History Characters / InspectorSpacetime

4th Feb '18 3:38:50 PM Agronac919
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The current incarnation of the Inspector is played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.[[/note]]
* Female Misogynist: Upon seeing her face for the first time, the Inspector scowled in contempt.

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The current incarnation of the Inspector is played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge.[[/note]]
Waller-Bridge.
* Female Misogynist: FemaleMisogynist: Upon seeing her face for the first time, the Inspector scowled in contempt.
4th Feb '18 3:37:15 PM Agronac919
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple (as far as the new series goes)

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple (as Female Misogynist: Upon seeing her face for the first time, the Inspector scowled in contempt.
--> '''Inspector:''' Oh, terrible!
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: As
far as the new series goes)
goes.
3rd Feb '18 9:11:33 PM nombretomado
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* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Noo Yawk by way of Chicawgo.



* NewYorkCityCops: Mulligan was seconded to Exo-Pol from the NYPD.
26th Jan '18 4:43:08 AM jormis29
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->First played by Creator/VincentPrice in the classic series, later by Windsor Davies and Peter Wyngarde, and then by Creator/ChristianSlater and Creator/StephenColbert in the TV movie; and by Creator/JulianSands [[spoiler:and Creator/IdrisElba]] in the new series

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->First played by Creator/VincentPrice in the classic series, later by Windsor Davies and Peter Wyngarde, Creator/PeterWyngarde, and then by Creator/ChristianSlater and Creator/StephenColbert in the TV movie; and by Creator/JulianSands [[spoiler:and Creator/IdrisElba]] in the new series
19th Jan '18 6:07:51 AM Cryoclaste
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* TheUnfavorite: Benjamin's existence is the reason why ''Inspector Spacetime'' went on hiatus, as the resulting fallout from the Jimmy Savile scandal resulted in an entire season having to be shelved and reworked and the show going off the air due to the criminal investigation involving every major actor on the show. He also caused the person who cast him to be fired, who was accused of colluding with Savile to write more children into his stories and enable his dirty behavior, resulting an inquisition by the executives overhead and a mass exodus of writers, directors, and staff in general who didn't want to be involved with the resulting fallout. Ultimately, the show had to acquire many new writers who were total unknowns and gamble with the prospects of their stories being bad. The matter nearly ruined the network because a court suit came up and the settlement almost bankrupted it, with a last-minute agreement to settle the matter out of court saving the whole thing from complete financial ruin and cracking the foundations of the classic series very deep. Fortunately, the lemons turned into lemonade when the replacements on staff hit the audience with totally bizarre way out of left field stories that were so unusual the audiences praised them for their surrealism and introspective looks on reality, comparing them to anthology shows like ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', ''Series/TheOuterLimits'', and the works of Creator/AlfredHitchcock.

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* TheUnfavorite: Benjamin's existence is the reason why ''Inspector Spacetime'' went on hiatus, as the resulting fallout from the Jimmy Savile scandal resulted in an entire season having to be shelved and reworked and the show going off the air due to the criminal investigation involving every major actor on the show. He also caused the person who cast him to be fired, who was accused of colluding with Savile to write more children into his stories and enable his dirty behavior, resulting an inquisition by the executives overhead and a mass exodus of writers, directors, and staff in general who didn't want to be involved with the resulting fallout. Ultimately, the show had to acquire many new writers who were total unknowns and gamble with the prospects of their stories being bad. The matter nearly ruined the network because a court suit came up and the settlement almost bankrupted it, with a last-minute agreement to settle the matter out of court saving the whole thing from complete financial ruin and cracking the foundations of the classic series very deep. Fortunately, the lemons turned into lemonade when the replacements on staff hit the audience with totally bizarre way out of left field stories that were so unusual the audiences praised them for their surrealism and introspective looks on reality, comparing them to anthology shows like ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', ''Series/TheOuterLimits'', ''Series/{{The Outer Limits|1963}}'', and the works of Creator/AlfredHitchcock.
28th Dec '17 11:47:37 AM Jake18
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Pretends to be a loyal friend to the Inspector right up until he reveals his true nature.
24th Dec '17 8:36:41 PM Maddoxsort
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-->'''Reggie:''' Black cop puts in for early retirement... All I'm missing is a damn red shirt!
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: The Sergeant handcuffed him to radioactive gas-filled suitcase in an evil twist of carrying a nuclear football that he threatened to detonate if Reggie didn't do exactly as the Sergeant asked. When the Sergeant got sent into the void, Reggie learned the suitcase was going to gas him if the Sergeant was more than 100 feet away from him as a fail-safe in case Reggie tried to run, and it started to beep three times as a 3-second countdown commenced. The Inspector was able to uncuff him but the suitcase gassed the Inspector instead because he didn't have enough time to ditch it, thereby fulfilling a prophecy that he would die and metamorphosize.

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-->'''Reggie:''' Mercy... Black cop puts in for early retirement... shoulda' known better. All I'm missing is a damn ''damn red shirt!
shirt!!''
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: The Sergeant handcuffed him to radioactive gas-filled suitcase in an evil ironic twist of carrying a literal nuclear football that he threatened to detonate if Reggie didn't do exactly as the Sergeant asked. When the Sergeant got sent into the void, Reggie learned the suitcase was going to gas him if the Sergeant was more than 100 feet away from him as a fail-safe in case Reggie tried to run, and it started to beep three times as a 3-second countdown commenced. The Inspector was able to uncuff him but the suitcase gassed the Inspector instead because he didn't have enough time to ditch it, thereby fulfilling a prophecy that he would die and metamorphosize.
24th Dec '17 8:34:33 PM Maddoxsort
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* BadAssNormal: Is at the center stage of the Tenth Inspector's final adventure and into his first adventure as the Eleventh as a human who is an able-bodied cop.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: He was originally a one-off character whose name was Frank but was reworked into a recurring character due to popularity. "Frank" was RetConned into him being in an UndercoverCop cover that was revealed in his first reappearance.

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* BadAssNormal: Is at the center stage of the Tenth Inspector's final adventure and into his first adventure as the Eleventh as a human who is an able-bodied veteran cop.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: He was originally a one-off character whose name was Frank but was reworked into a recurring character due to popularity. "Frank" was RetConned into him being in an UndercoverCop undercover beat cop cover that was revealed in his first reappearance.



* {{Retirony}}: Just barely averted when the Inspector intercepted a radioactive suitcase meant for Reggie on the day he retired from police duty.

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* {{Retirony}}: Just barely averted when the Inspector intercepted a radioactive suitcase meant for Reggie on the day he retired from police duty. Reggie even lampshades it:
-->'''Reggie:''' Black cop puts in for early retirement... All I'm missing is a damn red shirt!
24th Dec '17 8:30:45 PM Maddoxsort
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* HeartBrokenBadass: His wife Felicia divorced (well, separated from) him a long time ago because she was mad at him for putting his job before their marriage. By the finale the Inspector has managed to convince Reggie to retire (their family is rich now, after all) and Felicia admits she [[FootDraggingDivorcee never actually filed the divorce papers.]]

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* HeartBrokenBadass: His wife Felicia divorced (well, separated from) him a long time ago because she was mad at him for putting his job before their marriage. By the finale the Inspector has managed to convince Reggie to retire (their family is rich now, after all) and Felicia admits she [[FootDraggingDivorcee never actually filed the divorce papers.]]




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* {{Retirony}}: Just barely averted when the Inspector intercepted a radioactive suitcase meant for Reggie on the day he retired from police duty.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: The Sergeant handcuffed him to radioactive gas-filled suitcase in an evil twist of carrying a nuclear football that he threatened to detonate if Reggie didn't do exactly as the Sergeant asked. When the Sergeant got sent into the void, Reggie learned the suitcase was going to gas him if the Sergeant was more than 100 feet away from him as a fail-safe in case Reggie tried to run, and it started to beep three times as a 3-second countdown commenced. The Inspector was able to uncuff him but the suitcase gassed the Inspector instead because he didn't have enough time to ditch it, thereby fulfilling a prophecy that he would die and metamorphosize.
-->'''Three beeps will signal the end.'''
24th Dec '17 8:20:03 PM Maddoxsort
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* ChekovsSkill: Medicinal cures. Nick later seeks out Joanna to help synthesize a cure for Norman's kaleidomania. He discovered that the disease stemmed from microscopic parasites deemed kaleidoworms that had worked their way into his system and fed on his cells could only be cured with special immunologic nucleotide to resist them until they starved and dissolved in his system; because the DNA didn't have any virus protection, they had to conjure some. Norman needed to be cured because he knew the location of the fabled black-tipped starburst needed to defeat the Sergeant.

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* ChekovsSkill: ChekhovsSkill: Medicinal cures. Nick later seeks out Joanna to help synthesize a cure for Norman's kaleidomania. He discovered that the disease stemmed from microscopic parasites deemed kaleidoworms that had worked their way into his system and fed on his cells could only be cured with special immunologic nucleotide to resist them until they starved and dissolved in his system; because the DNA didn't have any virus protection, they had to conjure some. Norman needed to be cured because he knew the location of the fabled black-tipped starburst needed to defeat the Sergeant.
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