- 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.
- 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.
Awesome / Jesus Christ Superstar