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Beavis and Butt-Head has some moments that are cool.

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  • Cornholio. Full stop.
  • Their collaboration with Cher was the stuff of legends.
  • The episode "Mr. Anderson's Balls", in which the boys go around a golf course, sneaking around and stealing golf balls (mainly Mr. Anderson's), and later selling them to the golf players (including Anderson himself), and they actually pull it off without a hitch. Normally, Beavis and Butt-Head are a pair of dim-witted morons with a two digit IQ, so to see one of their money-making schemes actually work to perfection was quite stunning.
    • And they sell them cheaper than the ones in the sports shop, effectively stealing the shop's customers and making some good money.
  • In one episode, Beavis and Butt-Head are given a dollar by a girl on the condition that they leave her alone. They attempt to buy a gallon of gas with it, only to be told by the surprisingly patient and helpful gas station clerk that they could use their dollar to buy a lottery ticket. They end up winning $500... and use it to buy a lawnmower and gas for said lawnmower. Then they take it for a joyride, ram it through the wall of their school, and use it to mow the anarchy symbol into the school lawn.
  • Tom Anderson gets one of his own after his neighbor threatens to sue him when Anderson's steamroller damaged his hedges, thanks to Beavis and Butt-Head, in "Steamroller".
    Bill: You're gonna pay for this, Anderson!
    Tom Anderson: Like hell I am. You're the one who told me to rent from Morgan's. Now get the hell out of my property you son of a bitch! [punches his neighbor, who falls to the ground] And if I ever see that damn dog of yours peeing on my yard again, I'm gonna shoot both of you!
    • Not to mention the scene where the duo rams a steamroller into Coach Buzzcut through a wall in the same episode.
    • Anderson gets another one in the epsiode "Daughter's Hand" when he sticks up for the duo when Victoria's father attacks them.
  • In the episode "The Trial," Beavis and Butt-Head are on trial for egging Mr. Anderson's house, and defend themselves about as well as you'd expect...until Butt-Head is inspired by a thought-bubble of a celebrity he saw on TV, advising him to "Use the Force." Under the influence of this outside inspiration, Butt-Head promptly has x seconds of badassery, with authoritative take-charge voice included:
    Butt-Head: "Sir, so for all you know, it could have been—" [Points at Stewart, in the audience] "—HIM who threw rotten eggs at your window!"
    Tom Anderson: "Well, all you kids DO look a lot alike..." [Adjusts his eyeglasses]
    Butt-Head: "If that's your opinion, sir; then your testimony as an eyewitness is hardly credible!" [Points at Anderson] "It is incompetent, irrelevant, and immaterial!" [Promptly returns to normal, and sits down] "...Uh, or something. Uh huh huh. Uh huh huh huh huh. I rest on this guy's face....uhh, I mean I rest my case."
  • Beavis finally reaching his breaking point and telling Butt-Head to shut up, followed by kicking him in the nads. Over a Bon Jovi video, of all things.
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  • Stewart's Throw the Dog a Bone moment at the end of "Holy Cornholio". After putting up with Beavis and Butt-Head's jokes, one of the series' Butt Monkeys is going to bang the women that Beavis and Butt-head pass up (due to being completely ignorant of what "conception" means).
  • Mr. Buzzcut, with just five simple words; "Kick me in the jimmy!"
    • Mr. Buzzcut beating the crap out of Mr. Candy at the end of "Candy Sale".
  • McVicker at the Town Hall Meeting in "Dumb Design". He may be a stuttering convulsing mess, but when he tells the arguing crowd to shut up, everyone shuts up.
  • The duo actually succeeding in getting in Todd's good graces at the end of "A Great Day."
    Todd: Hey man. Thanks.
    Butt-Head: Cool. Todd owes us.
    • And then they see him beat the crap out of somebody.
  • Even though it's All Just a Dream, Beavis's fantasy of being in The American Revolution in "Our Founding Losers" is as awesome as it is anachronistic.
  • They got to meet President Clinton in "Citizen Butt-Head." And then again in the movie!
  • Meta-awesome: Beavis and Butt-Head were so funny and such pop cultural touchstones, that even bands whose videos were hated by the two were still honored to be on the show, even considering their critiques to be Actually Pretty Funny. Apparently, Sam Harris laughed his ass off when he saw his video on the show. Even when Mike Judge ran into Steve Grimmett from Grim Reaper and apologized for what Beavis & Butt-Head had said, it turned out Grimmett loved it, and wished they'd picked an even cheesier video for the boys to riff on.


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