History Recap / BabylonFiveS04E08TheIllusionOfTruth

26th Aug '15 2:58:47 AM Morgenthaler
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Misuse. It's Genre Savvy, not just "savvy".
* IdiotBall: For people who have been warned that there will be a propaganda offensive against them, and who have been watching the Clark-controlled ISN for nearly a year now, the command staff and Sheridan in particular seem remarkably lacking in [[GenreSavvy media savvy]].
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* IdiotBall: For people who have been warned that there will be a propaganda offensive against them, and who have been watching the Clark-controlled ISN for nearly a year now, the command staff and Sheridan in particular seem remarkably lacking in [[GenreSavvy media savvy]].smarts.
7th Apr '15 2:00:35 PM SteveMB
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* CommercialBreakCliffhanger: Played with. As the ISN broadcast is about to begin, Sheridan turns on the monitor, commenting that "it'll probably be a commercial". In the original US broadcast, the show then cut to an actual commercial break.
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* CommercialBreakCliffhanger: Played with. As the ISN broadcast is about to begin, Sheridan turns on the monitor, commenting that "it'll probably be a commercial". In the original US broadcast, the show then [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall cut to an actual commercial break.break]].
29th Dec '13 1:38:02 AM Tallens
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-->'''Sheridan''': Commander! Did you threaten to grab hold of this man by the collar and throw him out an airlock? -->'''Ivanova''': Yes I did. -->'''Sheridan''': Well, I'm shocked. Shocked and dismayed. I'd remind you that we are short on supplies here. We can't afford to take perfectly good clothing and throw it out into space. Always take the jacket off first, I've told you that before. Sorry, she meant to say: "Stripped naked and thrown out an airlock." I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
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-->'''Sheridan''': -->'''Sheridan''':'' Commander! Did you threaten to grab hold of this man by the collar and throw him out an airlock? -->'''Ivanova''': airlock?'' -->'''Ivanova''':'' Yes I did. did.'' -->'''Sheridan''': Well, ''Well, I'm shocked. Shocked and dismayed. I'd remind you that we are short on supplies here. We can't afford to take perfectly good clothing and throw it out into space. Always take the jacket off first, I've told you that before. Sorry, she meant to say: "Stripped naked and thrown out an airlock." I apologize for any confusion this may have caused. caused.''
9th Oct '13 10:37:12 PM Tallens
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/b5theillusionoftruth_9697.png]] [[caption-width-right:350:Smile, you're on Candid Camera!]]
26th Sep '13 7:19:30 AM SteveMB
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* CommercialBreakCliffhanger: Played with. As the ISN broadcast is about to begin, Sheridan turns on the monitor, commenting that "it'll probably be a commercial". In the original US broadcast, the show then cut to an actual commercial break.

* ManipulativeEditing: But of course.
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* ManipulativeEditing: But ManipulativeEditing[=/=]TwistingTheWords: The ISN broadcast is a solid half-hour of course.these tropes.
26th Dec '12 7:54:14 AM Eegah
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** The episode has actually been used in college journalism courses to demonstrate how effective this can be.
3rd Jun '12 2:54:33 AM DocLoki
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** Because SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped, all the surnames listed in this sequence are those of people ruined by HUAC.
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** Because SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped, all the surnames listed in this sequence are those of people ruined by HUAC.[[RedScare HUAC]].
3rd Jun '12 2:39:02 AM DocLoki
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** Because SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped, all the surnames listed in this sequence are those of people ruined by HUAC.
3rd Jun '12 2:37:30 AM DocLoki
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* IdiotBall: For people who have been warned that there will be a propaganda offensive against them, and who have been watching the Clark-controlled ISN for nearly a year now, the command staff and Sheridan in particular seem remarkably lacking in [[GenreSavvy media savvy]].
18th Jan '12 8:40:01 PM RoseAndHeather
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* ShowWithinAShow
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* ShowWithinAShowShowWithinAShow * ThrownOutTheAirlock: Ivanova threatens a reporter with this. Sheridan scolds her quite thoroughly for not being specific - "...sorry, she meant to say, '''Stripped naked'' and thrown out an airlock. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.'"
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