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Funny: Fate/Zero
  • Rider's visit to the Einzbern castle is an exercise in hilarity escalation.
    • The whole thing basically gets started because he suddenly decides "Man, what I need right now is a good ol' drinking night. Now where's a good place for that?"
    • Next time we see him, he's at the Einzbern castle and calls for Saber... and he's carrying a wine casket. "It's good that you understand [...] let's battle with wine!"
    • Gilgamesh suddenly turns up just as they're getting underway. Why's he there? Because Rider invited him along for a drink! He tastes the offered wine, insults it, and... pulls what's effectively an Unlimited Wine Works with the Gate of Babylon so that they've got booze more worthy of kings.
      • He also says it's evidence enough the Grail should belong to him, but Rider points out that the Grail is not a drinking cup, so that doesn't count.
    • After a long philosophical chat, the Assassins turn up. Unlike everyone else there, they obviously means business. Rider offers them some wine, too.
    • During all of this there's also a part in which Gil claims that the Grail belongs to him because all the treasures of the world belong to him. Saber responds to this by saying that Caster isn't the only insane one participating in this war. The expression on Gil's face in reaction to this is priceless.
    • Very much Black Comedy, but Gilgamesh's relentless Trolling of Saber is terrible and hilarious, escalating to the point where she actually draws her sword on him when he compares the face she has when Rider delivers a "The Reason You Suck" Speech to that of a newly deflowered virgin, which is just what he likes. His facial expressions are what seals the deal.
  • During a very serious conversation with Lancer, Saber and Waver, Iri's cellphone rings, courtesy of Kiritsugu. Seeing her fumble with it for a good 5 seconds trying to make it work is hilarious, before she passes it on to Waver.
    Iri: How does this work?
  • Rider's Running Gag of flicking Waver in the head hard enough to knock him down. Constantly. Half the time for no good reason other than "you're acting kinda stupid." Or "you're acting logical." Or "I feel like flicking you in the head."
    • Rider and Waver's interactions in general are usually hilarious. In the course of one episode, Rider drags a visibly terrified Waver to the top of a tall suspension bridge (with poor Waver crying to get down) and when he finally does get down, Rider charges straight into the middle of a battle loudly announcing his true name and intentions with Waver staring, flabbergasted, from the back of the chariot. Following that, as the tension escalates with Lancer and Berserker vs Saber, Rider swiftly dispels that by...running Berserker over. Literally. With his chariot. With Waver giving a pathetic "how did I get into this mess" look as he's dragged along.
      • And to one up himself even more, the next episode has Rider essentially trading the head of one of his opponents, a Heroic Spirit called from beyond the reaches of time to battle in the Holy Grail war, for a pair of pants. A pair of mega-sized pants. Why? Since he doesn't want to lose to Saber, who's allowed to wander around as long as she's wearing modern day clothes. Rider in general is hilarious.
      • What really sells his charge into the middle of the battle is that after announcing his name, he looks at both Saber and Lancer, just to make sure that they're watching him, and visibly straightens up just that little bit much more and gets a pure "LOOK AT ME" expression on his face.
    • In the third episode, Rider decides that Bill Clinton would be a formidable opponent.
  • Though also a Crowning Moment of Awesome, Gilgamesh overcoming All The Evils Of The World with nothing more than his massive, massive ego, as if it weren't no thang. Not only did he Logic Bomb Angra Mainyu, he exploded out of the corruption and acquired a (naked) physical body without missing a syllable of his typically-grandiose proclamations.
    • A dazed Kirei, waking up to see a naked Gilgamesh grinning down at him, immediately asks if Gilgamesh has done something to him. Specifically, if Gilgamesh has healed him, but given their prior Ho Yay, you may wind up chuckling in the midst of a serious, tragic scene.
  • When Kirei has cornered Maiya, he asks that she not let him do all the talking. Kirei, asking someone else to talk. Oh, the irony.
  • Iri's driving skills. That is all.
    • She manages to make Saber sweat. That's how terrifying her driving is.
  • The relationship between Ryuunosuke and Caster Crosses the Line Twice so many times.
    • Speaking of Caster, let's step back for a moment and take a look at his obsession with Saber. A French veteran of the Hundred Years War, mistaking the most famous English folk hero ever, for Joan of Arc. The sheer Irony of that is so funny it hurts.
  • How about True Assassin being killed like an insect by Iris' giant spider construct in the Blu-Ray special episodes?
  • Gilgamesh going off on Berserker on how "YOU DARE TO TURN YOUR BACK UPON ME!", to which Berserker responds to by blowing him out of the sky with laser flares from the rear of the F-15 he jumped on and hijacked by touching it and turned into a Noble Phantasm. It's the way Gilgamesh says "What?" and his face that sells it.
  • Gilgamesh's massive ego strikes again in Episode 24. Just look at how he proposes to Saber! Stabbing her in the leg with a sword, then telling her to give up her ideals and become his wife. When she understandably and vehemently refuses, he says that he was not asking for her opinion.
    • Horrifying as the scene's implications are, Gilgamesh getting angry at Kiritsugu for "interrupt[ing] my wedding ceremony" was hilarious.
  • Saber Vs. Lancer, epic duel, just about to hit its climax. Enter Rider who barges in on his Noble Phantasm and offers everyone to join him after announcing his name and class. Everyone's face is in some variation of Flat "What.". This includes Waver, Rider's master.
  • The Einzbern Consultation Room.
    • Caster being a huge fanboy of Jeanne. Having a freak out and then being poked in the eyes by Iri to calm down. To top it all, Jeanne used to do the same thing to him when they were companions.
  • Lancer and Saber's fight gets a pretty good reaction out of Kiritsugu. You can't help but wonder how Saber would react if she heard Kiritsugu call her "my adorable King of Knights."
  • In Episode 5, after Gilgamesh has left. Berserker attacks Saber with a telephone pole only to have it sliced apart by Lancer. While Lancer goes into a speech, Berserker just stares at the pole, as if confirming that, yep, it was sliced.
  • In Episode 3, Saber explains her "Riding" ability to Irisviel, who promptly begins sniggering, leaving Saber confused. In other words, Kiritsugu's sweet, innocent wife just did the equivalent of a "that's what she said".
    • In the manga adaptation, we're treated to the image of how Saber would hypothetically 'ride' the jet sitting on top of it, holding reins.

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