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1st Sep '16 12:37:44 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''WorldInConflict'', when General Morgan reports to the President about the Soviet invasion, he explains that [[BigGood Colonel Sawyer]] has been put in charge of defense, because "he is as tough as they come."

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* In ''WorldInConflict'', ''VideoGame/WorldInConflict'', when General Morgan reports to the President about the Soviet invasion, he explains that [[BigGood Colonel Sawyer]] has been put in charge of defense, because "he is as tough as they come."
3rd Aug '16 6:58:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* Malory says this about Sterling Archer in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''.

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* Malory says this about Sterling Archer in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''.

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16th Jul '16 9:22:56 AM nombretomado
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* Malory says this about Stirling Archer in ''{{Archer}}''.

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* Malory says this about Stirling Sterling Archer in ''{{Archer}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''.
23rd Feb '15 12:53:31 PM samf359
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* Malory says this about Stirling Archer in ''{{Archer}}'', I'm pretty sure.

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* Malory says this about Stirling Archer in ''{{Archer}}'', I'm pretty sure.''{{Archer}}''.
23rd Feb '15 12:52:07 PM samf359
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* ''Series/{{JAG}}'': Whenever Admiral Chegwidden is compelled to put his best people on a sensitive case or mission, is usually is Harm, Mac or both.

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* ''Series/{{JAG}}'': Whenever Admiral Chegwidden is compelled to put his best people on a sensitive case or mission, it is usually is Harm, Mac or both.
23rd Feb '15 12:51:35 PM samf359
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* On ''Series/TheXFiles'', this is the idea that surrounds Mulder. He's mocked behind his back and sometimes to his face about his fascination with the paranormal, but his originally work for the FBI had nothing to do with that at all. His nickname "Spooky" is fitting for his work on the X-Files, but he actually got the nickname because he had amazing profiler skills--he was so good he was "Spooky". It's mentioned several times that he was the Violent Crimes Section's Golden Boy before the X-Files and that many were dissapointed when he left. At one point, a superior defends Mulder when an agent mocks him, saying that the agent could even learn from Mulder. Scully admits early on that even though his methods are "out there", he's a great agent. He's also seen helping out other FBI teams during the series; the cases always turn out to be X-Files, but they don't start out that way.

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* On ''Series/TheXFiles'', this is the idea that surrounds Mulder. He's mocked behind his back and sometimes to his face about his fascination with the paranormal, but his originally original work for the FBI had nothing to do with that at all. His nickname "Spooky" is fitting for his work on the X-Files, but he actually got the nickname because he had amazing profiler skills--he was so good he was "Spooky". It's mentioned several times that he was the Violent Crimes Section's Golden Boy before the X-Files and that many were dissapointed when he left. At one point, a superior defends Mulder when an agent mocks him, saying that the agent could even learn from Mulder. Scully admits early on that even though his methods are "out there", he's a great agent. He's also seen helping out other FBI teams during the series; the cases always turn out to be X-Files, but they don't start out that way.
23rd Dec '14 3:08:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* Bordering on Parody and/or SubvertedTrope, in ''HotShots Part Deux'', Topper Harley is described as "the best of what's left."

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* Bordering on Parody and/or SubvertedTrope, in ''HotShots Part Deux'', ''Film/HotShotsPartDeux'', Topper Harley is described as "the best of what's left."
17th Oct '14 11:53:19 AM LadyJafaria
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This is the trope for the StockPhrase and its variants and parodies only. Examples of the trope itself go under UltimateJobSecurity. Compare ClosestThingWeGot, where there may be better qualified candidates, but there's not enough time to get another one.

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This is the trope for the StockPhrase and its variants and parodies only. Examples of the trope itself go under UltimateJobSecurity.UltimateJobSecurity, or possibly VetinariJobSecurity. Compare ClosestThingWeGot, where there may be better qualified candidates, but there's not enough time to get another one.
30th Dec '13 8:47:46 AM LongLiveHumour
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* IronMan's argument as to why {{Wolverine}} had to be on Comicbook/TheAvengers. Also, that Wolverine was willing to [[ShootTheDog do the jobs]] that [[ThouShaltNotKill the other heroes wouldn't]].

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* IronMan's ComicBook/IronMan's argument as to why {{Wolverine}} ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} had to be on Comicbook/TheAvengers. Also, that Wolverine was willing to [[ShootTheDog do the jobs]] that [[ThouShaltNotKill the other heroes wouldn't]].
8th Jul '13 3:41:02 AM Viira
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* ''MassEffect'' describes a Commander Shepard with the "ruthless" background as being exactly this. Despite being infamously known as the "Butcher of Torfan", it's a trait (similarly with the other backgrounds) that also makes him/her the #1 human Spectre candidate.

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* ''MassEffect'' ''Franchise/MassEffect'' describes a Commander Shepard with the "ruthless" background as being exactly this. Despite being infamously known as the "Butcher of Torfan", it's a trait (similarly with the other backgrounds) that also makes him/her the #1 human Spectre candidate.
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