- Gracie threatening Kathy Morningside on stage making sure that none of the audience nor the host are the wiser. This is awesome for two reasons. One, by then she figures out who "The Citizen" is and is letting her know she'll go after her if and when she does anything to hurt the other pageant girls. The Oh, Crap! look on Kathy's face is even more priceless. Two, Kathy threatened to kill her after a false alarm stunt that nearly compromised her identity and the pageant.
- "Proud Mary." Full stop.
- Miss New York coming out as a Lipstick Lesbian on air, telling any other lesbians watching that if she can make it, so can they. She then calls out to her girlfriend (watching from the audience) that she loves her as she's dragged offstage.Miss New York: (blowing a kiss to the audience as she's dragged away) Tina, I love you, baby!
Random Audience Member: (jumping up from her seat) I LOVE YOU, KAREN!
Stan: "We'll be back with our final five lesbians. Interviews."Male technician: "Bumper. Commercial. Can we say "lesbians"?"Female technician: "You got a problem with that?"
- The capper? Almost everyone's response is Stunned Silence. Gracie's response is to begin applauding.
- The final part of Gracie's speech during the pageant. She publicly declares that she will go after anyone who dares to threaten her new friends. Yes, it's funny that she suddenly ruins her speech with a threat, but it's also awesome and heartwarming to see that she cares deeply about these women she spent the last few weeks with and is willing to stand up for them if someone hurts or threatens them.
Awesome / Miss Congeniality