History Series / HarpersIsland

8th Apr '17 10:37:53 AM nombretomado
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* TenLittleMurderVictims: ''In bikinis'', to correct ''RadioTimes'' reviewer Alison Graham's description of the show as "Poirot in bikinis" (Poirot's not in that novel)

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* TenLittleMurderVictims: ''In bikinis'', to correct ''RadioTimes'' ''Magazine/RadioTimes'' reviewer Alison Graham's description of the show as "Poirot in bikinis" (Poirot's not in that novel)
4th Apr '17 10:04:13 PM pimpdaddy
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** To be fair, their investigation of the tunnels was an attempt to save a friend, not the impulse of curiosity. In addition, nobody was killed while in the tunnels. Their friend's corpse was there though.

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** To be fair, their investigation Chloe had a bad habit of wandering juuust out of sight of the tunnels was an attempt to save others, and had a friend, not the impulse of curiosity. In addition, nobody was killed while low-key morbid interest in the tunnels. Their friend's corpse was there though.Wakefield murders.
18th Mar '17 7:22:04 AM generalzod39
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler: "I shot John Wakefield but I never found his body; I buried someone else."]]
17th Mar '17 7:26:17 PM generalzod39
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** [[spoiler: And then Henry kills his fatherm making Henry The BigBad.]]

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** [[spoiler: And then Henry kills his fatherm father, making Henry The BigBad.]]
15th Mar '17 6:09:50 AM generalzod39
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* HeroicSacrifice / RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Shane, of all people, faces off against Wakefield to give the others time to escape. Also Sully, a former DirtyCoward who refuses a chance to escape the island and stays in order to defend his remaining friends.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice / RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Shane, of all people, faces off against Wakefield to give the others time to escape. Also Sully, a former DirtyCoward who refuses a chance to escape the island and stays behind in order to defend his remaining friends.friends, but sadly it's his best friend Henry who end up doing him in.]]
15th Mar '17 6:07:37 AM generalzod39
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* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler: Henry planted the money on the boat for the Malcolm to find. Just to see what they would do before he would eventually kill them anyways. To top it all off, the money was going to be for Malcolm anyways.]]

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* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler: Henry planted the money on the boat for the Malcolm to find. Just find just to see what they would do before he would eventually kill them anyways. To top it all off, the money was originally going to be for given to Malcolm anyways.in the first place.]]
15th Mar '17 5:59:01 AM generalzod39
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** [[spoiler: And then Henry kills his father making Henry The BigBad.]]

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** [[spoiler: And then Henry kills his father fatherm making Henry The BigBad.]]
14th Dec '15 8:50:25 AM ThePlotMurderers
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* AttemptedRape: Subverted. It looks like [[spoiler: Richard]] is about to have his way with [[spoiler: Catherine]], but it then reveals that they were just having a rape fantasy role playing session.

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* AttemptedRape: Subverted. It looks like [[spoiler: Richard]] is about to have his way with [[spoiler: Catherine]], Katherine]], but it then reveals that they were just having a rape fantasy role playing session.
14th Dec '15 8:48:29 AM ThePlotMurderers
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* ActingInTheDark: Karim Zreik, co-executive producer of Harpers Island, had the job of informing the actors in this death-laden 2009 Mini Series just when their time was up. The actors, who were not informed ahead of time, gave him the nickname "Karim the Assassin''.
** [[spoiler:Henry's actor wasn't told that Henry was the murderer until episode 8, although he had been told that his character was secretly in love with Abby from episode 1.]]
** Hell, "Karim The Assassin" used to be the original title for the trope.
11th Sep '15 7:10:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: '''Beth''', to the point the former trope name was "Who the hell is Beth?". She has no story lines, almost no dialog, and her outfits manage to make her blend into the wall spectacularly. When she goes missing, people spend an entire episode looking for her, while the audience could only think, "Who the hell is Beth?"
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