* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The film inspired a real life one, as after a viewing of it, an elementary school class was shocked to learn that Johnson was ignominiously buried next to a highway. They launched a letter writing campaign to anyone they thought might help, including Robert Redford, and ultimately succeeded in getting his remains moved to the wilderness he loved so much.
* MemeticMutation: The [[http://i.imgur.com/bkwKq.gif zoom-in on Jeremiah nodding in approval]] is certainly notable.