History Series / NoOrdinaryFamily

27th Jul '16 9:58:18 PM MikeW
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** Subverted when [[spoiler: Daphne tries to protect Chris by making him forget about the family's powers. It seems to work but when she goes for a hug, Chris pushes her away, baffled by her behavior and Daphne realizes too late she's accidentally erased all memory of their relationship.]]
12th Jul '16 6:15:23 PM nombretomado
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* ArtMajorPhysics: It is true that, according to [[AlbertEinstein Einstein's]] theories, you can travel in time to the future by moving very fast. That time travel however does not include a way to go back to "the present" and it is actual time travel rather than merely seeing the future without interacting with the people in there.

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* ArtMajorPhysics: It is true that, according to [[AlbertEinstein [[UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein Einstein's]] theories, you can travel in time to the future by moving very fast. That time travel however does not include a way to go back to "the present" and it is actual time travel rather than merely seeing the future without interacting with the people in there.
13th Dec '15 6:48:27 PM nombretomado
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** Stephanie's lab tech has a [[Franchise/{{X-Men}} Kitty Pryde (with Lockheed)]] figure, and natters on about the X-Men before Stephanie reveals her powers. (This doubles as a meta-shout out because ABC Family is owned by Disney who now own Marvel, so expect more Marvel references)

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** Stephanie's lab tech has a [[Franchise/{{X-Men}} Kitty Pryde ComicBook/KittyPryde (with Lockheed)]] Lockheed) figure, and natters on about the X-Men before Stephanie reveals her powers. (This doubles as a meta-shout out because ABC Family is owned by Disney who now own Marvel, so expect more Marvel references)
8th Oct '15 7:12:06 PM nombretomado
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** Brother Mike brings up George and Jim being [[LukeCageHeroForHire heroes for hire]].
*** Beyond simply the name drop, it also works well as LukeCage shares similar powers to Jim. One can only wonder George will end up with powers of his own that are similar to Iron Fist.

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** Brother Mike brings up George and Jim being [[LukeCageHeroForHire [[ComicBook/LukeCageHeroForHire heroes for hire]].
*** Beyond simply the name drop, it also works well as LukeCage ComicBook/{{Luke Cage|HeroForHire}} shares similar powers to Jim. One can only wonder George will end up with powers of his own that are similar to Iron Fist.
15th Sep '15 6:02:50 PM jormis29
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** When JJ finds out Daphne [[MindControl implanted commands]] in her boyfriend, he exclaims, "you [[CompellingVoice pushed]] him?" The same term is used for the same ability in the appropriately named movie, Literature/{{Push}}.

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** When JJ finds out Daphne [[MindControl implanted commands]] in her boyfriend, he exclaims, "you [[CompellingVoice pushed]] him?" The same term is used for the same ability in the appropriately named movie, Literature/{{Push}}.''Film/{{Push}}''.
15th Sep '15 3:49:06 PM hamza678
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** When JJ finds out Daphne [[MindControl implanted commands]] in her boyfriend, he exclaims, "you [[CompellingVoice pushed]] him?" The same term is used for the same ability in the appropriately named movie, {{Push}}.

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** When JJ finds out Daphne [[MindControl implanted commands]] in her boyfriend, he exclaims, "you [[CompellingVoice pushed]] him?" The same term is used for the same ability in the appropriately named movie, {{Push}}.Literature/{{Push}}.
3rd Sep '15 9:43:26 AM HighCrate
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* TechnicallyNakedShapeshifter: An evil shapeshifter mimics Katie, and later Jim, including the clothes that each happens to be wearing at the time.
28th Jun '15 4:15:28 PM nombretomado
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--> '''Katie:''' Holy [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaClassic frak!]]

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--> '''Katie:''' Holy [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaClassic [[Series/BattlestarGalactica1978 frak!]]
10th Mar '15 7:10:09 PM TVRulezAgain
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[[caption-width-right:350:Some might call them ''[[IncrediblyLamePun just]] [[TheIncredibles incredible]]'' or simply ''[[Series/{{Heroes}} heroic]]''.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Some might call them ''[[IncrediblyLamePun just]] [[TheIncredibles [[WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles incredible]]'' or simply ''[[Series/{{Heroes}} heroic]]''.]]
4th Mar '15 7:01:57 PM Fireblood
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* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Sure, Jim has SuperStrength, Daphne has mind-reading and CompellingVoice, and Stephanie can run fast. But JJ's power is definitely the most versatile. He's learned a language in half a day, identified a species of bacteria without a microscope and solved a ten-year murder case. Not to mention being immune to mind-affecting abilities if he thinks about it hard enough. Furthermore, his ability to ''see physics itself'' has proven rather useful; he's no slouch in a fistfight because of it.

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* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: Sure, Jim has SuperStrength, Daphne has mind-reading and CompellingVoice, and Stephanie can run fast. But JJ's power is definitely the most versatile. He's learned a language in half a day, identified a species of bacteria without a microscope and solved a ten-year old murder case. Not to mention being immune to mind-affecting abilities if he thinks about it hard enough. Furthermore, his ability to ''see physics itself'' has proven rather useful; he's no slouch in a fistfight because of it.



* HollywoodLaw:Teachers aren't allowed to arbitrarily change grades on formal exams from B to F without providing some pretty strong evidence. Doing that and officially entering it into the system (almost certainly without following procedure) is a crime just as serious as hacking. It's like lawyers don't exist or something...

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* HollywoodLaw:Teachers HollywoodLaw: Teachers aren't allowed to arbitrarily change grades on formal exams from B to F without providing some pretty strong evidence. Doing that and officially entering it into the system (almost certainly without following procedure) is a crime just as serious as hacking. It's like lawyers don't exist or something...



* IdiotBall: A lot of episodes practically hinge on the Powells and their friends suddenly forgetting there's such things as super-powers and other people also have them. Sophia's case is the most egregious as it takes forever for anyone to consider there might be some mind-control powers at work when George acts almost suicidal ("lets eat lobster!" "you're mortally allergic to lobster!") and then Jim goes from "I don't trust Sophie" to "I love Sophie and I'll abandon my family to be with her" after a peck in the cheek.
** Victoria also takes advantage of this, since its the only thing keeping her cover is the Powells forgetting there's a shape-shifter even after discovering there's one interested in them a few episodes prior. Jim doesn't even get suspicious of his best friend shooting him for no reason at all, even though he knew of Jim's resistance, it should at least award a raise of eyebrow, as he already knew there was a shapeshifter. Finally, the very first thing he does when he goes to Stephanie to warn her about a shapeshifter spying on them to try to discover their weakness is tell her his weakness for no reason at all. It turned out that it was actually Victoria, and not Stephanie.

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* IdiotBall: A lot of episodes practically hinge on the Powells and their friends suddenly forgetting there's such things as super-powers and other people also have them. Sophia's case is the most egregious as it takes forever for anyone to consider there might be some mind-control powers at work when George acts almost suicidal ("lets ("Lets eat lobster!" "you're "You're mortally allergic to lobster!") and then Jim goes from "I don't trust Sophie" to "I love Sophie and I'll abandon my family to be with her" after a peck in the cheek.
** Victoria also takes advantage of this, since its the only thing keeping her cover is the Powells forgetting there's a shape-shifter even after discovering there's one interested in them a few episodes prior. Jim doesn't even get suspicious of his best friend shooting him for no reason at all, even all-even though he knew of Jim's resistance, it should at least award a raise of eyebrow, as he already knew there was a shapeshifter. shape-shifter. Finally, the very first thing he does when he goes to Stephanie to warn her about a shapeshifter shape-shifter spying on them to try to discover their weakness is tell her his weakness for no reason at all. It turned out that it was actually Victoria, and not Stephanie.



** Although, she might be having fun with [[spoiler: her new mind control powers]]

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** Although, she might be having fun with [[spoiler: her new mind control powers]]powers]].



* InASingleBound: Jim [[InsistentTerminology insists]] that his friend George refer to it as, instead of "leap" or "jump."

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* InASingleBound: Jim [[InsistentTerminology insists]] that his friend George refer to it as, this way, instead of "leap" or "jump."



--> '''Government official:''' Last I checked, civil rights only applied to Human beings.

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--> '''Government official:''' Last I checked, civil rights only applied to Human human beings.
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