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  • One of the Boos says the word binary code.
    • Also, his name: ComBooter.
  • In the first Gloomy Manor mission, Luigi surprises a Greenie in the shower. After the two simultaneously freak out, the Greenie makes a run for it...and promptly smacks right into the wall that it was trying to phase through.
  • Gadd's motivational speech to Luigi. "With my brains and your...uh...your...hmm, we may be in a bit of a pickle..."
    • " have a really bushy moustache!"
  • In the Haunted Towers' first mission, there's a hole, where if you peek through it, you'll see a Slammer ghost banging wildly on a pipe organ. A Hider later takes up residence in said organ during the second mission, and occasionally pops out of the pipes as the Slammer keeps playing it!
    • In a later mission (B-3 Graveyard Shift), the window of the Gardener's Room shows a bunch of Greenies "rising from the grave" as zombies. The sounds they make are really silly.
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    • Really, a lot of the shenanigans the ghosts are up to.
      • The Greenies, oh boy, the Greenies. They're always doing something cute, funny, or both!
  • The boss of the second world is a Possessor ghost possessing a wooden staircase.
  • In Gloomy Manor's studio, there are two Hiders, one painting and one modeling. The model annoys the artist by changing pose and peeking at the portrait. By the time Luigi gets to the studio, it's revealed that the artist Hider painted a spiteful mustache on his model's portrait.
  • There's a pendulum at the Old Clockworks. Launching the distressed Toad at the pendulum produces a gong sound and rewards you with a shower of bills.
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  • At the Secret Mine, there is a hockey goal. Launch a nearby puck into it, and two Gold Greenie goalies will come out to play.
  • When Luigi discovers the teleporter system underneath the Secret Mine, he tests it by sticking his arm through it, seeing it come out the other portal...and then begins waving to himself back and forth and saying hi.
  • Professor E. Gadd has some good snark if you try to go the wrong way before a boss mission. "Sometimes, I wonder about you, Luigi..."
  • "Why the long face, Luigi? Well, genetics I suppose..."
  • Similar to the Greenie in the shower, Luigi will find a Slammer on the toilet in Treacherous Mansion's second mission. Said Slammer is also reading a newspaper.
    • And the method you have to use to battle the Slammer? Why, flush the toilet, of course. (Though it sends a spout of water out to hurt him, not sucking him in.)
    • The ghosts get their turn in the other bathroom, though, when Luigi walks into a toilet stall and a Greenie comes by.
  • When Gadd first plays Mr. Exposition in explaining where the fragments of the Dark Moon are, Luigi is clearly doing the "He's crazy" gesture behind his back.
  • King Boo decides to use a 3rd-grade bully insult before his fight.
    King Boo: Why, if it isn't my old pal Luigi! Or is it Baby Luigi? I can't tell the difference.
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  • After the first boss, the un-possessed spider queen leaves through a crack in the basement wall with some spiders. Luigi looks down the hall and sees a flood of spiders rushing to the crack and Luigi stands in the middle them frozen panicking the whole time. After they're all gone and he talks to Gadd, Luigi starts doing a goofy victory dance, when another spider drops in behind him. Luigi looks at it, screams, falls, and the spider just... walks off.
  • At the end, when the Dark Moon is restored, all the ghosts are shown changing back to normal. Among the ghosts shown is a Slammer chewing on a Greenie's head. When it realises what it was doing after changing back, he spits it out before giving it a hug.
    • Also, right before that, a Greenie in an outdoor area of the Secret Mine turns back to normal... and then starts shivering from the cold.
  • While the doll whose head follows you around the room in the Haunted Towers is creepy, you can make it unscrew its own head by circling around it counterclockwise.
    • Doing this gets you a gem. Helpful if you're going for 100%.
  • Luigi finds one of Gadd's Toad assistants trapped in the Clockworks factory. Said Toad is absolutely terrified of clocks, and is delighted when Luigi shows up because he thought he'd been forgotten.
    E. Gadd: I completely forgot about him! ...I must be really horrible to work for.
    • Treacherous Mansion makes this even worse. Gadd instructs you to find the Toad assistant working there, who upon being rescued tells you that two assistants work there. And after you rescue both, Gadd thinks one of them is a ghostly impostor...
    • And even after he apologizes for that and says he's glad they're safe, he adds, "...I suppose this means I'll have to give them their paychecks now.."
  • In the final battle with King Boo, in certain stages, he'll slam himself into the ground to have steel spiked balls fall from the air. As much as the fight is awesome (and slightly terrifying), it's funny as hell to see one of the balls fall on him head-on if you're staring at him just as there's a shadow growing larger, right over him.
    • King Boo still cowers shyly, like any old Boo, when you point the flashlight in his face/look at him directly.
  • Just before sending Luigi into the Gloomy Manor for the first time, Gadd tells Luigi to stop looking so scared because it's "just a few harmless ghosts." Then, Gadd thinks about what he just said and admits that it's actually several hundred dangerous ghosts.
  • At the end of the Secret Mine's third mission (D-3), Luigi becomes snowed-in and E. Gadd has to teleport him out. Gadd, realizing that Luigi must be frozen, offers to give him some time to warm himself up before his battle with the Shrewd Possessor. A few dialogue boxes consisting entirely of "..." is all the time Gadd is willing to give Luigi.
  • In general, E. Gadd's conversations with Luigi tend to be quite humorous, especially thanks to Gadd's absent-mindedness and Luigi's priceless reactions.
  • Any scene with the Polterpup.
    Luigi: No no no, bad doggie!
  • The intro cutscene to the Overset Possessor fight. Luigi flies upward to the boss platform and flies through one of the panels, sending the bird on it flying. The Possessor is behind that panel with a mischievous grin.
  • One of the Boos is named "Paraboola". In the American version, when he comes out, he says...
  • The animation when Luigi manages to capture a Boo. It doesn't quite fit, and he ends up using the Poltergust's nozzle as a pogo stick to force the Boo in, with the poor spirit making squeaking noises the whole time.
    • The way you fight Boos in this game. You grab their tongues and launch them around the room.
  • In E-3, the windows in the Treacherous Mansion's east and west wings show ominous views of the mysterious curved object which turns out to be the base for a portal on the Terrace. Peek into the window just outside the Terrace, however, and you see a Boo sliding up and down the curve like it's a skate ramp. A second Boo in the background flies over to investigate, only to fly into the path of the sliding first Boo and it gets accidentally smacked in the face. The second Boo gets upset and angrily rams into the playful one a few times, and the poor playful Boo flies away, dejected.
  • E. Gadd apparently doesn't know that Luigi really is a plumber, as right after B-1, he tells Luigi that he'd have a promising future as a plumber if "ghost busting" doesn't work out for him.
  • Booreaucrat, the Boo from E-3, is pretty amusing.
    Booreaucrat: "Ahem...I am Booreaucrat! This mansion is now under the ownership of King Boo, esquire. I take it you have the proper credentials to be here, including ID and a mansion roaming licence? No? That's...unfortunate. You will have to be penalised!"
  • A cutscene of Luigi being pixelated in front of the Old Clockworks and in Treacherous Mansion that you can get by chance has him being pixelated without his hat. He starts freaking out looking for it, then the hat simply pixelates on top of his head.
  • The two Slammers at the beginning of B-3 that pop out of the ground with potted plants on their heads.
  • The scene where you extract Mario from the painting. He just can't seem to catch a break when it comes to that kind of rescue. To clarify, because there is no solid ground for Mario to stand on as he is extracted, he just ends up unceremoniously faceplanting on the ground below him, even though Luigi is standing literally right next to him and could have easily caught him.
  • There's an Easter Egg where if Luigi stands under flowing water of some sort, he'll start scrubbing his pits with his hat and whistling.
  • The Space Exhibit in the Treacherous Mansion has a telescope that reveals a cluster of asteroids and planets that the room is based on. Later in the mission, the Strong Poltergeist will flee into the West wing, and the Space Exhibit is where it ends up. Check the shaking telescope, and you see the Poltergeist sitting on the asteroid in space, taunting you! The surreality of it has the Looney Tunes- esque implication that the Poltergeist jumped through the telescope to get there. To say nothing of the fact that you're sent there with him the second you exit the telescope view, and return to the exhibit once the fight ends!
  • In A-3, once you enter the Lobby of the Gloomy Manor, you come across some Greenies...and interrupt their game of rock-paper-scissors.
  • Whenever you use a key, it just disintegrates, to explain the Interchangeable Antimatter Keys trope. However, prerelease materials showed a different justification: The locks were originally going to eat the keys.
  • The Fuzzballs in the Secret Mine's Chalet are adorable little nuisances, being walking (and rolling) balls of fur with mouths who get in Luigi's way. If you use the Poltergust's exhaust on them, their fur poofs out into a fluffy mass.

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