1000 Ways to Die/Awesome

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  • Fiddle Licked: A CIA agent posing as a violinist in a fancy restaurant uses an experimental laser rifle to kill a terrorist posing as a man on a date.
  • M.R.Ouch: A smokin' hot nurse who once was in the military tries to disarm a gun-toting drug addict with an MRI machine -- and ends up killing him when the metal plate in his head also gets attracted.
  • Ichiboned: A Japanese couple who were too repressed to have sex finally do it, but because they've never done it before, their hearts gave out when they reached simultaneous orgasms. It's more a Bittersweet Ending (or even a Tear Jerker), but it does count as a Crowning Moment of Awesome just for the fact that they didn't die in some bloody, horrific way. Even the narrator acknowledges this as a tragedy for some and gives it the #1 spot.
  • Wrin-Killed: A purse-snatcher gets his trachea smashed by a little old lady with 40 years' experience in Tae Kwon Do when he tried to take her purse. Eagerly and hilariously lampshaded in the recreation itself, since the bystanders actually start cheering for the grandma as they watch on how she curbstomps the Asshole Victim.
  • Radium Girls: In this case, it's not the death that is a crowning moment, but the aftermath of said death. A woman from the 1920s named Wendy died by covering herself with glow-in-the-dark, radioactive paint (using it as body paint for her lover during sex), and contracted bone cancer. She got the idea because the company she worked for knew about the dangerous effects of radium, yet used it in their paint anyway, and in fact encouraged the female workers to keep their paintbrushes sharp by licking them, and thus consuming dangerous radioactive material. After the woman's death, her co-workers filed one of the first successful workers' rights lawsuits, won, and according to the narration, "increased safety standards across America." The Other Wiki confirms this as the truth; it was the first successful lawsuit of its kind in the United States.
  • Suck Her Punched: A rapist mistakes a cross-dressing boxer (who cross-dresses as a means to calm down from his Testosterone Poisoning) for an actual woman and attacks him. The boxer defends himself and kills the rapist with his strong right cross (triggered whenever someone calls him a "lady").