History Characters / Leverage

17th Jan '17 8:05:56 PM JoieDeCombat
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* GutturalGrowler: His common manner of speaking.

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* GutturalGrowler: His common manner of speaking. PlayedForLaughs in "The Hot Potato Job" when he has to stop and make a conscious effort to make his voice a little less gritty because he's playing the role of an accountant (and because Sophie is mimicking his usual tone in her role as a security expert).
16th Jan '17 11:43:37 AM JoieDeCombat
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* BadassInANiceSuit: He's dressed like some yuppie banker.

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* BadassInANiceSuit: He's dressed like some yuppie banker. He's also the first character in the entire series to do Eliot any significant damage, putting up a strong enough fight to stand a convincing chance of beating him.



* CasualDangerDialogue: [[spoiler:He didn't seem fazed when he was surrounded by men with guns and when Eliot showed up to discuss a job offer, while systematically beating up the aforementioned men with guns, Quinn chats pleasantly back while taking down some men as well, still wearing handcuffs.]]

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* CasualDangerDialogue: [[spoiler:He didn't He doesn't seem fazed when he was handcuffed and surrounded by hostile men with guns and when Eliot showed guns. When [[spoiler:Eliot shows up to discuss a job offer, while systematically beating up the aforementioned men with guns, offer]], Quinn chats pleasantly back while taking down some men with him as well, still wearing handcuffs.]]the two of them systematically beat up the gunmen.
16th Jan '17 10:23:47 AM DustSnitch
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"Retrieval specialist", mercenary, and {{Badass}} supreme. Played by Christian Kane.

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"Retrieval specialist", mercenary, and {{Badass}} badass supreme. Played by Christian Kane.



* {{Badass}}: A colossal one.



** Except that they're both {{badass}}es.

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** Except that they're both {{badass}}es.badasses.



* {{Badass}}: '''[[WordOfGod Sterling. Never. Loses.]]'''



* {{Badass}}: He's the first person we see inflict any damage on Eliot. Definitely a {{badass}}.
** BadassInANiceSuit: He's dressed like some yuppie banker.
** HiddenBadass: Eliot really didn't see that one coming.[[note]]This serves as a bit of FridgeBrilliance. This quiet, nobody goes from unimposing to severely beating Eliot. Now we - the viewers - know what all those mooks feel when they go after Eliot in disguise.[[/note]]
** PopCulturedBadass: Quotes ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'' in the middle of a fight.

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* {{Badass}}: He's the first person we see inflict any damage on Eliot. Definitely a {{badass}}.
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BadassInANiceSuit: He's dressed like some yuppie banker.
** HiddenBadass: Eliot really didn't see that one coming.[[note]]This serves as a bit of FridgeBrilliance. This quiet, nobody goes from unimposing to severely beating Eliot. Now we - the viewers - know what all those mooks feel when they go after Eliot in disguise.[[/note]]
** PopCulturedBadass: Quotes ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'' in the middle of a fight.
banker.



* [[spoiler: TheBusCameBack: Returned in the season 4 finale.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheBusCameBack: Returned [[spoiler:Returned in the season 4 finale.]]


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* HiddenBadass: Eliot really didn't see that one coming.[[note]]This serves as a bit of FridgeBrilliance. This quiet, nobody goes from unimposing to severely beating Eliot. Now we - the viewers - know what all those mooks feel when they go after Eliot in disguise.[[/note]]


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* PopCulturedBadass: Quotes ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'' in the middle of a fight.
12th Jan '17 9:40:33 PM JoieDeCombat
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* AsHimself: Eliot poses as a wannabe country music star named Kenneth Crane in "The Studio Job". In real life, Christian Kane has a successful country music career and co-wrote the song that he performs in the episode.
12th Jan '17 8:56:58 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* {{Foil}}: He's very similar to Eliot, but with [[ManOfWealthAndTaste higher-class tastes]], a sauver demeanour, and greater amorality. See LightningBruiser below for how their fighting styles mirror one another.

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* {{Foil}}: He's very similar to Eliot, but with [[ManOfWealthAndTaste higher-class tastes]], a sauver demeanour, and greater amorality. See LightningBruiser below for how their fighting styles mirror Combatwise, they both fight pragmatically, but Quinn prefers precision strikes designed to stun and disable (the first thing he does to Eliot is deliberately break one another.of his ribs) while Eliot prefers stronger blows designed to knock out opponents quickly.
11th Jan '17 10:01:07 PM MarkLungo
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** Also in "The Grave Job" he pulls Hardison into a bear hug and tells him never to do that (get buried alive) again. Bear in mind, Elliot HatesBeingTouched.

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** Also in "The "[[Recap/LeverageS04E07TheGraveDangerJob The Grave Job" Danger Job]]" he pulls Hardison into a bear hug and tells him never to do that (get buried alive) BuriedAlive) again. Bear in mind, Elliot HatesBeingTouched.
11th Jan '17 8:30:16 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* {{Omniglot}}: Speaks Hebrew and Arabic and possibly other languages. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] because he is a world traveler with a professional need to speak local languages. Though he also speaks [[Franchise/StarTrek Klingon]].

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* {{Omniglot}}: Speaks Hebrew and Arabic and possibly other languages. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] because he is a world traveler with a professional need to speak local languages. Though he also speaks [[Franchise/StarTrek Klingon]].
11th Jan '17 8:13:16 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* NerdsSpeakKlingon: In "The Nigerian Job" Elliot is posing as a geeky IT technician. When the secretary he is distracting comments on how strong he is, he says he works out because he likes to go to conventions as a Klingon. He then says something to her in Klingon, which she replies to.

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* NerdsSpeakKlingon: In "The Nigerian Job" Elliot is posing as a geeky IT technician. When the secretary he is distracting comments on how strong he is, he says he works out because he likes to go to conventions as a Klingon. He then says something pretends to her in Klingon, speak Klingon which she replies to.causes her to laugh.
11th Jan '17 7:59:50 PM MasamiPhoenix
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Why was this removed in the firsat place?* TheBerserker: Eliot has to constantly hold back in fights from actually lashing out with lethal force. In "The Tap-Out Job" Sophie warns a mark that putting Eliot in a fight where he's handicapped is the same as "taking the safety off the gun." His HairTriggerTemper is a reflection of that.

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Why was this removed in the firsat place?* * TheBerserker: Eliot has to constantly hold back in fights from actually lashing out with lethal force. In "The Tap-Out Job" Sophie warns a mark that putting Eliot in a fight where he's handicapped is the same as "taking the safety off the gun." His HairTriggerTemper is a reflection of that.Subverted, in that it's all an act. They removed the drugs from his water before he drank any.
11th Jan '17 7:57:54 PM MasamiPhoenix
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** Also in "The Grave Job" he pulls Hardison into a bear hug and tells him never to do that (get buried alive) again. Bear in mind, Elliot HatesBeingTouched.
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