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  • Atalanta gets an awesome line when the king of Calydon suggests that she hang out with his daughters in the garden.
    Atalanta: Um, I'm sorry, I must've misheard you. I was told there was murdering to be done around here, not arts and crafts!
  • When Circe turns Odysseus' crew into pigs, Odysseus is having none of that and pulls a sword on her.
  • Cu Chulainn's death is treated with appropriate awesomeness. When he gets attacked in an ambush that kills his charioteer and horse, and severely wounds him, he ties himself to a pillar so that he cannot fall to the ground and is always facing his enemy. He held his sword up for three days, with no one daring to approach him, until they see a raven land on his shoulder without Cu Chulainn reacting. The leader of the ambush goes to cut off his head, at which point Cu Chulainn explodes with holy light and his arms drop, cutting off the man's hands. Even in death he would ruin your day. Metal.
  • Fionn Mac Cumhaill had to stay awake to defeat a fae named Aillen mac Midna. Unfortunately, Aillen had Magic Music that could put people to sleep. So what does Fionn do? Take out a magical red-hot spear and couch it in his arms, so that when he started to nod off the flaming spear STABBED HIM IN THE FACE. Aillen reacts with appropriate shock, and loses the fight.
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    • The Fianna vs. the High King's army and the druid Tadg, pictured above.
  • The fact that Zeus was the one to tell Aphrodite to back off when Eros and Psyche came to him to be properly married. Given the way Zeus behaves normally in these myths, this is quite a rarity!
    • Of course, the video portrays it as him mainly doing it because he finds the idea of Aphrodite becoming a grandmother to be hilarious.
  • The Dracula summary and the Van Helsing Serious Face.
  • The Dionysus video as a whole. Living up to the statements in the Quetzalcoatl video that historical religions were not static, it goes into the history of the god from his roots as a rebirth and madness deity to his modern presentation, accompanied by spectacular visuals and soundtrack.
  • On a similar note, the Aphrodite video. It goes into great detail about Aphrodite's roots as the Mesopotamian goddess Ashtarte/Ishtar, how she was brought to Greece, and the long and complex history of her characterization, all accompanied by excellent visuals and very appropriate choices of music.
    • Of spectacular note to many tropers, in a Dual Crowning Moment of Awesome and Funny for both Aphrodite and Sparta, Aphrodite's worship in Greece has her portrayed as a Goddess of Love and War, and the portrayal of this aspect in the episode is similarly jaw dropping.
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  • The Freeze-Frame Bonus paragraph in the Nineteen Eighty-Four summary discussing the topic of thought-crime and the way the internet in general has abused the idea:
    A note to the edgelords: "thoughtcrime" does not mean "attitudes you hold that will make people think you're an asshole." We already have a word for that - it's called "being an asshole", and nobody is going to drag you off to a secret government facility and torture you until your brain breaks just for being an asshole.
    However, they might call you an asshole or ask that you stop acting like an asshole. This is not the same thing as "thought-policing", which is a government-mandated system of suppression that does far more than simply make you feel like an asshole. People can and will judge you based on what you say or think, on account of being people with opinions: it is not "thought-policing" for them to voice their opinions on YOUR opinions.
  • Similarly, the Io video has a rant both in the beginning and during the end credits pointing out how pointless it is to try and claim there's a "true" version of any given Greek Myth—let alone fight over what said true version even is—when the original authors couldn't agree on how any of it happened and, in the case of Ovid (who originated the controversial "Medusa gets assaulted and is promptly punished for being assaulted and that's why the Gods are bad" myth), may have written the myth with a bias in mind.note 
  • Ishtar being told by Ereshkigal that the Underworld is her domain, becoming giant-sized and telling her "You are not in charge here!"
    Ishtar: Duly noted.
  • Red summarized the entirety of the Mahabharata, a notorious Door Stoppernote  which makes up most of Hindu mythology... in sixty seconds. And succeeded. The video turns Red's Motor Mouth tendencies Up to Eleven, at an estimated speech rate of 380 words per minute, all spoken clearly. For perspective, normal conversation is usually carried out in the 120-160 word/min range, and the fastest section of Eminem's Rap God (the world record holder for fastest clear speech rate) clocks in at roughly 390 words/min. The fact that Red can speak clearly as fast as she can earns her a spot here, on top of the fact that she managed to pretty effectively summarize one of the longest written works in the world within a minute.
    • Granted, the summary was was extremely condensed and laconicnote , but the the achievement was nonetheless very impressive.
    • If the first several seconds (where she's talking a bit more slowly) and the "Whoo!" and the pause before it at the end are dropped, the remainder's at a rate of over 400 words a minute.
  • And then Blue did a similar laconic summary of the Wars of the Roses, with equally impressive Motor Mouth ability.
    • It must be said, however, that Blue had to artificially speed up his speech as evidenced by the audio artifacting scattered throughout the video, meaning he didn't actually speak quite that fast. Red's rendition of the Mahabharata has no such artifacting caused by artificially speeding it up.
  • In part VII of Journey to the West, Tripitaka finally shows what he's good for in one of the contests with the Taoist immortals. By sitting still. For apparently days at a time.
  • In "Beowulf", Wiglaf banishes the 11 soldiers who abandoned Beowulf to fight the dragon alone. And he has a reason to: despite not even being a soldier himself, Wiglaf fought alongside his king to face the dragon. Guess Beowulf chose well when he made him king upon his death.
  • In "Kusanagi no Tsurugi", Prince Yamato using Grass-Cutter to make the Warlord's assassination attempt on his life literally backfire on him.
  • "Theseus and Pirithous" learn the hard way that Hades, even when slightly livid, loves Persephone too much to just let a couple of strangers waltz right in and kidnap his beloved wife without a fight.
  • Red pointing out that "The Epic of Mwindo" has considerably more lessons than most stories, up to four at least.
    Moral #1: There's no such thing as a "bad" child and no child deserves to be rejected by their family, [[Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped regardless of disability or gender. They were born that way, it was God's decision, deal with it.
    Moral #2: Heroism is great, but callousness brings disaster. Don't do it.
    Moral #3: Help each other. Kinship is the only thing keeping our species alive.
  • In "Ra's Secret Name", the visual of Isis becoming omnipotent once she gains possession of Ra's True Name.
  • "Hou Yi and Chang'E" has one scenario where Chang'E faces a Sadistic Choice, either let Feng-Meng take the immortality elixir or drink the immortality elixir herself and leave her mortal husband behind. She chooses the latter.
  • After meeting her long-lost son Pryderi, Rhiannon gives us this line that lets the audience know she is not going to overlook that her handmaidens bore false witness about how she ate her own baby note :
    Handmaidens: Yes, M'am.
  • Red lamp-shading how Dr. Henry Jekyll was more a Mad Scientist than Victor Frankenstein ever was, especially since the former took responsibility for the mess his experiment caused and wasn't afraid to risk himself for his work, unlike the latter.
  • For the OSP Spring Break Charity streams, the team set an initial goal of $5,000 for Feeding America. Over the course of the next few days, they were able to raise over $30,000, completely going above and beyond their original goal.
  • Red's reading of The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe is glorious. Between her stellar voiceover work, and the art accompanying the narration, you have one of the best audio versions of the story out there.
  • Brokk outwitting Loki in "Loki's Wager". Loki claims that he did bet his head, but quickly adds he never said anything about his neck and therefore has no right to cut it. Brokk simply finds a way around this loophole and exercises his rights to Loki's head by sewing the trickster's mouth shut. It may not have lasted long, but not many can stake claim they outwitted Loki.
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