Favorite Musical and Dance Numbers in non-Musical SFF shows

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  1. JD

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    I've been watching Legion for the last few weeks, and in the first season we've already gotten two great dance numbers, and that got me thinking about other dance and musical numbers in SFF shows that aren't always musicals. So what are your favorites? Feel free to include stuff from musical episodes, but just one song per episode.
    Here are some of my favs:
    Lucifer - Who's Da New King Hell

    Legion - Capter One

    Legion - Chapter 6

    Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Once More With Feeling/Walk Through the Fire


    Honorable Mention
    Scrubs - My Musical/Everything Comes Down to Poo
     
  2. Mr. Adventure

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    Doctor Who - End of the World(Toxic)
    To this day when I hear that part in Toxic I see the station rotating in my head.


    Doom Patrol - Danny Patrol(People Like Us)
    I don't know if I would recommend watching this out of context or not.


    As for Legion, the Bolero sequence is my favorite.
     
  3. JD

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    Oh, yeah that last one was awesome. I just watched that episode this morning, but I had already planned this thread after the the Lenny dance number, so I didn't think to include that one too.
    It seems with Legion that at this point any scene with Aubrey Plaza or Jemain Clement is going to be awesome.
     
  4. Janeway’s Girl

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    Xena “The Bitter Suite” - The Love Of Your Love



    Buffy “Once More With Feeling” - Under Your Spell

     
  5. JD

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    I got an error saying the Xena clip is blocked in my country.
    Holy crap, was Willow actually going down on Tara there? I haven't watched this since I was old enough to pick up on that.
     
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    Gotten beaten to the punch on Xena. But, yes, "The Bitter Suite" is great.
     
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  7. Mr. Adventure

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    Unfortunately, I don't think there's a good way to know that a youtube clip is blocked in other countries before posting. At least, I don't know a way.
     
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  8. Janeway’s Girl

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    @JD sorry it’s geo-blocked. There’s probably other versions of the song on YouTube that aren’t.
     
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    Context be damned, this is good. I skipped ahead in the video a bit after the character with the shades says "I don't sing", to where he is on stage singing. I thought that it looked like he was maybe only seeing this in his head. So cool that that is what was going on. This is a great song and the characters perform it with such verve and commitment, that no context is needed in order to enjoy it (though I'm sure that context would only increase it's greatness).

    Is the show overall as good as this clip?

    Considering the irony and double meaning,"Spell" might be the best song in an episode full of "best" songs.

    Two of the many good ones from Dr.Horrble:


     
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  11. Mr. Adventure

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    IMO, it is, it's been one of my favorite shows in a long time. You nailed it pretty well, the character really wants to be that person but is held back and at that point you are so pushing for him and it's such a great moment that it's painful when you see the end.
     
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    Can I just say the entire episode of Buffy, "Once More With Feeling". I've been listening to that soundtrack all the time since I watched that episode. If I had to pick a track though, "Walk Through the Fire".

    Non-Buffy:

    Most of the Vic stuff from DS9
    Doctor Who - Toxic (Still one of the underrated highlights of the series)
     
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    Helen Magnus' dad's song in the 'Fugue' musical episode of Sanctuary :adore:


    And adore Sisko's 'The Best Is Yet To Come' from DS9


    Only a matter of time before EMH shows up
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  15. JD

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    That reminds of another favorite of mine
    The Flash - Duet/Superfriend


    I just watched Legion's second season premiere and it featured an epic dance off between David and Lenny & Oliver
    Legion - Chapter 9
     
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  17. Mr. Adventure

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    May be my age betraying me but I"m more of a Lapti Nek guy.
     
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    The Name Game from American Horror Story Asylum (season 2)


     
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