History Recap / LeverageS05E06TheDBCooperJob

1st Jun '15 5:00:55 AM ChronoLegion
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* HiredToHuntYourself: The reason D.B. Cooper was never caught.
14th Oct '14 8:51:50 PM Tallens
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* SexyStewardess: Stephanie Ritter. She notes that she gets frequent invites from infatuated passengers and has taken to wearing a fake wedding band to ward some of them off.

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* SexyStewardess: Stephanie Ritter. She notes that she gets frequent invites from infatuated passengers and has taken to wearing a [[WeddingRingDefense fake wedding band band]] to ward some of them off.
4th Jun '14 4:34:34 PM MarkLungo
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Nate later meets with [=McSweeten=]'s father who begins to tell them about the case. It was his first day as chief of the Portland area. As he arrived at work he gave a short speech about the values of their motto, but feels there should be one word added, “compassion.” On Trans Pacifica 305, a stewardess, [[SexyStewardess Stephanie Ritter]], is handed a note by a passenger. At first she thinks it’s a love note, but when she reads it she finds a message telling her he has a bomb.

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Nate later meets with [=McSweeten=]'s father who begins to tell them about the case. (These scenes are {{Flashback}}s in which the major characters are played by the ''Leverage'' cast, as in "The Van Gogh Job".) It was his first day as chief of the Portland area. As he arrived at work he gave a short speech about the values of their motto, but feels there should be one word added, “compassion.” On Trans Pacifica 305, a stewardess, [[SexyStewardess Stephanie Ritter]], is handed a note by a passenger. At first she thinks it’s a love note, but when she reads it she finds a message telling her he has a bomb.
4th Jun '14 4:32:06 PM MarkLungo
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!Tropes stolen in this job:

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3rd Jun '14 2:42:14 PM MarkLungo
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Agent [=McSweeten=] has come to Parker for help. His father, a former agent, is dying of pancreatic cancer, and he wants the teams help tracking down the one felon his father wasn’t able to catch, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper D.B. Cooper]]. Nate is reluctant, but relents and allows them to help.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Reynolds and [=McSweeten=] bust some crooks--70s style!]]

Agent [=McSweeten=] has come to Parker for help. His father, father Peter, a former agent, is dying of pancreatic cancer, and he wants the teams help tracking down the one felon his father wasn’t able to catch, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper D.B. Cooper]]. Nate is reluctant, but relents and allows them to help.
31st Jan '14 9:50:58 PM Tallens
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That night Nate is up staring at the picture of Cooper. He and Hardison brainstorm trying to track down anything. Nate realizes the only thing that’s never been questioned is the sketch of the stewardess’ description of Cooper. He decides to do just that and finds out that the face of Cooper was actually on the back of the airline’s inflight magazine. Nate realize what's going on the moment they know the stewardess lies.

Nate goes back to see Steve and manage to stop him from leaving with the help of [=McSweeten=]. He confront Steve about what really happened on flight 305 since he realize he's DB Cooper. Steve then begins to relate the events of the flight from his point of view. He talks to Stephanie and ask "Do you think I look scary to you?". What he adds is that he took off his glasses and ask her again how about now, eventually winning her sympathy. He even tells her that he’s doing it for a friend, PFC Dan Cooper, to get money for his family, as he's one of his close friends. The bomb is a fake and tells the stewardess to tell [=McSweeten=] that if they try anything he will set the bomb off. Before she walks off he ask for some drink. Later as he prepares to jump, she goes back to try and talk him out of it. He asks why she cares but she can’t answer. He promises to see her again and then jumps. One night afterward, he appears outside her house and later get married. The day [=McSweeten=] comes, she tries to tell him to run, but he decides to face him. After he leaves, she tells him to accept the job offer, because that way [[RefugeInAudacity they will never find him]] as the 'DB Cooper' is right in front of them.

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That night Nate is up staring at the picture of Cooper. He and Hardison brainstorm trying to track down anything. Nate realizes the only thing that’s never been questioned is the sketch of the stewardess’ description of Cooper. He decides to do just that and finds out that the face of Cooper was actually on the back of the airline’s inflight magazine. Nate realize what's going on the moment they know the stewardess lies.

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Nate goes back to see Steve and manage to stop him from leaving with the help of [=McSweeten=]. He confront Steve about what really happened on flight 305 since he realize he's DB Cooper. Steve then begins to relate the events of the flight from his point of view. He talks to Stephanie and ask asks "Do you think I look scary to you?". What he adds is that he took off his glasses and ask her again how about now, you?", eventually winning her sympathy. He even tells her that he’s doing it for a friend, PFC Dan Cooper, to get money for his family, as he's one of his close friends. The bomb is a fake and he tells the stewardess to tell [=McSweeten=] that if they try anything he will set the bomb it off. Before she walks off he ask for some a drink. Later as he prepares to jump, she goes back to try and talk him out of it. He asks why she cares but she can’t answer. He promises to see her again and then jumps. One night afterward, he appears outside her house and later they get married. The day [=McSweeten=] comes, she tries to tell him to run, but he decides to face him. After he leaves, she tells him to accept the job offer, because that way [[RefugeInAudacity they will never find him]] as the 'DB Cooper' is right in front of them.
24th Dec '13 4:46:35 PM MarkLungo
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* UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar: Where Steve served, and where Dan Cooper died.

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* UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar: Where Steve served, and where Dan Cooper died.died.
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24th Dec '13 4:45:55 PM MarkLungo
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* TheVietnamWar: Where Steve served, and where Dan Cooper died.

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* TheVietnamWar: UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar: Where Steve served, and where Dan Cooper died.
24th Dec '13 1:50:46 AM Tallens
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* BerserkButton: Steve loses his temper when one of the other agents makes disparaging remarks about finding D.B. Cooper, saying his wife still has nightmares about it. It's an act, of course.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Nate's beginning to worry about this for himself.



* RefugeInAudacity: Stephanie urges Steve to accept Peter's offer since they'd never think that a criminal was right under their noses.

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* RefugeInAudacity: Stephanie urges Steve to accept Peter's offer since they'd never think that a criminal was right under their noses.noses.
* TheVietnamWar: Where Steve served, and where Dan Cooper died.
24th Dec '13 1:43:19 AM Tallens
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* HeterpsexualLifePartners: Peter and Steve.
* HidingInPlainSIght: How Steve avoided detection for all those years.

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* HeterpsexualLifePartners: BadassMustache: Peter and especially Steve in their younger years.
* HeterosexualLifePartners:
Peter and Steve.
* HidingInPlainSIght: HiddenInPlainSight: How Steve avoided detection for all those years.
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