History Characters / TheBridgeUS

1st Nov '14 11:16:08 AM pratchettgaiman
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** She is similarly horrified when she learns that Hank, her father figure/mentor/reason why she became a police officer [[spoiler: shot Jim Dobbs while he was unarmed]]
22nd Oct '14 3:51:52 PM wceagle4life
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* FauxAffablyEvil

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* FauxAffablyEvilFauxAffablyEvil: Appears polite and demure at first, but you'd better not set her off.


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* DumbMuscle: It works in his favor, however. Fausto trusts him entirely because he knows that he is too stupid to ever betray him.
14th Oct '14 6:57:08 PM forsetipurge
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* AssholeVictim: He was a corrupt asshole both personally and professionally. Shortly before his death, his bosses in Langely disavow any connection to him, claiming he was psychologically unstable.
14th Oct '14 7:44:35 AM forsetipurge
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* SmugSnake: The most annoying one in the series.


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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Fancies himself as this, but in truth he is just a vain, arrogant DirtyCop who's in over his head and incapable of producing real results. Even his bosses eventually lose patience of him.
13th Oct '14 4:42:20 PM forsetipurge
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* NoCelebritiesAreHarmed: He is this show's version of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, a real-life Mexican drug lord. Both of them are rough-and-tumble criminal bosses who eschew overt display of wealth, could move as they please in their stronghold cities, and are willing to use brute force to eliminate their rivals.
6th Oct '14 9:14:02 PM Gergich42
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[[caption-width-right:342:''"Listen, I've written for the'' New York Post, ''the'' Houston Chronicle, ''okay. So don't tell me how to deal with the goddamn editor."'']]

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[[caption-width-right:342:''"Listen, [[caption-width-right:342:''"[[SmallNameBigEgo Listen, I've written for the'' New York Post, ''the'' Houston Chronicle, ''okay. So don't tell me how to deal with the goddamn editor."'']]
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* SmallNameBigEgo: In his initial appearance, as seen in the character quote. His harrowing experience at the hands of the Bridge Butcher, his growing friendship with Adriana and his attempts to quit drugs and alcohol make this CharacterizationMarchesOn.



A young reporter who works with Frye.

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A young reporter who works with Frye.Frye at the El Paso Times.



* DeathGlare: Combined with TranquilFury.



* VitriolicBestBuds: With Frye.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: With Frye. It's a wonder that she can tolerate him at all.



A mostly corrupt captain of the Chihuahua State Police. Marco's boss.

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A mostly corrupt captain of the Chihuahua State Police. Marco's boss. [[spoiler:At the end of Season 2, he is a wanted fugitive for kidnapping, rape, and abuse of power.]]



A powerful drug lord in Mexico.

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A powerful drug lord in Mexico. In Season 2, he spends much of his time in hiding because a change in government resulted in a greater crackdown on crime by the new authorities. [[spoiler:Midway through Season 2, his hideout is raided and he briefly becomes a fugitive from justice before he is outwitted and captured alive by Marco.]]



One of Fausto Galvan's enforcers.

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One of Fausto Galvan's top enforcers.



* ConspiracyTheorist

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* ConspiracyTheoristConspiracyTheorist: He wrote a book titled "On the Alien Origins of the Mexican Race."


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* CloudCuckooLander


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* SecondFaceSmoke: Does this as a sign of defiance to Hank trying to meddle in his relationship with Sonya.
6th Oct '14 8:53:28 PM Gergich42
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* ShooTheDog: After Hank nearly dies, Sonya makes an effort to visit and talk to her mother, buys her lunch, and gives her money to go away for some time before things become too dangerous.


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* DisappearedDad: Marco's own father walked out on him and his mother to continue pushing drugs, and the true circumstances of his death were not what he had always been led to believe.
6th Oct '14 8:44:47 PM Gergich42
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* [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: His ultimate fate at the hands of his CIA superiors.]]

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* [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: [[spoiler:YouHaveFailedMe / YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: His ultimate fate at the hands of his CIA superiors.]]



** After Fausto [[spoiler:hires a hitman to kill Sonya for meddling]], all bets are off and he turns into an EvilFormerFriend.



* DotingParent: To his eldest son Ángel, long after the latter is dead. He leaves all sorts of presents at the tomb. He even gives his son [[OffWithHisHead the head of his killer]], [[AndIMustScream almost perfectly preserved in a jar]].

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* DealWithTheDevil: Marco inevitably finds himself relying on Fausto for guidance more often than he likes.
* DotingParent: To his eldest son Ángel, long after the latter is dead. He leaves all sorts of presents at the tomb. He even gives his son [[OffWithHisHead the head of his killer]], [[AndIMustScream [[{{Squick}} almost perfectly preserved in a jar]].


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* MeaningfulName: Shares his name with the [[{{Faust}} titular character]] from the TropeCodifier of DealWithTheDevil, although his actual role in the deals would be the inversion.
2nd Oct '14 4:23:04 PM Gergich42
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* [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefullness: His ultimate fate at the hands of his CIA superiors.]]

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* [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefullness: [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: His ultimate fate at the hands of his CIA superiors.]]
2nd Oct '14 4:22:21 PM Gergich42
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* [[spoiler:YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefullness: His ultimate fate at the hands of his CIA superiors.]]
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