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16th Feb '17 12:26:41 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones''
** Season 1: King Robert decides to have Daenerys killed.
** Season 2: Melisandre's creature kills Renly.
** Season 3: Lord Karstark is executed. Robb decides to capture Casterly Rock with help from House Frey.
** Season 4: Littlefinger engineered Jon Arryn's death.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones''
''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Season 1: King Robert Baratheon decides to have Daenerys killed.
killed, King Robert and Viserys Targaryen die, Eddard is arrested.
** Season 2: Melisandre's creature kills Renly.
Renly, Theon captures Winterfell, and Daenerys' dragons are stolen.
** Season 3: Lord Karstark is executed. Robb decides to capture Casterly Rock with help from House Frey. \n The Hound captures Arya. Tyrion is engaged to Sansa.
** Season 4: Littlefinger engineered Jon Arryn's death.death, Sansa and Littlefinger arrive at the Eeyrie, Daenerys decides to stay in Slaver's Bay, Tyrion demands trial by combat.
31st Jan '17 8:45:36 PM RacattackForce
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** The show began with [[KidHero Steven]] and the Crystal Gems, who seemed to be the LastOfTheirKind, fighting monsters or interacting with normal people in magical ways. In the middle of the first season, a two-parter suddenly introduced a new and powerful Gem named [[MakingASplash Lapis Lazuli]] as an AntiVillain, who implies that the Crystal Gems shouldn't be trusted before flying off into space, revealing their species' alien nature and hinting that there might be more Gems out there. Also, those monsters that they fight? [[WasOnceAMan They used to be Gems, too]].

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** The show began with [[KidHero Steven]] and the Crystal Gems, who seemed to be the LastOfTheirKind, fighting monsters or interacting with normal people in magical ways. In the middle of the first season, season (episodes 25 and 26), a two-parter suddenly introduced a new and powerful Gem named [[MakingASplash Lapis Lazuli]] as an AntiVillain, who implies that the Crystal Gems shouldn't be trusted before flying off into space, revealing their species' alien nature and hinting that there might be more Gems out there. Also, those monsters that they fight? [[WasOnceAMan They used to be Gems, too]].



** After the first five episodes finish most of the storylines from the second season, the third season is relatively calm for about ten episodes, with a sub-arc of plots related to [[RagsToRiches Greg suddenly getting rich from one of his songs]]. Then "Monster Reunion" finally reveals Homeworld's final attack on Earth to be what corrupted most gems there into monsters. In the very next episode, "Alone at Seas", Jasper returns after [[NeverFoundTheBody falling into a crack in the earth]], and becomes the ArcVillain for most of the rest of the season.

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** After the first five episodes finish most of the storylines from the second season, the third season is relatively calm for about ten episodes, with a sub-arc of plots related to [[RagsToRiches Greg suddenly getting rich from one of his songs]]. Then "Monster Reunion" finally reveals Homeworld's final attack on Earth to be what corrupted most gems there into monsters. In the very next episode, "Alone at Seas", Jasper returns after [[NeverFoundTheBody falling into a crack in the earth]], and becomes the ArcVillain for most of the rest of the season.
24th Jan '17 2:01:27 PM Willbyr
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* ''PhantomOfInferno'': (Anime) Episodes 7 and 8 reveal Zwei's true past and identity.

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* ''PhantomOfInferno'': ''VisualNovel/PhantomOfInferno'': (Anime) Episodes 7 and 8 reveal Zwei's true past and identity.



* {{Pretear}} revealed in episode 7 that [[spoiler: the previous Pretear fell under darkness and became the BigBad]].

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* {{Pretear}} ''Manga/{{Pretear}}'' revealed in episode 7 that [[spoiler: the previous Pretear fell under darkness and became the BigBad]].
15th Jan '17 9:31:31 PM Doug86
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* ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'': Season 1 episode 7 reveals that Hank Henshaw is actually a disguise, his true identity is J'onn J'onzz, aka MartianManhunter.

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* ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}'': Season 1 episode 7 reveals that Hank Henshaw is actually a disguise, his true identity is J'onn J'onzz, aka MartianManhunter.ComicBook/MartianManhunter.
30th Nov '16 8:08:55 AM Gosicrystal
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** ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance]]'': Chapter 7 is when the split-up Greil Mercenaries regroup. Some hours after the battle ends, [[spoiler:Greil fights and is killed by the Black Knight, forcing Ike to go from rookie mercenary to the company's commander at the beginning of Chapter 8]].

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** ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Fire Emblem: Path ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius'':
*** In ''Path
of Radiance]]'': Radiance'', Chapter 7 is when the split-up Greil Mercenaries regroup. Some hours after the battle ends, [[spoiler:Greil fights and is killed by the Black Knight, forcing Ike to go from rookie mercenary to the company's commander at the beginning of Chapter 8]].


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* Chapter 6 of 18 of ''VideoGame/GhostTrick'' offers a major one: Lynne, your sidekick, [[spoiler:shot and killed Sissel at 7 PM at the junkyard]].


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* ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneySpiritOfJustice'':
** Case 2 reveals that Nahyuta [[spoiler:knows Apollo personally; we just don't know how exactly]].
** Case 3 reveals that Dhurke [[spoiler:is Nahyuta's biological father and Apollo's foster father]].
[[/folder]]
2nd Nov '16 10:17:24 PM DustSnitch
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** Season 2: Jack Reese is working for a BiggerBad.

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** Season 2: Jack Reese is working for a BiggerBad.GreaterScopeVillain.



* PowerRangersInSpace: Toward the middle of the season, [[BigBad Astronema]] discovers that her and the Red Ranger are [[LukeIAmYourFather long lost siblings]], and a couple episodes later she [[HeelFaceTurn defects to the side of good]]. Unfortunately, a very short time later she is captured by [[BiggerBad Dark Specter]] and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into being even more evil than she was before. This lasts for the remainder of the season, until she's finally freed in the GrandFinale.

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* PowerRangersInSpace: Toward the middle of the season, [[BigBad Astronema]] discovers that her and the Red Ranger are [[LukeIAmYourFather long lost siblings]], and a couple episodes later she [[HeelFaceTurn defects to the side of good]]. Unfortunately, a very short time later she is captured by [[BiggerBad [[GreaterScopeVillain Dark Specter]] and [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] into being even more evil than she was before. This lasts for the remainder of the season, until she's finally freed in the GrandFinale.



** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'': Chapter 6 reveals that Marth [[spoiler:is a woman who somehow knows of the future]]. Also introduced is Validar, the BigBad from the [[TheTeaser Premonition Chapter]], who afterwards proceeds to meet the Fell Dragon Grima in human form for the first time (who is [[ObviouslyEvil obviously]] the BiggerBad). Chapter 7 is when Emm gives Chrom the Fire Emblem to protect as she splits with the rest of the team to lead the war against Plegia.

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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'': Chapter 6 reveals that Marth [[spoiler:is a woman who somehow knows of the future]]. Also introduced is Validar, the BigBad from the [[TheTeaser Premonition Chapter]], who afterwards proceeds to meet the Fell Dragon Grima in human form for the first time (who is [[ObviouslyEvil obviously]] the BiggerBad).GreaterScopeVillain). Chapter 7 is when Emm gives Chrom the Fire Emblem to protect as she splits with the rest of the team to lead the war against Plegia.
28th Oct '16 3:14:30 PM RacattackForce
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' has "Not What He Seems" (Season 2, Episode 11), which reveals that [[spoiler: the portal in basement was a gateway to other dimensions and that Grunkle Stan has been working for 30 years in order to bring his twin brother back from the other side. Said twin brother being the author of the journals, whom the other characters have been trying to figure out the identity of since the beginning of the series. The following episode then reveals that Grunkle Stan actually faked his own death and has been [[DeadPersonImpersonation using his brother's]] [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe identity ever since]]]]. Notably, this twist was vaguely planned for a season ''finale'' until it was decided to accelerate the show's MythArc so it could end at two seasons instead of three.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' has "Not What He Seems" (Season 2, Episode 11), which reveals that [[spoiler: the portal in basement was a gateway to other dimensions and that Grunkle Stan has been working for 30 years in order to bring his twin brother back from the other side. Said twin brother being the author of the journals, whom the other characters have been trying to figure out the identity of since the beginning of the series. The following episode then reveals that Grunkle Stan actually faked his own death and has been [[DeadPersonImpersonation using his brother's]] [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe identity ever since]]]]. Notably, this twist was vaguely planned for as a season ''finale'' until it was decided to accelerate the show's MythArc so it could end at two seasons instead of three.
8th Oct '16 8:27:54 PM Upgrader
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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'':
** Season 2: SerialKiller Howard Epps escapes from prison.

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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'':
''Series/{{Bones}}'' tends to have ''several'' important events happen around the middle of its seasons:
** Season 2: Bones and Hodgins are kidnapped by [[BuriedAlive The Gravedigger]] (ep. 9), Bones's father Max returns (ep. 11), SerialKiller Howard Epps escapes from prison.prison (ep. 12).
** Season 3: The cannibalistic Gormogon killer returns after the team took its silver skeleton.



** Season 7: [[HollywoodHacking Genius hacker]] Christopher Pelant is introduced.

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** Season 7: [[HollywoodHacking Genius hacker]] Christopher Pelant is introduced.introduced in ep. 6. The following episode, Bones and Booth's daughter is born.



** Season 11: An explosive inside a corpse injuries Aubrey and leaves Hodgins paralyzed.

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** Season 9: Bones gets obsessed with the elusive "Ghost Killer".
** Season 11: An explosive inside a corpse injuries Aubrey and leaves Hodgins paralyzed.paralyzed (ep. 10), and the Puppeteer serial killer is introduced (ep. 13).
28th Sep '16 5:02:22 PM thatother1dude
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' has "Not What He Seems" (Season 2, Episode 11), which reveals that [[spoiler: the portal in basement was a gateway to other dimensions and that Grunkle Stan has been working for 30 years in order to bring his twin brother back from the other side. Said twin brother being the author of the journals, whom the other characters have been trying to figure out the identity of since the beginning of the series. The following episode then reveals that Grunkle Stan actually faked his own death and has been [[DeadPersonImpersonation using his brother's]] [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe identity ever since]]]]. Interestingly, WordOfGod stated that the episode was deliberately meant to have a "season finale" feel to it, due to creator Alex Hirsch being reluctant in making a third season.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' has "Not What He Seems" (Season 2, Episode 11), which reveals that [[spoiler: the portal in basement was a gateway to other dimensions and that Grunkle Stan has been working for 30 years in order to bring his twin brother back from the other side. Said twin brother being the author of the journals, whom the other characters have been trying to figure out the identity of since the beginning of the series. The following episode then reveals that Grunkle Stan actually faked his own death and has been [[DeadPersonImpersonation using his brother's]] [[MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe identity ever since]]]]. Interestingly, WordOfGod stated that Notably, this twist was vaguely planned for a season ''finale'' until it was decided to accelerate the episode was deliberately meant to have a "season finale" feel to it, due to creator Alex Hirsch being reluctant in making a third season.show's MythArc so it could end at two seasons instead of three.



** Season 2 focuses on the Crystal Gems trying to tie up all the loose ends left from the first season, which includes catching Peridot, one of the villains that escaped during the season one finale. The Gems succeed towards the end of the first half...only to find themselves in an EnemyMine situation with Peridot to stop the Cluster, a monster that could easily cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, all while Peridot undergoes a gradual HeelFaceTurn.

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** Season 2 focuses on the Crystal Gems trying to tie up all the loose ends left from the first season, which includes catching Peridot, one of the villains that escaped during the season one finale. The Gems succeed towards the end about two-thirds of the first half...way into the season... only to find themselves in an EnemyMine situation with Peridot to stop the Cluster, a monster that could easily cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, all while Peridot undergoes a gradual HeelFaceTurn.HeelFaceTurn.
** After the first five episodes finish most of the storylines from the second season, the third season is relatively calm for about ten episodes, with a sub-arc of plots related to [[RagsToRiches Greg suddenly getting rich from one of his songs]]. Then "Monster Reunion" finally reveals Homeworld's final attack on Earth to be what corrupted most gems there into monsters. In the very next episode, "Alone at Seas", Jasper returns after [[NeverFoundTheBody falling into a crack in the earth]], and becomes the ArcVillain for most of the rest of the season.
24th Sep '16 12:06:21 PM Upgrader
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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'':
** Season 2: SerialKiller Howard Epps escapes from prison.
** Season 4: [[BuriedAlive The Gravedigger]] takes Booth hostage.
** Season 6: The Gravedigger is shot dead by rogue sniper Jacob Broadsky.
** Season 7: [[HollywoodHacking Genius hacker]] Christopher Pelant is introduced.
** Season 8: Pelant returns from Egypt and dumps a corpse above Hodgins and Angela's bed.
** Season 11: An explosive inside a corpse injuries Aubrey and leaves Hodgins paralyzed.
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