- Badass Decay/Dork Age: The late 1990s, particularly their time in Jim Cornette's NWA "invasion" angle in WWE in 1998. It was bad for all involved, though.
- Heartwarming Moments: Right at the end of their induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, Ricky takes a minute to express exactly what Robert means to him."I have four brothers at home. But here in my heart I have five. I would never change nothin', you're the greatest person I ever met in my life."
- Hilarious in Hindsight/And You Thought It Would Fail: According to The Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame: The Tag Teams, when the name "The Rock N Roll Express" was suggested, Jerry Lawler hated it, saying "That's the worst name I've ever heard in my life. I'm going to use it today, but come up with something better."
- Periphery Demographic: They were aimed at teenage girls, but many of the new fans they brought in happened to be college students.
YMMV / The Rock 'n' Roll Express