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Feb 26, 2020

31 TV Scenes That Are Extremely Heartwarming From Start To Finish

"It's still 21 votes... But you won. You won, Leslie."

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which TV scenes always make them happy-cry. Here are some of our favorite responses:

🚨Warning: There are MASSIVE spoilers ahead!🚨

1. First, on The Good Place, when Chidi read the note that he wrote to himself about Eleanor.

NBC

"'There is no answer, but Eleanor is the answer' makes me so damn emotional."

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2. When the gang surprised Rosa with a game night after she came out to her parents on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

NBC

"When the whole squad comes to Rosa's house for a game night after her parents don't accept her for being bisexual. This moment makes me cry every time."

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3. On Grey's Anatomy, when Derek proposed to Meredith in the iconic elevator.

ABC

"The elevator scenes in Grey's always make me emotional, but especially when Derek proposes to Meredith."

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4. Also on Grey's Anatomy, when Jackson decided to rename the hospital Grey Sloan Memorial after Lexie and Mark died.

ABC

"What a perfect way to honor two beloved characters."

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5. When the Doctor and Amy brought Vincent Van Gogh to the future and showed him how much his art mattered on Doctor Who.

BBC America

"I start to cry every time Vincent tears up. His work did matter."

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6. On The Office, when Jim finally asked Pam out on a date.

NBC

"When Pam says yes, you can see tears in her eyes, then she looks at the camera and says, 'I'm sorry. What was the question?' It's such an important and happy moment."

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7. Also on The Office, when Jim looked at the camera after his wedding to Pam.

NBC

"Whenever I watch Jim and Pam on the boat after they get married, I cry like a baby! The way Jim looks at the camera with Pam's head on his shoulder gets me EVERY TIME!"

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8. And, when Michael surprisingly showed up to Pam's art show on The Office.

NBC

"This always makes me tear up because it shows a different side of Michael and how much he cares about his workers. It’s just a really sweet moment."

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9. On Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Buffy received the "Class Protector" award.

Warner Bros.

"All Buffy ever wanted was to feel like a regular teenager and be accepted by her peers. This moment finally gives her the recognition she deserves."

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10. When Rick reunited with Lori and Carl after he woke up from his coma on The Walking Dead.

AMC

"Rick always fought for his family and this was proof."

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11. On Modern Family, when Jay walked Mitch down the aisle at his wedding to Cam.

ABC

"When Jay tells Mitch, 'I thought you and I would take a little walk,' it gets me every time!"

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12. On Friends, when Rachel got off the plane and met Ross.

NBC

"The stupid plane scene in the series finale of Friends. As much as my feminist side wants her to go to Paris or for Ross to suck it up and move to Paris with her, it still tugs my heart and I cry when she gets off the plane for him."

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13. Also on Friends, when Monica and Chandler proposed to each other.

NBC

"The entire scene when Monica proposes to Chandler, but especially when Chandler says, 'No, wait, I can do this!' Tears, everywhere, tears!"

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14. On Schitt's Creek, when Patrick serenaded David with "Simply the Best."

The CW

"When you see the emotion on David's face, you can feel the love and how proud Moira is in that moment. This scene gets me every time."

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15. Also on Schitt's Creek, when Stevie sang "Maybe This Time" during Cabaret.

Pop / CBC

"I am always sobbing when I watch this and I find the performance so powerful. It always reminds me that it's never too late to find a new passion."

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16. And, when Ted surprised Alexis at the Singles Week event on Schitt's Creek.

Pop / CBC

"Ted surprising Alexis at the Singles Week event was just so cute."

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17. On Fleabag, when Claire told Fleabag that she would only run through an airport for her.

Amazon Prime

"It's such a sweet moment between the two of them and shows how much they love each other. I start crying whenever I hear this line."

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18. When Damon and Stefan reunited in the afterlife on The Vampire Diaries.

The CW

"Yep, this scene always makes me cry. No questions asked."

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19. On The Haunting of Hill House, when Mr. Dudley saw that Mrs. Dudley was finally reunited with their children after she died.

Netflix

"When you see Mr. Dudley running to bring a dying Mrs. Dudley to the house so she could become a ghost and be with their kids, I start blubbering like a baby. And then, when he looks up and sees her with the baby they lost and their daughter, and he just smiles. I am a sobbing mess!"

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20. When Michael surprised Jane by reciting his vows in Spanish on Jane the Virgin.

The CW

"I sobbed when I watched this for the first time. He knew how important her heritage and family were to her, and the way he honored that was just beautiful."

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21. Also on Jane the Virgin, when Alba officially became a US citizen.

The CW

"I cry happy tears every time."

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22. On Parks and Rec, when Ben proposed to Leslie, and she had to take a moment to remember everything.

NBC

"Need I say more? It's a perfect moment."

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23. Also on Parks and Rec, when Ann told Leslie that she won the election.

NBC

"The pause between Ann telling Leslie 'It's still 21 votes,' and 'But you won,' gets me every time. I've lost track of how many times I've watched this show and it never ceases to make me tear up."

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24. On Lost, when Desmond and Penny finally talked on the phone for the first time.

ABC

"It's such a monumental moment and I get so emotional watching it."

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25. On Sex and the City, when Charlotte saw a photo of Lily and instantly knew she was her future daughter.

HBO

"It doesn't matter how many times I've seen this scene, I tear up alongside Charlotte."

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26. On The Big Bang Theory, when Sheldon gave his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

CBS

"It's such a perfect moment for the series finale."

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27. When Nathan revealed to Haley and Jamie that he officially got called up to the NBA on One Tree Hill.

The CW

"I start sobbing when Nathan tells Haley and then it just gets worse when Jamie hears the news from Mouth on the news. Waterworks. Every. Time."

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28. When Max surprised Lorelai with a thousand yellow daisies on Gilmore Girls.

Warner Bros.

"I've always wanted someone to do something like this to make me smile."

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29. Also on Gilmore Girls, when Rory dedicated her valedictorian speech to Lorelai.

Warner Bros.

"Rory's valedictorian speech ALWAYS gets me. I just love how she dedicates it to her mom. It shows how strong a bond a mother and daughter can have. I even modeled my wedding vows after her speech."

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30. When Schmidt and Cece got married on New Girl.

Fox

"The whole episode is sweet and gets me in my feelings, but I can typically hold it together until Nick gives Schmidt the douchebag jar for the glass-breaking."

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31. And finally, on How I Met Your Mother, when Barney met his daughter for the first time.

CBS

"When he starts the speech about love that he swore he would never truly mean, but now he’s bawling his eyes out because he actually means it this time. I wept the first time I watched it."

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