History Characters / Misfits

5th Jan '16 2:33:02 PM FuzzyBoots
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Wiki-wording it and trope names don't get spoiled.
* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give any more superpowers to Nazis.]]
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* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide: He HeroicSuicide: [[spoiler:He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give any more superpowers to Nazis.]]

* [[spoiler: Necromantic: He's seeking the ability to bring back his girlfriend Shannon Speers from the dead. A photo of her is the only decoration in his office.]]
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* {{Necromantic}}: [[spoiler: Necromantic: He's seeking the ability to bring back his girlfriend Shannon Speers from the dead. A photo of her is the only decoration in his office.]]

* [[spoiler: SixthRanger: He tags along with the gang for much of the second half of Series 3, and actually replaces Kelly as the fourth member of the group for the first couple of episodes of Series 4.]]
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* [[spoiler: SixthRanger: He [[spoiler:He tags along with the gang for much of the second half of Series 3, and actually replaces Kelly as the fourth member of the group for the first couple of episodes of Series 4.]]
29th Dec '15 4:34:50 PM Fireblood
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* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give any more superpowers to Nazis.]]

* [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give any more superpowers to Nazis.]]
28th Dec '15 10:52:36 AM frogpatrol
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* CharacterDevelopment: He realises how dangerous his power is and stops dealing.
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* CharacterDevelopment: He [[spoiler:He realises how dangerous his power is and stops dealing.]]

* HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give the Nazis any more superpowers. * JerkassFacade: He pretends to not give a shit about anyone but himself, but it becomes apparent this isn't true.
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* HeroicSuicide: [[spoiler:HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give the Nazis any more superpowers. superpowers to Nazis.]] * JerkassFacade: [[spoiler:JerkassFacade: He pretends to not give a shit about anyone but himself, but it becomes apparent this isn't true.]]
28th Dec '15 10:49:56 AM frogpatrol
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A very chatty optimist who will always attempt to talk himself out of awkward situations. Socially awkward, recently got out of a relationship that went...poorly. Has a crush on Jess, which so far has been unrequited.
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A very chatty optimist who will always attempt attempts to talk himself out of awkward situations. Socially awkward, recently got out of a relationship that went... poorly. Has a crush on Jess, which so far has been unrequited.
28th Dec '15 10:48:45 AM frogpatrol
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Girl the main cast met at a party while she was EXTREMELY drunk. However, she seems capable of holding her own, even after she has had enough alcohol to kill a man five times her size. She decided to pretend to be on Community Service, making her a new member of the gang.
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Girl the main cast met at a party while she was EXTREMELY *very* drunk. However, she seems capable of holding her own, even after she has had enough alcohol to kill a man five times her size. She decided to pretend to be on Community Service, making her a new member of the gang.
19th Dec '15 6:59:28 PM Fireblood
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* HeroicSacrifice: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give the Nazis any more superpowers.
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* HeroicSacrifice: HeroicSuicide: He attempts this in the Nazi timeline, trying to hang himself in his cell so he doesn't give the Nazis any more superpowers.
19th Dec '15 5:37:33 PM Discar
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Mac Guffin Girl is no longer a trope.
* [[MacGuffinGirl MacGuffin Guy]]: The Nazis in the altered timeline consider him very, very valuable, as they can use him to empower their members. He's wanted so badly a Nazi taskforce's main task is to find him, and Seth is smuggled by resistance members repeatedly to avoid detection
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* [[MacGuffinGirl MacGuffin Guy]]: MacGuffinSuperPerson: The Nazis in the altered timeline consider him very, very valuable, as they can use him to empower their members. He's wanted so badly a Nazi taskforce's main task is to find him, and Seth is smuggled by resistance members repeatedly to avoid detection
12th Nov '15 6:20:59 PM Fireblood
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* HeroicSuicide: In the finale, she [[spoiler:kills herself by slitting her wrists, knowing that Luke will have no choice but to go back to a point in time before the bad future started; allowing her to stop the Jumper Posse from becoming evil, save Rudy's life, and prevent herself from becoming trapped in an abusive relationship with Luke.]]

* HeroicSuicide: In the finale, she [[spoiler:kills herself by slitting her wrists, knowing that Luke will have no choice but to go back to a point in time before the bad future started; allowing her to stop the Jumper Posse from becoming evil, save Rudy's life, and prevent herself from becoming trapped in an abusive relationship with Luke.]]
12th Nov '15 6:13:45 PM Fireblood
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* [[spoiler: NoDeadBodyPoops: Suffers this following his first resurrection, and still joked about later in the second series.]]

* CallBack: When people ask him what he was arrested for, he explains that it was for 'eating some pick 'n' mix,' at which most people scoff in disbelief. [[spoiler: However, in 1x04, we see he wasn't lying]].
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* CallBack: When people ask him what he was arrested for, he explains that it was for 'eating some pick 'n' mix,' at which most people scoff in disbelief. [[spoiler: However, in 1x04, we see he wasn't lying]].lying, though he left out some other crimes he committed.]]

* DisappearedDad: To the point where he left an eight-year old Nathan alone in an Ikea with a registered paedophile before eventually running out on Nathan's mother altogether. Ironically, though, he is the only father of the Misfits that we see on screen. * ForgotAboutHisPowers: When his powers are finally revealed, Nathan ends up never using in situations when they're ''really'' needed, for which the others frequently criticise him. [[spoiler: In the case of his immortality, he never thinks to use himself as a shield for the others; in the case of his reality warping, he can't think of any way to use it in an offensive or defensive capacity- ie, conjuring a gun, opening a door in a dead-end, etc.]] However, [[spoiler: in the case of his immortality- specifically why he doesn't use himself as a shield- he states a very good reason: it still ''hurts''. He does shield Simon when he's in love with him thanks to Vince's tattoo, however]].
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* DisappearedDad: To the point where he left an eight-year old Nathan alone in an Ikea with a registered paedophile sex offender before eventually running out on Nathan's mother altogether. Ironically, though, he is the only father of the Misfits a Misfit that we see on screen. * ForgotAboutHisPowers: When his powers are finally revealed, Nathan ends up never using them in situations when they're ''really'' needed, for which the others frequently criticise him. [[spoiler: In the case of his immortality, he never thinks to use himself as a shield for the others; in the case of his reality warping, he can't think of any way to use it in an offensive or defensive capacity- ie, capacity-i.e., conjuring a gun, opening a door in a dead-end, etc.]] However, [[spoiler: in the case of his immortality- specifically why he doesn't use himself as a shield- he shield-he states a very good reason: it still ''hurts''. He does shield Simon when he's in love with him thanks to Vince's tattoo, however]].

* [[spoiler: LivingForeverIsAwesome: Strongly believes this.]]
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* [[spoiler: LivingForeverIsAwesome: Strongly He strongly believes this.]]

* MaliciousMisnaming: ''Always'' refers to Simon as "Barry", since he doesn't see him as interesting or worthwhile enough to call by his real name - even when he's begging him to [[spoiler:save his life, shortly before he dies for the first time]]. He never does break the habit, but it's clearly become more of an AffectionateNickname by the end of the series.
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* MaliciousMisnaming: ''Always'' He ''always'' refers to Simon as "Barry", since he doesn't see him as interesting or worthwhile enough to call by his real name - even when he's begging him to [[spoiler:save his life, shortly before he dies for the first time]]. He never does break the habit, but it's clearly become more of an AffectionateNickname by the end of the series.

* PapaWolf: Subverted in 1x05. He's only overprotective of the baby Finn because his ability invokes this state in others. ** Genuinely displays this towards Marnie's baby, "Nathan Junior". * [[spoiler: PersonalityPowers: Nathan remains eternally confident despite his misfortunes and bounces back from almost every single insult and embarrasment, so he gains the capacity to return from the grave.]]
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* [[spoiler: NoDeadBodyPoops: {{Averted}}. He suffers this following his first resurrection, and still joked about later in the second series.]] * PapaWolf: Subverted {{Subverted}} in 1x05. He's only overprotective of the baby Finn because his ability invokes this state in others. ** Genuinely Later he genuinely displays this towards Marnie's baby, "Nathan Junior". * [[spoiler: PersonalityPowers: Nathan remains eternally confident despite his misfortunes and bounces back from almost every single insult and embarrasment, embarrassment, so he gains the capacity to return from the grave.]]

* RefugeInAudacity: Utilises this in quite a few episodes; for example, preventing Sally from finding the dead bodies in the boot of her car by hurling a brick at the windscreen; holding Rachel at gunpoint [[spoiler: with a water pistol]]; distracting a gang of car thieves by pretending to try to hire them as male prostitutes; shocking two security guards out of commission by [[spoiler: using his new power to pull a rabbit out of his ass.]]
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* RefugeInAudacity: Utilises He utilises this in quite a few episodes; for episodes. For example, preventing Sally from finding the dead bodies in the boot of her car by hurling a brick at the windscreen; windscreen, holding Rachel at gunpoint [[spoiler: with a water pistol]]; pistol]], distracting a gang of car thieves by pretending to try to hire them as male prostitutes; prostitutes, and shocking two security guards out of commission by [[spoiler: using his new power to pull a rabbit out of his ass.]]

* TokenEvilTeamMate: On the milder end of the scale, but has all the important features. * Troll: especially when dealing with Beverley at the bowling alley in Episode 1x04
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* TokenEvilTeamMate: On the milder end of the scale, but he has all the important features. * Troll: especially {{Troll}}: Especially when dealing with Beverley at the bowling alley in Episode 1x04
11th Nov '15 5:56:58 PM TheSparkHype
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* CallBack[=/=]CallbackJoke: When people ask him what he was arrested for, he explains that it was for 'eating some pick 'n' mix,' at which most people scoff in disbelief. [[spoiler: However, in 1x04, we see he wasn't lying]].
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* CallBack[=/=]CallbackJoke: CallBack: When people ask him what he was arrested for, he explains that it was for 'eating some pick 'n' mix,' at which most people scoff in disbelief. [[spoiler: However, in 1x04, we see he wasn't lying]].

* TheGadfly: It's a key part of his cast member; his deliberately annoying the other characters allows them to be more vulnerable and reveal their character traits to each other and the audience.
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* TheGadfly: It's a key part of his cast member; character and his role in the group; his deliberately annoying the other characters allows them to be more vulnerable and reveal their character traits to each other and the audience.
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