* The children are so depressed after Maria leaves.
* Rolf's FaceHeelTurn, poor Liesel just couldn't understand why he was acting so coldly towards her, even when she tries to flirt he coldly tells her "I'm now occupied with more important matters. And your father better be too if he knows what's good for him!"
* Captain singing Edelweiss for the last time, he can't finish the song as he is saying goodbye to his beloved country.
** It's also a tearjerker on a meta level as this was the last song RodgersAndHammerstein wrote together before Hammerstein's death.
* The Captain's major {{Defrosting Ice Queen}} moment when he overhears his children singing "Edelweiss" and joins in, and then goes to apologize to Maria.