History Series / Colditz

9th Mar '16 7:48:26 AM kipukakipuka
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* TheChessmaster: In the second series, Carter and Mohn initially spar verbally, but begin to taunt each other with chess metaphors. [[spoiler:When Carter becomes the new Escape Officer, he makes it clear that he intends to win his game of chess against Mohn, and indeed spars with him across the board literally on one occasion.]] In this role, Carter is also significantly more of a Chessmaster than his predecessor, cooking up deliberately obtuse schemes with limited initial payoff (and even [[spoiler:putting lives in danger]]) with grand long-term plans in mind.

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* TheChessmaster: In the second series, Carter and Mohn initially spar verbally, but begin to taunt each other with chess metaphors. metaphors once the two establish their enmity. [[spoiler:When Carter becomes the new Escape Officer, he makes it clear that he intends to win his game of chess against Mohn, and indeed spars with him across the board literally on one occasion.multiple occasions, parlaying Mohn's exemplary chess advice into both his game and his schemes.]] In this role, Carter is also significantly more of a Chessmaster than his predecessor, cooking up deliberately obtuse schemes with limited initial payoff (and even [[spoiler:putting lives in danger]]) with grand long-term plans in mind. As Carter becomes a more proficient [[spoiler:escape officer]], he also improves at the chessboard.
9th Mar '16 7:08:00 AM kipukakipuka
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* The Chessmaster: In the second series, Carter and Mohn initially spar verbally, but begin to taunt each other with chess metaphors. [[spoiler:When Carter becomes the new Escape Officer, he makes it clear that he intends to win his game of chess against Mohn, and indeed spars with him across the board literally on one occasion.]] In this role, Carter is also significantly more of a Chessmaster than his predecessor, cooking up deliberately obtuse schemes with limited initial payoff (and even [[spoiler:putting lives in danger]]) with grand long-term plans in mind.

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* The Chessmaster: TheChessmaster: In the second series, Carter and Mohn initially spar verbally, but begin to taunt each other with chess metaphors. [[spoiler:When Carter becomes the new Escape Officer, he makes it clear that he intends to win his game of chess against Mohn, and indeed spars with him across the board literally on one occasion.]] In this role, Carter is also significantly more of a Chessmaster than his predecessor, cooking up deliberately obtuse schemes with limited initial payoff (and even [[spoiler:putting lives in danger]]) with grand long-term plans in mind.
9th Mar '16 7:07:40 AM kipukakipuka
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* The Chessmaster: In the second series, Carter and Mohn initially spar verbally, but begin to taunt each other with chess metaphors. [[spoiler:When Carter becomes the new Escape Officer, he makes it clear that he intends to win his game of chess against Mohn, and indeed spars with him across the board literally on one occasion.]] In this role, Carter is also significantly more of a Chessmaster than his predecessor, cooking up deliberately obtuse schemes with limited initial payoff (and even [[spoiler:putting lives in danger]]) with grand long-term plans in mind.
21st Jan '16 3:29:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* RunForTheBorder: Usually {{Switzerland}} (though officially they're not allowed to harbour [=POW=]s).

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* RunForTheBorder: Usually {{Switzerland}} UsefulNotes/{{Switzerland}} (though officially they're not allowed to harbour [=POW=]s).
4th Nov '15 2:20:24 PM spacetrash
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* SeriesContinuityError: Major Mohn practically leaps into a sidecar during The Guests, despite being depicted before and after the episode as having trouble even sitting down in a chair because of his injuries.
7th Mar '15 2:29:35 AM SeptimusHeap
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* SorryBillyButYouJustDontHaveLegs: Carter's leg injury makes him unfit for escape attempts, which leads to him becoming escape officer.
29th Jan '15 1:33:02 PM DorisWildthyme
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** Also played with on any scene set in the prisoners' courtyard. It's obviously a studio set, but it's recorded on film to make it look as if it's actually outside.
15th Sep '14 5:04:32 AM NCW8
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* DebutQueue: At the start of the first season, Pat Grant, Simon Carter and Dick Player get an episode each to introduce them and show their escape attempts from other camps. Phil Carrington and Colonel Preston are introduced in episode 4, along with Colditz Castle itself. Finally the German security officer, Hauptmann Ulmann is introduced in episode 5.
17th Jul '14 4:24:08 PM Kooshmeister
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* BigDamnVillains: [[spoiler:The Germans, at the behest of Preston, saving the life of a Polish traitor who was about to be hanged by his fellow prisoners.]]
11th May '14 12:50:51 PM LongLiveHumour
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