* The scene in the second book in which Saphira gets drunk, an event that, on the surface, is hilarious. You have this wise and noble dragon drinking ale by the barrel and generally partying it up. [[FridgeHorror Think about that]]. You have a dragon. One that is both huge and fully capable of breathing fire. Completely shitfaced. [[SarcasmMode There's no way this]] [[TemptingFate could possibly end badly]]. Not to mention that at the end of the scene, she tries to ''bow.'' It doesn't end well, as you can imagine.
** Also in the second book, Roran is in the middle of leading the village to the Varden, and he's more than a hero for them. They discuss plans to travel by barges, which results in heated arguments. All of which leads to the simplicity of this line (paraphrased):
-->''Roran rose, and the village instantly quieted. They waited, breathless, hoping for another of his legendary speeches.''
-->'''Roran''': "It's this, or walk"
-->''Then he went to bed.''
* In the chapter "The Secret Lives of Ants", Oromis told Eragon to go "listen to the world around him". When Eragon comes back and regales him with tales of ant-heroes, this is probably the most pissed we ever saw him.
** The bath scene.
** Another great Eragon and Oromis moment, when Oromis has given Eragon some homework: scrolls to read which, according to Oromis, contain information that would be tedious to vocalize. Eragon's only response is, "Vocalize?" Oromis simply adds another scroll to the pile and says, "This is a dictionary."
* Eragon meeting Tenga, inadvertently setting him off on a history rant, then quietly backing out the door and sprinting off while his back is turned.
* "Its name is Albitr, which means exactly what you think it means. However, I like to call it Tinkledeath, because of the sound it makes when you tap it."
** "Cheep cheep!"
** At the end of Inheritance, Angela is knitting a hat. Eragon asks her what's [[ShoutOut written]] on it.
---> '''Angela:''' [[Series/DoctorWho Raxacori-]]
*** Angela is [[CloudCuckoolander made]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer of]] [[PluckyComicRelief these]].
* Probably not done intentionally, but Galbatorix gets a hilarious line when he encounters our heroes for the first time.
--> It was inconsiderate of you to attack so early in the morning. I was already awake- I rise well before dawn- but you woke Shruikan. He gets rather irritated when he's tired, and when he's irritated, he tends to eat people.
* During the siege of Belatona, Eragon tries to spear soldiers standing on top of a guarded wall. [[EpicFail Not only does he miss them]] ''[[EpicFail completely]]'', but the soldiers call him on his failure and laugh at him like [[JerkAss assholes]]. Doesn't last long, as Arya grabs a spear and impales the lot of them.
* The entire Missing-A-Scale scene in Inheritance. Comes back in the end:
--> '''Eragon:''' "The scale on your snout is regrowing."
* Glaedr's opinion of [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory-affecting spells]], in ''Inheritance''.
--> '''Glaedr''': Argh. [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes I hate spells that interfere with one's memory]]. They're the worst form of magic, always leading to chaos and confusion. [[GenreSavvy Half the time they seem to end with family members killing one another without realizing it.]]