First of all, don't bother with spoiler tags. This thread is for people who've beaten the entire season, since only they are qualified to judge the best moments.
So...in your opinions, what were the best moments from season three?
My list goes as follows.
1. The Final Battle in "The Tomb of Sammun-Mak"
The music is what makes the moment. It is seriously epic.
2. Everything Involving Noir Sam
Noir Sam kicks ass; I would love to see more of that side of his personality. I like how in the episodes after this, they include references to his Noir side by inserting random options to accuse people of lying.
3. Kicking Skunkape's Ass in "They Stole Max's Brain"
Crowning Moment of Awesome for the entire episode.
4. Finally Killing That Brat, Sammun-Mak
Second runner up to Crowning Moment of Awesome. I hated that kid. He's adorable, but whiny as hell.
5. The Final Battle in "Beyond the Alley of the Dolls"
Ridiculously intense and epic. I couldn't believe it after I'd beaten it, it was brilliant. Max was amazing during his duel with Charlie Ho-Tep.
6. The Entire "Save Sybil" Sequence in "The City That Dares Not Sleep"
This was sweet, in the most heartwarming-est sense of the term. I liked realizing that Max really is capable of selflessness, and the expressions of shock on Sam and Papierwaite's face when she goes into labour were made of pure win.
7. Max's Death
Absolutely touching, which shocked me. I'm not a stranger to tearjerkers. I've watched dramas and read tragic novels, and I've never been as broken up about a character death as the finale for this episode. I don't think I've ever cared as much before. I think if anyone else watched that scene, it wouldn't affect them; but for us players, we've grown to really love the characters, and it broke our hearts to see them hurting.
8. The Credits for "The City That Dares Not Sleep"
The credits were very simple, and incredibly powerful for that simplicity; just Sam walking alone through the city as that beautiful piano piece plays in the background, gradually apporaching the harbour as he hugs himself. My heart went out to him; I really loved him then, and wanted to hug him. For a brief, horrifing second, I was terrified that he was going to do something desperate, like throw himself off the railing.
9. The Deux Ex Machina at the End
And then, the time machine appears out of nowhere to make everything okay again somehow, and the final scene is filled with so much joy that it almost made my heart burst. Also, a random side note: if you chose the "crime-fighting route," the finale scene is absolutely breathtaking in the aesthetic sense. Really beautiful.
I think I got everything for me. Anyone else have anything to add?