* Whenever Rocky and Bullwinkle are stuck in a situation where Rocky can easily fly out of, Rocky chooses to stay with Bullwinkle because he would never abandon his pal.
* The first "Peabody's Improbable History" segment, in which Mr. Peabody adopts Sherman after seeing the miserable orphanage in which the latter lives.
** "No doubt about it. Every dog should have a boy."
*** Also when Peabody at first believes that Sherman doesn't like the WABAC machine, but then Sherman hugs him and tells him it's the best present a boy could have.