- Lord Stinker coming up with a plan to save the goods train in High Tide turns what at first seemed to be a brutal Hope Spot into one of these.
- Warrior coming to save Izzy Gomez and Ten Cents in Warrior
- Zorran of all people gets one when Bluenose orders him to move his munitions barge which is being unloaded. O.J. is quick to point out the danger only to have the pompous naval tug throw it back in his face. Zebedee is about to join the heckling, when Zorran snaps "Shut it, the paddler's right. We're not moving that barge, Mister." He didn't try to one-up the Star Tugs, he took his side, showing that while he'll always be a lying, cheating crook, he takes operations like these as seriously as the Star Tugs.
- Ten Cents, Sunshine and Sea Rogue catching the pirates in Pirate.