History DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything / LiveActionTV

21st Jul '16 6:38:12 PM TheCuza
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** Dexter's serial killing has been compared to cheating on his girlfriend, drug addiction and being a closeted gay man. The last one is HilariousInHindsight if you've seen ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.

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** Dexter's serial killing has been compared to mistaken for cheating on his girlfriend, drug addiction addiction, and being a closeted gay man.man. [[SureLetsGoWithThat Dexter is usually pretty happy to roll with it]]. The last one is HilariousInHindsight if you've seen ''Series/SixFeetUnder''.
21st Jul '16 6:34:56 PM TheCuza
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** An episode where Kramer's shower breaks forces him to not bathe for days. His constant scratching and his desperate need for a new shower head makes him look and sound like a junkie. His dilemma makes Elaine's situation at work (she is mistaken for a drug dealer) a lot worse.

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** An episode where Kramer's shower breaks forces him to not bathe for days. His constant scratching and his desperate need for a new shower head makes him look and sound like a junkie. His dilemma makes Elaine's situation at work (she is mistaken for a drug dealer) addict) a lot worse.



** One episode has Elaine dating a man she really likes, only to be disappointed when she finds out he has pro-life views. [[TwoLinesnoWaiting In the same episode]], Kramer teams up with Italian restaurant owner Poppy to open a pizzeria where customers make their pizza themselves, and the two have the following argument over pizza toppings:

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** One episode has Elaine dating a man she really likes, only to be disappointed when she finds out he has pro-life views. [[TwoLinesnoWaiting [[TwoLinesNoWaiting In the same episode]], Kramer teams up with Italian restaurant owner Poppy to open a pizzeria where customers make their pizza themselves, and the two have the following argument over pizza toppings:
21st Jul '16 6:32:19 PM TheCuza
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** In an episode where Elaine happened to be involved with a man who had pro-life views, Kramer had the following discussion with Poppie, the owner of a pizzeria:
--->'''[=Kramer=]:''' A pizza isn't a pizza until it comes out of the oven!\\
'''[=Poppie=]:''' No, a pizza is a pizza the moment you stick your hands in the dough!!!

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** In an One episode where has Elaine happened dating a man she really likes, only to be involved with a man who had disappointed when she finds out he has pro-life views, views. [[TwoLinesnoWaiting In the same episode]], Kramer had teams up with Italian restaurant owner Poppy to open a pizzeria where customers make their pizza themselves, and the two have the following discussion with Poppie, the owner of a pizzeria:
--->'''[=Kramer=]:''' A
argument over pizza isn't toppings:
--->'''Poppy:''' No no no, you can't-a put-a cucumbers on a pizza.\\
'''Kramer:''' Well, why not? I like cucumbers.\\
'''Poppy:''' That's-a not a pizza. It'll taste-a terrible.\\
'''Kramer:''' Yeah, but that's the idea. You make your own pie.\\
'''Poppy:''' Yes, but we cannot-a give-a the people the right to choose ''any'' topping they ''want''! Now, on this issue there can-a be ''no'' debate!\\
'''Kramer:''' What gives you the right to tell me how I would make my pie?!\\
'''Poppy:''' Because it's a ''pizza''!\\
'''Kramer:''' It's not
a pizza until it comes out of the oven!\\
'''[=Poppie=]:''' No, a pizza is '''Poppy:''' It's a pizza the moment you stick your hands put-a you' fists in the dough!!!dough!\\
'''Kramer:''' No, it isn't!\\
'''Poppy:''' Yes it is!
24th Jun '16 11:13:38 AM Zephyr7
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* In ''Series/TheFlash2014'', the Velocity drug is very addicting and Eliza Harmon becomes hooked on it, consistently desperate for another fix.
** Barry is tempted to use Velocity to go faster and it's portrayed as a hard-working athlete who is on the losing end against his competitors who use performance enhancing drug.
10th Jun '16 12:17:03 PM 69BookWorM69
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Murdoch quite frequently solves crimes by using the limited resources of his time to get at a primitive version of a contemporary technology that would be quite familiar to the audience. Other conversations address some of the unforeseen consequences of new technologies. Some examples include:

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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Murdoch quite frequently solves crimes by using the limited resources of his time to get at a primitive version of a contemporary technology that would be quite familiar to the audience. Other conversations address some of the unforeseen consequences of new technologies. There's even at least one plot that strongly recalls what for the audience is a series of historic events. Some examples include:



** Among the inventions mentioned in the episode "Invention Convention" are an analytical engine (a precursor to modern computers), a machine specifically for sending email (they call it "i-mail"), and sound-activated switches. Crabtree even notes the ease of turning off lights by clapping his hands!

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** Among the inventions mentioned in the episode "Invention Convention" are an analytical engine (a precursor to modern computers), a machine specifically for sending email (they call it "i-mail"), and sound-activated switches. [[LampshadeHanging Crabtree even notes the ease of turning off lights by clapping his hands!hands!]]


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** "Back and to the Left" starts with two government officials in an open-air vehicle when there's gunfire and one of them dies from a gunshot wound to the head. The entire event is photographed and filmed. It soon appears at least one shot came from an upstairs window of a nearby warehouse. A man is identified in the papers as the shooter and is shortly thereafter killed. Murdoch and Dr. Ogden go over the evidence and find the evidence of the bullet trajectory doesn't line up, the phrase "magic bullet" is used, and they conclude there was a second shooter. Sounds rather like the assassination of UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy, doesn't it?
14th May '16 10:01:42 AM nombretomado
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* In ''JustShootMe'', Dennis replaces Ally as Jack's bridge partner; the plot is played out as an infidelity.

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* In ''JustShootMe'', ''Series/JustShootMe'', Dennis replaces Ally as Jack's bridge partner; the plot is played out as an infidelity.
27th Mar '16 2:40:01 PM 69BookWorM69
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* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'': Murdoch quite frequently solves crimes by using the limited resources of his time to get at a primitive version of a contemporary technology that would be quite familiar to the audience. Other conversations address some of the unforeseen consequences of new technologies. Some examples include:
** Murdoch and Nikola Tesla collaborate on a portable audio broadcasting unit to record a criminal conversation (in essence, a wireless wiretap) in "Power". In one of their conversations, Tesla suggests moving images could also be sent over the air, and when Murdoch says such a thing would be a "telekinetiscope", Tesla replies that the word is too long and suggests "television" instead.
** Murdoch comes up with a number of portable light sources, including one that shines UV light (helpful for detecting blood evidence) and bicycle lamps powered by the cyclist's pedaling.
** Murdoch explains chemiluminescence to his boss Inspector Brackenreid and concocts an early version of luminol.
** Early efforts to obtain ballistics evidence involve firing guns into a full rain barrel and comparing bullets. Later in the series, Murdoch seems to have learned that the water could deform a bullet, so he fires weapons into soft materials (suspended sandbags backed by hay bales) to obtain bullets for comparison.
** After doing some reading on Mongol warriors and silk, Murdoch designs a bulletproof vest. He later sends Crabtree to his tailor to have one made to fit him, which the constable wears in "Big Murderer on Campus" and "Murdoch on the Corner".
** In one episode, the evidence is underwater in Lake Ontario, so Murdoch essentially invents a rudimentary version of sonar to find it.
** The episode "Murdoch.com" revolves around women being lured to their deaths by a sexual predator... on the telegraph lines.
** Crabtree's line: "Why, it's like a spiderweb!... It could even be world-wide!"
** There is a "digitized" and "faxed" photograph Murdoch and his Surete colleague obtain via telegraph in "Monsieur Murdoch".
** Among the inventions mentioned in the episode "Invention Convention" are an analytical engine (a precursor to modern computers), a machine specifically for sending email (they call it "i-mail"), and sound-activated switches. Crabtree even notes the ease of turning off lights by clapping his hands!
** In "Journey to the Center of Toronto", Murdoch builds and sets up a series of small seismographs to help the men of Station 4 track an underground boring machine used in a series of thefts.
** After some curious metal filings are found on a corpse and at a crime scene, Murdoch hits the books and fabricates a silencer in "The Black Hand". Crabtree [[LampshadeHanging hangs the lampshade by suggesting "muffler" and "silencer" as names for the item]].
19th Mar '16 1:52:24 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheBigBangTheory'':

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* ''TheBigBangTheory'':''Series/TheBigBangTheory'':
14th Mar '16 6:09:12 AM RobTan
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** One episode dealt with a fraternity that was a front for a demon-worshipping cult, who lured naive girls to parties, got them drunk, tied them up in the basement and fed them to their god. Possibly unintentional, but it comes off as an allegory for college rape culture and campus sexual assults.
12th Mar '16 12:36:28 PM Morgenthaler
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* Happens in universe in an episode of ''TheGeorgeLopezShow''. Carmen and Jason are on the debate team and debating about the use of gas-guzzling cars. Carmen is still mad at Jason for cheating at him and talks about how (paraphrased) "America has betrayed some people's trust by going and tapping a foreign oil source that other guys have already tapped". Jason responds with the fact that he's sorry he satisfied his need for resources elsewhere.

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* Happens in universe in an episode of ''TheGeorgeLopezShow''.''Series/TheGeorgeLopezShow''. Carmen and Jason are on the debate team and debating about the use of gas-guzzling cars. Carmen is still mad at Jason for cheating at him and talks about how (paraphrased) "America has betrayed some people's trust by going and tapping a foreign oil source that other guys have already tapped". Jason responds with the fact that he's sorry he satisfied his need for resources elsewhere.



* "The Tale Of The Renegade Virus" on ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' features a virus with a serial port connector for a hand that tries to plug it into Simon's serial port in his hand. He's laughing all the while and Simons is screaming BigNo. The scene is uncomfortably reminiscent of AttemptedRape.

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* "The Tale Of The Renegade Virus" on ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' ''Series/AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'' features a virus with a serial port connector for a hand that tries to plug it into Simon's serial port in his hand. He's laughing all the while and Simons is screaming BigNo. The scene is uncomfortably reminiscent of AttemptedRape.
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