- In one of the skydiving missions, if you fail by hitting the ground and don't pull the rope on time, in the case of Big Al, he simply says, "SPLAT!"
- In the original game crashing while using the Rocketbelt results in an explosion and then a black human figure sitting on the ground with white, blinking eyes to show that the pilot survived.
- In the original game, your instructor does comment if you enter a bonus stage and complete it. If you fail to score anything, they may even remark, "What a waste of a bonus stage!"
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