Just Musical Numbers

It’s always wonderful when the characters that you love break into song. It provides a glimpse into their deeper emotions, and it gives you something catchy to sing along with. Here (as always, incomplete and unranked) are some of our favorite moments of musicality from TV, movies, musicals, etc.

In case you are wondering, yes, we *are* aware that this list is way too long. but it’s still definitely missing many things. Add your own favorite musical moments in the comments!

  • Life’s A Happy Song (The Muppets [2011])
  • Man or Muppet (The Muppets [2011])
  • The Rainbow Connection (The Muppets [2011])
  • You and I and George (The Muppet Show)
  • Love Led Us Here (Muppet Treasure Island)
  • When You’re A Professional Pirate (Muppet Treasure Island)
  • Nice Things are Nice (Bob’s Burgers)
  • Eternal Flame (Pushing Daisies)
  • Morning Has Broken (Pushing Daisies)
  • Hopelessly Devoted to You (Pushing Daisies)
  • Home is Behind… (Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)
  • Non nobis, Domine (Henry V [1989])
  • Last Midnight (Into the Woods [1991])
  • It Takes Two (Into the Woods [1991])
  • Your Fault (Into the Woods [1991])
  • No One Is Alone (Into the Woods [1991])
  • Move On (Sunday In The Park With George [1986])
  • Giant Woman (Steven Universe)
  • Cookie Cat (Steven Universe)
  • Let Me Drive My Van Into Your Heart (Steven Universe)
  • What Can I Do For You (Steven Universe)
  • Strong in the Real Way (Steven Universe)
  • Stronger Than You (Steven Universe)
  • Peace and Love (Steven Universe)
  • Misty Mountains (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
  • “Once More With Feeling” the whole episode (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
  • Giles’ Exposition Song (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
  • Brand New Day (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog)
  • Everything You Ever (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog)
  • I’m Easy (Nashville [1975])
  • Dues (Nashville [1975])
  • It Don’t Worry Me (Nashville [1975])
  • King of New York (Newsies [1992])
  • Once and For All (Newsies [1992])
  • (Not) Getting Married Today (Company [2007])
  • Being Alive (Company [2007])
  • The Ladies Who Lunch (Company [2007])
  • Suddenly Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors [1986])
  • Skid Row (Little Shop of Horrors [1986])
  • Maybe You’re Not the Worst Thing Ever (Galavant)
  • Good Night My Friend (Galavant)
  • A Happy Ending For Us (Galavant)
  • Secret Mission (Galavant)
  • My Dragon Pal and Me (Galavant)
  • What’ll It Be? (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
  • I’m A Good Person (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
  • You Stupid Bitch (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
  • Peeno Noir (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • 5,000 Candles in the Wind (Parks and Recreation)
  • The Pit (Parks and Recreation)
  • Man of Constant Sorrow (O Brother, Where Are Thou?)
  • One Way Or Another (Veronica Mars)
  • A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow (A Mighty Wind)
  • I’m the Music Meister (Batman:The Brave and the Bold)
  • Jekyll and Hyde (Arthur)
  • Grey and Blue (Batman: The Brave and the Bold)
  • Drives Us Bats (Batman: The Brave and the Bold)
  • Rollercoaster (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Carpe Diem (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Summer Belongs to You (Phineas and Ferb)
  • The Way of the Platypus (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Ain’t Got Rhythm (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Come Home Perry (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Perry the Platypus (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Gitchee Gitchee Goo (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Alien Heart (Phineas and Ferb)
  • There’s a Platypus Controlling Me (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Alien Heart (Phineas and Ferb)
  • See My Vest (The Simpsons)
  • Pie in the Sky (Evil Con Carne)
  • Too Much Pie (Evil Con Carne)
  • Keeper of the Reaper (The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy)
  • The Naked Mole Rap (Kim Possible)
  • That’s How We’ll Get her (Wander Over Yonder)
  • You’re the Greatest (Wander Over Yonder)
  • He’s Flying (Spongebob Squarepants)
  • Recycle (Rocko’s Modern Life)
  • You Can’t Fight City Hall (Rocko’s Modern Life)
  • It’s In Your Heart (Kappa Mikey)
  • Kids Just Being Kids (The Fairly Oddparents)
  • Get Flappy (The Fairly Oddparents)
  • Da Pixie Rap (The Fairly Oddparents)
  • Where is the Fun (The Fairly Oddparents)
  • Real and Scary (The Fairly Oddparents)
  • The Presidents Song (Animaniacs)
  • The Ballad of Magellan (Animaniacs)
  • Be Prepared (The Lion King)
  • The Bear Necessities (The Jungle Book)
  • Friend Like Me (Aladdin)
  • Hakunna Matata (The Lion King)
  • Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid)
  • Zero to Hero (Hercules)
  • This is Halloween (Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • Make a Man Out of You (Mulan)
  • Ooogie Boogie’s Song (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • I Just Can’t Wait to Be King (The Lion King)
  • Worthless (The Brave Little Toaster)
  • Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now (Cat’s Don’t Dance)
  • There are No Cats in America (An American Tail)
  • You’re Playing with the Big Boys Now (The Prince of Egypt)
  • Guy Love (Scrubs)
  • Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Library Card (Arthur)

One thought on “Just Musical Numbers

  1. Anything Dick Van Dyke sings in Mary Poppins. Pretty inexplicable since it’s been probably 15 years or more since I’ve seen the movie, but those songs still float around my head regularly. Nice list though.


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