History Heartwarming / Leverage

13th Nov '17 4:19:42 PM LordDynasmon
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* In the "The 15 Minutes Job", the team meets a woman who's high school boyfriend has been in jail for the last 14 years. [[spoiler: he was framed as the drunk driver in an accident caused by the mark]]. She's spent the 14 years fighting on his behalf, with nearly nothing to show for it. At the end of the episode when the truth comes out, the innocent man is freed, and she is seen happily hugging her boyfriend and smiling. Hardison mentions that he left the happy couple a surprise at her home.

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* In the "The 15 Minutes Job", the team meets a woman who's whose high school boyfriend has been in jail for the last 14 years. [[spoiler: he was framed as the drunk driver in an accident caused by the mark]]. She's spent the 14 years fighting on his behalf, with nearly nothing to show for it. At the end of the episode when the truth comes out, the innocent man is freed, and she is seen happily hugging her boyfriend and smiling. Hardison mentions that he left the happy couple a surprise at her home.
1st Nov '17 11:22:01 PM MarkLungo
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* In the "The 15 Minutes Job", the team meets a woman who's high school boyfriend has been in jail for the last 14 years. [[spoiler : he was framed as the drunk driver in an accident caused by the mark]]. She's spent the 14 years fighting on his behalf, with nearly nothing to show for it. At the end of the episode when the truth comes out, the innocent man is freed, and she is seen happily hugging her boyfriend and smiling. Hardison mentione that he left the happy couple a surprise at her home.

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* In the "The 15 Minutes Job", the team meets a woman who's high school boyfriend has been in jail for the last 14 years. [[spoiler : [[spoiler: he was framed as the drunk driver in an accident caused by the mark]]. She's spent the 14 years fighting on his behalf, with nearly nothing to show for it. At the end of the episode when the truth comes out, the innocent man is freed, and she is seen happily hugging her boyfriend and smiling. Hardison mentione mentions that he left the happy couple a surprise at her home.
1st Nov '17 11:13:45 PM MarkLungo
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* When The Italian threatens Nate's team near the end of "The Jailhouse Job", he tells her, very quietly, "Now that, you should not have said."

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* When The Italian threatens Nate's team near the end of "The Jailhouse Job", he tells her, [[TranquilFury very quietly, quietly]], "Now that, ''that'', you should not have said."



** In a flashback, Hardison missed his high school prom because he was paying for Nana's medical bills. [[spoiler: Well, hacking the national bank of Iceland to pay her bills.]]

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** In a flashback, Hardison missed his high school prom because he was paying for Nana's medical bills. [[spoiler: Well, hacking the national bank of Iceland UsefulNotes/{{Iceland}} to pay her bills.]]
1st Nov '17 11:10:48 PM MarkLungo
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** There are also at least two incidents (The Tap Out Job and The Boost Job) where Sophie is being physically threatened by a mark who discovered they were being conned, and Nate's immediate response is to head in there to get her, even if it confirms that they've been running a con. Especially notable in The Boost Job because the mark had pulled a gun and Nate still headed straight in despite the fact that Parker and Hardison were unable to get there to help and Eliot was missing and out of contact.

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** There are also at least two incidents (The ("The Tap Out Job Job" and The "The Boost Job) Job") where Sophie is being physically threatened by a mark who discovered they were being conned, and Nate's immediate response is to head in there to get her, even if it confirms that they've been running a con. Especially notable in The "The Boost Job Job" because the mark had pulled a gun and Nate still headed straight in despite the fact that Parker and Hardison were unable to get there to help and Eliot was missing and out of contact.
18th Oct '17 9:44:47 AM MJaxon
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*In the "The 15 Minutes Job", the team meets a woman who's high school boyfriend has been in jail for the last 14 years. [[spoiler : he was framed as the drunk driver in an accident caused by the mark]]. She's spent the 14 years fighting on his behalf, with nearly nothing to show for it. At the end of the episode when the truth comes out, the innocent man is freed, and she is seen happily hugging her boyfriend and smiling. Hardison mentione that he left the happy couple a surprise at her home.
3rd Dec '16 10:13:54 AM JoieDeCombat
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** Also from "The Lonely Hearts Job", Nate and Sophie's "date." To gain the trust of the mark, a grifter running a ring that specializes in BlackWidow, Nate has to woo a woman of the mark's choosing. This turns out to be Sophie under the guise of a duchess. Since the mark knows all the tricks, Nate and Sophie could not plan ahead. What starts out as Nate's character romancing Sophie's character turns into Nate romancing Sophie herself.

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** Also from "The Lonely Hearts Job", Nate and Sophie's "date." To gain the trust of the mark, a grifter running a ring that specializes in BlackWidow, Nate has to woo a woman of the mark's choosing. This turns out to be Sophie under the guise of a duchess. Since the mark knows all the tricks, Nate and Sophie could not plan ahead.ahead - and since she's listening in via earpiece they can't say anything that would give either of them away. What starts out as Nate's character romancing Sophie's character turns into Nate romancing Sophie herself.



** Heck, the entire premise of the episode is a meta example. The client is the only millonaire on the show who isn't a corrupt and heartless scumbag, a reminder that being rich doesn't automatically make you evil in this world. That's an uplifting story.

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** Heck, the entire premise of the episode is a meta example. The client is the only millonaire millionaire on the show who isn't a corrupt and heartless scumbag, a reminder that being rich doesn't automatically make you evil in this world. That's an uplifting story.
28th Nov '16 7:37:08 AM JoieDeCombat
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* In "The Carnival Job," [[spoiler: the ''instant'' that it's revealed the mark's daughter was kidnapped, they immediately drop the con and devote everything to rescuing her. It isn't even a question.]]
** Earlier in the episode, [[spoiler: while the con was still going on]], Parker switches out the mark's glasses with ones that Hardison modified with a webcam. When the mark first puts them on, Hardison has a clear view of Parker and, well, this troper is amazed that [[WingdingEyes literal hearts didn't start forming in his eyes]].

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* In "The Carnival Job," [[spoiler: Job," the ''instant'' that it's revealed the [[spoiler:the mark's daughter was kidnapped, kidnapped]], they immediately drop the con and devote everything to rescuing her.[[spoiler:rescuing her]]. It isn't even a question.]]

** Also, Eliot bonding with the mark's daughter throughout the episode, demonstrating his particular brand of gruff affection while teaching her how to win at the carnival games. When [[spoiler:she's kidnapped]] he initially tries to keep her calm by telling her it's a security drill, but she sees through it and promises not to cry if he tells her the truth.
--->'''Eliot:''' All right, this is not a drill. [[spoiler:These guys are very bad guys, the guys that took you, okay? But I'm coming for you, me, and I'm gonna find you, and I'm gonna bring you home.]] Now, you tell me, does that sound like the truth?\\
'''Molly:''' Yeah.
** Earlier in the episode, [[spoiler: episode while the con was still going on]], on, Parker switches out the mark's glasses with ones that Hardison modified with a webcam. When the mark first puts them on, Hardison has a clear view of Parker and, well, this troper is amazed that and you can almost see the [[WingdingEyes literal hearts didn't start forming in his eyes]].
23rd Nov '16 1:51:25 PM JoieDeCombat
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** A FreezeFrameBonus shows that the six-pack of beer he takes with him is the brew pub's beer. Eliot brought ''Hardison's beer'' with him to share with his father.
23rd Nov '16 1:49:24 PM JoieDeCombat
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* There's a bit where [[spoiler: Elliot holds a Dubenich at gunpoint, ready to shoot, all so that Nate won't be able to.]] Yes, it's a bit terrifying, but it really shows what Elliot is willing to do for the sake of his friend.

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* There's a bit where [[spoiler: Elliot Eliot holds a Dubenich at gunpoint, ready to shoot, all so that Nate won't be able to.]] Yes, it's a bit terrifying, but it really shows what Elliot Eliot is willing to do for the sake of his friend.friend. More, watch closely - his hand is shaking. [[spoiler:Not because he's afraid to kill - which we know he can do without flinching - but because he's been trying hard for most of the series to not be that man any more. A line he is willing to cross again for the sake of making sure Nate doesn't.]]
15th Nov '16 7:41:19 AM MarkLungo
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* It's a bit dark for a HeartwarmingMoment, but in "The Future Job" when Parker asks if they can kill fake psychic Dalton Rand - who has just used cold-reading techniques to reveal a painful secret from her past and caused her to run away crying - Eliot hesitantly notes that he ''could''.

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* It's a bit dark for a HeartwarmingMoment, but in "The Future Job" when Parker asks if they can kill fake psychic PhonyPsychic Dalton Rand - who has just used cold-reading techniques to reveal a painful secret from her past and caused her to run away crying - Eliot hesitantly notes that he ''could''.
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