History Characters / TheBigO

7th Feb '16 5:32:44 PM MiinU
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* {{Badass}}: A small example would be how easily he carries [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot Dorothy]]. Beck's lackey couldn't do it, and Dastun only managed to get her to get to prone position. Granted, he did say she "must weigh a ton". He can also break off iron shackles by simply pulling his limbs as long as he has enough leverage.
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* {{Badass}}: A small example would be how easily he carries [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot Dorothy]]. Beck's lackey couldn't do it, Considering he's always [[SharpDressedMan dressed to the nines]], has the distinction of being Paradigm City's top negotiator, and Dastun only managed to get her to get to prone position. Granted, that he did and his Megaduex are their first line of defense against Alex Rosewater and the Union? Yeah, we'd say she "must weigh a ton". He can also break off iron shackles by simply pulling his limbs as long as he has enough leverage.so.

* {{Badass}}: A small example would be how easily he carries [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot Dorothy]]. Beck's lackey couldn't do it, *CharlesAtlasSuperpower: He's remarkably fit for a negotiator - enough that he's able to leap impressive heights and was able to lift R. Dorothy, despite [[MadeOfIron struggling with her weight.]] Whereas Dastun only managed to get struggled just drag her to get to prone position. Granted, he did say she "must weigh a ton". He can also break off iron shackles by simply pulling his limbs as long as he has enough leverage.few feet.

* CulturedBadass: He still looks stylish when kicking ass.
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* CulturedBadass: He still looks stylish when kicking ass.From swank suits, to owning a lavish condominium that comes complete with a BattleButler and a robo maid.
4th Feb '16 2:03:03 PM MiinU
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* ItsPersonal: Beck was humiliated by Roger defeating him at the start of the series, and spends the remainder of both seasons trying to get even with him. He should've foud a different line of work.
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* ItsPersonal: Beck was humiliated by Roger defeating him at the start of the series, and spends the remainder of both seasons trying to get even with him. He should've foud found a different line of work.
4th Feb '16 9:52:20 AM MiinU
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* MacGuffinGirl: The reason Beck is after her is because [[spoiler: her memory component has data about the event that erased everyone's memories 40 years ago]]. Though later, he admits to Roger that he doesn't know how he knows it. He just ''does''.
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* MacGuffinGirl: The reason Beck is after her is because [[spoiler: her memory component has data about the event that erased everyone's memories 40 years ago]]. Though later, he admits to Roger Alex Rosewater that he doesn't know how he knows it. He just ''does''.

* CulturedBadass: He fails at being both cultured ''and'' badass. HilarityEnsues.

* {{Expy}}: His obsession with one-upping his nemesis, [[SharpDressedMan style of dress]], and technical savvy makes him almost fit the role of The Riddler.

* LaughablyEvil: The guy is so over-the-top he's out and out hilarious.
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*ItsPersonal: Beck was humiliated by Roger defeating him at the start of the series, and spends the remainder of both seasons trying to get even with him. He should've foud a different line of work. * LaughablyEvil: The guy is so over-the-top he's out It's hard to take Beck seriously as a villain with that ridiculous pompadour and out hilarious.his wacky behavior. Roger and Dorothy regard him as a nuisance at best, with Dorothy referring to him as 'a buffoon in a strange suit'[[note]]said during the final episode, after Dorothy has revived without her memory component. When Roger asks how she knew where to find him, she replies she was told by a buffoon in a strange suit'[[/note]].

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* LaughablyEvil: The guy is so over-the-top he's out *PastLifeMemories: During season 2, it's revealed that Beck has somehow retained a fragment of his memories from the time prior to the event 40 years ago. He tells Alex Rosewater that he isn't sure how he knows it, and out hilarious.says he just ''does''. Which is how he knew Dorothy's [[spoiler: memory component contained data about it]].

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* LaughablyEvil: The guy is so over-the-top he's out *StarterVillain: He's the first major criminal Roger has to deal with, and out hilarious.even has his own Megadeux. But as the series progressed, it became clear that Beck was a small time hood [[BigBadWannabe with big aspirations.]]
3rd Feb '16 10:09:49 PM MiinU
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* DeadpanSnarker: Dorothy rarely speaks above monotone, so her wit is always delivered in the form of dry humor. Such as when Roger figured it was okay to use her to draw fire from Beck's henchmen, because she was a robot. After being shot at and nearly engulfed by an explosion, she shows up covered in singe marks and her hair frazzled, and tells Roger he's a louse.
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* DeadpanSnarker: Dorothy rarely speaks above monotone, so her wit is always delivered in the form of dry humor. Such as when Roger figured it was okay to use her to draw fire from Beck's henchmen, [[MadeOfIron because she was a robot. robot.]] After being shot at and nearly engulfed by an explosion, she shows up covered in singe marks and her hair frazzled, and tells Roger he's a louse.

* DeadpanSnarker: Dorothy rarely speaks above monotone, so her wit is always delivered in *MadeOfIron: She's ''a gynoid''. So she's built to last and resilient enough to withstand the form force of dry humor. Such as when Roger figured it was okay to use her to draw fire a missile explosion from Beck's henchmen, because only a few yards away. When the smoke cleared, she was a robot. After being shot at and nearly engulfed by an explosion, she shows up covered in walked away with only faint singe marks and her hair frazzled, and tells Roger he's a louse.frazzled hair.

* ShipTease: She and Roger have BelligerentSexualTension up the yin-yang.
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* ShipTease: She and Roger have BelligerentSexualTension up the yin-yang.and [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST]] in equal amounts.
3rd Feb '16 4:44:11 PM MiinU
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-->'''Angel: (holding [[spoiler: Vera]] at gunpoint)''' "If there ''is'' such a place as Heaven, I don't deserve to be there. And neither do ''you'', Agent 12."

* SanitySlippage: Angel's slowly begins to lose her grip on reality as her past memories start to resurface during season 2. Because Roger was [[LivingEmotionalCrutch an emotional anchor]] for her, she tries confessing her feelings for him. But his failure to reciprocate, along with the realization that he had feelings for a robot instead of her, causes her mental and emotional state to deteriorate from that point onwards.
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* SanitySlippage: Angel's Angel slowly begins to lose her grip on reality as her past memories start to resurface during season 2. Because Roger was [[LivingEmotionalCrutch an emotional anchor]] for her, she tries confessing her feelings for him. But his failure to reciprocate, along with the realization that he had feelings for a robot instead of her, causes her mental and emotional state to deteriorate from that point onwards.

* TomatoInTheMirror: She finally meets Alex Rosewater near the end of season 2, who tells her she isn't human. When she asks what he means, he says she's [[spoiler: nothing more than a memory and that the scars on her back are proof]].
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* TomatoInTheMirror: She finally meets Alex Gordon Rosewater near the end of season 2, who tells her she isn't human. When she asks what he means, he says she's [[spoiler: nothing more than a memory and that the scars on her back are proof]].

* AbusiveParents: If one accepts the interpretation that she [[spoiler:raised Angel as her daughter]] then the whips lead to this trope.
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* AbusiveParents: If Provided she was telling the truth about being the one accepts the interpretation who [[spoiler: raised Angel]]. The brief snippets we're allowed to see of her childhood implies that she [[spoiler:raised Angel as is. And the scars on her daughter]] then the whips lead to this trope.back her scorn towards Vera imply she wasn't always a kind 'mother'.

%%* IronLady * LukeIAmYourFather: Poor [[spoiler:Angel.]]
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%%* IronLady * IronLady: She's the Union's leader, which makes her [[spoiler: Angel]]'s and Allen Gabriel's direct superior and she doesn't tolerate failure or insubordination. When [[spoiler: Angel]] stops reporting her progress on recovering the memories in Paradigm City, Vera takes it upon herself to find out why. * LukeIAmYourFather: Poor [[spoiler:Angel.]][[spoiler: Angel.]] *OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: In series, she's only referred to as "Agent 12".
3rd Feb '16 4:22:13 PM MiinU
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* BlatantLies: "I'm just an ordinary woman."
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* BlatantLies: "I'm just an ordinary woman." In episode 11 ( season 2), she stops by Rogers flat in hopes of seeing him before she left to confront [[spoiler: Agent 12]], but meets Dorothy instead. Despite her conflicted feelings towards her, Angel tells Dorothy [[BadLiar she doesn't hate her]] then leaves. When Norman asks who had stopped by, Dorothy says no one, despite Angel's wet footprints being in plain view. -->'''R. Dorothy:''' "I can lie too, Norman."

* {{Expy}}: Of Catwoman and [[Franchise/LupinIII Fujiko Mine]] as the lovely and manipulative love interest that has many loyalties.
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* {{Expy}}: Of Catwoman and [[Franchise/LupinIII Fujiko Mine]] as the lovely and Mine]], from her look, to her manipulative love interest that has many nature and ever changing loyalties.

%%* FemmeFatale
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%%* FemmeFatale* FemmeFatale: {{Downplayed}} and eventually {{subverted}}. Angel looks and acts the part, complete with a DarkAndTroubledPast, but is neither said to have any sorrdid history with anyone and her lone romantic prospect [[ShipSinking falls flat.]]

* MsFanservice: She's the most sexualized character in the series and still very classy.

%%* SpyCatsuit
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%%* SpyCatsuit*SanitySlippage: Angel's slowly begins to lose her grip on reality as her past memories start to resurface during season 2. Because Roger was [[LivingEmotionalCrutch an emotional anchor]] for her, she tries confessing her feelings for him. But his failure to reciprocate, along with the realization that he had feelings for a robot instead of her, causes her mental and emotional state to deteriorate from that point onwards. * SpyCatsuit: She wears a pink one whenever she's undercover, first seen in episode 4 when she was trying to reach the underwater city in hopes of finding the memories hidden there.

%%* TomatoInTheMirror
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%%* TomatoInTheMirror* TomatoInTheMirror: She finally meets Alex Rosewater near the end of season 2, who tells her she isn't human. When she asks what he means, he says she's [[spoiler: nothing more than a memory and that the scars on her back are proof]].
3rd Feb '16 9:59:07 AM MiinU
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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Norman is the first who becomes aware of it [[ShipperOnDeck and actively supports the idea]]; believing Dorothy would be good for Roger. Angel eventually comes to realize it herself during season 2, when Roger doesn't respond to her love confession. So does Allen Gabriel, who throws in her face several episodes later, when she holds him at gunpoint in an attempt to save Dorothy.
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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Norman is the first who becomes aware of it [[ShipperOnDeck and actively supports the idea]]; believing Dorothy would be good for Roger. Angel eventually comes to realize it herself during season 2, when Roger doesn't respond to her love confession. So does Allen Gabriel, who throws it in her face several episodes later, when she holds him at gunpoint in an attempt to save Dorothy.

* ShipTease: The series heavily implies the attraction between him and R. Dorothy, from her questioning him about it at the end of episode 3, to the lyrics of ''"And Forever"''. And near the climax of the final episode, Roger complains that Dorothy used her oxygen tank to resuscitate him instead of giving him mouth-to-mouth.
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*ShipSinking: Despite the implied [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST]] between him and Angel, she's stunned by the realization that Roger had feelings for Dorothy instead. Angel [[SanitySlippage doesn't take it well.]] * ShipTease: The series heavily implies the attraction between him and R. Dorothy, from her questioning him about it at the end of episode 3, to the lyrics of ''"And Forever"''.''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAg3qLkLPLU "And Forever"]]''. And near the climax of the final episode, Roger complains that Dorothy used her oxygen tank to resuscitate him instead of giving him mouth-to-mouth.
3rd Feb '16 9:46:51 AM MiinU
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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Norman is the first who becomes aware of it [[ShipperOnDeck and actively supports the idea]]; believing she would be good for him. Angel eventually comes to realize it herself during season 2, when Roger doesn't respond to her love confession. So does Allen Gabriel, who throws in her face several episodes later, when she holds him at gunpoint in an attempt to save Dorothy.
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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Norman is the first who becomes aware of it [[ShipperOnDeck and actively supports the idea]]; believing she Dorothy would be good for him.Roger. Angel eventually comes to realize it herself during season 2, when Roger doesn't respond to her love confession. So does Allen Gabriel, who throws in her face several episodes later, when she holds him at gunpoint in an attempt to save Dorothy.
3rd Feb '16 9:43:56 AM MiinU
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* {{Tsundere}}: His interactions with both Dorothy and Angel hint at subtle (and hilarious) BelligerentSexualTension.
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* {{Tsundere}}: His interactions with both Dorothy and Angel hint at subtle (and hilarious) is sometimes laced with BelligerentSexualTension.

* LoopholeAbuse: Roger says "wear black" so she wears ''very very dark'' red.
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* LoopholeAbuse: Roger says tells her she'll have to "wear black" if she's going to live with him. But she feels he has bad tastes, so she wears gets out of it by wearing ''very very dark'' red.red instead. *MacGuffinGirl: The reason Beck is after her is because [[spoiler: her memory component has data about the event that erased everyone's memories 40 years ago]]. Though later, he admits to Roger that he doesn't know how he knows it. He just ''does''.

* RobotGirl: She's ''much'' heavier than her looks imply. Roger can still pick her up.
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* RobotGirl: She's ''much'' heavier than Made obvious from the start, since her looks imply. Roger can still pick her up.introductory episode is all about how she's the robotic recreation of Dr. Wayneright's deceased granddaughter.
3rd Feb '16 9:23:59 AM MiinU
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*DatingCatwoman: Played with during season 1, which implied a growing attraction between him and Angel, but it's ultimately {{subverted}} in the following season when he fails to respond when she comes onto him.

* [[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]]: He has a rule that everyone living in his home wear black but as for the "Memories" and "Conspiracy" and "Government Agent" parts....see MindScrew.

* [[TheMenInBlack *[[TheMenInBlack Man in Black]]: He has a rule that It's one of the rules he establishes early on: everyone living in at his home wear black but as for condominium wears black. No exceptions. The parts about conspiracies and Roger possibly being an agent, are covered in the "Memories" and "Conspiracy" and "Government Agent" parts....see MindScrew.next entry.

* BattleCouple: Unofficially on the couple part but she has joined Roger in battle with Big O at times.
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*CasualDangerDialog: She and Norman rarely seem fazed by anything, even when they're under attack. One episode has them being pursued down the expressway by a gatling gun wielding mech and their only response was: -->'''Norman:''' "Well, it certainly seems to be taken with you, Ms. Dorothy." -->'''R. Dorothy:''' "It's after my memories, Norman." * BattleCouple: Unofficially on the couple part but Though she has and Roger never officially hook up, she's joined Roger him in battle the cockpit one more than one occasion; including during the final confrontation with Big O [[spoiler: Angel's Megaduex]] at times.the end of [[GainaxEnding the series finale.]]

* CreepyMonotone: More monotone than creepy. See DeadpanSnarker.

* DeadpanSnarker: With emphasis on the deadpan: "You're a louse, Roger Smith."
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* DeadpanSnarker: With emphasis on Dorothy rarely speaks above monotone, so her wit is always delivered in the deadpan: "You're a louse, form of dry humor. Such as when Roger Smith."figured it was okay to use her to draw fire from Beck's henchmen, because she was a robot. After being shot at and nearly engulfed by an explosion, she shows up covered in singe marks and her hair frazzled, and tells Roger he's a louse.

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* DeadpanSnarker: With emphasis on *ImpliedLoveInterest: All but outright stated, as [[EveryoneCanSeeIt their friends and even their enemies]] are aware that there's something between them. Further lampshaded by the deadpan: "You're a louse, Roger Smith."lyrics of ''"And Forever"'', which plays during the end credits of each episode.
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