Timmy in the first and second parts where he has little to no access to magic and is forced to improvise on his own. The second part is especially noteworthy because he swallows his pride and actually goes to his enemies for help.
The Darkness, also, gets one when the Lead Eliminator defies the Darkness by saying it can't make him do what it says. The said Eliminator then fires into the Darkness causing it to cringe. It recovers, though, then tells the Lead Eliminator, "but I can unmake you," and then promptly does so.