- Gallagher has the distinction of being the first real star to come out of cable television. He has done at least sixteen specials
- Featured on Comedy Central Network.
- Performs over 100 concerts a year, selling out the majority of them
- Gallagher was featured on televisions E True Hollywood Story.
- Noted for wielding his trademark Sledge-O-Matic. He showered his audience with the pulverized remains of apples, oranges, lettuce, cottage cheese, pound cakes, Big Macs and of course, no show can end without the Watermelon finale.
- In 2000, Gallagher was honored by the University of South Florida as one of its famous alumni and by Florida Living Magazine as one of the top "100 Legends" of Florida.