* Seeing the two Yoshis being reunited at the end of the Yoshi board in ''1''.
* Everyone celebrating the player's birthday in ''4''.
* At the end of Story Mode in ''4'', it's revealed that Bowser's goal was [[spoiler:to get in on celebrating the player's birthday like everyone else]]. Aww. Not that he'll admit it, though.
* At the end of ''Mario Party 5'', Bowser's wish was [[spoiler:for [[WorthyOpponent a strong opponent]]]], meaning that even when you defeated him, he got what he wanted.
** The cutscene after the third story mode board has Koopa Kid state that his dream is to be near Bowser in a way that sounds very much like a small child enjoying time with their father.
** The 4-player minigame ''Flower Shower'' takes place during a Koopa Troopa wedding. [[{{WAFF}} Awww...]]
* See the first Franchise/DonkeyKong-based entry in the series's FridgeBrilliance page.
* Arriving at a Bowser space without coins or stars (most likely because [[TheComputerIsACheatingBastard your opponents just got done stripping you clean of anything]]) causes him to take pity on you and give you some coins to get back into the game. He's still a major jerkass, but stuff like this helps us remember [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold that he does have a heart underneath it all]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk (even if he's only giving you the coins so you can actually gain something of value for him to steal).]]
** In ''Mario Party: Island Tour'', Bowser continues to at least give players a bit of a sporting chance if they're lagging behind when they land on a Bowser Space, as one of the sentences becomes moving ahead (or backward, if you're dangerously close to him in his own board), and he may also sentence players to give an item to the person in last place or switch places with another player. Granted, he's still a jerk about it, but he wouldn't be Bowser if he weren't a jerk. [[EvenEvilHasStandards He also refuses to steal your Mario Party points if that is chosen in the Bowser's Tower punishment roulette due to it being too mean.]]
* The ending cutscene of ''3''. [[spoiler:The real Millennium Star allows your character to become the greatest Superstar in the universe, with the background music having that EarnYourHappyEnding feeling to it.]] This, combined with the credits and their music, also drives home the point that this is the last non-[[IncrediblyLamePun third-party]] game for the N64.
* The end of the mini-game "Shy Guy Shuffle" in Mario Party 10 where the players all sit around a table eating donuts. Also counts as CrowningMomentOfFunny as it is one of the few mini-games with post-game animation.
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