History Series / Bonekickers

18th Aug '17 4:31:43 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Edward Laygass [[spoiler: is killed in the first episode.]] He is relatively famous in this universe and no one seems to care that he [[spoiler: died and that the Bonekickers team is completely responsible for it.]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Edward Laygass [[spoiler: is killed in the first episode.]] He is relatively famous in this universe and no one seems to care that he [[spoiler: died and that the Bonekickers team is completely responsible for it.]]]] Also in the first episode is a woman who apparently gained miraculous healing powers after unknowingly touching the true cross; her claims are never examined by the characters beyond being a clue, and she's never mentioned again.
24th Jun '17 10:45:02 AM nombretomado
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* XMeetsY:
** Adrian Lester described the series as ''Series/{{CSI}}'' meets ''Franchise/IndianaJones''.
** WebVideo/DiamandaHagan described it as "a cross between ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' and ''Series/TimeTeam'' minus the random bisexuality and any semblance of self-respect".
25th Apr '17 12:23:38 PM Doodler
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** Magwilde dismisses Stonehenge as just a bunch of rocks and ultimately unimpressive compared to things like the pyramids or Petra. Stonehenge is the center of a huge complex that was one of the greatest technical accomplishments of its era and and the stones themselves were likely a gigantic functional lithophone.
3rd Apr '17 5:36:14 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* TheAlcoholic: Dolly.

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* TheAlcoholic: Dolly.Dolly is often seen drinking. It is very likely that he works under the influence.


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* XMeetsY:
** Adrian Lester described the series as ''Series/{{CSI}}'' meets ''Franchise/IndianaJones''.
** WebVideo/DiamandaHagan described it as "a cross between ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' and ''Series/TimeTeam'' minus the random bisexuality and any semblance of self-respect".
27th Mar '17 11:39:28 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* [[PunnyName Punny Nickname]]: Gregory Parton being called "Dolly", after the singer Dolly Parton.

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* [[PunnyName Punny Nickname]]: Gregory Parton being called "Dolly", after the singer Dolly Parton.Music/DollyParton.



* ShockingSwerve: [[Understatement There's quite a few in the show]], but the crowning one is at the very end of the series, and strangely, it's an inversion of a typical plot twist. OK, putting aside everything else, Magwilde has been chasing a sword forged centuries ago from meteorite metal, a sword that an AncientConspiracy has gone to a lot of trouble to find and Creator/AlfredLordTennyson went to a lot of trouble to hide. On being found, the sword is clearly glowing underwater and hasn't degraded despite being underwater for decades. The VillainOfTheWeek grabs the sword - and it's revealed that it's 'just a sword'. No, seriously. And to top it off, it's implied that the villain was some sort of ghost, which makes the reveal that there's nothing special about the sword even more ridiculous.
7th Mar '17 8:34:16 PM MotiveFan
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* ShockingSwerve: [[Understatement There's quite a few in the show]], but the crowning one is at the very end of the series, and strangely, it's an inversion of a typical plot twist. OK, putting aside everything else, Magwilde has been chasing a sword forged centuries ago from meteorite metal, a sword that an AncientConspiracy has gone to a lot of trouble to find and Creator/AlfredLordTennyson went to a lot of trouble to hide. On being found, the sword is clearly glowing underwater and hasn't degraded despite being underwater for decades. The VillainOfTheWeek grabs the sword - and it's revealed that it's 'just a sword'. No, seriously. And to top it off, it's implied that the villain was some sort of ghost, which makes the reveal that there's nothing special about the sword even more ridiculous.
13th Aug '16 12:11:40 PM nombretomado
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* AtrociousAlias: As DiamandaHagan noted in her review of the final episode, the Disciples of Good Use is the "[[{{Narm}} worst name for an evil conspiracy]] [[YouSuck EVER]]".

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* AtrociousAlias: As DiamandaHagan WebVideo/DiamandaHagan noted in her review of the final episode, the Disciples of Good Use is the "[[{{Narm}} worst name for an evil conspiracy]] [[YouSuck EVER]]".
1st Aug '16 4:10:32 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* PoliticallyInocrrectHero: Dolly. He's a drinker, a womaniser and has rather un-PC views.

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* PoliticallyInocrrectHero: PoliticallyIncorrectHero: Dolly. He's a drinker, a womaniser and has rather un-PC views.
1st Aug '16 4:09:44 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* TheAlcoholic: Dolly.


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* AudienceSurrogate: Viv.


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* CampStraight: Daniel Mastiff.
* ChivalrousPervert: Dolly.


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* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Magwilde is Melancholic, Ben is Choleric, Dolly is Sanguine and Viv is Phlegmatic.


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* LukeIAmYourFather: [[spoiler:It's later revealed that Magwilde and Viv are sisters. Thought it's never explained whether they're biological or adoptive]].


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* NaiveNewcomer: Viv.


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* OnlySaneMan: Ben comes off as the most sensible, easy-going member of the team.


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* PoliticallyInocrrectHero: Dolly. He's a drinker, a womaniser and has rather un-PC views.
26th Jun '16 8:52:46 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* SinisterMinister: Edward Laygass combines this with a plan to take over the United Kingdom and expel non-Christians. Hagan notes in her review that he's a kind of [[WeAllLiveInAmerica very American-style]] [[TheFundamentalist fundamentalist televangelist]] [[ArtisticLicenseReligion that barely even exists in the UK, and one that would probably not even get a TV show like the one he appears in]].

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* SinisterMinister: Edward Laygass combines this with a plan to take over the United Kingdom and expel non-Christians. Hagan notes in her review that he's a kind of [[WeAllLiveInAmerica very American-style]] [[TheFundamentalist fundamentalist televangelist]] [[ArtisticLicenseReligion that barely even exists in the UK, and one that would probably not even get a TV show like the one he appears in]]. Oddly enough SocietyMarchesOn, and if the series was made even a few years later he would seem like a blatant parody of a mainstream UKIP politician.
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