- Using Nightwish's "Ghost Love Score" for the Nerd/Critic retrospective. The Ho Yay-romantic lyrics certainly help.
- "Poor Critic", which gets him his confidence back at the end of the first commercials special.
- All of the songs in the Moulin Rouge! musical review!
- Likewise, all the songs in the Les Misérables review, with "One Big Song" and "Do You Hear The Critics Sing?" taking the cake.
- The instrumental version of The Review Must Go On which now plays during the opening and credits of each episode.
- The operatic-singing at the end of The Garbage Pail Kids Movie. The fact that there's a singing turd on the screen didn't matter, people still wanted to bang his voice.
- I'm a Distraction from from To Boldly Flee with Doug singing while doing his excellent Zod impression. A great example of Refuge in Audacity.
- I'M THE MOTHERFUCKIN' T-REX!!! And it's available too.
- "Perfect" by the Smashing Pumpkins underscoring Critic's conversation with his younger self in Scooby-Doo. Also doubles as a Tear Jerker:We can't help but feel, that something has been lost.
- Whiny Moanin' Nostalgia Critic. It's a slightly dissimilar but obvious homage to the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers theme.
- He does it again at the start of his TMNT (2014) review and there's just as much Self-Deprecation as before.
- The actually recced cello cover of "The Review Must Go On" by Rob Scallon. As sad as the metal version but also ethereal and pretty.
- Playing "Ain't We Got Fun" at the end of Wham Episode The Shining, a song about not having much money and everything is getting worse, but distracting yourself with 'fun' any way that you can.
- Some of the music choices for the editorials, particularly those recycled from To Boldly Flee, can be important for character reasons. For example, "Danse Macabre" being used in "Why We Love Zombies So Much"; an instrumental piece about the dead being forced to dance playing over a previously dead person talking about how his kindness was beaten out of him.
- "Superman is Batman" by Rob Scallon, the song that plays at the beginning of the Man of Steel review.
- Fatal Fight played over Critic admitting fake sins in Food Fight, and while its purpose was confusing, you must admit it was great to hear again.
- At the end of his Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer review, there's "I Fucking Love Christmas", a song where he dresses up like the demented lovechild of a Christmas Elf and a Death Metal vocalist and sings how much he Fucking Loves Christmas.
- Santa Christ, Santa Christ, we all love Santa Christ!
- "I Put A Nostalgic Spell On You", from Hocus Pocus, for multiple reasons. It's catchy, props to Doug for singing in a convincing female voice, and as Kranks and multiple people have pointed out, it gets across criticism of the movie in a more fun way than complaining about it in front of a wall.
- "Wishing This Shit Never Happened" from The Phantom of the Opera (2004). Tamara and Beth have beautiful voices, Hyper is both sad and disturbing (sounding broken but also wanting to force Critic again), Beth calls it her favorite to sing and Doug loves it because it's not meant to be funny.
- Doug is clearly brilliant at getting points across through song. The best two examples of this were summing up why Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was a bad idea in "Superman is Batman" and his summary on the deterioration of Adam Sandler's career in "The Adam Sandler Song".
- "The Real Chipmunks Movie", the parody of "The Girls of Rock 'n' Roll" from The Chipmunk Adventure at the end of the review of Alvin and the Chipmunks. Especially as Doug and Tamara get to show off their amazing voices the most.
- Tamara, Aiyanna and Heather's cover of "Can't Go Back Now" by the Weepies.
- "Flagpole Sitta" by Harvey Danger, which the Critic uses as the theme for extreme mindfucks in media he reviews.
- In The Top 5 Disney Animated Movie Songs, Aiyanna, Heather and Tamara singing parodies of Hamilton.
Awesome Music / The Nostalgia Critic