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  • Joel playing the deadpan straight man.
  • The Box. Also a fabulous Joel moment.
  • Switch. Only Rooster Teeth could take the lamest, clichéd jokes in history and make them funny again.
  • In Unusual Suspects, there is a point where Gus (in a police uniform), rounds up Jason (dressed a Construction Worker), Matt (dressed as a Cowboy), and Nathan (dressed in chaps and leather). If you haven't gotten the joke by now, here's one more for you, they find Kerry doing graffiti, they grab him and throw him in the trunk of the cop car, and before they close the trunk on him, they toss in a native american headdress. Yes, you read this correctly, they are driving around in a cop car, dressed like the Village People. That's not even the best part. When they throw the head dress in for Kerry, they all have these Serious Business looks on their faces. It helps that a Braggadocio rap track is blasting over the video.
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  • Matt's Squick reaction when Joel drops what is strongly implied to be a human penis in his ice bucket during the hotel episode. Heck, any of Matt's reactions in that episode. The instant turn from "You are a god" (hearing two girls in the room) to "oh God no" (hearing two girls and what sounds like a very large, probably very hairy man in the room) is priceless.
  • The revelation that the people who apprehend Joel for not playing Kinect are... the TPA.
  • Chris' Comically Missing the Point during "Sex Dogs, Sex Dogs". Hey, he technically did what he was told!
  • When Jon CJG arrives at the office, he is mistaken for Gary Busey, and then for Nick Nolte, at which point an angry Joel throws him out.
    Joel: 48 Hrs.. SUCKED. (slams door)
  • Coasting... well basically, Gus is... on a roller-coaster, and at the same time at the desk directly behind the guy he is apparently talking with... this is one of those things that makes less sense in context.
  • In Reunion, Gavin basically ends up parodying himself with English slang that makes no sense. It's made priceless by the completely deadpan way he says it. Made even funnier if you know what he's actually saying, since he's using rather filthy slang.
    Gavin: There was spiff all over his quaff, it was mental. Alright, knob and bob, tosser.
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    • There's also his ridiculous mangling of Gus's messages and the dick drawings Joel and Geoff left.
  • The Beard Room. Burnie and Blaine's attempt to find a room for a discussion. One of the rooms they go to is their old building "Aw, dammit! We moved out of this building!" What makes the attempt funnier is the episode of AHWU that has Burnie barging in on Achievement Hunter. When Burnie leaves, the first thing out of Gavin's mouth is "What a prick."
  • Office Divorce. Poor Ryan is just confused over Chris trying to divorce him businessly... if that's such a thing. Even more so when it's implied that Chris's lawyer, Kerry, kidnapped a kid mistaking him for one of Ryan's!
  • The Rooster Bells short showcasing everything on sale for Christmas 2015. It's a vulgar Jingle Bells jaunt that goes completely off the rails. Moments include:
    • Funhaus getting in another jab towards the Rooster Teeth team.
    • Gavin humping a mouse inflatable.
    • Matt dressed up as Jesus.
    • Everyone getting plastered, then having the police bust up everything.
  • "The Henchman", about a poor schmoe getting beat up by Batman thanks to bad timing, has his business ruined because of parking tickets, then gets beat up by Superman when he moves to Metropolis.
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    • "SCUM!"
  • Tinder: The Movie. That is all.
  • After a long unofficial hiatus, RT Shorts are coming back in the most Gus way possible. Burnie's excited.
    • Another promo for the shorts is Gus and Burnie resignedly looking at the chaos that the younger staffers were causing. Max, in particular, was just screaming while Mariel meditates with a skateboard on her head, Jon is fighting with Jessica over a hammer, Ellie and Christina are playing with trash, and Blaine has Chris in a headlock.
      Gus: You ever regret hiring all these people?
      Burnie: I think about that every day. Every. Single. Day.
  • If a Bot Wrote RT Shorts: The Shorts production crew fed every single episode of RT Shorts into a bot and made it write a new episode, then filmed that episode. It is a trainwreck... but very accurate.
    Narrator (setting the scene): Interior bunghole (day).

    Burnie: I'm angry and I'm wealthy. Now I have to go buy more things for you all to destroy.

    Narrator: Burnie tries to remember his real name.
    Burnie: Now I am leaving, because I am old.

    Narrator: Christina, who is made of dreams, arrives from an alternate dimension.
    *Christina emerges from a pile of snacks wearing a taco costume*
    Christina: I have just enough confusion for this crime to be successful!
    Chris: But we'll need more weird children to defeat the boss.
    Narrator: Christina will not be in the rest of this short.

    Blaine: *unprompted spit-take*
    Narrator: Jessica is tired of the workers' schemes. She is also probably a ghost.

    Narrator: Chad, who lives off-camera and has hair, arrives to progress the plot.
    Chad: I've ridden this skating board here to tell you that the boss is coming.
    Narrator: The group is now in panic because they have also killed Jon.

    Narrator: Max is too late. He was distracted by a mirror.
  • Haunted Tales of Terror: Gus presents some short horror-themed shorts parodying mainstream horror stories.
    • The first one, "Come Play With Us" opens on a shot of Blaine's ass, before running into a parody of the twins scene from The Shining. Blaine eventually agrees to play with them, and subsequently gets thrashed at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
    • "Run" features Chris running through the parking lot away from a stalker with a knife. While trying to escape he gets interrupted by a Banana Peel, a Rake Take, hopskotch, Andrew with a survey, and a random road worker. Then he reaches the end of the parking lot, and gets run over.
    • "TV" involves a television that won't turn away from static, which just turns out to be Christina trying to repair it so she can watch Love Island.
    • "Las Lloronas" has Barbara stop working in the middle of the night to investigate some echoing sobs, only to find Mariel trying to cry herself to sleep by watching a nature documentary.
    • In "Hide", Jessica scrambles to hide in an office, only to get herself given away by her phone ringing, an airhorn somebody left on the ground, and windchimes. Then a hooded person enters... it's Blaine, trying to get Jessica to go to a meeting.
    • Finally, "Clowning Around" stars Christina as Pennywise, who's only there to lead a workout.
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