* The original has multiple instances of hundreds of penguins dancing at once in rhythm. Sure, it's CGI so it's pretty easy to make for a halfway skilled animator, but it still looks and sounds awesome.
** And then there's Mumble, the Adelies, and Ramon braving a windstorm.
* The sequel has the spectacular climax where Penguins, Elephants Seals, Krill and one puffin, together give themselves one more chance to save the Emperor Penguins by pounding and dancing on the ice mass to a magnificent rendition of Queen's "Under Pressure."
* Prior to that, Erik delivering an epic verbal smack-down to Bryan a la ''opera''.
** And between these two instances is about twenty seconds of a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbW2X9gXbtE#t=00m07s ''spectacular'' rendition of "Rawhide"]] involving the elephant seals.