History Recap / TheWildWildWestS1E17TheNightTheDragonScreamed

11th Apr '14 1:51:28 PM Cindylover1969
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* StuntDouble: A particularly egregious case [[spoiler:in which during the climax Ben Wright, as Allenby-Smythe, suddenly turns into someone who ''isn't'' 15 years older than Robert Conrad and then turns into a dummy when Conrad flings him onto a bed of spikes]].

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* StuntDouble: ObviousStuntDouble: A particularly egregious case [[spoiler:in which during the climax Ben Wright, as Allenby-Smythe, suddenly turns into someone who ''isn't'' 15 years older than Robert Conrad and then turns into a dummy when Conrad flings him onto a bed of spikes]].
30th Nov '13 1:19:01 AM Cindylover1969
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* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Mo Ti is hired to kill Jim, but once Jim saves his life, swears eternal gratitude. That doesn't stop Mo Ti from alternately rescuing and betraying Jim throughout the rest of the episode, depending on what's expedient at the time.

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* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Mo Ti is hired to kill Jim, but once Jim saves his life, swears eternal gratitude. That doesn't stop Mo Ti from alternately rescuing and betraying Jim throughout the rest of the episode, depending on what's expedient at the time. [[spoiler: PS: [[KarmaHoudini He never gets what's coming to him]].]]
19th Feb '13 6:25:24 PM Tarlonniel
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* TheInfiltration: Artie disguises himself as a Chinese arms dealer in hopes of infiltrating the Dragonsí rival tong, the Sons of the Stalking Tigers. It doesn't quite work out as he'd planned since he's captured before he even starts. [[spoiler:However, he ends up infiltrating the Dragons themselves, which turns out to be just as good.]]

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* TheInfiltration: Artie disguises himself as "Captain Sumatra," a Chinese arms dealer dealer, in hopes of infiltrating the Dragonsí rival tong, the Sons of the Stalking Tigers. It doesn't quite work out as he'd planned since he's captured before he even starts. [[spoiler:However, he ends up infiltrating the Dragons themselves, which turns out to be just as good.]]



* StuntDouble: A particularly egregious case [[spoiler:in which during the climax Ben Wright, as the BigBad, suddenly turns into someone who ''isn't'' 15 years older than Robert Conrad and then turns into a dummy when Conrad flings him onto a bed of spikes]].

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* StuntDouble: A particularly egregious case [[spoiler:in which during the climax Ben Wright, as the BigBad, Allenby-Smythe, suddenly turns into someone who ''isn't'' 15 years older than Robert Conrad and then turns into a dummy when Conrad flings him onto a bed of spikes]].spikes]].
* TortureTechnician: Artie, in his Sumatra disguise, presents himself as one of these to Allenby-Smythe when trying to convince the latter that Jim can be... ''persuaded'' to join his cause.
-->'''"Sumatra"''': "Colonel, given the opportunity, the time and the implements, I could convince the devil to serve tea."
19th Feb '13 6:01:27 PM Tarlonniel
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Jim and Artie are tracking down the smugglers of opium and Chinese aliens. Their trail leads them to a British ex-colonel who is planning to take over the Chinese throne.

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Jim West and Artie Gordon are tracking out to take down the smugglers Order of the Crimson Dragon, a tong smuggling opium and Chinese aliens. illegal immigrants into San Francisco. Their trail investigation leads them to a British ex-colonel scheming Englishman named Allenby-Smythe who is planning to take over has designs on the throne of the Chinese throne.
empire; the agents have their hands full protecting Princess Ching Ling, heir to that throne, dealing with inter-gang rivalries and trying to stay alive.


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* DivingSave: How Jim saves Artie from being machine gunned into oblivion.
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: Mo Ti is hired to kill Jim, but once Jim saves his life, swears eternal gratitude. That doesn't stop Mo Ti from alternately rescuing and betraying Jim throughout the rest of the episode, depending on what's expedient at the time.
* TheInfiltration: Artie disguises himself as a Chinese arms dealer in hopes of infiltrating the Dragonsí rival tong, the Sons of the Stalking Tigers. It doesn't quite work out as he'd planned since he's captured before he even starts. [[spoiler:However, he ends up infiltrating the Dragons themselves, which turns out to be just as good.]]
* MuggedForDisguise: When making their escape, Jim and Artie come across two guards whom they promptly knock out and disrobe.
21st Jan '13 1:26:32 PM Tarlonniel
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Jim and Artie are tracking down the smugglers of opium and Chinese aliens. Their trail leads them to a British ex-colonel who is planning to take over the Chinese throne.

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!!Tropes present in this episode:
* StuntDouble: A particularly egregious case [[spoiler:in which during the climax Ben Wright, as the BigBad, suddenly turns into someone who ''isn't'' 15 years older than Robert Conrad and then turns into a dummy when Conrad flings him onto a bed of spikes]].
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