* His cameo in [[spoiler:TheStinger of ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'']].
** The fact that he feels safe enough to sit and chat with the Collector (while having a drink with him no less).
--> '''[[spoiler:Howard]]''': Why'd you let it (''Cosmo the astronaut dog'') lick you like that, gross.
** Which leads to the implication that Howard was one of the few exhibits there ''by choice!''