of comedy provided by that clip, it also offers us a rare opportunity to observe, first-hand, a legitimate defensive gun use.
On the other hand, however, we also know that the .380 – underpowered or not – effectively stopped the crime cold due to one simple truth: people do not like being shot. The perpetrators obviously were not expecting armed resistance, and the very second that first shot was sent towards them… well, you saw their reactions.
The general saying is The ideal self-defense gun is the one you actually have on you when you need it. Which gets back to Yes, a .45 or a 15-round-mag 9mm is better than a .380 or .32 or .22; but the small stuff beats hell out of a goblin-stomper that's back home because you couldn't/wouldn't carry it today.