* {{Narm}}: Peter, in the film version, did kind of overreact to getting the train for Christmas. It's just really overdone.
* TearJerker: "Wouldn't Daddy have loved this?"
** "Daddy! My daddy!"
* ValuesDissonance: The poem the mother writes to cheer up Jim is about Jim and his friends picking on the nerdy kid and seems to suggest that bullying is okay.