History Characters / TheSarahJaneAdventures

24th May '18 2:18:42 AM Racoon7
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* OneSteveLimit: A recurring female Time Lord villain in ''Doctor Who'' was named the Rani. And that Slitheen posing as Rahnius (actor Ronnie Corbett) who makes a [[ActorAllusion joke]] about there being [[Series/TheTwoRonnies "two Ranis"]] in ''From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love''.

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* OneSteveLimit: A recurring female Time Lord villain in ''Doctor Who'' was named the Rani. And that Slitheen posing as Rahnius (actor Ronnie Corbett) Creator/RonnieCorbett) who makes a [[ActorAllusion joke]] about there being [[Series/TheTwoRonnies "two Ranis"]] in ''From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love''.
24th May '18 2:18:05 AM Racoon7
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->Played[[note]]in their human skins, not the prosthetic[[/note]] and voiced by: Ian Midlane, Martyn Ellis, Anton Thompson [=McCormick=], Imogen Bain, Ryan Watson, Holly Atkins, Jay Simpson (2007); Ronnie Corbett, Calvin Dean, Edward Judge (2009)

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->Played[[note]]in their human skins, not the prosthetic[[/note]] and voiced by: Ian Midlane, Martyn Ellis, Anton Thompson [=McCormick=], Imogen Bain, Ryan Watson, Holly Atkins, Jay Simpson (2007); Ronnie Corbett, Creator/RonnieCorbett, Calvin Dean, Edward Judge (2009)
11th Feb '18 4:40:15 AM Galiris8198
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* OnceASeason: Always appears in no more than one story per season, all of which have Sarah Jane's name in the title: ''Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?'' in series one, ''The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith'' in series two and ''The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith'' in series three. Unfortunately he did not return for the series four finale ''Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith''.

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* OnceASeason: Always appears in no more than one story per season, all of which have Sarah Jane's name in the title: ''Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?'' in series one, ''The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith'' in series two and ''The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith'' in series three. Unfortunately [[spoiler:Unfortunately he did not return for the series four finale ''Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith''.]]



* RedHerring: ''Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith'' does not include him, nor is he in Season 4 at all.

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* RedHerring: ''Goodbye, [[spoiler:''Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith'' does not include him, nor is he in Season 4 at all.]]]
5th Feb '18 3:11:32 AM Galiris8198
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* AIIsACrapshoot: Averted. Even in ''The Lost Boy'' when he's "against" Sarah Jane, it's intentional on his part and he's actually playing both sides.

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* AIIsACrapshoot: Averted. Even [[spoiler:Even in ''The Lost Boy'' when he's "against" Sarah Jane, it's intentional on his part and he's actually playing both sides.]]



* TheChessmaster: He plays both sides very effectively in ''The Lost Boy''.

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* TheChessmaster: He [[spoiler:He plays both sides very effectively in ''The Lost Boy''.]]



* SealedEvilInACan: The race of supercomputers that he belongs to. Averted post-reprogramming, as he is now genuinely on the side of Sarah Jane.

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* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:SealedEvilInACan: The race of supercomputers that he belongs to. Averted post-reprogramming, as he is now genuinely on the side of Sarah Jane.]]
5th Jan '18 12:34:28 PM nombretomado
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A [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]] android, ordered to guard an extra-dimensional vault containing alien artifacts, to keep Earth safe. He has a lifespan of 500 years and a cool gun and bore a strong physical resemblance to HugoWeaving as Mr. Smith from ''Film/TheMatrix'' series. The [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]] robots, including Dread himself [[ContinuityNod had previously appeared]], in the animated ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''[[Recap/DoctorWho2009ASDreamland Dreamland]]''.

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A [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]] android, ordered to guard an extra-dimensional vault containing alien artifacts, to keep Earth safe. He has a lifespan of 500 years and a cool gun and bore a strong physical resemblance to HugoWeaving Creator/HugoWeaving as Mr. Smith from ''Film/TheMatrix'' series. The [[TheMenInBlack Man In Black]] robots, including Dread himself [[ContinuityNod had previously appeared]], in the animated ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''[[Recap/DoctorWho2009ASDreamland Dreamland]]''.
20th Dec '17 9:16:28 AM MasterFuzzy
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!!The gang
Tropes that apply to all of the teens

*DeadpanSnarker: While Clyde is the uncontested king of snark in the group, Maria, Luke, and Rani all have their moments.
* NiceGuy[=/=]NiceGirl: All of them are genuinely compassionate and caring people, though it's revealed in an alternate universe that Clyde wouldn't have been this way without Sarah Jane's influence.
*OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: With the exception of [[SuperIntelligence Luke]], all of them are this trope.
*TrueCompanions: Bicker and argue they might, but all of them are incredibly devoted to each other and Sarah Jane.
*WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld: They balance schoolwork with saving the world, sometimes more successfully than others.



* NiceGirl: She's one of the sweetest characters in the cast.



* PluckyGirl: She may be sweet, but she's also determined to get to the bottom of the mystery du jour.



* PhotographicMemory: Luke rarely forgets any detail he learns, even before he was activated

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* PhotographicMemory: Luke rarely forgets any detail he learns, even before he was activatedactivated.



* SociallyAwkwardHero: Much more so in season 1, when he's still getting used to human norms.
%%* TeenGenius

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* SociallyAwkwardHero: Much more so in season 1, when he's still getting used to human norms.norms, and has at first the innocence of a child (since he actually is one).
%%* TeenGenius* TeenGenius: He has SuperIntelligence, thanks to the Bane.



* DeadpanSnarker: Gets especially fed up with Clyde's shenanigans.
* IntrepidReporter: In the making.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Gets especially fed up with Clyde's shenanigans.
shenanigans. They occasionally engage in SnarkToSnarkCombat.
* IntrepidReporter: In the making.making, which is one reason why she gets on so well with Sarah Jane.



%% NOT an example of the MrSmith trope, his name actually is Smith.

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%% NOT an example of the MrSmith trope, * MrSmith: Averted, his name actually is Smith.




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* TheSmartGuy: Usually provides information on whatever alien menace the gang are facing this time.
* VitriolicBestBuds: He and K9 snark incessantly at each other, but when push comes to shove, they work together with no hesitation to protect their human friends.



%%* CheerfulChild
* ConstantlyCurious: She is constantly asking questions, due to only being a few weeks old

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%%* CheerfulChild
* CheerfulChild: Sky is almost always bubbly and upbeat.
* ConstantlyCurious: She is constantly asking questions, due to only being a few weeks oldold.



* DefusingTheTykeBomb

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* DefusingTheTykeBomb DefusingTheTykeBomb: An almost literal case, as she was built to be a bomb before Sarah Jane met her.



%%* TykeBomb

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%%* TykeBomb* TykeBomb: Built as a bomb against the Metalkind.



%%* PapaWolf

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%%* PapaWolf* PapaWolf: Mess with his daughter, and he will do everything in his power to stop you.
18th Dec '17 12:45:38 PM cartoonfan945
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Added DiffLines:

* ShockAndAwe: In "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith", he was electrocuted by the the Tardis when the Doctor tried to drag in himself, but the doors were shut. This helped out when the Doctor was stuck in a different planet and used Clyde's powers to teleport back and forth.
15th Nov '17 6:38:58 PM NOYB
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* ConstantlyCurious: she is constantly asking questions, due to only being a few weeks old

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* ConstantlyCurious: she She is constantly asking questions, due to only being a few weeks old



* HumanAlien: downplayed after the first story of the fifth season, but this may be why she was unaffected by [[spoiler: the curse on Clyde's name]]

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* HumanAlien: downplayed Downplayed after the first story of the fifth season, but this may be why she was unaffected by [[spoiler: the curse on Clyde's name]]



* WalkingTechbane: when she's a baby her cries short out anything electrical. When she is aged up she has ''slightly'' more control, but Mr. Smith is still nervous around her.

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* WalkingTechbane: when When she's a baby her cries short out anything electrical. When she is aged up she has ''slightly'' more control, but Mr. Smith is still nervous around her.
21st Sep '17 1:30:26 PM WalexCampledom
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* AccidentalMisnaming:
** Keeps calling Sarah Jane "Sarah".
** And as we all know, only the Doctor is allowed to do this.

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* AccidentalMisnaming:
**
AccidentalMisnaming: Keeps calling Sarah Jane "Sarah".
** And as we all know, only the Doctor is allowed to do this.
"Sarah".



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->Voiced by: John Leeson (2007, 2009-2010)

Robotic dog, also a former companion of the Doctor (though at a different time to Sarah Jane). The current model (Mk IV) was left to Sarah Jane at the end of the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''School Reunion'', after the previous one (from the failed spin-off ''K-9 and Company'') was destroyed. Spent most of the show offscreen for copyright reasons (with a justification, of course), but was a regular for most of series 3.

* BigDamnHeroes: His cameo appearances prior to joining the regular cast mostly consisted of him teleporting in when Sarah calls for him to save the day.
* RobotDog: He's a robotic dog from the future, a gift from the Doctor.
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Lampshaded on several occasions.
--> '''K-9 *In reference to Mr Smith*''': Contact with that computer interferes with this unit's synaptic circuits.\\
'''Clyde:''' You mean he gets on your nerves.\\
'''K-9(More assertively that normal):''' Affirmative.
* SpockSpeak: "Affirmative Mistress".

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->Voiced by: John Leeson (2007, 2009-2010)

Robotic dog, also a former companion of the Doctor (though at a different time to Sarah Jane). The current model (Mk IV) was left to Sarah Jane at the end of the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''School Reunion'', after the previous one (from the failed spin-off ''K-9 and Company'') was destroyed. Spent most of the show offscreen for copyright reasons (with a justification, of course), but was a regular for most of series 3.

* BigDamnHeroes: His cameo appearances prior to joining the regular cast mostly consisted of him teleporting in when Sarah calls for him to save the day.
* RobotDog: He's a robotic dog from the future, a gift from the Doctor.
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Lampshaded on several occasions.
--> '''K-9 *In reference to Mr Smith*''': Contact with that computer interferes with this unit's synaptic circuits.\\
'''Clyde:''' You mean he gets on your nerves.\\
'''K-9(More assertively that normal):''' Affirmative.
* SpockSpeak: "Affirmative Mistress".
-->[[Characters/DoctorWhoK9 Has his own page]]
21st Sep '17 12:54:21 PM WalexCampledom
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-> ''Maria, there are two types of people in the world. Those who panic, and then there's us. Got it?''

->Played by: Creator/ElisabethSladen
->13-year-old Sarah Jane played by: Jessica Ashworth (2007)
->Young Sarah Jane played by: Jessica Mogridge (2008)

Former traveling companion of the Doctor. She used to just be TheWatson to him, however it no longer applies to her as she has [[CharacterDevelopment grown out of it]].

* ActionMom: She's Luke's adoptive mother and saves the world just like the Doctor did.
* BadassNormal: She confronts aliens and monsters without Time Lord biology, immortality, or even a secret agent infrastructure.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Just a kind woman who lives down the road. Unless you come to her planet looking for trouble, then you don't stand a chance.
* BrainyBrunette: Brown hair and smart as a whip. Good enough to outsmart SufficientlyAdvancedAliens that think they're better than her.
* CoolOldLady: What did you expect? Older than she looks, Sarah Jane spends her time being generally awesome.
* DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou: Her parents' death is a fixed point in time, and they died to preserve the timeline.
* DefrostingIceQueen: Starts out a bit distant to the kids, and isn't much for motherhood when she takes in Luke. She tries to discourage them from endangering themselves by helping her, but she eventually relents.
* DistaffCounterpart: Had started acting ''completely'' like the Doctor. In the first episode, suddenly having a child to take care of snaps her out of it, and she gradually becomes much more human again.
* DoesntLikeGuns: Something she picked up from the Doctor.
* ImmuneToMindControl: In the final story, she has an interview with a man who is actually a hologram being controlled by aliens. One of the things the aliens can do with the hologram is use it to hypnotise people. So they try to use hypnosis on Sarah Jane. However, Sarah Jane has had experience with hypnosis before (when she was still [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor's]] companion), and has learnt to prevent herself from being hypnotised.
* IntrepidReporter: Her day job is writing articles for a newspaper, which she uses as a cover for investigating potential alien plots.
* LadyOfAdventure: A surprising amount of adventure happens around town and she'll be the first to jump in and help.
* LethalChef: While there's no indication that her cooking's particularly ''bad'', Sarah Jane has been known to set the kitchen on fire while making scrambled eggs.
* LittleOldLadyInvestigates: Not that old, but still investigating.
* MamaBear: Do you want to harm Luke Smith? The correct answer is - no, you do not. His [[MamaBear mother]] - a former [[Series/DoctorWho Companion]], and not of the [[DistressedDamsel screaming type]] either - will stop at nothing to save him. No, seriously. There's no power in the universe that can save you from her wrath. And they've all tried. Needless to say, they failed. Painfully. Particularly explicitly in "The Gift" where she essentially declares, "Screw the world. I'm saving my son."
* NeverMessWithGranny: She fits this trope particularly in that episode where she stops an escaping biker with her sonic lipstick, ''and blows into it as if it were a gun that she fired''.
* OlderAndWiser: When she was younger she was a Companion to the Doctor and was quite a bit more lively. She's not lost her edge since, but is more mature.
* ParentalAbandonment: Sarah Jane was an orphan raised by her Aunt Lavinia.
* ParentalSubstitute: There's no denying that Maria and her mother love each other dearly, but Chrissie is, to put it bluntly, a massive flake. Sarah Jane winds up picking up the slack and becomes the mother-figure Maria needs.
** PlayedWith for Clyde; he already has a loving mother, but it's very clearly shown that SJ is a second parental figure to him. He respects her immensely and (almost) always listens to her advice, while she is very protective and encouraging of him.
* RuleNumberOne: "I don't put anyone else in danger." Despite this, she picked up some companions of her own.
* SealedGoodInACan: The Tenth Doctor implies that he never came back for Sarah Jane after he left her on Earth because she didn't need him anymore. Given how many Alien threats she's managed to defeat on her own, he's probably right.
* TeamMom: To Luke, Clyde, Maria and Rani.
* TechnicalPacifist: She inherited this trope from the Doctor by the time of ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''. In ''The Last Sontaran'', she not only lets Commander Kaagh go scot-free after trying to destroy the world, she ''leaves his ship intact''. Of course, he comes back and tries to destroy the world again.
* TooDumbToLive: She has a habit of marching into villains' offices, etc. and telling them she knows what they're up to, and it ''never'' goes well. However, she always manages to get away in the end and thus she avoid the business end of this trope.
** [[FridgeBrilliance Who else has a habit of doing this? The Doctor, her mentor and role model, from whom she probably picked up the habit.]]
* WeirdnessMagnet: Lots of [[AliensOfLondon alien invasions target London]], as per the norm for ''Series/DoctorWho''. Sarah Jane lives in one of its suburbs, so she's always on hand to thwart them when the Doctor isn't around.

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-> ''Maria, there are two types of people in the world. Those who panic, and then there's us. Got it?''

->Played by: Creator/ElisabethSladen
->13-year-old Sarah Jane played by: Jessica Ashworth (2007)
->Young Sarah Jane played by: Jessica Mogridge (2008)

Former traveling companion of the Doctor. She used to just be TheWatson to him, however it no longer applies to
-->[[Characters/DoctorWhoSarahJaneSmith Has her as she has [[CharacterDevelopment grown out of it]].

* ActionMom: She's Luke's adoptive mother and saves the world just like the Doctor did.
* BadassNormal: She confronts aliens and monsters without Time Lord biology, immortality, or even a secret agent infrastructure.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Just a kind woman who lives down the road. Unless you come to her planet looking for trouble, then you don't stand a chance.
* BrainyBrunette: Brown hair and smart as a whip. Good enough to outsmart SufficientlyAdvancedAliens that think they're better than her.
* CoolOldLady: What did you expect? Older than she looks, Sarah Jane spends her time being generally awesome.
* DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou: Her parents' death is a fixed point in time, and they died to preserve the timeline.
* DefrostingIceQueen: Starts out a bit distant to the kids, and isn't much for motherhood when she takes in Luke. She tries to discourage them from endangering themselves by helping her, but she eventually relents.
* DistaffCounterpart: Had started acting ''completely'' like the Doctor. In the first episode, suddenly having a child to take care of snaps her out of it, and she gradually becomes much more human again.
* DoesntLikeGuns: Something she picked up from the Doctor.
* ImmuneToMindControl: In the final story, she has an interview with a man who is actually a hologram being controlled by aliens. One of the things the aliens can do with the hologram is use it to hypnotise people. So they try to use hypnosis on Sarah Jane. However, Sarah Jane has had experience with hypnosis before (when she was still [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor's]] companion), and has learnt to prevent herself from being hypnotised.
* IntrepidReporter: Her day job is writing articles for a newspaper, which she uses as a cover for investigating potential alien plots.
* LadyOfAdventure: A surprising amount of adventure happens around town and she'll be the first to jump in and help.
* LethalChef: While there's no indication that her cooking's particularly ''bad'', Sarah Jane has been known to set the kitchen on fire while making scrambled eggs.
* LittleOldLadyInvestigates: Not that old, but still investigating.
* MamaBear: Do you want to harm Luke Smith? The correct answer is - no, you do not. His [[MamaBear mother]] - a former [[Series/DoctorWho Companion]], and not of the [[DistressedDamsel screaming type]] either - will stop at nothing to save him. No, seriously. There's no power in the universe that can save you from her wrath. And they've all tried. Needless to say, they failed. Painfully. Particularly explicitly in "The Gift" where she essentially declares, "Screw the world. I'm saving my son."
* NeverMessWithGranny: She fits this trope particularly in that episode where she stops an escaping biker with her sonic lipstick, ''and blows into it as if it were a gun that she fired''.
* OlderAndWiser: When she was younger she was a Companion to the Doctor and was quite a bit more lively. She's not lost her edge since, but is more mature.
* ParentalAbandonment: Sarah Jane was an orphan raised by her Aunt Lavinia.
* ParentalSubstitute: There's no denying that Maria and her mother love each other dearly, but Chrissie is, to put it bluntly, a massive flake. Sarah Jane winds up picking up the slack and becomes the mother-figure Maria needs.
** PlayedWith for Clyde; he already has a loving mother, but it's very clearly shown that SJ is a second parental figure to him. He respects her immensely and (almost) always listens to her advice, while she is very protective and encouraging of him.
* RuleNumberOne: "I don't put anyone else in danger." Despite this, she picked up some companions of her own.
* SealedGoodInACan: The Tenth Doctor implies that he never came back for Sarah Jane after he left her on Earth because she didn't need him anymore. Given how many Alien threats she's managed to defeat on her own, he's probably right.
* TeamMom: To Luke, Clyde, Maria and Rani.
* TechnicalPacifist: She inherited this trope from the Doctor by the time of ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''. In ''The Last Sontaran'', she not only lets Commander Kaagh go scot-free after trying to destroy the world, she ''leaves his ship intact''. Of course, he comes back and tries to destroy the world again.
* TooDumbToLive: She has a habit of marching into villains' offices, etc. and telling them she knows what they're up to, and it ''never'' goes well. However, she always manages to get away in the end and thus she avoid the business end of this trope.
** [[FridgeBrilliance Who else has a habit of doing this? The Doctor, her mentor and role model, from whom she probably picked up the habit.]]
* WeirdnessMagnet: Lots of [[AliensOfLondon alien invasions target London]], as per the norm for ''Series/DoctorWho''. Sarah Jane lives in one of its suburbs, so she's always on hand to thwart them when the Doctor isn't around.
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