History DroppedABridgeOnHim / LiveActionTV

2nd Jul '17 11:24:43 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/SwampThing'' had a cross between this and PutOnABusToHell. As said in TheOtherWiki:

to:

* ''Series/SwampThing'' had a cross between this and PutOnABusToHell. As said in TheOtherWiki:Wiki/TheOtherWiki:
17th Jun '17 10:03:15 PM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Total inversion with Claire Kincaid, in an episode without any investigation, but following the actions of the four leads after having witnessed an execution, Kincaid offers a ride home to a very drunk Detective Briscoe (Jerry Orbach). On the way there, her car is struck by a drunk driver and she's killed. Briscoe survives, and the shock of the event is enough to get him sober and in AA.

to:

** Total inversion with Claire Kincaid, in an episode without any investigation, but following the actions of the four leads after having witnessed an execution, Kincaid offers a ride home to a very drunk Detective Briscoe (Jerry Orbach).(Creator/JerryOrbach). On the way there, her car is struck by a drunk driver and she's killed. Briscoe survives, and the shock of the event is enough to get him sober and in AA.
30th May '17 9:31:18 AM julietvalcouer
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

*** This did provide a very funny "no hard feelings" blooper when the actor who is announcing Hague's death to the other characters, a solemn moment in the script, says, "General Hague...is doing ''Deep Space Nine''. His agent double-booked him, there was nothing we could do."
16th May '17 2:12:58 PM Linda58
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** John Garrett, after ''multiple'' scenery-chewing speeches, KickTheDog moments and {{Next Tier Power Up}}s, gets yet ''another'' power boost (this time via PainfulTransformation), and rises stronger than ever, gloating at his new power with evil music rising... and then Coulson nonchalantly blasts him with a disintegrator ray. He doesn't even tell the rest of the team that Garrett nearly came back. It's implied that he'd had the blasted thing trained on Garret throughout the entire screaming process, and just ''let'' the megalomaniac mutilate himself prior to dispatching him for a touch of schadenfreude.

to:

** John Garrett, after ''multiple'' scenery-chewing speeches, KickTheDog moments and {{Next Tier Power Up}}s, gets yet ''another'' power boost (this time via PainfulTransformation), and rises stronger than ever, gloating at his new power with evil music rising... and then Coulson nonchalantly blasts him with a disintegrator ray. He doesn't even tell the rest of the team that Garrett nearly came back.back, nor even given Garrett the dignity of a BondOneLiner. It's implied that he'd had the blasted thing trained on Garret throughout the entire screaming process, and just ''let'' the megalomaniac mutilate himself prior to dispatching him for a touch of schadenfreude.




to:

** Then in Season 4, [[spoiler:Laurel, the Black Canary and sister to Sara, is immobilized with magic and stabbed in the chest with one of Oliver's arrows. She then dies of an embolism in the hospital, after the doctors said she'd be fine no less. Given the importance of Black Canary in DC comics in general, and in Green Arrow in particular, and that this was a blatant case of StuffedIntoTheFridge people were once again pissed.]]
9th May '17 5:05:07 AM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** It is rumored to be a backlash of McLeaned, as the actress who played Prue, Shannen Doherty, did not get along with the rest of the cast.

to:

** It is rumored to be a backlash of McLeaned, as the actress who played Prue, Shannen Doherty, Creator/ShannenDoherty, did not get along with the rest of the cast.
2nd May '17 12:04:35 PM dasuberkaiser
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Shaggydog, Osha and Rickon Stark. Here, we have the long, really long lost youngest member of the Stark family, his direwolf and the Badass wildling protector. The last we knew of them was that they went to to Last Hearth, House Umber's bastion. But then in Season 6 they revealed us that Smalljon Umber, betrayed them, killed the direwolf offscreen (offering it's head to Ramsay Bolton) and gave the woman and the boy to Ramsay as prisoners. Later, Ramsay was preparing to have some private time with Osha, who sneakily took a knife, hoping to use it against him, but he guessed her intentions, quickly took the knife and stabbed her. Rickon on the other hand, on the 9th episode, was brought to the battlefield between Bolton's and Jon Snow's forces. Ramsay told him to run to his brother along but then he started shooting arrows, until finally one of them pierced him through the chest. Viewers were not pleased.

to:

** Shaggydog, Osha and Rickon Stark. Here, we have the long, really long lost youngest member of the Stark family, his direwolf and the Badass wildling protector. The last we knew of them was that they went to to Last Hearth, House Umber's bastion. But then in Season 6 they revealed us that Smalljon Umber, Umber betrayed them, killed the direwolf offscreen (offering it's head to Ramsay Bolton) and gave the woman and the boy to Ramsay as prisoners. Later, Ramsay was preparing to have some private time with Osha, who sneakily took a knife, hoping to use it against him, but he guessed her intentions, quickly took the knife and stabbed her. Rickon on the other hand, on the 9th episode, was brought to the battlefield between Bolton's and Jon Snow's forces. Ramsay told him to run to his brother along but then he started shooting arrows, until finally one of them pierced him through the chest. Viewers were not pleased.
16th Apr '17 1:45:54 PM Ghostkaiba297
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** And, in the third to last episode of Season 5, [[spoiler: King Arthur]], BigBad of the season's first half, who was last seen imprisoned near the arc's end, unexpectedly reappears at the beginning of the episode only to have his neck snapped by Hades, BigBad of the current arc. Ironically this happens ''on'' a bridge. Somewhat subverted in that he is prominently seen in the underworld after this, where he does a HeelFaceTurn, helps defeat Hades, and presumably overthrows Cruella as new leader of the underworld to set things right there.



** And, in the third to last episode of Season 5, [[spoiler: King Arthur]], BigBad of the season's first half, who was last seen imprisoned near the arc's end, unexpectedly reappears at the beginning of the episode only to have his neck snapped by Hades, BigBad of the current arc. Ironically this happens ''on'' a bridge. Somewhat subverted in that he is prominently seen in the underworld after this, where he does a HeelFaceTurn, helps defeat Hades, and presumably overthrows Cruella as new leader of the underworld to set things right there.

to:

** And, in the third to last episode of Season 5, [[spoiler: King Arthur]], BigBad of the season's first half, who was last seen imprisoned near the arc's end, unexpectedly reappears at the beginning of the episode only to have his neck snapped by Hades, BigBad of the current arc. Ironically this happens ''on'' a bridge. Somewhat subverted in that he is prominently seen in the underworld after this, where he does a HeelFaceTurn, helps defeat Hades, and presumably overthrows Cruella as new leader of the underworld to set things right there.
16th Apr '17 1:45:25 PM Ghostkaiba297
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

** And, in the third to last episode of Season 5, [[spoiler: King Arthur]], BigBad of the season's first half, who was last seen imprisoned near the arc's end, unexpectedly reappears at the beginning of the episode only to have his neck snapped by Hades, BigBad of the current arc. Ironically this happens ''on'' a bridge. Somewhat subverted in that he is prominently seen in the underworld after this, where he does a HeelFaceTurn, helps defeat Hades, and presumably overthrows Cruella as new leader of the underworld to set things right there.
21st Feb '17 5:43:41 AM wedekit
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** What about Terry? Her story arc involving an abusive boyfriend (Rick) culminates with her being pushed down and hitting her head on a rock. Students visit her comatose body in the hospital and afterwards she's never seen again.
12th Jan '17 3:06:59 PM gb00393
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Ros started out as {{The Scrappy}}, a {{Canon Foreigner}} who was only put in the show as a blatant {{Ms Fanservice}} and occasionally {{The Watson}}. But then season 2 saw her {{Rescued From The Scrappy Heap}} and develop an actual storyline of her own. Then after only a couple appearances in season 3, she's abruptly killed offscreen.

to:

** Ros started out as {{The Scrappy}}, a {{Canon Foreigner}} who was only put in the show as a blatant {{Ms Fanservice}} and occasionally {{The Watson}}. But then season 2 saw her {{Rescued From The Scrappy Heap}} and develop an actual storyline of her own. Then after only a couple appearances in season 3, she's abruptly killed offscreen.offscreen to demonstrate the depravity of characters whose evilness was already ''very'' well established, and then promptly forgotten by everyone.


Added DiffLines:

** Rakharo is sent off scouting and only his head returns. The producers have hinted this was at the actor's request.
** Dagmer and the rest of Theon's crew go unmentioned for a whole season until it's offhandedly mentioned that Ramsay had them flayed.
** Summer, Bran's direwolf. While technically a HeroicSacrifice, the scene only lasts a couple seconds, with barely any reaction from the other characters, and is overshadowed by the respective sacrifices of Hodor and Leaf, which happened in the same episode and received far more focus. Combine that with the aforementioned offscreen death of Shaggydog only a few episodes earlier, and it really feels like he was only killed because the direwolves were difficult to film and the showrunners didn't want to deal with them any more than they have to.
This list shows the last 10 events of 129. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=DroppedABridgeOnHim.LiveActionTV