- In the original series, Dessler's HeelFace Turn at the end of the second season. His speech to Yuki is wonderful.
- In episode 8 of 2199, Commander Shultz sacrifices his life in an attempt to destroy Yamato. As a reward for his bravery, Dessler decrees that Shultz's and his entire crews' families are to be given honorary status as pureblooded Gamilas.
Heartwarming / Space Battleship Yamato