* If there ever was a line that describes why Superman fights for what he believes in, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX4Zvxnx1xY it's this one]]:
--> '''Superman''': I heard a child say that he wanted to be in the Elite when he grows up because it would be fun to kill bad guys. Fun to kill. People have to know there is another way.
* Superman's final note for Lois, which was never revealed in the comics.
--> [[spoiler: BELIEVE ALWAYS BELIEVE]]
* Manchester Black being legitimately enraged and horrified while [[spoiler:convinced that Superman killed his team.]]
* Superman covers the dead Atomic Skull with his cape, while everyone (except Lois and Jimmy) cheers for the Elite's brutal methods.