These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
One-Scene Wonder: Almost all the celebrity cameos, but special mention to The Three Stooges who appear as firemen. They're onscreen only for a few seconds without any lines, and it's among the movie's funniest moments.
Tear Jerker: Emmeline's talk with the captain. She never wanted to be a part of this huge mess in the first place, is ignored by her husband and mother whenever she tries to speak up (If not being told out right to shut up), she ends up being the first to realize where the money is, offers to share half with the captain with the hopes that with her share she can run away from her family to somewhere nice, only to see the others have found it.
A more subtle one occurs with the Captain's phone conversation with his wife; he tells her he's had a big break in the robbery case that he's been working on for literally years, and she has absolutely no idea what he's talking about.
Values Dissonance: The argument over splitting the money specifically excludes the women as potential recipients of shares until they complain about it.
Though that could simply be because the dividing of the shares began with a discussion of who went down to the wreck, and those people would in turn divide with the others in their parties.
The Woobie: Pike, Monica, and Emmeline for all the undeserved crap they go through. Culpepper too, though he's possibly a Jerkass Woobie.