* AwesomeMusic: "Good News," by Randy Newman.
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: James' parents abruptly gets eaten by a rhinoceros at the beginning of the story. While having your parents die at a young age is never pleasant, the situation is so absurd, part of you can't help but laugh a little.
* NauseaFuel: That disgusting fish head pie James receives from his aunts for dinner in the movie. This is, in fact, a [[AluminumChristmasTrees real meal]] called [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stargazy_pie stargazy pie]].