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A Battle Couple at such a young age.

Steven Universe has so many awesome moments that'll show you how Steven and the Gems always save the day!

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    The Pilot 
  • Steven using a time travel device to make insult comebacks. Sure, he could have used it for more emergency situations but this is a far more frequent and often more satisfying use.
    • Actually, towards the end, Garnet does utilize Steven's time travel ability by asking early on "Steven, why are you such a butt-face?" before battling the monster. And later, when the monster has nearly defeated them, Garnet asks Steven the question again, thus pressuring Steven to come up with a come back. ...and travel back before the monster could hurt them.
      • Becomes even more cooler when you bear in mind Garnet can see the future, and foresaw that it would come in handy!

  • The way Steven leaps ahead of Garnet and the others in the first theme song.
  • Every time Steven brings out Rose's Shield. He always finds a way to help.
  • Every time Steven helps someone just by talking. There are many instances where Steven will talk/yell/sing at someone to help them through a problem. Doubles as Heartwarming.
    • A notable example is when he motivates Pearl to fight Sugalite, by giving her an amazing pep-talk!
  • Garnet is the walking embodiment of awesome, period.
  • Doubles as Heartwarming: The diverse set of families in the SU world. From single parents, blended families, traditional family, multi-generational households, or a family that consists of a single parent and three rock aliens that act as surrogate mothers. Each of them have flaws and problems, but not one of them is presented entirely bad. And every type of family is loving and tight-knit.
  • This tumblr post about how relatable all of the characters, Gem and human, are;
    You know, itís pretty wild just how much I can relate to so many of the SU characters. Like, all of the main characters are like me in some way, not to mention some of the humans too like Lars and his fear of what people think of him, Sadie and her overbearing mom, Kiki not being able to tell someone no. Hell, even Yellow Diamond's tyrannical ass repressing her emotions and literally singing an entire song about what's the use of feeling is relatable.

    And, I just love it so much. I can't believe how many of the characters on this show are like me. We share the same fears and struggles and issues. Sometimes it's like I'm watching myself on screen and I can sympathize so badly with a character, even characters who I thought were nothing like me can say or do something that puts me in shock because I'm suddenly being reminded of myself. I'm really so grateful to this show because with other stuff I watch, there's typically only one character I can relate to and I'm lucky if there's a second. Some shows, I don't even relate to any of the characters at all. But, with SU, so many of the characters are like pieces of me. And, I absolutely adore it.

    I love this show, I love these characters, I love the way they're written, I love their depth and layers, I love how the writers refused to just have them be cartoony caricatures and made them multifaceted, three-dimensional, realistic individuals that are still learning and growing and healing, the way that I am still learning and growing and healing.

  • The 30-second promo for the "In Too Deep" event manages to combine this with Nightmare Fuel, by completely avoiding any hint of lightheartedness that Steven Universe commercials usually portray, including a really well-done Dark Reprise of Pearl's lines "If you could only know, what we really are" from the extended theme. It also shows Alexandrite fighting Malachite, as well as Peridot and Steven using the drill to tunnel into the earth to confront The Cluster. All in all, it does its job of getting the viewer pumped for May 12th, and then some!