History Main / BakerStreetRegular

29th Jan '16 7:36:25 PM LBHills
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The Baker Street Regular is a pun on the TropeNamer, the Baker Street Irregulars, who were a network of orphaned street urchins that had been under the employment of Sherlock Holmes to gather rumors, gather clues, and do various odd jobs, in which he made sure to pay what was, [[MundaneLuxury to them, an outrageous sum of money]] for their discretion and loyalty.

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The Baker Street Regular is a pun on the TropeNamer, the Baker Street Irregulars, who were a network mob of orphaned street urchins that had been under the employment of often employed by Sherlock Holmes to gather rumors, gather clues, spy, and do various odd jobs, in which jobs. In return for their discretion and loyalty he made sure to pay paid what was, [[MundaneLuxury to them, an outrageous sum of money]] for their discretion and loyalty.
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27th Dec '15 4:45:07 PM nombretomado
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* As the plot approaches the end of ''[[{{Slayers}} Slayers Next]]'', one of these attempts to pickpocket the party, but eventually joins them and befriends Martina. Subverted, as [[spoiler: he's the BigBad.]]

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* As the plot approaches the end of ''[[{{Slayers}} ''[[{{LightNovel/Slayers}} Slayers Next]]'', one of these attempts to pickpocket the party, but eventually joins them and befriends Martina. Subverted, as [[spoiler: he's the BigBad.]]
24th Dec '15 8:04:16 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Series/DirkGently'' knows a HollywoodHacker who happens to be twelve. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny And gets paid with cigarettes.]]

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* ''Series/DirkGently'' knows a HollywoodHacker [[HollywoodHacking Hollywood Hacker]] who happens to be twelve. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny And gets paid with cigarettes.]]
10th Dec '15 7:24:23 PM TheUnknownUploader
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10th Dec '15 7:24:04 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Series/DirkGently'' knows a HollywoodHacker who happens to be twelve. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny And gets paid with cigarettes.]]
3rd Oct '15 11:19:20 AM StFan
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* TheNewsboyLegion are nothing if not this trope. Primarilly they are this for TheGuardian, but they also work with JimmyOlsen and Comicbook/{{Superman}}.

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* TheNewsboyLegion ComicBook/TheNewsboyLegion are nothing if not this trope. Primarilly Primarily they are this for TheGuardian, ComicBook/TheGuardian, but they also work with JimmyOlsen ComicBook/JimmyOlsen and Comicbook/{{Superman}}.Franchise/{{Superman}}.
2nd Oct '15 6:01:44 AM Jake
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** The TropeNamer also does not go un-riffed; the pilot episode introduces Sherlock's "homeless network," who are an obvious stand-in for the Irregulars.

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** The TropeNamer also does not go un-riffed; the pilot episode introduces Sherlock's "homeless network," who are an obvious stand-in for the Irregulars. \n He also once gets information on the spray-can used to paint a cryptic message on a wall from a graffiti artist [[WildMassGuessing who some fans think]] is supposed to be {{Banksy}}, if not a cameo from the ''real'' Banksy AsHimself.
27th Sep '15 9:56:10 AM FordPrefect
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** Deconstructed in the officially-approved pastiche, ''TheHouseOfSilk'', when [[spoiler: one of them gets killed, brutally, because they took a mission]].

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** Deconstructed in the officially-approved pastiche, ''TheHouseOfSilk'', pastiche ''Literature/TheHouseOfSilk'', when [[spoiler: one of them gets killed, brutally, because they took a mission]].
15th Sep '15 10:42:53 AM Katsuhagi
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* Varys Kingfisher, the royal spymaster in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', is implied to employ mute, literate children who wander the sewers and low places of King's Landing as his "little birds."
23rd Jun '15 1:56:42 PM ritzoreo
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* TheNewsboyLegion are nothing if not this trope. Primarilly they are this for TheGuardian, but they also work with JimmyOlsen and Comicbook/{{Superman}}.
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