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  • Fred telling the truth in the episode "Fred's Flying Lesson". It's more epic than it sounds.
    • There's also a bit of Fridge Brilliance under the implication why he isn't always honest immediately is because he saves the truth for moments like this.
  • The entire episode that sends up James Bond films is both this and a Crowning Moment Of Funny. Come on, Fred and Barney defeat Doctor No?
    • Climaxing with Fred and Barney's "A Judo Chop Chop" chase.
  • Ann Margrock ain't gonna be your fool.
  • Wilma casually one-punching a giant dinosaur in the snout and making it run away crying.
  • Wilma's mother showing up and putting the fear of God in Grandma Dynamite and her sons after Fred accidentally hires her as a maid during the period when Wilma was pregnant.
  • Bamm-Bamm comes to Pebbles' defense, protecting her from a mean neighborhood cat within minutes of meeting her! What a gentleman!
  • The final outcome of "A Haunted House is Not a Home" is both this for Fred and a Crowning Moment of Funny, with Crowning Music of Awesome to boot, which sounds rather like the theme for Jonny Quest, which, incidentally, had just recently debuted at the time of this episode's release.

     Live-Action Film 
  • The entire film's silly aesthetic. Say what you will about anything else, it's committed to looking and feeling exactly like the cartoon and succeeds at that hands-down.
  • When Cliff Vandercave uses flashy language to try to sell everyone in the boardroom on his plans for Slate & Co, Fred points out the obvious flaw in the plan in plain English. It gets laughed off right in his face, but it was still a sporting effort on his part.
  • Barney and Betty calling Fred and Wilma out for getting greedy and letting Fred's success turn them into snobs, with Barney also revealing if he hadn't switched tests with Fred he'd have been the one who got canned.
    Wilma: We took you into our home-!
    Betty: Oh yeah so you could show off every chance you got! You used to be such nice people, but now you're just a couple of rich snobs! Hmph!
    Fred: Better than being a couple of petty ingrates.
    • Barney responds by "Punching out," as in punching Fred in the face.
    • Later, Wilma legitimately feels regretful for how she's acted and is unable to convince the Rubbles not to leave. When Fred asks who needs the Rubbles, this is Wilma's wake-up call for her own stuck-up behavior and starts trashing all the expensive crap Fred bought before leaving with Pebbles.
  • Wilma and Betty sneak into Fred's office to find the Dictabird to prove Fred's innocence. The Dictabird acts very snotty to Wilma and refuses to help, so Betty tells Wilma to step back so she can reason with him. She then single-handily grabs the Dictabird by his throat and throttles him into submission.
  • When Fred gets his name cleared among the workers, The Flintstones and The Rubbles go to Fred's house. Only to find that Dino and Wilma's mother are tied up, the house is ransacked and Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm are missing. When Fred reads the Ransom note from Cliff, demanding to come alone and bring the Dictabird with him as it's evidence against Cliff. A pissed off Fred breaks the Ransom note (Like every other paper, it's made of solid rock, and can only be carved into with a chisel) into pieces, before setting off for the quarry to get Cliff.

     Animated Films 
  • The scene in Hollyrock-A-Bye Baby where Bamm Bamm makes short work of the gangsters in Pebbles' birthing room in the hospital. It just goes to you, Bamm Bamm might be all grown up but he still hasn't forgotten the good old "BAMM!BAMM!BAMM!BAMM!BAMM!"

  • When the mayor of Bedrock tells off the polygamistsnote  who are complaining about people getting married.
    Man: If we allow men and women to marry, how long before they start marrying dinosaurs and street lamps? It's a slippery slope.
    Woman: What about the children?
    Mayor: I understand your concerns, but frankly, we have more important things to worry about.
    Audience Member: Like what?
    Mayor: Like everything. Every issue is more important than this.


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