* At the very end, as the ''Nimitz'' is returning to Pearl Harbor, a gaggle of admirals storms aboard. Also serves as a LampshadeHanging of the craziness of the entire plot.
-->'''Admiral''': "An aircraft carrier getting lost in the Pacific Ocean - what the hell kind of Navy is this?"
-->'''Yelland''': (To his XO) "[[YouWouldntBelieveMeIfIToldYou They're never gonna believe it]]."