* Your rewards for [[OneHundredPercentCompletion getting a rank of S]] in ''Shattered Soldier'' and ''Neo'' are [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrJ7zWGI9MI this]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RCmbIwizjY&feature=related this]]. Doubles as CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
* As soon as you begin the first stage of ''Contra III'', you see a fancy sportscar (which you can blow away) standing next to a billboard advertising cars like it. Just a few minutes later, you pass another billboard for the same dealer ship, standing under '''the tank you hop into'''.
* In what is possibly the funniest scene in ''Neo Contra'', outside of the extra movie, is when Bill and Jaguar confront Animal Contra, who is a [[TalkingAnimal talking dog]]. His EvilLaugh consists of a typical laugh with dog barks mixed in, and when Animal Contra tells Bill and Jaguar that he plans on self-destructing his aircraft carrier just to get rid of Bill and Jaguar, we get this gem:
--> '''Bill:''' You ''[[GoshDarnItToHeck dog]]''! You're going to sacrifice your own men!
* The ending of ''Contra 4'' on Hard Mode.
--> ''"The Alien Wars have ended at long last! With [[BigBad Black Viper]] destroyed, [[ShroudedInMyth the motives behind the attacks remain a mystery.]] Whatever the truth may have been, it was lost to time as the invaders became a mere footnote in the pages of history. A footnote which read [[BadassBoast "they sure blew up good."]]''