignatz's expressions, Krazy's silence, and the bottom panel imply that Krazy really did die. The kicker? This is the final strip.
- True Art Is Inkomprehensible: Konsidering how alienating the strip is, and yet how art kritiks think this strip is one of the few to achieve an artistik aesthetik (others being Little Nemo, Peanuts, and Calvin and Hobbes).
- Vindikated By History: As noted above, the strip was not loved by the general publik. Today, it has gained a kult following and has been praised by intellektuals arguing that komiks can be serious art.
YMMV / Krazy Kat