Trivia & Secrets
Bart and Fink sing for Guybrush
You can get Bart and Fink to sing a few songs for Guybrush if you talk to them. One of the songs is '"100 bottles of beer" and you can pick a random number of beers on the wall. In the Special Edition, you can only pick between 4, 42 or 508.
Man of Low Moral Fiber runs out of money
At the laundry place, you can earn up to 19 pieces of eight if you polish the peg leg of one of the Men of Low Moral Fiber. Once you get to 19, the peg leg pirate runs out of money. This is just 1 piece of eight short to charter Captain Dread's ship.
Guybrush tries to pick up Kate Capsize
If you use the "Pick up" verb with Kate Capsize instead of the "Talk to" verb, Guybrush will use pick up lines and try to flirt with her even though she has no interest on Guybrush.
Guybrush gives book to fisherman
There is a book in the Phatt Island library called the Big Book of Fish that you can give to the fisherman. He will gladly accept it so he can identify unknown fish.
Guybrush pretends to catch a fish
If you make a bet with the fisherman and then hand the fish to him without leaving the screen, Guybrush pretends to reel in the fish on the pier.
Wanted poster with Guybrush crimes
If you read the wanted posters on Phatt Island wharf the crimes committed by Guybrush will be listed there. The list will get bigger as the game progresses based on Guybrush actions.
Bottle o' near-grog
When Guybrush puts Kate Capsize in prison he will get her near-grog bottle. If Guybrush drinks it he will only drink part of it and you will be able to see how much is left by hovering the mouser over the item.
The forbidden shapes
If you try to point to a place in Captain Dread's map that is not allowed, he will say you can't go there because of a random forbidden shape.
Guybrush opens Stan's cash register
If you try to open Stan's cash register on Booty Guybrush will say it's locked. You can use the hammer to open it, but unfortunately for Guybrush, it's empty.
Guybrush needs to resurface after 10 minutes
If you leave Guybrush underwater for more than 10 minutes while he is looking for the Mad Monkey sunken ship, he will drop the monkey figurehead and go back to Kate Capsize's boat as he can't hold his breath any longer.
Guybrush blows horn everywhere
You are able to blow the Booty Boutique horn almost everywhere in the game getting different reactions from Guybrush or other characters.
Guybrush dies in the acid pit
If you wait 5 minutes while hanging in LeChuck's torture chamber, Guybrush will be lowered to the acid pit. However, he doesn't die as the game will fade back to the hanging screen where Guybrush is telling the story to Elaine. After some explanation from Guybrush the game goes back to the acid pit.
Different ways to break the bottle
When Guybrush is on Dinky Island you can break the bottle he picks up from the shores in several different ways.
The colour of a tree falling
If you ask Herman Toothrot to teach you philosophy he will ask you what is the colour of a tree falling in a forest when no one is around to hear it. After several minutes of answering different colours you will get to the correct answer - all colours.
Call box in Dinky Island jungle
While Guybrush is wandering around the Dinky Island jungle, he eventually gets to a call box. The call box allows Guybrush to call the LucasArts hint line, where he can ask some funny questions. “Chester” was the nickname of Khris Brown, manager of product support at LucasArts from 1990 to 1992. The character art was based on her. In the Special Edition, the character got replaced with a man.
Guybrush inhales helium and sings
During the last part Guybrush will sing known songs when he inhales helium. The subtitles font is also shown differently to show that the voice is now high-pitched. In the Special Edition they had to change the songs to avoid copyright infringement.
Guybrush uses the root beer with LeChuck
During the final part of the game in the underground tunnels Guybrush can pick up a root beer bottle and use it with LeChuck. However it doesn't work as root beer only works on ghosts and not on zombies.