History Series / Ghostwriter

14th Sep '17 8:48:58 PM tyrekecorrea
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* BreakingBadNewsGently: This is usually the first reaction that the team has when a new kid first sees Ghostwriter.

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* BreakingBadNewsGently: This is usually the first reaction that the team has when When a new kid first sees Ghostwriter.Ghostwriter, The team's first reaction is usually to tell the new person to sit down before beginning to explain Ghostwriter's situation.
27th Aug '17 8:48:45 PM dsneybuf
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Surreal, quirky mystery/educational series created by Sesame Workshop and aired on Creator/{{PBS}} and Creator/TheBBC from 1992-1995. A group of middle-school kids in [[BigApplesauce Brooklyn, New York]] are the only ones who can see a benevolent, [[GhostAmnesia amnesiac ghost]], whom they dub Ghostwriter. He can only see and communicate through writing, and uses his abilities to help the kids solve mysteries. The show never made it clear who Ghostwriter was, or why he chooses to help people. Although some episodes implied that the ghost retained more memories than he claimed to, Ghostwriter's true identity was never revealed. (That is, until [[WordOfGod a 2010 interview]] revealed that he was [[spoiler: a runaway slave that was killed while teaching other runaway slaves how to read.]])

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Surreal, quirky mystery/educational series created by Sesame Workshop and aired on Creator/{{PBS}} and Creator/TheBBC from 1992-1995. A group of middle-school kids in [[BigApplesauce Brooklyn, New York]] are the only ones who can see a benevolent, [[GhostAmnesia amnesiac ghost]], whom they dub Ghostwriter. He can only see and communicate through writing, and uses his abilities to help the kids solve mysteries. The show never made it clear who Ghostwriter was, or why he chooses to help people. Although some episodes implied that the ghost retained more memories than he claimed to, Ghostwriter's true identity was never revealed. (That [[note]]That is, until [[WordOfGod a 2010 interview]] revealed that he was [[spoiler: a runaway slave that was killed while teaching other runaway slaves how to read.]])
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18th Jun '17 2:03:25 PM nombretomado
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If you're looking for the trope that could have gone here, see PlayingCyrano. Not to be confused with a ''literary'' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostwriter ghostwriter]], defined by ThatOtherWiki as "a writer who writes books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person" (which frequently overlaps with ExtrudedBookProduct). Also not to be confused with the film ''Film/TheGhostWriter''.

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If you're looking for the trope that could have gone here, see PlayingCyrano. Not to be confused with a ''literary'' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostwriter ghostwriter]], defined by ThatOtherWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki as "a writer who writes books, articles, stories, reports, or other texts that are officially credited to another person" (which frequently overlaps with ExtrudedBookProduct). Also not to be confused with the film ''Film/TheGhostWriter''.
25th May '17 7:13:59 AM fruitstripegum
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* BondVillainStupidity: Spoofed in one episode.



* BondVillainStupidity: Spoofed in one episode.
30th Apr '17 4:18:23 AM ladyofthelibrary
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** While not exactly a younger sibling, Gabby sometimes treats Hector this way. The book "Disappearing Act" has her mentally comment that because [[HeroWorship Hector thinks so highly of Alex]], she's always arguing two people instead of one.


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* KnowsAGuyWhoKnowsAGuy: In the book "Disappearing Act", this pops up twice in discussions about how people are distantly connected to the Russian throne. Lampshaded both times.
** Example A
--> Vladimir: "How do you know?"..."No one besides our family knows that Alexis is the descendant of the third cousin once removed of the second cousin of Nicolas II."
--> Gaby: (to herself) The what of the who of the which?
** Example B
--> Alexis: "Leo Kropotkin-phooey!"..."He is only the descendant of the fourth cousin ''twice'' removed of the czar's great-aunt. Big deal!"
--> Gaby: (to Tina) "I'm not getting any of this stuff."
--> Tina: (with a giggle) [[JustForPun "It's all relative."]]
3rd Apr '17 8:56:19 AM ladyofthelibrary
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** A general one that was present in the TV show but cropped up ''a lot'' in the books: your child will get kidnapped and/or locked up in a location no one but their attacker knows about and may be unable to summon help ALA an incident in the books where a blindfolded and bound Hector who the crook abandons in the middle of a forest tries to write a message but barely manages anything readable and it's only luck that the rest of the team figures it out.



* BigNo: Gabby, in "Four Days of the Cockatoo", after hearing that Audubon Poulet and Honey Hawke about to peform taxidermy on her palm cockatoo, Calypso.

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* BigNo: Gabby, in "Four Days of the Cockatoo", after hearing that Audubon Poulet and Honey Hawke about to peform perform taxidermy on her palm cockatoo, Calypso.
11th May '16 5:22:38 PM CaptainJordan
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* BigNo: Gabby, in "Four Days of the Cockatoo", after hearing that Audubon Poulet and Honey Hawke about to peform taxidermy on her palm cockatoo, Calypso.
11th Apr '16 3:40:53 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* {{Revival}}: 1997's ''The New Ghostwriter Mysteries'', which aired on CBS, replaced the entire cast, and made a number of other changes to the series ([[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, it's that girl from]] ''HarrietTheSpy''!).

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* {{Revival}}: 1997's ''The New Ghostwriter Mysteries'', which aired on CBS, replaced the entire cast, and made a number of other changes to the series ([[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, it's that (including the girl from]] from ''HarrietTheSpy''!).
2nd Apr '16 2:32:04 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin He's a ghost, and he writes to us]]: [[TitleDrop Ghostwriter]]."''

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->''"[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin He's
->''"He's
a ghost, and he writes to us]]: [[TitleDrop Ghostwriter]].us: Ghostwriter."''
16th Jan '16 12:14:20 PM Anddrix
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* ViewersAreMorons: What seemed to be the basis of many plot points/storytelling tactics.
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