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Awesome: Bill & Ted

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

  • Bill charging the knight when he thinks killed Ted.
  • The historical figures running amok in the mall.
    • Especially Billy and Genghis Khan for lasting the longest.
  • Beethoven is introduced to synthesisers, immediately sees their potential and is soon playing a symphony on several keyboards all at once in the music shop, attracting a huge crowd.
  • Sigmund Freud psychoanalysing the police interrogator and driving him up the wall.
    Interrogator: Look, I want to know why you claim to be Sigmund Freud.
    Freud: Why do you insist I'm not Sigmund Freud?
    Interrogator: Why do you keep asking me these questions?
    Freud (leans forward): Tell me about your mother.
  • The scene with the future council. Words cannot describe.
    • Sadly, the version of Robbi Robb's "In Time" that plays in this scene (with the awesome, awesome lead guitar) is commercially unavailable. It is up on Youtube, however, and with a two free programsnote  and a little know-how one can easily create an .mp3 file from it.
  • The band's unofficial mantra "Be Excellent To Each Other And Party On" also qualifies. No matter how ditzy the guys are, it's hard to deny that it's a most excellent philosophy to live by.
  • That music playing after Napoleon got kicked out of the bowling alley and walks proudly while putting his hat back on.
  • The entire scene where they give the report. One of the great climaxes in film history, and if you're a history student (or just any kind of student), face it: you want to give a report like that.

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

  • The climax of the sequel qualifies. "God Gave Rock and Roll To You", indeed.
    • Unfortunately, that version of the song (with Bill & Ted's guitar solos at the start) has never been commercially released, but Steve Vai's guitar solos & the KISS song have. Fans have managed to replicate the song as featured in the film with a little editing, and a little searching on the internet can bring up mp3s of the song with the solos at the start.
  • In a shooting script (and comic adaptation) for Bogus Journey, the boys had to confront their fears when the Evil Robot Usses make them manifest in the real world-Bill accepts a kiss from Granny Preston, Ted apologizes to Deacon and returns the Easter Basket, and both of them invite Colonel Oates in for snacks. They also fought their evil doubles hand-to-hand until the Good Robot Usses could get to them.

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alternative title(s): Bill And Teds Excellent Adventure
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