History Literature / Newsflesh

20th Aug '17 1:56:16 PM Shedemei
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** The Fox, one of the Brainpan members. On the surface, she acts like a ManicPixieDreamGirl (along with affectionate behavior towards The Monkey), but she shows herself to be very competent in the field when [[spoiler:their hideout is attacked by the CDC]]. Before she met The Monkey (and when her name was Elaine), she showed manic-depressive traits; afterwards, she's arguably just manic.

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** The Fox, one of the Brainpan members. On the surface, she acts like a ManicPixieDreamGirl (along with affectionate behavior towards The Monkey), but she shows herself to be very competent in the field when [[spoiler:their hideout is attacked by the CDC]]. Before she met The Monkey (and CDC and when her name was Elaine), she showed manic-depressive traits; afterwards, she's arguably just manic.helps Dr. Abbey's lab fend off an attack by a local underground drug lord]].



* EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods: Dr. Abbey has several octopuses, most notably Barney, the Great Pacific octopus who enjoys sticking to the ceiling and grabbing faces. And Dr. Abbey apparently threw him at Shaun once.



** Drug assisted. Elaine Oldenburg suffers manic depression, but she summons up a separate personality under the influence.

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** Drug assisted. Elaine Oldenburg suffers manic depression, from severe depression and PTSD (according to Dr. Abbey in PDNTTO), but she summons up a separate personality under the influence.


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** Mat, who is actually genderfluid.


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* UnusualEuphemism: "space lobster juice" for the cannabinoids that Elaine takes in PDNTTO and Coming to You Live.


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** In ''Please Do Not Taunt the Octopus'', one of Dr. Abbey's associates reveals that [[spoiler: The Cat's body was discovered at the Monkey's compound...but The Fox's wasn't.]]
31st Jul '17 10:44:44 AM AnimeOtaku
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* AdultFear: The fact that all mammals over 40lbs can amplify means young children are able to amplify, never mind the thought of a parent amplifying in the same room as their children. ''The Dy The Dead Came To Show And Tell'' is basically AdultFear the book.

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* AdultFear: The fact that all mammals over 40lbs can amplify means young children are able to amplify, never mind the thought of a parent amplifying in the same room as their children. ''The Dy Day The Dead Came To Show And Tell'' is basically AdultFear the book.
31st Jul '17 10:43:47 AM AnimeOtaku
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* AdultFear: The fact that all mammals over 40lbs can amplify means young children are able to amplify, never mind the thought of a parent amplifying in the same room as their children. ''The Dy The Dead Came To Show And Tell'' is basically AdultFear the book.
30th Jul '17 7:57:28 PM Shedemei
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** The main character in ''Everglades'', choosing the particularly gruesome death by zombie rather than the quick, tidy method of getting shot.

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** The main character Debbie in ''Everglades'', choosing the particularly gruesome death by zombie rather than the quick, tidy method of getting shot.
25th Jul '17 8:15:51 AM AnimeOtaku
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** In ''Feedback'' Ash [[Franchise/TheDarkTower does not aim with her hand]].
23rd Jul '17 7:04:55 PM AnimeOtaku
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** Shaun provokes this reaction out of Maggie in Blackout.


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** One possible interpretation of what Shaun describes as "sour sounding Spanish" uttered by Maggie in Blackout .
17th Jul '17 6:32:18 PM AnimeOtaku
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* ADogNamedDog: Subverted example in Deadline, one of Maggie's bulldogs is called Kitty.
3rd Jul '17 1:59:05 PM AnimeOtaku
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*** and Buffy because (paraphrasing) what else do you call a cute blonde girl who deals with the undead on a day to day basis?

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*** and Buffy because (paraphrasing) what else do you call a cute blonde girl who deals with the undead on a day to day basis?basis? Her real name is another Romero tribute, Georgette.
3rd Jul '17 12:46:26 PM AnimeOtaku
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** In the alternate ending for ''Feed'', it's [[spoiler: Georgia Mason]] who commits suicide because [[spoiler: she ''meant it'' when she said she didn't want to live in a world without Shaun.]]

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** In the alternate ending for ''Feed'', it's [[spoiler: Georgia Mason]] who commits suicide because [[spoiler: she ''meant it'' when she said she didn't want to live in a world without Shaun.Shaun, who is the one who gets struck by the KA dart in Sacramento.]]
1st Jun '17 8:39:15 PM jormis29
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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: George Romero never really expected his movies to be what saved the human race, but once KA was out there, he left his body to science to help search for a cure. There are UrbanLegends about people who mistakenly blamed him for the Kellis-Amberlee mutation that caused the Rising.

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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: George Romero Creator/GeorgeARomero never really expected his movies to be what saved the human race, but once KA was out there, he left his body to science to help search for a cure. There are UrbanLegends about people who mistakenly blamed him for the Kellis-Amberlee mutation that caused the Rising.



*** Shaun from ''Shaun of the Dead''
*** Georgia as a tribute to ''George Romero''

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*** Shaun from ''Shaun of the Dead''
''Film/ShaunOfTheDead''
*** Georgia as a tribute to ''George Romero''''Creator/GeorgeARomero''



* ThemeNaming: Doubling as {{ShoutOut}}s: George becomes a popular name for babies of both genders because of George Romero's zombie movies being the reason people know how to survive zombie attacks.

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* ThemeNaming: Doubling as {{ShoutOut}}s: George becomes a popular name for babies of both genders because of George Romero's Creator/GeorgeARomero's zombie movies being the reason people know how to survive zombie attacks.
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