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26th May '16 10:26:05 AM WillKeaton
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* In all games from the VideoGame/{{X-Com}} series, the only way to stop aliens from [[Main/AlienInvasion conquering Earth]] is to study them. This requires analysis of their equipment, biology, and later even interrogation (see page picture). All this take many, many working hours of the most brilliant minds on the planet.
** The same applies to [[VideoGame/{{X-Com}} X-COM's]] [[Main/SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual Successors]], such as the ''VideoGame/UFOAfterBlank'' series, ''VideoGame/UFOExtraterrestrials'' or ''VideoGame/{{Xenonauts}}''.

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* In all games from the VideoGame/{{X-Com}} ''VideoGame/{{X-Com}}'' series, the only way to stop aliens from [[Main/AlienInvasion conquering Earth]] is to study them. This requires analysis of their equipment, biology, and later even interrogation (see page picture). All this take many, many working hours of the most brilliant minds on the planet.
** The same applies to [[VideoGame/{{X-Com}} X-COM's]] ''[[VideoGame/{{X-Com}} X-COM]]'''s [[Main/SpiritualSuccessor Spiritual Successors]], such as the ''VideoGame/UFOAfterBlank'' series, ''VideoGame/UFOExtraterrestrials'' or ''VideoGame/{{Xenonauts}}''.
25th Feb '16 5:28:22 AM DAN004
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Where ScienceHero revels on this, ActionHero revels on TrainingFromHell and TimeToUnlockMoreTruePotential to achieve their goal.
21st May '15 6:43:53 PM EricBarkman
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* In ''Literature/SimpleComplications'' this is how Abigail contributes to both the ghost and coded documents plotlines.
4th May '15 2:00:46 PM poi99
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-> ''"I'm going to the crime scene to see what I can find out. You guys research the [[MonsterOfTheWeek Polgara demon]]."''
-->-- '''[[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]]''', "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E14GoodbyeIowa Goodbye Iowa]]" and [[OnceAnEpisode most other episodes]]

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-> ''"I'm going to the crime scene to see what I can find out. You guys research the [[MonsterOfTheWeek Polgara demon]].demon."''
-->-- '''[[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]]''', "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E14GoodbyeIowa Goodbye Iowa]]" and [[OnceAnEpisode most other episodes]]
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23rd Oct '14 9:23:24 AM MarkLungo
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* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': One of Uncle's many catch phrases is "We must do reeesearch!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': One of Uncle's many catch phrases {{Catch Phrase}}s is "We must do reeesearch!"
29th Sep '14 5:33:14 PM allboyband
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** Angel had the same thing. Fred and Wes traded off or went together for research roles, sometimes with Cordelia joining in, though Gunn occasionally got in on it in season 5.

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** Angel had the same thing. Fred and Wes traded off or went together for research roles, sometimes with Cordelia joining in, though Gunn occasionally got in on it in season 5. Before Wesley joined the team in season 1, Cordelia did most of the research, often using the internet. Fred became part of the team in early season 3.



* Many episodes of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' involve one of them, usually Sam, trying to find out what they might be facing and/or how to kill it by this method.

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* Many episodes of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' involve one of them, usually Sam, trying to find out what they might be facing and/or how to kill it by this method. This is mostly done by him searching the web for odd occurrences first, then researching in the library.
1st Jul '14 1:47:38 PM demonfiren
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[[caption-width-right:320:Looks like our soldiers brought us a full bag of spoils. [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique Interrogate every alien that moves]], [[AlienAutopsy autopsy any that doesn't]], find their AchillesHeel and [[InWorkingOrder learn to use their weapons against them.]] ForScience!]]

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[[caption-width-right:320:Looks like our soldiers brought us a full bag of spoils. [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique Interrogate every alien that moves]], [[AlienAutopsy autopsy any that doesn't]], find their AchillesHeel and [[InWorkingOrder learn to use their weapons against them.]] ForScience!]]
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14th Mar '14 4:44:34 PM Lightblade
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[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': One of Uncle's many catch phrases is "We must do reeesearch!"

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14th Mar '14 4:13:50 PM TastySauce
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No. Itís time to [[DoingResearch hit the books]].

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No. Itís time to [[DoingResearch hit the books]].
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DoingResearch is the favourite pastime of MrExposition, TheSmartGuy, the BadassBookworm and TheTeamNormal, and it is most common on MonsterOfTheWeek shows, although MysteryOfTheWeek has its fair share.

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DoingResearch Doing Research is the favourite pastime of MrExposition, TheSmartGuy, the BadassBookworm and TheTeamNormal, and it is most common on MonsterOfTheWeek shows, although MysteryOfTheWeek has its fair share.
23rd Dec '13 2:56:17 PM Jallen
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** ''VideoGame/MassiveChalice'' has made no secret that Enemy Unknown was a great influence on the game and as such it features a similar research mechanic.

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** ''VideoGame/MassiveChalice'' has made no secret that ''[[VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown Enemy Unknown Unknown]]'' was a great influence on the game and as such it features a similar research mechanic.
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