Awesome / Fillmore!

Winston Cotter: You haven't won, Fillmore. I still have the printing press. I still have the place. You and your partner can't stop me by yourselves.

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  • How about every Chase Scene in the entire run of the series?

    Season 1 
To Mar a Stall
  • While visiting Randal the Vandal in detention, Ingrid and Fillmore are asked to surrender any writing utensils. The guard gets pushy with Ingrid asking if she has any lipstick or eyeliner. Clearly upset at seeing his partner being badgered unfairly, Fillmore, deciding to mess with the guard a bit, tells him he doesn't have any eyeliner or lipstick either, thanks for asking.
  • Fillmore's speech to Randall Julian when he is about to deface the Teacher's Lounge bathroom, he says that if Randall thinks his graffiti is so amazing, he should sign it with his own name instead of hiding behind a fake alias, this successfully convinces Julian to back off.

Test of the Tested
  • Fillmore's entrance when blocking Elliot's escape route. Still fully clad in the lobster suit, Elliot stops immediately and turns around as all that's seen is the top of the suit with the eyes looking straight at him. Fillmore then chases Elliot down the hallway with a floor waxer set to full power, and nearly manages to grab him. Unfortunately, he misses and is forced to eject from the waxer, resulting in its destruction.
  • Just as Elliot is about to escape, Ingrid casually rolls by with her new scooter, tossing the candy he used to trip her up earlier right at his feet.
    Ingrid: You should stay away from that stuff. It's real bad for you.

A Wurm in Our Midst
  • Fillmore is convinced that Tony Clementina, a certain crook who's a constant thorn in the Safety Patrol's side, is behind the theft of all the books in the school's library. Ingrid however becomes convinced that he's not behind it since the books were hidden in a tree house and the supposed thief is so petrified of heights he once threw up having to watch a movie about a hot air balloon. When she tries to convince Fillmore to seek another answer, he refuses because of the guy's past crimes. Ingrid, fed up with this line of thinking, calls him out on his hypocrisy by tossing the files she dug up about Fillmore's delinquent past onto his desk and leaving the room in disgust. This call-out not only gets Fillmore to change his mind about his accusation but prompts him to tell her the full story behind the soda can rocket that prompted her to dig into his past in the first place.
    • Also Tony stopping the thief.

A Cold Day at X
  • Quite possibly the best and most clever line in the series: An algebra teacher, whose introductory scene shows her explaining to her classmates that no matter what, for any given equation the value of x will always stay the same, strongly believes that when you give them the chance and simply trust them, students will do the right thing on their own. Fillmore contests this and tells her that times have changed since she was a student at X middle school and thus stays at school overnight to ensure that a group of students don't steal the test answers. However, by the end of the episode, Fillmore realizes that she turned out to be right, at least with those kids. When the teacher talks to him the next day, she says: "So Fillmore, you had a whole day of school to yourself. Did you manage to learn anything?" Fillmore's reply? "Yeah. The value of X remains constant."

Masterstroke of Malevolence
  • Fillmore's Batman Gambit to find the culprit-after getting O'Farrel's camera film developed, Fillmore says he knows who the perpetrator is[[spoiler: he looks right at Leo and Leo admits to the crime, later it's revealed that the picture in the camera was of O'Farrell's shoes, so Fillmore managed to bluff Leo into confessing based on pure instinct.

A Forgotten Yesterday
  • Fillmore Out Gambits the culprit, his Evil Former Friend Sonny Lombard, by taking advantage of one minor detail he overlooked: the phone call he made to representative Peabody was on the phone he gave to Fillmore and wasn't deleted, therefore the Safety Patrol was able to get a warrant to steal the ledger, making it entirely legitimate. He then reveals that he's taped his entire confession. Cue Ingrid moving in on them with a ship, lighting Lombard with a spotlight.

    Season 2 
South of Friendship, North of Honor

Immune to All but Justice
  • Vallejo and the Safety Patrol's Big Damn Heroes moment: Vallejo personally threatening the son of a Canadian ambassador who abuses his diplomatic immunity, knowing full well it lies outside his jurisdiction and that his title of Junior Commissioner could be suspended. Note this also happens after his two best officers quit the safety patrol to take care of the perp and his gang on their own, after he nagged them about leaving said kid alone. Vallejo would have been obligated to take Fillmore and Ingrid's badges, and he cares about the two enough to not want to be the one to do it. You know he knows what's at stake, and he goes through with it anyway.
    Vallejo: We may not be able to officially bust you, but if you cause any more trouble in this school, the entire Safety Patrol is going to turn your life into a nightmare from which you will never wake. Am I making myself clear?
    Winston Cotter: ...Yes, sir.
The Nineteenth Hole is a Shallow Grave
  • Fillmore managing to beat the school mini-golf club so hard that he won every trophy they'd ever won in a row, solely because they wouldn't let him join. Yes, it was a horrible thing to do, but he managed to beat all of them in what was implied to be one day. That takes serious talent.
    • And then he tops it by being man enough to admit it was terrible and make amends.

The Unseen Reflection
  • Tori calling out the apathetic author of the "Vampirita" novels for the lack of respect she has for her fans. This would just come across as Tori being a Loony Fan attacking the author for not understanding the zeal the fans have for her books, only it's clear said author has zero interest in her books or her fans beyond the money, genuinely has little respect for her readers as shown by her disdain while judging the contest for her latest book, and put little effort in finishing her latest, and horrible, entry in the series which is what started off the episode's events. Especially considering she called Tori's friend Terri a "nutso fan" for the lengths she went to stop Tori and herself from winning the contest which would've gotten them included in the Vampirita series after learning how much the books Jumped the Shark.