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- During the work song sequence, there's a fun little gag where Jaq and Gus travel through the house and eventually slide down a cobweb like the batpole, with Gus swinging around on it with all the giddiness of a little kid.
- The silly-looking face Lucifer makes when Lady Tremaine calls Cinderella into her room.
- He makes another great one when looking for the mice under the teacups. Right after lifting the correct one, putting it back down, and then realizing what he just did, Lucifer does an excellent Wild Take.
- The other face he made when Anastasia scream (because Gus is in her breakfast tray).
- Gus mocking Lucifer's big, waddling butt.
- Lucifer finally catches Gus under a teacup just as the mouse is touched by the Fairy Godmother's transforming spell. As Lucifer looks under the empty cup and realizes that he's suddenly on a horse, Gus whinnies in his face. Cue Lucifer scampering away while doing the best Oh, Crap! a cat can manage.
- Early on, Cinderella tries to think of Lucifer's good qualities so Bruno can get along with Lucifer, but can't come up with any. ("There must be something good about him.") The look on Bruno and Lucifer's faces at this faint praise is priceless.
- The "Sing Sweet Nightingale" lesson in the music room:
Lady Tremaine: Girls, girls! Above all, self-control. [Cinderella knocks on the door and Lady Tremaine slams angrily on the piano keys] YES?!?!
- Lucifer covering his ears and later leaving because the stepsisters' "music lesson" is that bad. Even funnier is the fact that Drizella isn't off-key like the usual Dreadful Musician; her voice is just so nasally and grating that it screws up the song on its own.
- On the last "Aaaaahaaaaahaaaa...." before Cinderella comes in, Anastasia's finger gets stuck in the flute (though she probably did it on purpose), and she tries to pull it out, repeatedly knocking Drizella under the chin with the flute and causing her to go "Hiii-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi!"
- Then Drizella snatches the flute and dope slaps Anastasia with it, and Anastasia retaliates with her own flute dope slap. The ever-so-slightly shrill Plink! is what sells it.
- When their mother tries to break up the quarrel:
Tremaine: Every eligible maiden is to attend!
- When Cinderella reveals that a letter came from the palace, her stepsisters rush in and fight over it, before Lady Tremaine takes it away with a comically nonchalant "I'lllll read this."
- Finally, there's their reactions after Tremaine has read the letter:
Drizella: Why, that's us!
Anastasia: And I'm so eligible.
Cinderella: That means I can go too!
Drizella: [stifles a laugh] Her, dancing with the prince?!
Anastasia: I'd be honored your highness, would you mind holding my broom?
- Though the moment it leads into is a definite Nightmare Fuel/Tear Jerker mix, Drizella's answer to Tremaine asking if she thinks Cinderella's (formerly Drizella's own) beads give her dress just the right touch could count as Comically Missing the Manipulation. She folds her arms, turns up her nose, and manages to get out "No I don't, I think she—" before stopping and giving the reaction her mother was going for.
- Cinderella keeps expecting the Fairy Godmother to fix her ruined dress, but the Fairy Godmother keeps on doing everything to prepare her to the ball except this. It takes Cinderella pointing out the shape of her dress for the Fairy Godmother to finally take notice, and even then, it takes her a moment.
Cinderella: But don't you think my dress—?
Fairy Godmother: Yes, it's lovely, my dear. Lovel—GOOD HEAVENS, child! You can't go in that![Cinderella smiles and shakes her head.]
- Prince Charming trying to tell Cinderella that he's the prince as she runs away.
- Every scene with the king. Especially the bouncing on the bed.
- Also, any scene with the Grand Duke.
Grand Duke: (talking to an empty chair) Your Majesty, I see no point in beating about the bush. I regret to inform you, Sire, that the young lady has disappeared, leaving behind only this glass slipper. Yes. I'll do it.(pauses, then hears the King snoring) No. I... just... can't...
- And then there's their introductory scene together:
The King: [after throwing his crown out of the window] My son has been avoiding his responsibilities long enough. It's high time he married and settled down.
Grand Duke: [as he rises out of a pile of thrown furniture] Of course, your Majesty, but we must be patient...
The King: I AM PATIENT!!!! [throws an inkwell at the Duke]
- The two mice trying to steal the key. Jaq was inside Lady Tremaine's pocket when she briefly considers letting Cinderella go, but decides against it and drops the key back down, and she pats it, hitting Jaq's head. Then Gus was hiding in a tea cup. Lady Tremaine asked if the Duke wanted some tea, a drop of it nearly touched Gus's stomach when the Duke says "no thanks".
- "Happy Birthday!"
- The entire scene of the stepsisters trying on the glass slipper. Anastasia slams the poor footman's head into the piano, and Drizella contorts her foot so much to make it fit that the slipper springs off and nearly breaks.
- As Cinderella and Prince Charming run towards their carriage after their wedding, Cinderella's shoe falls off again. The king helps her put it back on.
- The Grand Duke is lampshading the absurdity of Love at First Sight, because he is engaging in Cartoon Physics while doing so by using his monocle as a yo-yo. It's kind of a subtle Hypocritical Humor.
- The entire scene and dialogue with the King trying to kill the Grand Duke.
King: TREAAASSSSONNNN!!! SABOTAAAAGGGGE!!!!!
- Cinderella's sweetness and tolerance towards her step-family is rather quite remarkable throughout the film. But Cinderella gets a hilarious Deadpan Snarker moment when, summons from the King in hand, she says to the mice that this clearly warrants breaking the rules and interrupting the "music lesson". She puts that phrase in audible air quotes if ever there were any.
- She also has many great exasperated or even angry reactions behind their backs.
- When the stepmother is giving Cinderella orders, Lucifer lies beside her and smugly looks on, until...
Lady Tremaine: Oh yes, and one more thing...see that Lucifer gets his bath. [Lucifer's eyes pop open in shock]
- What makes this funny is after Lady Tremaine lists the chores Cinderella must do, Lucifer gives her a "Where's my reward?" look. And smiles when she adds one more chore, until he hears it.
- Some Fridge Humor: When you think about it, Lady Tremaine's ultimate goal was to be mother-in-law to a prince.
- Cinderella simply looking starry-eyed when the stepsisters pile on their laundry the day after the ball. It takes several seconds before they notice.
Drizella: Wake up, stupid!
- "R-R-R-Rake a reasy, cluck cluck."
- The Grand Duke's Goofy Holler.
- When Gus Gus is freed from Lucifer's grasp, he is still holding onto the key going, "No no no no no!"
- The Stepmother's OMG face once Cinderella reveals the other slipper. It's a triumphant, happy moment, but even then you just can't help but chuckle at her exaggerated expression.
- The face Cinderella makes upon being coerced into gathering more of her step-sisters clothes to clean. Her slow blink and forced smile as she holds more and more clothes given to her just barely hides her exasperation and frustration at being made to do more work for the day.
Rodgers' and Hammerstein's Cinderella
- In "The Prince is giving a ball" the royal family all have long regal sounding names and one silly one.
- The Prince's silly middle name is the funniest. Herman.
- Fairy Godmother: Folderall and fiddle-dee-dee. Figgledy, faggledy, foddle, all the dreamers in the world are . . .dizzy in the noodle! In the '50s and '90s versions, she looks like HA, how's that for brilliant.
- The "Stepsisters' Lament," in which Cinderella's stepsisters jealously ask why Prince Christopher would prefer "a girl who's merely lovely" over them.
- One of the maidens seen during "The Prince is Giving a Ball" exclaims, "I wish I hadn't married Stan!"
- The Godmother becoming Sidetracked by the Analogy during Cinderella's wish.
- When the stepsisters practice curtseying for the prince, Prunella's knees make a cricking sound. The stepmother reminds her to rub "unicorn oil" on them, but Prunella sheepishly admits, "I did."
- Jason Alexander. Just...Jason Alexander.
Lionel: Don't worry, your Majesties! He'll meet someone tonight, I can feel it in my bones!Queen Constantina: You'll feel it in your bones if he doesn't. (hits the ladder and Lionel falls off. The king and the queen look back and then walk off.)
- The scene at the castle where they're preparing for the ball.
- The whole getting-ready-for-the-ball scene. "We hide our flaws until after the wedding!"
- Whoopi Goldberg's squeaking.
- The stepmother flirting with Lionel at the ball.
Stepmother: Look at you, that manly physique, those handsome chiseled features, that wonderful full head...of skin.
Lionel: No touching, please.
Lionel: You know, I do wish there was something between us.
Lionel: Yes. A continent!
- Lionel having to speed things up when presenting women to the prince.
- The stepmother trying on the slipper.
- And the dialog prior.
Lionel: Are there any other young women in the house?
Stepmother: (high-pitched voice) How young?
Lionel: Younger than you.
- And the dialog prior.
- When the spell to turn the pumpkin into a carriage fails.
Fairy Godmother: What's the matter with me? I only do it every 600 years.
- When writing the decree for the ball:
Queen Constantina: His royal highness, Christopher RupertWindymere Vladmyr Carl Alexander Francois Reginald Lancelot HermanLionel: Herman?Queen Constantina: Herman. Gregory James *spoken* He'll thank us for this laterIs giving a ball!
- When Sebastian the evil regent says that the prince should distract the commoners from their woes (namely, Sebastian stealing their property) by having a royal wedding, Topher points out he doesn't know any girls.
"I went to an all-boys school in the woods. And then an all-boys university on an island."
"Why did you do that to me?"