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  • Bill charging the knight when he thinks he killed Ted.
    • Billy the Kid and Socrates pulling a Big Damn Heroes and saving Bill & Ted from being executed.
  • The historical figures running amok in the mall. Especially Billy and Genghis Khan for lasting the longest.
    • Joan Of Arc straight-up pushes an instructor off a stage and takes over her jazzercise class. Her subsequent workout for everyone is so awesome and exhilarating that the crowd boos when security removes her.
    • Beethoven is introduced to synthesizers, immediately sees their potential, and is soon playing a symphony on several keyboards all at once in the music shop, attracting a huge crowd.
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  • Sigmund Freud psychoanalysing the police interrogator and driving him up the wall.
    Interrogator: Look, I want to know why you claim to be Sigmund Freud.
    Freud: Why do you insist I'm not Sigmund Freud?
    Interrogator: Why do you keep asking me these questions?
    Freud (leans forward): Tell me about your mother.
  • The scene with the future council. Words cannot describe. Sadly, the version of Robbi Robb's "In Time" that plays in this scene (with the awesome, awesome lead guitar) is commercially unavailable. It is up on Youtube, however, and there are multiple ways to extract an .mp3 file from it.
  • The band's unofficial mantra "Be Excellent To Each Other And Party On" also qualifies. No matter how ditzy the guys are, it's hard to deny that it's a most excellent philosophy to live by.
  • This music playing after Napoleon got kicked out of the bowling alley and walks away proudly as he puts on his hat.
    Napoleon: Deacon!
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  • The entire scene where they give the report. One of the great climaxes in film history, and if you're a history student (or just any kind of student), face it: you want to give a report like that. The kicker is getting Abraham Lincoln - arguably the most famous American president of all time - to give a speech that perfectly exemplifies what Bill and Ted's teacher wants from them, which is how these contemporary figures would regard San Dimas and the modern world; And Lincoln heartwarmingly details that Bill and Ted are the very good friends of him and the other figures they've recruited, and that the boys are dedicated to the very same proposition he is - which is Bill and Ted's very own motto.


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