* 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 [[AmbiguousInnocence strangely innocent]] and [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped 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?'''