- Values Dissonance: Constable Kockenlocker often threatens to hit his daughters. Averted, however, in that he doesn't.
- More seriously, when the Justice of the Peace offers to tear up the marriage certificate so Trudy won't get into trouble, Kockenlocker says, "That's mighty white of you."
- The Woobie: Norval.
- Constable Kockenlocker is arguably a Jerkass Woobie.
YMMV / The Miracle of Morgan's Creek