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* Muriel coming to Courage's rescue twice in "The Shadow of Courage." The first time is after Courage is sent to sleep in the attic, and she hears Eustace scaring him ("Now ''you'' sleep in the attic!"). The second time is when Eustace chases Courage into the kitchen and proceeds to strangle the poor dog while yelling "Say Uncle!" Cue Muriel [[BigDamnHeroes bursting into the kitchen]] with a rolling pin, a loud WHACK heard from off-screen, and Muriel calmly walking back to bed with Courage in her arms.
-->'''Courage:''' Uncle?


--> '''Muriel:''' Courage, what big lungs you have.

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--> ---> '''Muriel:''' Courage, what big lungs you have.



* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream once again to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. For bonus points the whole final chase and fight sequence is recreated from flashbacks to the time that the vet got his parents. Only this time Courage manages to trick and trap him by making some changes at some vital moments, essentially getting the chance to do this time right what he had wanted to do all this time ago. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].

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* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream once again to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. For bonus points points, the whole final chase and fight sequence is recreated from flashbacks to the time that the vet got his parents. Only this time Courage manages to trick and trap him by making some changes at some vital moments, essentially getting the chance to do this time right what he had wanted to do all this time ago. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].



--> '''Muriel:''' They can take my old photos, they can take my identity. But when they take my Courage, they've gone to far!
* Eustace gets one in ''Klub Katz''; after the Bagges are stranded on the titular island Eustace and Muriel are turned into a wrecking ball and a washing machine respectively and forced to fight in an arena. As Courage (who willingly turned himself into a helicopter) rescues Muriel, Eustace suddenly notices that Katz is [[BerserkButton in his chair]]. He promptly flies into a rage and chases Katz around the island with the intent to ''kill'' him. Katz was never shown so utterly terrified of someone or something before, but considering what he's like, he totally deserved it.

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--> ---> '''Muriel:''' They can take my old photos, they can take my identity. But when they take my Courage, they've gone to far!
* Eustace gets one in ''Klub Katz''; "Klub Katz"; after the Bagges are stranded on the titular island Eustace and Muriel are turned into a wrecking ball and a washing machine respectively and forced to fight in an arena. As Courage (who willingly turned turns himself into a helicopter) rescues Muriel, Eustace suddenly notices that Katz is [[BerserkButton in his chair]]. He promptly flies into a rage and chases Katz around the island with the intent to ''kill'' him. Katz was never shown so utterly terrified of someone or something before, but considering what he's like, he totally deserved deserves it.



-->'''Eustace:''' (''as he's being sent flying out into the ocean'') No sir! Not gettin' out of this chair!

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-->'''Eustace:''' --->'''Eustace:''' (''as he's being sent flying out into the ocean'') No sir! Not gettin' out of this chair!



* In ''The Hunchback of Nowhere'', Eustace was about to pick on Courage again when [[BigDamnHeroes the hunchback arrives to save Courage and cow Eustace into submission]] by showing him a picture of his own face. That's after Courage had given the hunchback something he wanted: to be shown that he's loved. "What goes around comes around", indeed.

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* In ''The "The Hunchback of Nowhere'', Nowhere", Eustace was is about to pick on Courage again when [[BigDamnHeroes the hunchback arrives to save Courage and cow Eustace into submission]] by showing him a picture of his own face. That's after Courage had given the hunchback something he wanted: to be shown that he's loved. "What goes around comes around", indeed.



* It's a little understated, but the fact that Courage and Muriel were both on the same page in "The Last of the Starmakers" should count as awesome.
* Courage and Eustace's battle in Paris while they're kangaroo monsters in ''The Transplant''.
* "The Mask": Courage [[spoiler: rescues Bunny from her abusive boyfriend and beats up two of his cronies that were three times his size with a shovel and thanks to a conveniently placed light switch. When her boyfriend gave chase after her in his car, Courage attempts to pull a HeroicSacrifice by jumping through the back of his car, taking the steering wheel and driving it onto the train tracks. Also doubles as a Heartwarming moment, as he was saving Bunny for her friend Kitty, who hated Courage because he was a dog. And Courage did this ''despite'' the fact that (as well see in his [[ImagineSpot Imagine Spots]] throughout the journey) he ''still'' thought Kitty was a literal monster (despite seeing her unmask).]]

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* It's a little understated, but the fact that Courage and Muriel were are both on the same page in "The Last of the Starmakers" should count as awesome.
* Courage and Eustace's battle in Paris while they're kangaroo monsters in ''The Transplant''.
"The Transplant".
* "The Mask": Courage [[spoiler: rescues Bunny from her abusive boyfriend and beats up two of his cronies that were three times his size with a shovel and thanks to a conveniently placed light switch. When her boyfriend gave gives chase after her in his car, Courage attempts to pull a HeroicSacrifice by jumping through the back of his car, taking the steering wheel and driving it onto the train tracks. Also doubles as a Heartwarming moment, as he was saving saves Bunny for her friend Kitty, who hated Courage because he was a dog. And Courage did this ''despite'' the fact that (as well see in his [[ImagineSpot Imagine Spots]] {{Imagine Spot}}s throughout the journey) he ''still'' thought Kitty was a literal monster (despite seeing her unmask).]]



* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LovableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.
* ''Hard Drive Courage'', Courage enters the computer after Muriel was digitized into it. There, a computer virus sends a ram to crush Courage into tiny bits and then several its Mooks to finish him off. Using the Cyber World's unique environment, Courage transforms into a giant mace to squash them away. Then he transforms into a can of soda to short circuit the attacking hard drive.

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* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LovableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood stands his ground, made makes a fighting pose and cried cries "Hi-yah!" The animation was is noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled shackles him, he still managed manages to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took takes all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved saves not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.
* ''Hard "Hard Drive Courage'', Courage", Courage enters the computer after Muriel was is digitized into it. There, a computer virus sends a ram to crush Courage into tiny bits and then several of its Mooks to finish him off. Using the Cyber World's unique environment, Courage transforms into a giant mace to squash them away. Then he transforms into a can of soda to short circuit the attacking hard drive.


* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LovableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.

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* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LovableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.Courage.
* ''Hard Drive Courage'', Courage enters the computer after Muriel was digitized into it. There, a computer virus sends a ram to crush Courage into tiny bits and then several its Mooks to finish him off. Using the Cyber World's unique environment, Courage transforms into a giant mace to squash them away. Then he transforms into a can of soda to short circuit the attacking hard drive.

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-->'''Eustace:''' (''as he's being sent flying out into the ocean'') No sir! Not gettin' out of this chair!


* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream once again to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. For bonus points the whole final chase and fight sequence is recreated from flashbacks to the time that the vet got his parents. Only this time Courage manages to trick and trap him by making some changes at the exact same moment, essentially getting the chance to do this time what he had wanted to do all this time ago. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].

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* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream once again to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. For bonus points the whole final chase and fight sequence is recreated from flashbacks to the time that the vet got his parents. Only this time Courage manages to trick and trap him by making some changes at the exact same moment, some vital moments, essentially getting the chance to do this time right what he had wanted to do all this time ago. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].


* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].
* Muriel gets one in "A Night At the Katz Motel", where she saves Courage from being strangled by knocking out Katz in one shot.

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* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream once again to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. For bonus points the whole final chase and fight sequence is recreated from flashbacks to the time that the vet got his parents. Only this time Courage manages to trick and trap him by making some changes at the exact same moment, essentially getting the chance to do this time what he had wanted to do all this time ago. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].
* Muriel gets one in "A Night At the Katz Motel", where she saves Courage from being strangled by knocking out Katz in one shot. And not even breaking a sweat.



* Courage defeating the rats in [[WholePlotReference The Nutcracker]] [[spoiler: while dancing to The Trepak]].

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* In "Robot Randy", Randy traps Eustace and Muriel in a hole in the ground, covered by a stone block. However, he agrees to free them if Courage can beat him in a contest. A ''break-dancing'' contest. Which Courage wins!
* Courage similary defeating the rats in [[WholePlotReference The Nutcracker]] [[spoiler: while dancing to The Trepak]].Trepak]]. He gradually grows from paralysed with fear into a confident performer who ends up as the one chasing ''them'' around. Then he brings the dump down with some decently smart hits at the base and with an unusually seen self-satisfied smile. He sure has a penchant for dancing.



* In "Robot Randy", Randy traps Eustace and Muriel in a hole in the ground, covered by a stone block. However, he agrees to free them if Courage can beat him in a contest. A ''break-dancing'' contest.



* "The Mask": Courage [[spoiler: rescues Bunny from her abusive boyfriend and beats up two of his cronies that were three times his size. When her boyfriend gave chase after her in his car, Courage attempts to pull a HeroicSacrifice by jumping through the back of his car, taking the steering wheel and driving it onto the train tracks. Also doubles as a Heartwarming moment, as he was saving Bunny for her friend Kitty, who hated Courage because he was a dog. And Courage did this ''despite'' the fact that (as well see in his [[ImagineSpot Imagine Spots]] throughout the journey) he ''still'' thought Kitty was a literal monster (despite seeing her unmask).]]

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* "The Mask": Courage [[spoiler: rescues Bunny from her abusive boyfriend and beats up two of his cronies that were three times his size.size with a shovel and thanks to a conveniently placed light switch. When her boyfriend gave chase after her in his car, Courage attempts to pull a HeroicSacrifice by jumping through the back of his car, taking the steering wheel and driving it onto the train tracks. Also doubles as a Heartwarming moment, as he was saving Bunny for her friend Kitty, who hated Courage because he was a dog. And Courage did this ''despite'' the fact that (as well see in his [[ImagineSpot Imagine Spots]] throughout the journey) he ''still'' thought Kitty was a literal monster (despite seeing her unmask).]]


* Also counts at CrowningMomentOfFunny, but the Snowman's song in Snowman's Revenge.

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* Also counts at CrowningMomentOfFunny, SugarWiki/FunnyMoments, but the Snowman's song in Snowman's Revenge.


** Extra kudos to Marty Grabstein, for unleashing a full-volume scream for ''forty seconds straight!''

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** Extra kudos to Marty Grabstein, for unleashing a full-volume scream for ''forty ''[[TheScream forty seconds straight!''straight]]!''


* In "The Quilt Club", after Muriel is sewed into the living quilt, the Stitch Sisters attempt to throw it away her box of memory quilts, but Courage suddenly pops out of it roaring at them with red string in hand. He then quickly ties them into submission and twirls them around into the chair, leaving them to watch helplessly as he saves Muriel. What makes this example stand out is that unlike most times where he's scared but stands strong against his adversaries, here he is genuinely pissed off by what they have done to Muriel. A prime example of why you should never try to harm this dog's family.

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* In "The Quilt Club", after Muriel is sewed into the living quilt, the Stitch Sisters attempt to throw it away her box of memory quilts, but Courage suddenly pops out of it roaring at them with red string in hand. He then quickly ties them into submission and twirls them around into the chair, leaving them to watch helplessly as he saves Muriel. What makes this example stand out is that unlike most times where he's scared but stands strong against his adversaries, here he is genuinely pissed off by what they have done to Muriel. A prime example of why you should never try to harm this dog's family. And the best part? This is the only time in the entire show where Courage has managed to make the ''monsters'' scared of ''him''.

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** "Screaming them into submission" doesn't do it justice. The entire Rogues Gallery covers their ears yes, but he screams so loudly and so long it creates a pit under the lot of them as the entire basement threatens to give out.


* In ''The Hunchback of Nowhere'', Eustace was about to pick on Courage again when [[BigDamnHeroes the hunchback arrives to save Courage and cow Eustace into submission]] by showing him a picture of his own face. That's after Courage had given the hunchback something he wanted: to be shown that he's loved.

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* In ''The Hunchback of Nowhere'', Eustace was about to pick on Courage again when [[BigDamnHeroes the hunchback arrives to save Courage and cow Eustace into submission]] by showing him a picture of his own face. That's after Courage had given the hunchback something he wanted: to be shown that he's loved. "What goes around comes around", indeed.


* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LoveableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.

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* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LoveableCoward [[LovableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.

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** During the "saving Muriel" part, the old quilt with Eustace proves not to be quite enough to bring Muriel back, and Courage is about to be cornered by the Sisters again. What does he do? He ''tears off his own pelt'' and sews ''that'' in as well, which does the trick.


* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream to subdue the mad doctor that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].

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* "Rememberance of Courage Past", where Courage uses his trademark scream to subdue the mad doctor (pictured above) that shot his parents into space and was going to do the same to Muriel.Muriel and Eustace. Then gives the evil vet a taste of his own medicine by [[HoistByHisOwnPetard launching him into space by his own rocket]]. With ''all'' the dogs, especially Courage's parents, [[LaserGuidedKarma ready to deliver the payback he so richly deserves]].


* Eustace gets one in "Katz Candy" for frightening that evil jelly monster away and fighting against Katz over a candy making machine.

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* Eustace gets one in "Katz Candy" for frightening that evil jelly monster away and fighting against Katz over a candy making machine.machine.
* "Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog", Courage goes out to save Muriel again. This time he fights a powerful, evil empress (and the Chinese hipster Di Lung), and goes on an epic quest of trials that could fit in 11 minutes: saving a girl from being eaten by a tiger, narrowly escaping a barrage of poison arrows, catching and spitting back dragon fire ''with his mouth'', and then fighting the evil empress. I repeat. [[LoveableCoward Courage.]] Was FIGHTING. The villain of the day! Usually he would get lucky or spend more time running for his life, but this time he stood his ground, made a fighting pose and cried "Hi-yah!" The animation was noticeably sped up through the short sequence, and even when Di Lung shackled him, he still managed to reflect the empress's laser eyes back at her via convenient mirror. He took all the lessons he learned (finding his center and using the enemy's force against them) and saved not just Muriel, but apparently all of China. "Yay!" indeed, Courage.

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