Awesome / Pinocchio
How's this for "brave, truthful, and unselfish"?
- The scene where all of Gepetto's clocks go off. It's just a frickin' cool way to tell time.
- The Monstro chase is a mix of this and Nightmare Fuel.
- Pinocchio risking his life to save his father.
- The scene where Pinocchio and Jiminy trek the ocean.
- Awesome Art:
- The Animation! There's a reason this is considered one of Walt Disney's better works. Monstro's animation is considered one of, if not the, greatest pieces of animation ever created.
- The backgrounds are all masterful works of illustration and layout in it of themselves. Every single one of them is overflowing with detail and texture, from the opening shot of the town square to the knick-knacks on Geppetto's bedside table.
- Meta example: Once the crew found out that Christian Rub, the voice of Gepetto, was a Nazi sympathizer, they got even with him in the best way possible. They had Rub perform on a platform in the scene where Gepetto is inside Monstro's mouth, and shook it about violently, giving him the ride of his life.
- Awesome Music: The whole soundtrack can count, but special mention goes to "When You Wish Upon a Star". That one song was so good, it became Disney's de facto theme song. The song and score both won Oscars.
- From the video game adaptation: Come on, as easy as the fight was and even though it wasn't a part of the film, you have to admit that kicking the Coachman off a cliff to his death had to be one of the most satisfying things to do in this film's video game adaptation as you gave the bastard what he had coming to him after turning countless children into donkeys and causing many more sleepless nights. Bonus points go to the SNES version where he actually cries out in pain every time he gets hit.