* Mitchell's [[BewareTheNiceOnes verbal explosion]] at [[spoiler:Santana]] during A Different Point of View, Part I's version of "Sectionals"
** Also, Mitchell coming to Quinn's defense in "Mash Up" when Sue throws her off the Cheerios. He [[spoiler:pays for it later]] but for a moment, he actually grows a pair.
* Jack's insanely awesome "douchebag" speech to Bryan Ryan.
* Mitchell's performance of "Burning Up" in the cafeteria.
* Dylan punching his homophobic brother, Nicholas in "Funeral".
** Though the fact that he did it [[spoiler:after their parents' funeral]] could sour the moment.