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** What the fish in the bathtub tells him brings it on home. It's basically telling him to [[BeYourself be himself]]:
--->'''Fish''': There's no such thing as "perfect". You're beautiful as you are, Courage. With all your imperfections, you can do anything.

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** What the fish [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepsea_lizardfish deepsea lizardfish]] in the bathtub tells him brings it on home. It's basically telling him to [[BeYourself be himself]]:
--->'''Fish''': --->'''Lizardfish''': There's no such thing as "perfect". You're beautiful as you are, Courage. With all your imperfections, you can do anything.


*** "Make me too you stupid-I mean, kind dog." He even sounded GENUINE.

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*** "Make me too you stupid-I mean, kind "Me too! Fold me, stupid-er, nice. Nice dog." He even sounded GENUINE.


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** A small detail: after the hunchback finally calls Eustace out for his behavior towards both him and Courage, Eustace is startled and [[ItMakesSenseInContext falls off the barn's roof]], clinging to the edge and yelling for help. Without a moment's hesitation, Courage and the hunchback immediately run over to try and help Eustace, despite everything he did to them throughout the episode (and the way Eustace treats Courage in general). Yes, [[LaserGuidedKarma Eustace ends up falling off anyway]], but still.

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* The ending of "A Beaver's Tale" certainly qualifies. After courage gets stuck in cement and starts trying to [[ItMAkesAsMuchSenseInContext use his yoyo to break the beaver's dam and gets it stuck on a pipe and starts tugging at it.]] The beaver tells Courage his woes. He wanted to be a jazz bongo player when he was a kid but his dad roped him into the family construction business instead. So Courage decides to motivate him by using his yoyo as an impromptu bass. The beaver joins in and finds his passion for music again. One jam session later and the dam flooding Nowhere is demolished and the episode ends on the two playing in a jazz club with both their families watching. And the beaver's mother is clearly proud.


* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene rapidly declines as ''[[{{Squick}} mushrooms grows on his body]]'', and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.

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* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss [[{{Jerkass}} Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene rapidly declines as ''[[{{Squick}} mushrooms grows on his body]]'', and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.



* A lot of the episodes do this, though in most episodes, it's offset by the NightmareFuel. Still, one episode with less NightmareFuel comes to mind. [[spoiler: A cruel rich man dies, and his shadow is left to walk the earth. He eventually comes to the middle of nowhere and starts scaring everybody. When Courage manages to wear the shadow out, they sit and talk. The shadow tells Courage that his true dream is to be a star. So, Courage suggests that he goes and be a shadow for real stars up the sky (as opposed to the Hollywood stars he was referring too).]] Err... it's more heartwarming in context.

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* A lot of the episodes do this, though in most episodes, it's offset by the NightmareFuel. Still, one episode with less NightmareFuel comes to mind. [[spoiler: A cruel rich man dies, and his shadow is left to walk the earth. He eventually comes to the middle of nowhere and starts scaring everybody. When Courage manages to wear the shadow out, they sit and talk. The shadow tells Courage that his true dream is to be a star. So, Courage suggests that he goes and be a shadow for real stars up the sky (as opposed to the Hollywood stars he was referring too).]] Err... it's more heartwarming in context.



* The episode "Remembrance Of Courage Past", which revolves around flashbacks to the day that Courage's parents were taken from him [[spoiler:(well, more like "launched into space by a mad veterinarian" wanting to test dog's growth, but...)]]. At the end of the episode, the last flashback is about how Muriel found him and gave him his name. And then, at the ''very'' end of the episode, [[spoiler:we're treated to the sight of the mad vet being [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome beaten up by the dogs he's been launching]] [[LaserGuidedKarma into space, including Courage's parents]].]]

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* The episode "Remembrance Of Courage Past", which revolves around flashbacks to the day that Courage's parents were taken from him [[spoiler:(well, (well, more like "launched into space by a mad veterinarian" wanting to test dog's growth, but...)]].). At the end of the episode, the last flashback is about how Muriel found him and gave him his name. And then, at the ''very'' end of the episode, [[spoiler:we're we're treated to the sight of the mad vet being [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome beaten up by the dogs he's been launching]] [[LaserGuidedKarma into space, including Courage's parents]].]]



* A particularly touching episode is the one where Courage is trying to teach a dragon named William how to fly (so that said dragon won't eat Courage or Muriel... though he already ate Eustace). He grows increasingly frustrated and chases Courage and Muriel into a lake where they meet a water-dwelling dragon that only eats fish. The heartwarming moment? William [[spoiler:is a water-dwelling dragon himself (though he doesn't realize this since he was adopted by flying dragons) and is the long-lost brother of the latter dragon.]] It's a rather touching scene when [[spoiler:he enters the water and realizes, after spending most of the episode lamenting over how he's a dragon that cannot fly, now has a place where he truly belongs.]]

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* A particularly touching episode is the one where Courage is trying to teach a dragon named William how to fly (so that said dragon won't eat Courage or Muriel... though he already ate Eustace). He grows increasingly frustrated and chases Courage and Muriel into a lake where they meet a water-dwelling dragon that only eats fish. The heartwarming moment? William [[spoiler:is is a water-dwelling dragon himself (though he doesn't realize this since he was adopted by flying dragons) and is the long-lost brother of the latter dragon.]] dragon. It's a rather touching scene when [[spoiler:he he enters the water and realizes, after spending most of the episode lamenting over how he's a dragon that cannot fly, now has a place where he truly belongs.]]



* The end of "The Snowman's Revenge" when [[spoiler:the Snowman learns that Courage fixed the hole in the Ozone Layer and restored his home, as well as all his friends. He's then reunited with his girlfriend and the two leave in peace to return home. Even more touching as he's one of the few villains to get a happy ending.]]

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* The end of "The Snowman's Revenge" when [[spoiler:the the Snowman learns that Courage fixed the hole in the Ozone Layer and restored his home, as well as all his friends. He's then reunited with his girlfriend and the two leave in peace to return home. Even more touching as he's one of the few villains to get a happy ending.]]



-->'''Eustace:''' [[JerkWithAheartOfGold No Ma, you always looked good to me.]]
* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in "McPhearson Phantom", and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.

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-->'''Eustace:''' [[JerkWithAheartOfGold [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold No Ma, you always looked good to me.]]
* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in "McPhearson "[=McPhearson=] Phantom", and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.


* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene rapidly declines as ''[[{{Squick}} mold grows on his body]]'', and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.

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* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene rapidly declines as ''[[{{Squick}} mold mushrooms grows on his body]]'', and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.


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---> '''Eustace''': Who are you, boy?
---> '''Young Eustace''': ''(cries)'' It's so hot! My head is burning!
---> '''Eustace''': Where's your hat?
---> '''Young Eustace''': I don't have one!


* The episode "Perfect". After being hounded by a schoolmarm about being imperfect for the entire episode, Courage is suddenly reminded that there is no such thing as perfect and he's fine just the way he is, and the family is at once all happy together. Seeing as this was the finale to the whole series, it can be noted that it was a touching ending.

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* The episode "Perfect". After being hounded by a schoolmarm SadistTeacher about being imperfect for the entire episode, Courage is suddenly reminded that there is no such thing as perfect and he's fine just the way he is, and the family is at once all happy together. Seeing as this was the finale to the whole series, it can be noted that it was a touching ending.


* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene declines as [[{{Squick}} fungus grows on his body]], and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.

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* In the "Curse of Shirley" episode, a curse is placed on Eustace that causes a storm cloud to hover over his head, raining on him everywhere he goes. The curse cannot be lifted until he finds generosity in his heart. Of course, given [[JerkAss Eustace's personality]], it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. [[spoiler: Eustace is eventually forced outside on the roof, where he [[BlindWithoutEm loses his glasses and starts thinking he's seeing monsters]], his hygiene rapidly declines as [[{{Squick}} fungus ''[[{{Squick}} mold grows on his body]], body]]'', and he seems to be generally loosing his sanity. In an effort to get him back to normal, Courage is told the only way to get him to find generosity is to show Eustace who he really is by showing himself his own image in a mirror. When Courage tries to show him the mirror, he accidentally breaks the glass, and improvises by standing in front of the mirror himself, which results in Eustace seeing Courage as himself as a little boy, miserable and crying because his head is burning out in the hot sun and he doesn't have a hat. Eustace visibly feels sorry for him, places his own hat on his head, and the cloud vanishes.]] Add the fact that it was one of first few episodes which showed Eustace in a positive light.



** The episode ends with Courage eating dinner with the Bagges as a happy family. After an entire series of Courage getting scarred by almost everything in the world, its nice to see Courage's story [[EarnYourHappyEnding ends with him having a pleasant dinner with his family after clearing his self-doubts]]. Even Eustace doesn't seem to mind him sitting at table this time.
* The end of "The Mask" is a true TearJerker.
** "I was wrong. Not all dogs are bad."
** There's a long-reaching one as Courage overcomes his (not entirely irrational) fear and hatred for Kitty. It starts when he reads the inscription on Kitty's mouse, prompting the rat bartender to tell him all about "the sweetest gals" Kitty and Bunny and how bad-off Bunny is without Kitty. Both his curiosity and [[RuleOfEmpathy his empathy]] piqued, Courage heads [[LiteralMetaphor to the wrong side of the tracks]] and witnesses Bunny's treatment at the hands of Mad Dog and his gang; he is openly ''horrified'' at how badly they treat her and risks his life, multiple times I might add, to save someone who earlier outright stated his ''entire species'' was nothing but a bunch of horrible monsters.

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** The episode ends with Courage eating dinner with the Bagges as Bagges, but most importantly, they're all a happy family. family at long last. After an entire series of Courage getting scarred by almost everything in the world, its world and his life being put on the line so many times, it's nice to see Courage's story [[EarnYourHappyEnding ends with him having a pleasant dinner with his family after clearing his self-doubts]]. Even Eustace doesn't seem to mind him sitting at table this time.
* The end of "The Mask" is a true TearJerker.
TearJerker, since Kitty offers nothing but her own gratitude towards Courage for saving her best friend Bunny from a toxic, abusive relationship.
** "I was wrong. Not all dogs are bad."
bad!"
** There's a long-reaching one as Courage overcomes his (not entirely irrational) fear and hatred for Kitty. It starts when he reads the inscription on Kitty's mouse, prompting the rat bartender to tell him all about "the sweetest gals" Kitty and Bunny and how bad-off Bunny is without Kitty. Both his curiosity and [[RuleOfEmpathy his empathy]] piqued, Courage heads [[LiteralMetaphor to the wrong side of the tracks]] and witnesses Bunny's treatment at the hands of Mad Dog and his gang; he is openly ''horrified'' at how badly they treat her and risks his life, multiple times I we might add, to save the friend of someone who earlier outright stated his ''entire species'' was nothing but a bunch of horrible monsters.



** Also from "The Mask":

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** Also from "The Mask":earlier he consoles Muriel when she feels bad about her own habits.


* At the end of "Mega Muriel the Magnificent", Courage saves both Muriel and the Computer from a dangerous power plant, getting zapped instead. Also, in the episode the Computer finally sees Courage(who continuously risks his life, even while trembling in fear) in a new light. After all the stunts, he carries the poor dog back to the house, returns Muriel's body back, and even writes a happy ending for Courage's memoirs without prompting.

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* At the end of "Mega Muriel the Magnificent", Courage saves both Muriel and the Computer from a dangerous power plant, getting zapped instead. Also, in the episode the Computer finally sees Courage(who Courage (who continuously risks his life, even while trembling in fear) in a new light. After all the stunts, he carries the poor dog back to the house, returns Muriel's body back, and even writes a happy ending for Courage's memoirs without prompting.


* In "The Uncommon Cold" as soon as Courage comes back with the Book of Bayou magic that can not only cure Muriel of her sickness, it can release the slugs who are held captive by the Snake, while the young slug is eager to finally get the chains off, the older one insist that Muriel gets better first, even though it's presumed that they have been captive for a long period of time. Muriel repays this by freeing them with her Finger nail File.

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* In "The Uncommon Cold" as soon as Courage comes back with the Book of Bayou magic that can not only cure Muriel of her sickness, it can release the slugs who are held captive by the Snake, while the young slug is eager to finally get the chains off, the older one insist that Muriel gets better first, even though it's presumed that they have been captive for a long period of time. In return, Muriel repays this by freeing them with her Finger nail File.file.



* A particularly touching episode is the one where Courage is trying to teach a dragon how to fly (so that said dragon won't eat Courage or Muriel... though, he already ate Eustace). The dragon grows increasingly frustrated and chases Courage and Muriel into a lake where they meet a water-dwelling dragon that only eats fish. The heartwarming moment? The first dragon that was unable to fly [[spoiler:is a water-dwelling dragon himself (though he doesn't realize this since he was adopted by flying dragons) and is the long-lost brother of the latter dragon.]] It's a rather touching scene when [[spoiler:the first dragon enters the water and realizes, after spending most of the episode lamenting over how he's a dragon that cannot fly, now has a place where he truly belongs.]]

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* A particularly touching episode is the one where Courage is trying to teach a dragon named William how to fly (so that said dragon won't eat Courage or Muriel... though, though he already ate Eustace). The dragon He grows increasingly frustrated and chases Courage and Muriel into a lake where they meet a water-dwelling dragon that only eats fish. The heartwarming moment? The first dragon that was unable to fly William [[spoiler:is a water-dwelling dragon himself (though he doesn't realize this since he was adopted by flying dragons) and is the long-lost brother of the latter dragon.]] It's a rather touching scene when [[spoiler:the first dragon [[spoiler:he enters the water and realizes, after spending most of the episode lamenting over how he's a dragon that cannot fly, now has a place where he truly belongs.]]



* All of "The Last of the Starmakers".

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* All The entirety of "The Last of the Starmakers".



* The end of "Robot Randy", where Randy finally earns acceptance of his people by making and selling carved reindeer. Especially since he was afraid that they would laugh at him for wanting to whittle reindeer instead of destroy things for fun. The aforementioned music used is especially effective here.

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* The end of "Robot Randy", where Randy finally earns the acceptance of his people by making and selling carved reindeer. Especially since he was afraid that they would laugh at him for wanting to whittle reindeer pursue his dreams instead of destroy things for fun. The aforementioned music used is especially effective here.



* Eustace's mother sneezes and blows off her wig and breaks down crying after spending the episode bullying Eustace and loving on Courage.
-->'''Ma Bagge:''' My Hair! My Hair! I'm UGLY! How could you ever love a mother who has no hair?
-->'''Eustace:''' No Ma, you always looked good to me.
* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in "McPhearson's Phantom", and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.

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* Eustace's mother sneezes and blows off her wig and breaks down crying after spending the episode bullying Eustace and loving on Courage.
Courage, and the former makes an effort to console her afterwards.
-->'''Ma Bagge:''' My Hair! hair! My Hair! hair! I'm UGLY! How could you ever love a mother who has no hair?
-->'''Eustace:''' [[JerkWithAheartOfGold No Ma, you always looked good to me.
me.]]
* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in "McPhearson's "McPhearson Phantom", and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.


[[caption-width-right:333:What Courage you have.]]

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[[caption-width-right:333:What Courage courage you have.]]



--->'''Muriel:''' Poor thing. Out here, all alone? What Courage you have! Would you like to come home with me?\\

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--->'''Muriel:''' Poor thing. Out here, all alone? What Courage courage you have! Would you like to come home with me?\\


--> '''The Computer''': *Causing the keyboard to type on its own* [[EarnYourHappyEnding And they all lived happily ever after]]

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--> '''The Computer''': Computer, in the end of the episode''': *Causing the keyboard to type on its own* [[EarnYourHappyEnding And they all lived happily ever after]]

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* At the end of "Mega Muriel the Magnificent", Courage saves both Muriel and the Computer from a dangerous power plant, getting zapped instead. Also, in the episode the Computer finally sees Courage(who continuously risks his life, even while trembling in fear) in a new light. After all the stunts, he carries the poor dog back to the house, returns Muriel's body back, and even writes a happy ending for Courage's memoirs without prompting.
--> '''The Computer''': I just don't understand you. You're scared of your own shadow, yet you feel the need to risk your life to try to stop me? People are such puzzles.
--> '''The Computer''': *Causing the keyboard to type on its own* [[EarnYourHappyEnding And they all lived happily ever after]]


* The deer playing tag in "''Farmer Hunter, Farmer Hunted''". Makes Eustace attempting to shoot them with a laser rifle make him even more of a {{jerkass}}.

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* The deer playing tag in "''Farmer "Farmer Hunter, Farmer Hunted''".Hunted". Makes Eustace attempting to shoot them with a laser rifle make him even more of a {{jerkass}}.



** [[StatusQuoIsGod Unfortunely Eustace stole back his hat seeing it on Courage's head]] [[YankTheDogsChain which brought back the cloud, right as the episode was ending.]] Of course, that doesnt reverse the fact that he actually did something good. He is who he is for a reason. He was that little boy once.
--> '''Eustace''': No hat?.. Oh, That's not right, a little boy without a... a little boy should have a hat...
** This was actually a first for both the young Eustace and present day Eustace. As a boy, Eustace was neglected by his parents and bullied by his older brother, never being given any love. Adult Eustace is loved by his wife, but was embittered by his childhood and never showed any kindness to anyone. With this one act, young Eustace was finally given what he'd never received and old Eustace gave what he'd never given to anyone: kindness.

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** [[StatusQuoIsGod Unfortunely Unfortunately, Eustace stole steals back his hat seeing it on Courage's head]] [[YankTheDogsChain which brought brings back the cloud, right as the episode was is ending.]] Of course, that doesnt doesn't reverse the fact that he actually did something good. He is who he is for a reason. He was that little boy once.
--> ---> '''Eustace''': No hat?.. Oh, That's not right, a little boy without a... a little boy should have a hat...
** This was is actually a first for both the young Eustace and present day Eustace. As a boy, Eustace was neglected by his parents and bullied by his older brother, never being given any love. Adult Eustace is loved by his wife, but was is embittered by his childhood and never showed shows any kindness to anyone. With this one act, young Eustace was finally given what he'd never received and old Eustace gave gives what he'd never given to anyone: kindness.



-->'''Fish''': There's no such thing as "perfect". You're beautiful as you are, Courage. With all your imperfections, you can do anything.

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-->'''Fish''': --->'''Fish''': There's no such thing as "perfect". You're beautiful as you are, Courage. With all your imperfections, you can do anything.



* The end of "The Mask" was a true TearJerker.

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* The end of "The Mask" was is a true TearJerker.



** Also from "The Mask"
-->'''Muriel''': Eustace, do you think I eat too much?
-->'''Eustace''': Nah.

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** Also from "The Mask"
-->'''Muriel''':
Mask":
--->'''Muriel''':
Eustace, do you think I eat too much?
-->'''Eustace''':
much?\\
'''Eustace''':
Nah.



--> "You are a ''brave'' dog!"

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--> ---> "You are a ''brave'' dog!"



** In the Latin American dub, the scene manages to become ''even'' more heartwarming when, upon finding Courage, Muriel says "I'll call you Courage. And you're going to be okay"
--->'''Muriel:''' Poor thing. Out here, all alone? What Courage you have! Would you like to come home with me?
--->'''Baby Courage:''' (''whimpers, and smiles'')
--->'''Muriel:''' I'll call you Courage. We'll have a grand time.

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** In the Latin American dub, the scene manages to become ''even'' more heartwarming when, upon finding Courage, Muriel says "I'll call you Courage. And you're going to be okay"
okay."
--->'''Muriel:''' Poor thing. Out here, all alone? What Courage you have! Would you like to come home with me?
--->'''Baby
me?\\
'''Baby
Courage:''' (''whimpers, and smiles'')
--->'''Muriel:'''
smiles'')\\
'''Muriel:'''
I'll call you Courage. We'll have a grand time.



* All of "The Hunchback of Nowhere". The Hunchback is one of the most irrepressibly kind characters in the series, and his and Courage's friendship despite how much everyone (especially Eustace) beats down on them is likewise one of the most wonderfully idealistic and heart-softening plots the series has. The episode also introduced [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk-JJ6v5eV8 this theme]], which afterwards was almost ''always'' used in the series' most heartwarming friendship moments (such as in "Robot Randy," listed below).

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* All of "The Hunchback of Nowhere". The Hunchback is one of the most irrepressibly kind characters in the series, and his and Courage's friendship despite how much everyone (especially Eustace) beats down on them is likewise one of the most wonderfully idealistic and heart-softening plots the series has. The episode also introduced introduces [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk-JJ6v5eV8 this theme]], which afterwards was is almost ''always'' used in the series' most heartwarming friendship moments (such as in "Robot Randy," listed below).



* The end of "Robot Randy", where Randy finally earns acceptance of his people by making and selling carved reindeer. Especially since he was afraid that they would laugh at him for wanting to whittle reindeer instead of destroy things for fun. The aforementioned music used is espicially effective here.
* The three-headed chicken was sent to destroy Courage for revenge of killing their father (the chicken from the pilot "Chicken from Outer Space" and then his cooked self returns for "Return of the Chicken from Outer Space"). The mother told them that they have to destroy Courage or else they can't go back home. After failing quite miserably, they break down and cried... but then Courage decided they could 'fake' his demise with pictures, so the three-headed chicken could go back home.
* Every episode in the show. Despite being scared shitless of all the [[NightmareFuel surreal and frightening occurances that threaten his family]], Courage swallows his pride and dashes into the heart of the occurances in order to save his family, and sometimes even helps out the villains.
** Which is fitting, considering his name. Courage doesnt mean never being afraid, it means being able to fight past them.
-->'''Courage:''' [[CatchPhrase The things I do for love!]]
* Courage Meets Bigfoot started a whole line of non-villainous monsters of the week, such as the Hunchback, the Starmaker, Carmen, and the Magical Tree.

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* The end of "Robot Randy", where Randy finally earns acceptance of his people by making and selling carved reindeer. Especially since he was afraid that they would laugh at him for wanting to whittle reindeer instead of destroy things for fun. The aforementioned music used is espicially especially effective here.
* The three-headed chicken was is sent to destroy Courage for revenge of killing their father (the chicken from the pilot "Chicken from Outer Space" and then his cooked self returns for "Return of the Chicken from Outer Space"). The mother told tells them that they have to destroy Courage or else they can't go back home. After failing quite miserably, they break down and cried... cry... but then Courage decided decides they could 'fake' his demise with pictures, so the three-headed chicken could go back home.
* Every episode in the show. Despite being scared shitless of all the [[NightmareFuel surreal and frightening occurances that threaten his family]], Courage swallows his pride and dashes into the heart of the occurances occurrences in order to save his family, and sometimes even helps out the villains.
** Which is fitting, considering his name. Courage doesnt doesn't mean never being afraid, it means being able to fight past them.
-->'''Courage:''' --->'''Courage:''' [[CatchPhrase The things I do for love!]]
* Courage "Courage Meets Bigfoot Bigfoot" started a whole line of non-villainous monsters of the week, such as the Hunchback, the Starmaker, Carmen, and the Magical Tree.



* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in ''McPhearson's Phantom'', and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.
--> '''Ma Bagge''': *is shown a Rorsarch test by Courage* I see an old woman with a hideous wig, [[FreudianExcuse who carries a lot of pain]]...

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* Courage, having been made a licensed therapist by the Computer, helping Muriel and Eustace rediscover their love for each other in ''McPhearson's Phantom'', "McPhearson's Phantom", and then applying similar therapy on Ma Bagge. Doubles as TearJerker.
--> '''Ma Bagge''': *is (''is shown a Rorsarch Rorschach test by Courage* Courage'') I see an old woman with a hideous wig, [[FreudianExcuse who carries a lot of pain]]...


** This was actually a first for both the young Eustace and preasant day Eustace. As a boy, Eustace was neglected by his parents and bullied by his older brother, never being given any love. Adult Eustace is loved by his wife, but was embittered by his childhood and never showed any kindness to anyone. With this one act, young Eustace was finally given what he'd never received and old Eustace gave what he'd never given to anyone: kindness.

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** This was actually a first for both the young Eustace and preasant present day Eustace. As a boy, Eustace was neglected by his parents and bullied by his older brother, never being given any love. Adult Eustace is loved by his wife, but was embittered by his childhood and never showed any kindness to anyone. With this one act, young Eustace was finally given what he'd never received and old Eustace gave what he'd never given to anyone: kindness.

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** This was actually a first for both the young Eustace and preasant day Eustace. As a boy, Eustace was neglected by his parents and bullied by his older brother, never being given any love. Adult Eustace is loved by his wife, but was embittered by his childhood and never showed any kindness to anyone. With this one act, young Eustace was finally given what he'd never received and old Eustace gave what he'd never given to anyone: kindness.

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