* When Ted stands up to Sally's mother, tells her off for belittling his wife and daughter, and calls for a taxi service to send their "bravest driver" to pick her up. Laura is actually stunned and speechless at this.
* During the planning of Jackie's wedding [[spoiler:to Ralph]], Jackie gets her turn telling off her mom, this time for trying to hijack the planning to be what ''she'' wants and ignoring all of Sally's hard work. Crosses into CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, as Jackie acknowledges that while her mom "wants what is best", Sally is the one taking ''Jackie's'' desires into consideration.
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