* In any battle where you have multiple NPC allies, if you shoot down an enemy chasing them, they'll thank you and wish you good luck.
* [[spoiler:"Don't EVER give up, my son."]]
** And at the end of the whole sequence too.
-->[[spoiler: '''James''']]: [[spoiler: "[[SoProudOfYou You've become so strong, Fox.]]"]]
** Top it all off, when Fox gets back to the rest of the team, Falco actually gives a completely sincere compliment to Fox for making it through, saying "Yeah, that's our leader!"
** The Official Player's Guide includes an interview with Miyamoto where he mentions this is his favorite part of the game. The reason? [[spoiler: "I'm a father too."]]
* In ''Adventures'': Fox making Tricky an honorary Star Fox member.
* The ending of ''Assault''.