- Crowning Moment of Awesome: Ianto's Heroic Sacrifice in The House of the Dead, which permanently seals the rift.
- Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming: In The House of the Dead, As he's about to pull a Heroic Sacrifice;
Jack: Ianto Jones, I love you.
- Plus the fact that of all the people he lost, Jack saw Ianto at the House of the Dead.
- Pandering to the Base: "The House of the Dead" is pretty much the writers humoring the shippers who lost their shit because Jack didn't explicitly say that he loved Ianto when he died.
- Tear Jerker: " I never thought these would be my last words to you Jack... but just go away."
- Also: "I never said it properly before!" "Does it need saying?"
- "Goodbye, Ianto."