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Awesome / Jesus Christ Superstar

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  • Pilate's caustic shaming of the crowd during the trial:
    Pilate: What's this? Respect for Caesar? Until now it has been noticeably lacking!
  • Crossed with a Tear Jerker, Jesus's Rage Against the Heavens during "Gethsemane". Both for Awesome Music, and for him not only calling out his destined death, but accepting it begrudgingly.
    Jesus: Take me now, before I change my mind!
  • Alice Cooper's performances as King Herod, whether in the stage productions, recordings, or the 2018 live performance.
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  • Jesus shutting down Pilate during "Trial by Pilate, and Pilate's comeback." Much like "Gethsemane", it crosses with Tear Jerker.
    Pilate: Why do you not speak, when I hold your life in my hands? Why do you stay quiet? I don't believe you understand!
    Jesus: You hold nothing in your hands. Every power you have comes to you from far beyond. Everything is fixed, and you can't change it.
  • In a real life one, the 2018 live show's Emmy win created three simultaneous new EGOTs in Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Legend, and Tim Rice, something extremely unlikely to ever happen again.

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