History ReassignedToAntarctica / LiveActionTV

12th Aug '16 10:41:22 AM LtFedora
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** Being remotely reassigned is even possible within the Order of the Wall. Lord Commander Jon Snow tries to send troublemaker Janos Slynt to Greyguard, a remote fortress far from their homebase. (Janos refuses to accept such a demeaning assignment. This was not the smartest move he could make.)

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** Being remotely reassigned is even possible within the Order of the Wall. Lord Commander Jon Snow tries to send troublemaker Janos Slynt to Greyguard, a remote fortress far from their homebase. (Janos Janos refuses to accept such a demeaning assignment. This was not the smartest move he could make.)make.
** Janos' assignment is actually a subversion. He was being tasked with the important job of restoring one of the Watch's many derelict forts to fighting condition, even after he fled a battle and would have ideally been be headed for desertion.
27th May '16 10:42:43 AM dmcreif
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* On ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', the law firm of Hamlin, Hamlin, and [=McGill=] has the Cornfield which is an area at the back of their office building where the file room is located and where the most junior associates have their work areas. For a senior associate to be assigned to the Cornfield, he/she must have really screwed up and/or pissed off a senior partner. When Kim Wexler is threatened with demotion to the Cornfield she estimates that it might put her career back ten years. She ends up there in season 2 for something that was not really her fault and she goes to great effort to work her way back to the front of the building. When her boss still treats her as if she was in the Cornfield, [[spoiler: she quits the firm and opens her own law practice]].

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* On In ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', the law firm of Hamlin, Hamlin, and [=McGill=] has the Cornfield what Jimmy calls "the Cornfield", which is an area at the back of their office building where the file room is located and where the most junior associates have their work areas. For a senior associate to be assigned to the Cornfield, he/she must have really screwed up and/or pissed off a senior partner. When Kim Wexler is threatened with demotion to the Cornfield Cornfield, she estimates that it might put her career back ten years. She ends up there in season 2 for something that was not really her fault telling Howard or Chuck about Jimmy's unauthorized Davis & Main TV ad, and she goes to great effort to work her way back to the front of the building. When her boss Howard still treats her as if she was in the Cornfield, [[spoiler: she quits decides to throw in the firm towel, resign from HHM and opens start her own law practice]].practice, sharing office space with Jimmy.



** When Frank's position as Commissioner seems to be at stake, Gormley dreads the possibility of getting transferred to Staten Island. In the season 5 premiere, he'd feared that this would be his fate after he lashed out at Frank for not standing up for an officer accused of using excessive force on a crazed man. A few episodes later, he fears being terminated after shooting his mouth off at a COMPSTATS meeting and packs his box when he goes to meet with Frank. Frank surprises him by instead appointing him Special Assistant to the Commissioner.

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** When Frank's position as Commissioner seems to be at stake, Gormley dreads the possibility of getting transferred to Staten Island. In the season 5 premiere, he'd feared that this would be his fate after he lashed out at Frank for not standing up for an officer accused of using excessive force on a crazed man. A few episodes later, he fears being terminated "sent to Siberia" after shooting his mouth off at a COMPSTATS meeting and packs is given orders to bring his box when he goes Frank summons him to meet with Frank.One Police Plaza. Frank surprises him by instead appointing him Special Assistant to the Commissioner.
26th May '16 12:13:59 PM nielas
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* On ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', the law firm of Hamlin, Hamlin, and McGill has the Cornfield which is an area at the back of their office building where the file room is located and where the most junior associates have their work areas. For a senior associate to be assigned to the Cornfield, he/she must have really screwed up and/or pissed off a senior partner. When Kim Wexler is threatened with demotion to the Cornfield she estimates that it might put her career back ten years. She ends up there in season 2 for something that was not really her fault and she goes to great effort to work her way back to the front of the building. When her boss still treats her as if she was in the Cornfield, [[spoiler: she quits the firm and opens her own law practice]].

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* On ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', the law firm of Hamlin, Hamlin, and McGill [=McGill=] has the Cornfield which is an area at the back of their office building where the file room is located and where the most junior associates have their work areas. For a senior associate to be assigned to the Cornfield, he/she must have really screwed up and/or pissed off a senior partner. When Kim Wexler is threatened with demotion to the Cornfield she estimates that it might put her career back ten years. She ends up there in season 2 for something that was not really her fault and she goes to great effort to work her way back to the front of the building. When her boss still treats her as if she was in the Cornfield, [[spoiler: she quits the firm and opens her own law practice]].
26th May '16 12:13:32 PM nielas
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* On ''Series/BetterCallSaul'', the law firm of Hamlin, Hamlin, and McGill has the Cornfield which is an area at the back of their office building where the file room is located and where the most junior associates have their work areas. For a senior associate to be assigned to the Cornfield, he/she must have really screwed up and/or pissed off a senior partner. When Kim Wexler is threatened with demotion to the Cornfield she estimates that it might put her career back ten years. She ends up there in season 2 for something that was not really her fault and she goes to great effort to work her way back to the front of the building. When her boss still treats her as if she was in the Cornfield, [[spoiler: she quits the firm and opens her own law practice]].
14th May '16 10:01:06 AM nombretomado
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* ''JustShootMe'': when Finch blows up at Jack, he gets reassigned to the "downtown" office, a dingy, windowless office occasionally rattled by the passing subway, whose supervisor was Jack's previous assistant.

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* ''JustShootMe'': ''Series/JustShootMe'': when Finch blows up at Jack, he gets reassigned to the "downtown" office, a dingy, windowless office occasionally rattled by the passing subway, whose supervisor was Jack's previous assistant.
1st Apr '16 11:30:25 AM MBI
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** Englishman Lane Price, just settling into [[BigApplesauce New York]], narrowly avoids being reassigned to Bombay.

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** Englishman Lane Price, just settling into [[BigApplesauce New York]], narrowly avoids being reassigned to Bombay. It's implied that this isn't the first life-disrupting reassignment given to Lane, who clearly isn't among the in-crowd of his elitist bosses.
27th Mar '16 3:44:58 PM dmcreif
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* Brought up in ''Series/BlueBloods'' on a few occasions:
** When Frank's position as Commissioner seems to be at stake, Gormley dreads the possibility of getting transferred to Staten Island. In the season 5 premiere, he'd feared that this would be his fate after he lashed out at Frank for not standing up for an officer accused of using excessive force on a crazed man. A few episodes later, he fears being terminated after shooting his mouth off at a COMPSTATS meeting and packs his box when he goes to meet with Frank. Frank surprises him by instead appointing him Special Assistant to the Commissioner.
** Likewise, in "Stomping Grounds" it's brought up twice:
*** Lt. Tim Harrison is a freshly retired cop who served 40 years on the job and was a favorite of Henry's. After he shoots two black people on the subway (a guy trying to rob him and another guy trying to intervene), Frank confides to Henry that Harrison had a history of bigotry when it came to blacks. In fact, this got to the point that Frank had to have him transferred to Staten Island explicitly because Staten Island had a 75% white population.
*** Jamie and Edie get a new training officer, Sgt. Ray Langley, who has a habit of hitting on women in the 12th Precinct. Jamie feels like Langley is abusing his power by doing so. So he gets rid of him by suggesting he put in a transfer to Staten Island.
** "After Hours" concerns Jimmy Burke, a former partner of Frank's who took two bullets for him on a rooftop. He has been promoted to Inspector and placed in command of the 15th Precinct. While up for a promotion to Deputy Chief as the Deputy Commander of Patrol Borough Manhattan South, it's discovered that he has been cooking the books for his precinct's [=CompStats=] (artificially lowering crime rates by classifying obvious felonies as misdemeanors instead). In part, he justifies it on the grounds of how his 40 year career has left him with several failed marriages, alimonies, and college tuitions. He intended to get his promotion then call it quits. Frank allows Jimmy to retire with his reputation intact, rather than face the alternate option: demotion to Captain and reassignment to the 128th Precinct in Staten Island.
6th Mar '16 10:33:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{ER}}'' When Carter disappears from work to celebrate having matched into a residency, he's yanked from his surgical rotation and reassigned to scutwork in the ER. In fact, Carter frequently got stuck with crappy duties as punishment for unexcused lateness or absences, as did other staff members.

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* ''{{ER}}'' ''Series/{{ER}}'' When Carter disappears from work to celebrate having matched into a residency, he's yanked from his surgical rotation and reassigned to scutwork in the ER. In fact, Carter frequently got stuck with crappy duties as punishment for unexcused lateness or absences, as did other staff members.



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* ''MadMen'':

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* ''TheMiddleman'': People who have the potential to become Middlemen, but screw up, have a tendency to be reassigned to Greenland.
* ''MidsomerMurders'': After the conclusion of the case in "Secrets and Spies", one of the characters, an ObstructiveBureaucrat, is sent to the Arctic to monitor shipping traffic in the Northwest Passage.
* ''MorkAndMindy'': This is implied to be the Orkans' intention behind Mork’s observe-and-report mission on Earth. The pilot episode opens with Orson, Mork's commanding officer, informing Mork that he is to be sent to [[InsignificantLittleBluePlanet a hellhole on the edge of the galaxy]] to [[FantasticAnthropologist observe its inhabitants,]] but not before he chastises him for his constant displays of humor and emotion, which were supposedly, he explains, bred out of Orkans "for the good of the race". Mork doesn’t see it as a punishment, however -- fans of ''Series/HappyDays'' already knew how much he enjoyed Earth the last time he was there.

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* ''TheMiddleman'': ''Series/TheMiddleman'': People who have the potential to become Middlemen, but screw up, have a tendency to be reassigned to Greenland.
* ''MidsomerMurders'': ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': After the conclusion of the case in "Secrets and Spies", one of the characters, an ObstructiveBureaucrat, is sent to the Arctic to monitor shipping traffic in the Northwest Passage.
* ''MorkAndMindy'': ''Series/MorkAndMindy'': This is implied to be the Orkans' intention behind Mork’s observe-and-report mission on Earth. The pilot episode opens with Orson, Mork's commanding officer, informing Mork that he is to be sent to [[InsignificantLittleBluePlanet a hellhole on the edge of the galaxy]] to [[FantasticAnthropologist observe its inhabitants,]] but not before he chastises him for his constant displays of humor and emotion, which were supposedly, he explains, bred out of Orkans "for the good of the race". Mork doesn’t see it as a punishment, however -- fans of ''Series/HappyDays'' already knew how much he enjoyed Earth the last time he was there.



* ''NowhereMan'': Nowhere Man's only ally was transferred from his FBI post in Washington to Alaska.

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* ''NowhereMan'': ''Series/NowhereMan'': Nowhere Man's only ally was transferred from his FBI post in Washington to Alaska.



* ''[[{{Warehouse13}} Warehouse 13]]'': Being assigned to the Warehouse is considered to be this by Secret Service personnel not in on the secret; Pete and Myka at first think they've done something wrong to get placed there. This is confirmed with a later episode, when they meet two colleagues and learn that they've acquired a reputation as a couple of misfit weirdos.

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* ''[[{{Warehouse13}} Warehouse 13]]'': ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'': Being assigned to the Warehouse is considered to be this by Secret Service personnel not in on the secret; Pete and Myka at first think they've done something wrong to get placed there. This is confirmed with a later episode, when they meet two colleagues and learn that they've acquired a reputation as a couple of misfit weirdos.



* ''TheWire'':

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* ''YesMinister'':

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1st Jan '16 8:19:54 PM nombretomado
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* ''SmallWonder'': InvertedTrope. Vicky's inventor and one of his co-workers are vying for a promotion. Co-worker's daughter secretly makes suggestions to Vicky to make his competitor look bad. Vicky takes the suggestions quite literally, and the co-worker wins the promotion. And then it turns out to be a transfer to Iceland.
* ''{{Spooks}}'': A traffic police officer was reassigned to Orkney after trying to impound one of the agents' cars.

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* ''SmallWonder'': ''Series/SmallWonder'': InvertedTrope. Vicky's inventor and one of his co-workers are vying for a promotion. Co-worker's daughter secretly makes suggestions to Vicky to make his competitor look bad. Vicky takes the suggestions quite literally, and the co-worker wins the promotion. And then it turns out to be a transfer to Iceland.
* ''{{Spooks}}'': ''Series/{{Spooks}}'': A traffic police officer was reassigned to Orkney after trying to impound one of the agents' cars.
10th Dec '15 5:22:31 PM Spotts1701
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* ''Series/LawAndOrder'': After Mike Logan punches a politician in the face, he gets transferred to Staten Island, which is as close to Antarctica as the City of New York gets (both literally and figuratively). He eventually comes to refer to his job as "finding stolen lawnmowers", a far cry from his original position with his Manhattan homicide unit. (The only reason he wasn't fired was that the politician he punched was a major slime, and Mike only did what everyone else [I]wanted[/I] to do.

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* ''Series/LawAndOrder'': After Mike Logan punches a politician in the face, he gets transferred to Staten Island, which is as close to Antarctica as the City of New York gets (both literally and figuratively). He eventually comes to refer to his job as "finding stolen lawnmowers", a far cry from his original position with his Manhattan homicide unit. (The only reason he wasn't fired was that the politician he punched was a major slime, and Mike only did what everyone else [I]wanted[/I] ''wanted'' to do.)
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