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** A meta example-that was an ''actual, heavy packing case'' Stan and Ollie were carrying up the stairs. They could have did this on a sound stage, they could have done this with a fake case, but instead they chose to film on actual stairs, actually struggling up it with the case, for the sake of comedy. And the result won them an Oscar.

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** A meta example-that was an ''actual, heavy packing case'' Stan and Ollie were carrying up the stairs. They could have did this on a sound stage, they could have done this with a fake case, but instead they chose to film on actual stairs, actually struggling up it with the case, for the sake of comedy. And the result won them an Oscar.Oscar.
* Another met-example, combined with TearJerker, from Stan's funeral ceremony:
--> "[[Creator/CharlieChaplin Chaplin]] wasn't the funniest. [[Creator/BusterKeaton I]] wasn't the funniest. He was the funniest."


Their films may mainly have a lot of [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilarious moments]], but that doesn't mean there can't be any awesome moments either:

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Their films may mainly have a lot of [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments hilarious moments]], but that doesn't mean there can't be any awesome moments either:


** And then he'' demolishes the whole house with an axe'', causing it to crash down on Ollie! [[BadAss BADASS!]]

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** And then he'' demolishes the whole house with an axe'', causing it to crash down on Ollie! [[BadAss BADASS!]]


* The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''

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* The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.down by themselves.''



** And when the [[JerkAss haughty]] Professor asks them to let him pass, then starts [[ItsAllAboutMe shouting at them for not doing so,]] the boys punch his top hat off hard enough to send it flying down the stairs, where it gets run over by a truck.

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** And when the [[JerkAss haughty]] Professor asks them to let him pass, then starts [[ItsAllAboutMe shouting at them for not doing so,]] the boys punch his top hat off hard enough to send it flying down the stairs, where it gets run over by a truck.truck.
** A meta example-that was an ''actual, heavy packing case'' Stan and Ollie were carrying up the stairs. They could have did this on a sound stage, they could have done this with a fake case, but instead they chose to film on actual stairs, actually struggling up it with the case, for the sake of comedy. And the result won them an Oscar.


* In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnLrLyPIWyE Beau Hunks]]'', the entire attack by the Arabs is defeated by Stan, who scatters tacks on the desert surface which [[AgonyOfTheFeet prick the bare feet]] of the attackers. The Riffs are so busy screaming in pain, they forget to attack and Stan and Ollie kick back and toss tacks lazily.

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* In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnLrLyPIWyE Beau Hunks]]'', the entire attack by the Arabs is defeated by Stan, who scatters tacks on the desert surface which [[AgonyOfTheFeet prick the bare feet]] of the attackers. The Riffs are so busy screaming in pain, they forget to attack take over the fort. Meanwhile, the remaining group of soldiers, out of ammo and Stan and Ollie kick back and toss with an injured commander, stare in amazement as the army that was going to kill them all are defeated by the boys throwing tacks lazily. of them lazily.



** The commander of a nearby fort refusing to surrender to the Riffs-even if it is his last chance. FourStarBadass, indeed. Even when he starts crying when the Riffs are gone, you've got to admire him for being TheStoic in the face of the enemy.

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** The commander of a nearby fort refusing to surrender to the Riffs-even if it is his last chance. FourStarBadass, indeed.indeed, [[HandicappedBadass with a broken arm]]. Even when he starts crying when the Riffs are gone, you've got to admire him for being TheStoic in the face of the enemy.


* The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''

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* The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''''
* In ''Film/TheMusicBox'', when the Nurse laughs at them the first time the piano falls down, what does Stan do? LiteralAssKicking!
** And when the [[JerkAss haughty]] Professor asks them to let him pass, then starts [[ItsAllAboutMe shouting at them for not doing so,]] the boys punch his top hat off hard enough to send it flying down the stairs, where it gets run over by a truck.


* Another meta-example (which also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming): During the filming of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', the boys find themselves on top of a skyscraper. In reality, it was a fully constructed building with girders erected, and those were made of wood. Stan became a little nervous about being up so high, so Ollie, trying to calm him, ''jumped onto the safety platform.'' He went ''straight through it''-then bounced into the safety net. EpicFail or not, Oliver Hardy HAD BALLS.
** The second half of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 the film]], [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''

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* Another meta-example (which also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming): During the filming The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]]'', the boys find themselves on top of a skyscraper. In reality, it was a fully constructed building with girders erected, and those were made of wood. Stan became a little nervous about being up so high, so Ollie, trying to calm him, ''jumped onto the safety platform.'' He went ''straight through it''-then bounced into the safety net. EpicFail or not, Oliver Hardy HAD BALLS.
** The second half of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 the film]],
[[NightmareFuel frightening as it is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''


* In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4017sOFyOFM Beau Hunks]]'', the entire attack by the Arabs is defeated by Stan, who scatters tacks on the desert surface which [[AgonyOfTheFeet prick the bare feet]] of the attackers. The Riffs are so busy screaming in pain, they forget to attack and Stan and Ollie kick back and toss tacks lazily.

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* In ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4017sOFyOFM com/watch?v=qnLrLyPIWyE Beau Hunks]]'', the entire attack by the Arabs is defeated by Stan, who scatters tacks on the desert surface which [[AgonyOfTheFeet prick the bare feet]] of the attackers. The Riffs are so busy screaming in pain, they forget to attack and Stan and Ollie kick back and toss tacks lazily.


** The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 the film]]'', frightening as it is, is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''

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** The second half of ''[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 the film]]'', film]], [[NightmareFuel frightening as it is, is]], is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''


* Another meta-example (which also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming): During the filming of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]], the boys find themselves on top of a skyscraper. In reality, it was a fully constructed building with girders erected, and those were made of wood. Stan became a little nervous about being up so high, so Ollie, trying to calm him, ''jumped onto the safety platform.'' He went ''straight through it''-then bounced into the safety net. EpicFail or not, Oliver Hardy HAD BALLS.

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* Another meta-example (which also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming): During the filming of [[https://www.''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]], Liberty]]'', the boys find themselves on top of a skyscraper. In reality, it was a fully constructed building with girders erected, and those were made of wood. Stan became a little nervous about being up so high, so Ollie, trying to calm him, ''jumped onto the safety platform.'' He went ''straight through it''-then bounced into the safety net. EpicFail or not, Oliver Hardy HAD BALLS.BALLS.
** The second half of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 the film]]'', frightening as it is, is still a Moment of Awesome as they were 20 stories up on a unfinished skyscraper, balancing on girders and ''still managed to get down.''


** During the car wrecking scene, the boys push a man over hard enough to send him flying into his car, which ''then falls over.''

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** During the car wrecking scene, the boys push a man over hard enough to send him flying into his car, which ''then falls over.''''
* Another meta-example (which also doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming): During the filming of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cyKRNCWZN8 Liberty]], the boys find themselves on top of a skyscraper. In reality, it was a fully constructed building with girders erected, and those were made of wood. Stan became a little nervous about being up so high, so Ollie, trying to calm him, ''jumped onto the safety platform.'' He went ''straight through it''-then bounced into the safety net. EpicFail or not, Oliver Hardy HAD BALLS.


* ''One Good Turn'': The ending. [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass Stan finally snaps]] and starts physically attacking [[JerkAss Ollie]] while shouting threats. It's satisfying to watch.

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* ''One ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEVRkrZ81O4 One Good Turn'': Turn]]'': The ending. [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass Stan finally snaps]] and starts physically attacking [[JerkAss Ollie]] while shouting threats. It's satisfying to watch.



* In ''Block-Heads'', the boys have a run-in with a bratty little kid (played by Tommy Bond, aka "Butch" in [[Film/TheLittleRascals The Little Rascals]]). This leads to the kid's father twice kicking Ollie in the rear...for which Stan retaliates in turn by landing a punch on the guy's chin ''that knocks him out cold''.
* The fact that the duo are practically MadeOfIron-they can survive falls from ladders, pianos crushing them, sinking in mud holes, their car being blown up with a shotgun, houses collapsing on them-and still live to see another day. Hell, the only thing [[spoiler: Ollie]] couldn't survive was [[spoiler: a plane crash]] in ''The Flying Deuces'' [[spoiler: (but Stan survived)]], and [[spoiler: Ollie got reincarnated as a ''horse!'']]

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* In ''Block-Heads'', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvxEytUO1pU Block-Heads]]'', the boys have a run-in with a bratty little kid (played by Tommy Bond, aka "Butch" in [[Film/TheLittleRascals The Little Rascals]]). This leads to the kid's father twice kicking Ollie in the rear...for which Stan retaliates in turn by landing a punch on the guy's chin ''that knocks him out cold''.
* The fact that the duo are practically MadeOfIron-they can survive falls from ladders, pianos crushing them, sinking in mud holes, their car being blown up with a shotgun, houses collapsing on them-and still live to see another day. Hell, the only thing [[spoiler: Ollie]] couldn't survive was [[spoiler: a plane crash]] in ''The ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZPvuoG_su0 The Flying Deuces'' Deuces]]'' [[spoiler: (but Stan survived)]], and [[spoiler: Ollie got reincarnated as a ''horse!'']]



* The ending of ''Blotto''. Laurel's wife makes the boys' car explode with ''[[ImprobableAimingSkills one blast]]'' from her [[ShotgunsAreJustBetter shotgun]].
* In ''Them Thar Hills'', Ollie gets his gouty foot, in a cast, stuck in a wooden box. He then proceeds to ''kick it off into bits.''

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* The ending of ''Blotto''.''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f71uofzVn_8 Blotto]]''. Laurel's wife makes the boys' car explode with ''[[ImprobableAimingSkills one blast]]'' from her [[ShotgunsAreJustBetter shotgun]].
* In ''Them ''[[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xt0s2a_laurel-and-hardy-them-thar-hills-1934-full_shortfilms Them Thar Hills'', Hills]]'', Ollie gets his gouty foot, in a cast, stuck in a wooden box. He then proceeds to ''kick it off into bits.bits with said foot.''


** And when he fails (due to the [[ItMakesSenseInContext scattered gumballs]]), their new girlfriends get out and kick the assistant's ass.]

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** And when he fails (due to the [[ItMakesSenseInContext scattered gumballs]]), their new girlfriends get out and kick the assistant's ass.]


** And when he fails (due to the [[ItMakesSenseInContext scattered gumballs]]), their new girlfriends get out and kick the assistant's ass.

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** And when he fails (due to the [[ItMakesSenseInContext scattered gumballs]]), their new girlfriends get out and kick the assistant's ass.]
** During the car wrecking scene, the boys push a man over hard enough to send him flying into his car, which ''then falls over.''

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