History Recap / PersonOfInterestS02E16

15th Apr '17 8:53:36 PM Angeldeb82
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* FiveFiveFive: Averted. The phone number Finch gives to Shaw, (917) 285-7362, is a working number. Call it and you get Harold Wren's voicemail at Universal Heritage Insurance. You can't leave a message, though, because the voicemail inbox is full.



* ContractOnTheHitman
* DangerTakesABackseat: In the introduction, a drone camera POV shows Shaw killing Aquino this way.
* ADayInTheLimelight: For the relevant list and the counter-terrorist organisation "Northern Lights" which uses it to eliminate threats to national security.



* FiveFiveFive: Averted. The phone number Finch gives to Shaw, (917) 285-7362, is a working number. Call it and you get Harold Wren's voicemail at Universal Heritage Insurance. You can't leave a message, though, because the voicemail inbox is full.



* ClimacticMusic / SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Future Starts Slow", by The Kills.



* ClimacticMusic / CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Future Starts Slow", by The Kills.
* DistaffCounterpart / SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Like Reese, Shaw leaves government service after being betrayed and losing someone important to her.

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* ClimacticMusic / CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Future Starts Slow", by The Kills.
* DistaffCounterpart / SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Like Reese,
DangerTakesABackseat: In the introduction, a drone camera POV shows Shaw leaves government service after being betrayed killing Aquino this way.
* ADayInTheLimelight: For the relevant list
and losing someone important the counter-terrorist organisation "Northern Lights" which uses it to her.eliminate threats to national security.



* DistaffCounterpart / SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Like Reese, Shaw leaves government service after being betrayed and losing someone important to her.



* FacialHorror: What Shaw does to the mook wearing the gas mask.



* FacialHorror: What Shaw does to the mook wearing the gas mask.



* MenacingStroll: After Shaw plugs Wilson in the chest, she does a particularly awesome one with the AwesomeMusic "Future Starts Slow" kicking in.

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* MenacingStroll: After Shaw plugs Wilson in the chest, she does a particularly awesome one with the AwesomeMusic SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic "Future Starts Slow" kicking in.



* MyCard: Shaw rejects Finch's number the first time, but reluctantly accepts it at the end. She still isn't willing to trust them however, confiscating their phones and making off in their transport.



* MyCard: Shaw rejects Finch's number the first time, but reluctantly accepts it at the end. She still isn't willing to trust them however, confiscating their phones and making off in their transport.



* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Wilson sends in three separate tactical teams to take out two operatives - one of whom is a technician. [[SubvertedTrope It isn't enough,]] partly due to Reese's intervention.

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* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Wilson sends in three separate tactical teams to take out two operatives - one of whom is a technician. [[SubvertedTrope It isn't enough,]] enough]], partly due to Reese's intervention.



* UngratefulBitch: Shaw, due to being ProperlyParanoid. She shoots Reese on sight, assaults Leon Tao who's trying to revive her, and leaves our heroes stranded in the cemetery at the end of the episode.

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* UngratefulBitch: {{Ungrateful B|astard}}itch: Shaw, due to being ProperlyParanoid. She shoots Reese on sight, assaults Leon Tao who's trying to revive her, and leaves our heroes stranded in the cemetery at the end of the episode.



* YouDoNotWantToKnow: Unfortunately Cole does want to know, and it turns into YouKnowTooMuch.

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* YouDoNotWantToKnow: Unfortunately Cole does want to know, and it turns into YouKnowTooMuch.HeKnowsTooMuch.
23rd Jan '17 12:05:11 AM JackG
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* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and [[DamselInDistress willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists]]. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and draw their weapons. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing and that Reese was just checking her out.

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* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it [[MaleGaze draws the wrong kind of attention.attention]]. A German cop follows her and [[DamselInDistress willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists]]. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and draw their weapons. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing and that Reese was just checking her out.
23rd Jan '17 12:03:54 AM JackG
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* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and draw their weapons. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing and that Reese was just checking her out.

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* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and [[DamselInDistress willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists.terrorists]]. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and draw their weapons. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing and that Reese was just checking her out.
22nd Jan '17 11:59:52 PM JackG
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* FieryCoverup: After removing the radioactive material the terrorists were using to make a dirty bomb, Shaw blows up their apartment.

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* FieryCoverup: After removing the radioactive material the terrorists were using to make a dirty bomb, Shaw blows up their apartment.apartment to [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident make it look like they accidentally killed themselves]].
22nd Jan '17 11:56:16 PM JackG
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* ShellShockSilence: Shaw after a flash-bang grenade goes off nearby.
22nd Jan '17 11:55:12 PM JackG
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* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: Averted with Cole, who clearly has an unrequited attraction to his partner. [[LesYay Root admits to being quite a fan as well.]] Played straight with Leon Tao.



* SheCleansUpNicely in a LittleBlackDress

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* SheCleansUpNicely in a LittleBlackDressLittleBlackDress.



* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and think the authorities are onto them. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing for the same reason.

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* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and think the authorities are onto them. draw their weapons. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing for the same reason.and that Reese was just checking her out.
22nd Jan '17 11:48:18 PM JackG
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* ChairReveal: Special Counsel.


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* DuctTapeForEverything: Including sealing a door so KnockoutGas can't escape.


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* FieryCoverup: After removing the radioactive material the terrorists were using to make a dirty bomb, Shaw blows up their apartment.


Added DiffLines:

* SoMuchForStealth: One drawback of using an attractive ActionGirl is that it draws the wrong kind of attention. A German cop follows her and willingly intervenes when she's accosted by the two terrorists. Shaw is forced to kill them when they panic and think the authorities are onto them. Later when Shaw notices Reese watching her, Cole convinces her ItsProbablyNothing for the same reason.


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* SpiesInAVan: Cole works MissionControl from a white van.
22nd Jan '17 7:45:18 AM JackG
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* LickedByTheDog: Bear licks the face of a drugged Shaw, then wakes her up with a bark.
22nd Jan '17 7:40:27 AM JackG
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* TooKinkyToTorture: [[spoiler:Shaw tells Root that she "kind of enjoys this sort of thing", while Root is threatening to burn her with a hot clothes iron. Root is quite glad to hear that, as she enjoys the torturing.]]

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* TooKinkyToTorture: [[spoiler:Shaw Shaw tells Root that she "kind of enjoys this sort of thing", while Root is threatening to burn her with a hot clothes iron. Root is quite glad to hear that, as she enjoys the torturing.]]
22nd Jan '17 7:36:50 AM JackG
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* AssholeVictim: the drug dealers who smugly believe they've caught Shaw off guard. They're wrong.

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* AssholeVictim: the The drug dealers who smugly believe they've caught Shaw off guard. They're wrong.



* FiveFiveFive: averted. The phone number Finch gives to Shaw, (917) 285-7362, is a working number. Call it and you get Harold Wren's voicemail at Universal Heritage Insurance. You can't leave a message, though, because the voicemail inbox is full.

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* FiveFiveFive: averted.Averted. The phone number Finch gives to Shaw, (917) 285-7362, is a working number. Call it and you get Harold Wren's voicemail at Universal Heritage Insurance. You can't leave a message, though, because the voicemail inbox is full.



* CoolGuns: Shaw uses a Heckler and Koch [=MP5SK=] during the op in Berlin to conduct a mop-up of the Islamist Terrorist cell. She later uses the [=MP5K=] variant in New York subjecting Reese to half the magazine.

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* CoolGuns: Shaw uses a Heckler and Koch [=MP5SK=] during the op in Berlin to conduct a mop-up of the Islamist Terrorist terrorist cell. She later uses the [=MP5K=] variant in New York York, subjecting Reese to half the magazine.
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