History Recap / TheXFilesS05E09Schizogeny

26th Jul '17 9:19:07 PM PaulA
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Mulder and Scully investigate a town where people are being killed by trees.



* AbusiveParents: Apparently the motive for the murders. [[spoiler:PlayedWith: the teenage suspects' parents weren't abusive; but their therapist's father was.]]

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* AbusiveParents: Apparently the motive for the murders. [[spoiler:PlayedWith: PlayedWith: the teenage suspects' parents weren't abusive; but their therapist's father was.]]



* CallingTheOldManOut: [[InvokedTrope Invoked.]] [[spoiler:Karin, projecting her abusive childhood on other kids, coerces them into 'standing up to' their fathers, regardless of whether said fathers are actually abusive.]]

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* CallingTheOldManOut: [[InvokedTrope Invoked.]] [[spoiler:Karin, Karin, projecting her abusive childhood on other kids, coerces them into 'standing up to' their fathers, regardless of whether said fathers are actually abusive.]]



* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Karin]] is possessed by [[spoiler:the ghost of her abusive father]].

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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Karin]] Karin is possessed by [[spoiler:the the ghost of her abusive father]].father.



* HopeSpot: A girl, trapped in a cellar, sees Scully and Mulder through a small window, but they don't notice her, and drive away. [[spoiler:Later, the girl calls to her aunt, who finds her and tries to save her, but is killed before she can do so.]]
* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: Mulder tries this when the villain is finally revealed, [[spoiler:only for the Orchard Man to chop her head off]].

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* HopeSpot: A girl, trapped in a cellar, sees Scully and Mulder through a small window, but they don't notice her, and drive away. [[spoiler:Later, Later, the girl calls to her aunt, who finds her and tries to save her, but is killed before she can do so.]]
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* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: Mulder tries this when the villain is finally revealed, [[spoiler:only only for the Orchard Man to chop her head off]].off.



* QuicksandSucks: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted.]] Several characters are sucked into the mud, but [[spoiler:they're actually being pulled in by possessed tree roots.]]

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* QuicksandSucks: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted.]] Several characters are sucked into the mud, but [[spoiler:they're they're actually being pulled in by possessed tree roots.]]
23rd Jun '17 11:09:19 AM thegiggleloop
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* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: Mulder tries this when the villain is finally revealed, [[spoiler:only for the Orchard Man to chop her head off]].
22nd Jun '17 10:43:53 PM thegiggleloop
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* BodyHorror: Of a kind; a man cuts a tree with an axe and blood pours from the wound.



* BodyHorror: Of a kind; a man cuts a tree with an axe and blood pours from the wound.

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* BodyHorror: Of FairyTaleMotifs: There's a kind; a man cuts a tree with an axe and blood pours from DeusExMachina woodcutter at the wound.end, which is a reference to Little Red Riding Hood.
25th May '17 3:47:05 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* BodyHorror: Of a kind; a man cuts a tree with an axe and blood pours from the wound.


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* QuicksandSucks: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted.]] Several characters are sucked into the mud, but [[spoiler:they're actually being pulled in by possessed tree roots.]]
25th May '17 3:40:24 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* CallingTheOldManOut: [[InvokedTrope Invoked.]] [[spoiler:Karin, projecting her abusive childhood on other kids, coerces them into 'standing up to' their fathers, regardless of whether said fathers are actually abusive.]]
25th May '17 3:28:04 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* HopeSpot: A girl, trapped in a cellar sees Scully and Mulder through a small window, but they don't notice her, and drive away. [[spoiler:Later, the girl calls to her aunt, who finds her and tries to save her, but is killed before she can do so.]]

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* HopeSpot: A girl, trapped in a cellar cellar, sees Scully and Mulder through a small window, but they don't notice her, and drive away. [[spoiler:Later, the girl calls to her aunt, who finds her and tries to save her, but is killed before she can do so.]]
25th May '17 3:27:42 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* AbusiveParents: Apparently the motive for the murders. [[spoiler:PlayedWith: the teenage suspects' parents weren't abusive; but their therapist's father was.]]


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* HopeSpot: A girl, trapped in a cellar sees Scully and Mulder through a small window, but they don't notice her, and drive away. [[spoiler:Later, the girl calls to her aunt, who finds her and tries to save her, but is killed before she can do so.]]
25th May '17 3:21:11 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Karin]] is possessed by the ghost of [[spoiler:her abusive father]].

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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Karin]] is possessed by the [[spoiler:the ghost of [[spoiler:her her abusive father]].
25th May '17 3:20:38 PM CherryrookHolloway
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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Karin]] is possessed by the ghost of [[spoiler:her abusive father]].
15th Jul '13 1:32:53 PM XFllo
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!!Tropes:
* CreepyBasement: Karin used to be locked up in one when she was small and she in turn locks there another girl who has to watch her aunt's murder and her body through a small window. Moreover, there is Karin's fatherís body covered in tree roots in the cellar.
* DestinationDefenestration: The trees suck the girl's father out of the room through a window.
* PsychoPsychologist: Karin turns out to be haunted by her childhood experience and she keeps projecting her issues on other kids.
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