History Characters / Numb3rs

14th Sep '17 5:19:21 PM DVB
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%%* BigBrotherInstinct
%%* BrainsAndBrawn: The brawn to Charlie's brains.

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%%* BigBrotherInstinct
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* BigBrotherInstinct: Don has always been protective of Charlie, even when they weren't that close as kids. As such, when antagonists in particular target his brother, he goes on the offensive.
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BrainsAndBrawn: The brawn He's the badass FBI agent to Charlie's brains. his math professor brother, what'd you expect?



%%* FairCop

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%%* FairCop* FairCop: FBI and quite a looker.



%%* SiblingTeam: With Charlie.

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%%* * SiblingTeam: With Charlie. The premise of the show is he's this with Charlie.



%%* TheStoic
%%* TeamDad

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%%* TheStoic
%%* TeamDad
* TheStoic: Don has a tendency to be a stone wall with his emotions. His girlfriend actually lampshades him doing this.
* TeamDad: To be expected as the head of his unit. He looks out for them.



%%* AbsentMindedProfessor
%%* {{Adorkable}}

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%%* AbsentMindedProfessor
%%* {{Adorkable}}
* AbsentMindedProfessor: Not to the extent of Larry, but he has his moments. Downplayed otherwise since he connects well with his students.
* {{Adorkable}}: Whenever he gets into his math teachings he can be this. He never lost his passion for math.



%%* BadassBookworm

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%%* BadassBookworm* BadassBookworm: Post-CharacterDevelopment. He has become better able to deal with hostile situations and learns how to shoot quite well in fact.



%%* BrainyBrunette

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%%* BrainyBrunette* BrainyBrunette: Dark brown curly hair? Check. Mathematical genius, ''check.''



%%* GentlemanAndAScholar
%%* GoodWithNumbers

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%%* GentlemanAndAScholar
%%* GoodWithNumbers
* GentlemanAndAScholar: He's quite approachable and a gentleman, no doubt to being raised well by his parents.
* GoodWithNumbers: ''UpToEleven''. He went to ''univerisity'' at 13 and mathematics remains to be his strongest passion.



%%* JewishAndNerdy
%%* NiceJewishBoy

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%%* JewishAndNerdy
%%* NiceJewishBoy
* JewishAndNerdy: Downplayed. While quite nerdy, he doesn't think much on his Jewish background. Becomes more noticable when Don takes a greater interest in Judaism in later seasons.
** NiceJewishBoy: He is still Jewish and quite a nice young man.



%%* TheProfessor

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%%* TheProfessor* TheProfessor: Professor Charles Eppes thank you very much.



%%* TheSmartGuy
* SmartPeoplePlayChess: To the point that the only chance they have at beating him is for two people to play him while also distracting him.

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%%* TheSmartGuy
* TheSmartGuy: To pretty much the whole team in general.
* SmartPeoplePlayChess: To the point that the only chance they that most people have at beating him is for two people to play him at once while also distracting him.



* AbsentMindedProfessor

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* AbsentMindedProfessorAbsentMindedProfessor: Oh yes. He's a very quirky person and has a tendency to be philosophical, which makes him amusing to the eyes of his students.



* BunnyEarsLawyer: A very bright and valuable man; he even went into space once. However, he also sold his home out of not wanting to constrain himself and once had a diet of only white foods, among other quirks, such as staying in bathtubs for a long time (which is related to the home thing)
%%* CloudCuckoolander

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: A very bright and valuable man; he even went into space once. However, he also sold his home out of not wanting to constrain himself and once had a diet of only white foods, among other quirks, such as staying in bathtubs for a long time (which is related to the home thing)
%%* CloudCuckoolander
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* CloudCuckoolander: He comes off as this at times, due to his selling his home, that time he ate only white foods, long periods in bathtubs and his eccentric philsophical nature in general. Charlie and the others help keep him down to earth.



%%* GentlemanAndAScholar
%%* TheLancer: To Charlie.
* OppositesAttract: Philosophical and dorky Larry is mutually attracted and has a relationship with practical and analytical profiler, Megan. Very much lampshaded how odd the couple are.

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%%* GentlemanAndAScholar
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* GentlemanAndAScholar: While he be may an eccentric, he is still quite the gentleman and a very knowledgable physicist.
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TheLancer: To Charlie.
Charlie when it comes to the folks of CalSci.
* LikeASonToMe: It becomes increasingly evident that Larry views Charlie as this and when Larry went off on a sabbatical, he entrusted his work to Charlie in a way a father would to his son. Charlie in return very much looks up to Larry.
* OppositesAttract: Philosophical and dorky Larry is mutually attracted and has a relationship with practical and analytical profiler, Megan.Megan Reeves. Very much lampshaded how odd the couple are.



%%* TheProfessor
%%* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness
%%* SmartPeoplePlayChess
%%* TheSpock

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%%* TheProfessor
%%* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness
%%* SmartPeoplePlayChess
%%* TheSpock
* TheProfessor: A physics professor at CalSci and he was Charlie's professor back when ''he'' was a student.
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Part of what makes him come off as an eccentric professor, remiscent of the stereotypical kind.
* SmartPeoplePlayChess: He often plays chess with Alan He becomes ''much'' better at it when he returns from his sabbatical.
* TheSpock: Downplayed. While Larry can show joy and sadness, he is often in a state of logical calmness and relies on logic and rationale. He's also not that good with dealing with passion and emotional uncertainity, which was examined in his budding relationship with Megan.



%%* GoodParents

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%%* GoodParents * GoodParents: He does an admirable job in raising his son to be honest and good men and he still looks out for them with advice and assistance. No wonder Charlie and Don trned up as well as they did.



* TeamDad: Not just to his sons, but to their co-workers as well, serving as an impromptu father figure. He serves something of an older brother figure to Charlie's mentor Larry.

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* TeamDad: Not just to his sons, but to their co-workers as well, serving as an impromptu father figure. He also serves something of an older brother figure to Charlie's mentor Larry.



%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Colby.
%%* TheLancer: To Don.

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%%* * HeterosexualLifePartners: With Colby.Colby. The two are often seen side by side one another when investigating and David took it the hardest with [[spoiler: Colby supposedly being a double agent, later revealed to be a triple agent.]]
* TheLancer: He's Don's right-hand man and the one people listen to when Don's not around. Fittingly, he takes Don's position when Don ends up moving on into a different role.

%%* TheLancer: To Don.



%%* DeadpanSnarker

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%%* DeadpanSnarker* DeadpanSnarker" Colby does has his moments.



%%* ActionGirl
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* FormerTeenRebel

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%%* ActionGirl
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* FormerTeenRebel
* ActionGirl: The most frequent female team member we see in the action and she isn't afraid to kick ass when need to.
* DeadpanSnarker: Likes to snark a lot, especially with Colby.
* FormerTeenRebel: As revealed when she was kidnapped, she used to be a fair bit wild when she was younger. It's implied this played a role in her choice to leave the FBI to counsel women in prison.



%%* TheProfiler

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%%* TheProfiler* PutOnABus: She ends up leaving the FBI to become a counselor to women in prison at the end of Season 4.
* TheProfiler: She is the one who psychoanalyzes their suspects and trying to figure out their motives.



%%* ActionGirl

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%%* ActionGirl* ActionGirl: Takes Megan's role of this starting in Season 5.
22nd Aug '17 6:05:22 PM RF99
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* InformedJudaism: Starts out lapsed but becomes more interested in Judaism over the course of the series.



* InformedJudaism: Is lapsed and didn't make it a major influence in his sons' lives.
14th Jun '17 8:18:41 AM CosmicFerret
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!!Larry Fleinhardt (Peter [=MacNicol=]) [[quoteright:209:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/larry_fleinhardt_7489.jpg]]

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!!Larry Fleinhardt (Peter [=MacNicol=]) (Creator/PeterMacNicol) [[quoteright:209:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/larry_fleinhardt_7489.jpg]]
10th Jun '17 12:12:41 PM shokoshu
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* [[PutOnABus Put On A Space Shuttle]]/[[TheBusCameBack The Space Shuttle Came Back]]: Left in "Brutus" for doing research on the ISS. Landed safely in the "The Art of Reckoning".
18th Apr '17 8:52:42 PM td1989
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* TheScully: Reacts this way to psychics in constrast to the more open minded Larry.
2nd Nov '16 6:22:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* BigBrotherInstinct
* BrainsAndBrawn: The brawn to Charlie's brains.

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* %%* BigBrotherInstinct
* %%* BrainsAndBrawn: The brawn to Charlie's brains.



* FairCop

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* %%* FairCop



* SiblingTeam: With Charlie.
* SiblingYinYang
* TheStoic
* TeamDad

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* %%* SiblingTeam: With Charlie.
* %%* SiblingYinYang
* %%* TheStoic
* %%* TeamDad



* AbsentMindedProfessor
* {{Adorkable}}

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* %%* AbsentMindedProfessor
* %%* {{Adorkable}}



* BadassBookworm
* BrainsAndBrawn: The brains to Don's brawn.
* BrainyBrunette

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* %%* BadassBookworm
* %%* BrainsAndBrawn: The brains to Don's brawn.
* %%* BrainyBrunette



* GentlemanAndAScholar
* GoodWithNumbers
* HollywoodNerd

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* %%* GentlemanAndAScholar
* %%* GoodWithNumbers
* %%* HollywoodNerd



* InterdisciplinarySleuth
* JewishAndNerdy
* NiceJewishBoy

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* %%* InterdisciplinarySleuth
* %%* JewishAndNerdy
* %%* NiceJewishBoy



* TheProfessor

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* %%* TheProfessor



* ShorterMeansSmarter
* TheSmartGuy

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* %%* ShorterMeansSmarter
* %%* TheSmartGuy



* CloudCuckoolander

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* %%* CloudCuckoolander



* GentlemanAndAScholar
* TheLancer: To Charlie.

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* %%* GentlemanAndAScholar
* %%* TheLancer: To Charlie.



* TheProfessor
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness
* SmartPeoplePlayChess
* TheSpock

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* %%* TheProfessor
* %%* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness
* %%* SmartPeoplePlayChess
* %%* TheSpock



* GoodParents

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* %%* GoodParents



* BollywoodNerd
* BrainyBrunette
* TheChick

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* %%* BollywoodNerd
* %%* BrainyBrunette
* %%* TheChick



* HotScientist
* HotTeacher

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* %%* HotScientist
* %%* HotTeacher



* LadyOfWar: In "Primacy" and other episodes.

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* %%* LadyOfWar: In "Primacy" and other episodes.



* BlackBestFriend

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* %%* BlackBestFriend



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Colby.
* TheLancer: To Don.

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* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Colby.
* %%* TheLancer: To Don.



* TheBigGuy

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* %%* TheBigGuy



* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* ActionGirl
* DeadpanSnarker
* FormerTeenRebel
* LadyOfWar

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* %%* ActionGirl
* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* %%* FormerTeenRebel
* %%* LadyOfWar



* TheProfiler

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* %%* TheProfiler



* ActionGirl
* LadyOfWar

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* %%* ActionGirl
* %%* LadyOfWar



* ActionGirl

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* %%* ActionGirl



* TheProfiler

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* %%* TheProfiler



* HelloAttorney

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* %%* HelloAttorney
2nd Nov '16 3:47:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: You bet it! It sort of comes with being the fifth?.. [[YouDoNotWantToKnow Fourth?..]] [[BrickJoke Third]] best sniper in the country. He lives up to the reputation, too. If he's in an episode, he'll usually outshine the agents by being the one to take out the criminal of the week.
* ColdSniper

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* {{Badass}}: ColdSniper: You bet it! It sort of comes with being the fifth?.. [[YouDoNotWantToKnow Fourth?..]] [[BrickJoke Third]] best sniper in the country. He lives up to the reputation, too. If he's in an episode, he'll usually outshine the agents by being the one to take out the criminal of the week.
* ColdSniper
4th Aug '16 4:16:45 AM Righets
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* ArrangedMarriage: Amita was in one and knew the guy as a good friend since she was young. [[spoiler: Her parents invited him back to try and win Amita over and she does greet him warmly. When Charlie voices his concerns though, she explains that is ''gay'', something Charlie nor ehr parents were aware of. Not only does Amita realize how awkward it made Charlie feel, but what her parents attempted to do.]]

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* ArrangedMarriage: Amita was in one and knew the guy as a good friend since she was young. [[spoiler: Her parents invited him back to try and win Amita over and she does greet him warmly. When Charlie voices his concerns though, she explains that is ''gay'', something Charlie nor ehr and her parents were weren't aware of. Not only does Amita realize how awkward it made Charlie feel, but what her parents attempted to do.]]
7th Jun '16 5:37:20 PM DVB
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* BerserkButton: Somewhat Downplayed; The episode "Atomic No.33" has the team deal with a cult; their regards to faith-healing and disregard to medicine and science makes him angry, albeit ina subdued manner. Still, this is probably one of the angriest we've seen him.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: A very bright and valuable man; he even went into space once. However, he also sold his home out of not wanting to constrain himself and once had a diet of only white foods, among other quirks, such as staying in bathtubs for a long time.

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* BerserkButton: Somewhat Downplayed; downplayed; The episode "Atomic No.33" has the team deal with a cult; their regards to faith-healing and disregard to medicine and science makes him angry, albeit ina in a subdued manner. Still, this is probably one of the angriest we've seen him.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: A very bright and valuable man; he even went into space once. However, he also sold his home out of not wanting to constrain himself and once had a diet of only white foods, among other quirks, such as staying in bathtubs for a long time. time (which is related to the home thing)



* ArrangedMarriage: Amita was in one and knew the guy as a good friend since she was young. [[spoiler: Her parents invited him back to try and win Amita over, though them and Charlie were unaware that he was ''gay'', making the situation awkward but funny.]]

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* ArrangedMarriage: Amita was in one and knew the guy as a good friend since she was young. [[spoiler: Her parents invited him back to try and win Amita over, though them over and she does greet him warmly. When Charlie were unaware voices his concerns though, she explains that he was is ''gay'', making the situation something Charlie nor ehr parents were aware of. Not only does Amita realize how awkward it made Charlie feel, but funny.what her parents attempted to do.]]


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* DarkAndTroubledPast: He grew in a rough neighborhood with troubled family members. He once described having to dodge gangs to graudate high school.
3rd Mar '16 5:39:40 AM creader
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* BerserkButton: Threatening his family, team or associates is a good way to make Don pissed at you.
** Exploited in an episode. The Russian mob intentionally went after his brother and team as an elaborate distraction from their scam.


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* PapaWolf: Threatening his family, team or associates is a good way to make Don pissed at you. Exploited in an episode. The Russian mob intentionally went after his brother and team as an elaborate distraction from their scam.
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