- Professor Falken speaking to Joshua for the first time in years.
- Jennifer reading the article about the real Joshua (Falken's son) and his mother dying in a car accident, as a video of the three year old plays in the background.
- "Oh, Jesus! I really wanted to learn how to swim!" The moment it hits David Lightman that yes, this is real and yes, the world is about to end.
- The sheer relief on everyone's face at the film's climax, and the computer's strangely innocent and poignant solution to the nuclear "game".
Joshua/WOPR: STRANGE GAME. THE ONLY WINNING MOVE IS NOT TO PLAY. HOW ABOUT A NICE GAME OF CHESS?