The circus act they put on in London. It needs to be seen to be believed. It especially works when you remember you likely saw the film expecting the Zoosters to screw it up and have the show end in disaster. Instead, you see Vitaly start cranking as Katy Perry's "Firework" builds to the song's chorus and as it does, you realize, "My God! They're pulling it off!"
Special mention goes to Vitaly's fiery hoop act done right, thanks to assistance from Alex's mane conditioner and claw trick, which afterward seems to make them friends for life. (Would that be literalFire-Forged Friends?) Not only is the act itself an awesome and badass Hes Back moment... it's only the opening act. And somehow, everything that follows is even more awesome.
Not only that, but compare Vitaly's look between before he goes through the hoop, and after. Before, his fur is bristly, messy, and he has a bit of a pudge. After, his fur is silky smooth, and is trim and taut. Truly, Vitaly is back, thanks to Alex.
One last mention to our Husky Russkie, his awesomeness is able to defy the laws of physics. It's the whole basis of his act.
"What does a human say when he's passionate? He says, 'I'm an animal'! Well we ARE ANIMALS!"
Captain Chantal DuBois period.
The way she makes that leap off of that motorcycle from one building to another.
The penguins taking care of business when DuBois arrives in London to take Alex. All done in less than 20 seconds!
Skipper: Incoming! (smacks DuBois in the face with a 100 kilo sack) (she falls in the fully charged cannon; they tie her up with they already knocked-out guys) Skipper:(as Rico lights a match) Outgoing! DuBois: Wait! (blam!)
The entire flying circus rescue, ending with Alex fulfilling his made-up Trapeze Americano act to dispatch DuBois.
Vitaly freeing Marty from his cage by jumping through the keyhole. He even manages to put his afro on Marty when he does it.
Also the way he goes about it. He sees everything go into place, and immediately tells Jonesy and Frankie to get ready for when he gives the signal. Keep in mind that the dogs were the most reluctant to rescue the Zoosters, and Alex is putting his life in their hands. They comply.
Alex finally wins a fight.
Vitaly's reaction to the circus dogs claiming that the Zoosters aren't circus:
Admit it; Frances McDormand's (DuBois) performance of "Non rien je ne regrette rien" is fantastic.
DuBois tearing up the $1M check to kill Alex. She just can't be bought.