* The Pirate Captain reconciling with his crew during the climax.
* The very end. "Welcome back...Captain."
** Then they HUG.
* The moment when [[spoiler:the whole pirate crew forms a chain on the sinking ship to save Pirate Captain and Polly from hitting the turbine's blades.]] It's even lampshaded, with one of the crew calling this their "most heartwarming adventure ever."
* In chapter three of the book, The Pirate in Green lets the Pirate Captain know that he's planning to get a tattoo of his face with him saying "Scurvy Knaves" on his upper arm and he wants to know if he's OK with it. The Pirate Captain is left speechless.
-->'''Pirate Captain''': Of course...I...ah...I don't know what to say.
-->'''Pirate in Green''': Are you okay, Captain?
-->'''Pirate Captain''': Yes...it's just this, um, ham. It's very spicy and it's making my eyes water.