- Elimination Houdini: Kang Seung Yoon, despite doing poorly, managed to land in the Top 4 in Season 2 before getting eliminated (this led quite a lot of viewers of the show to hate him); ironically, when he got eliminated, he put on quite a good performance, which led to...
- Shin Ji-Soo from Season 3 is also starting to walk this path as well.
- Moment of Awesome: Kang Seung Yoon's song that he sang in the round in which he got eliminated hitting the #1 spot in most Korean music charts.
- Replacement Scrappy: Pleasantly subverted with Busker Busker.
- Shocking Elimination: The eliminations of Jang Jae In and Kim Ji Soo in Season 2.
- So Bad, It's Good: The audition clips of the "rock president" and the "hip-hop president". The remix of these two people's performances fits this too.
YMMV / Superstar K