- In any battle where you have multiple NPC allies, if you shoot down an enemy chasing them, they'll thank you and wish you good luck.
- "Don't EVER give up, my son."
James: "You've become so strong, Fox."
- And at the end of the whole sequence too.
- Top it all off, when Fox gets back to the rest of the team, Falco actually gives a completely sincere compliment to Fox for making it through, saying "Yeah, that's our leader!"
- The Official Player's Guide includes an interview with Miyamoto where he mentions this is his favorite part of the game. The reason? "I'm a father too."
- In Adventures: Fox making Tricky an honorary Star Fox member.
- The ending of Assault.