- DETAILS: So, on Parks, the cast always seems to be having a ton of fun.
- Adam Scott: You don't have fun at work? You work for Details. You sit around and talk about hot dudes like Channing Tatum. That guy looks like he was sculpted out of ivory. If they made casts of asses to sell at adult stores for people to have sex with, they would use his ass. Sorry for everything I just said.
NUMBER 12: Winry Delivers a Baby
Moments about saving lives often get overlooked in the badassery scale because they don’t involve interfering with someone else, there isn’t a conflict between two characters. But I dare you to say a medic isn’t a badass to their face.
This moment made the list because it’s such a defining part of Winry’s life. As Ed explains later, this scene proves she’s not meant to hurt people, she’s meant to save them. In a sense, for Winry, this is the equivalent of Ed punching through like 20 guys while reciting the periodic table of elements. No matter what it is, if you’re doing something you’re good at, in a confident, stylish, cool manner, it’s badass.
It’s also such a great subversion of what you would expect. (ARE YOU SEEING A PATTERN HERE? ARAKAWA IS REALLY REALLY GOOD AT TAKING SHONEN CLICHES AND GIVING THEM A TWIST. IN CASE YOU COULDN’T TELL. JUST SAYING) Of course we get the goofy shots of the supposedly always-capable main protagonists running around in a panic, but there’s also the few panels where we see Ed and Al truly uncomfortable with the fact that for once they cannot do anything to help. We see this helplessness and suddenly it heightens the tension and raises up Winry’s own capability. Some people accuse Winry of relying on Edward too much, or saying she’s too attached to him to do anything on her own. Obviously they never saw this scene, where when the Elrics are down and out, she immediately steps up to the plate and takes charge of the entire procedure.
You. Go. Winry. Rockbell.