Awesome Music: The atmospheric, suitably creepy, title theme music.
Crowning Moment of Awesome: Two undeniable ones for Micki occur in "Dr. Jack" where she electrocutes the villain with a defibrillator and "Bedazzled" where she uses a mirror to reflect the burning light of the lantern back at its owner. She's overall clever and resourceful throughout the latter unusual Hostage Situation episode, whether in feigning ignorance, stalling for time while looking for the entrance to the vault (twice!), lying in wait to hit the villain over the head as soon as he opened the vault again, arranging to shock the villain by wrapping exposed lamp wires around the lantern, and having Richie throw it over the railing to make the villain fall.
The compact changing its powers seems to make no sense at first, until one considers what happened in the episode it first appeared in—not only did its owner end up killing herself once she achieved the love she wanted (but which she knew was only compelled and thus not truly hers), but she herself was a lonely and rejected girl whom everyone in her school believed unattractive. Killing herself after achieving her "love" instead of killing the man in question would break the love compulsion curse, and at the same time the death of an "ugly" tragic girl would cast a new curse related to giving beauty and the chance to have a life others would envy.
At first the name given to the "Quilt of Hathor" is rather inexplicable, since an item marked with a Satanic pentacle and used to frighten people to death seems to have nothing to do with either the Egyptian pantheon or specifically a deity of goodness, love, motherhood, and community. (Although in and of itself a quilt would fit those last two.) But the main villain of the episode tends to use the quilt to kill people while envisioning herself as a sensuous, lusty woman at parties and dances, something which Hathor does hold sway over...and Hathor is also a goddess of fate who was believed to inspire people through divinatory dreams.
Why did the victims in "Symphony in B#" just stand there and wait to get stabbed? Look at their faces when Korda "plays" the violin. Of course a secondary ability of the violin would be to hypnotize its victims — it'd help greatly in its ability to kill.
Also, the death of Ryan's father in his son's place, and Mrs. Kent becoming the seventh victim to heal her baby with the cursed cradle. Becomes Tears of Joy when we see the baby lived and will be raised by the babysitter who loved her.