History Series / RandallAndHopkirkDeceased

9th Mar '16 3:39:08 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* BackupFromOtherworld: Marty Hopkirk has a limited ability to manipulate objects.
22nd Feb '16 10:18:29 AM Sharpe-Fan
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* DarkerAndEdgier: It is this because due to being raunchy than the original series, that in the UK, it has a 12 rating.
8th Feb '16 4:37:47 AM nighttrainfm
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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Wyvern only looks like Creator/TomBaker for Marty's sake. What he does he really look like? YouDoNotWantToKnow.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Wyvern only looks like Creator/TomBaker for Marty's sake. What he does he really look like? YouDoNotWantToKnow.[[YouDoNotWantToKnow You don't want to know.]]
8th Feb '16 4:37:30 AM nighttrainfm
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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Wyvern only looks like Creator/TomBaker for Marty's sake. What he does he really look like? YouDoNotWantToKnow.



** [[spoiler: Landlady Virginia Carpenter]] appears at the end of "Whatever Possessed You?" thanking Wyvern for helping to clear her hotel of ghosts. This is [[{{Foreshadowing}} foreshadowed]] when we see that [[spoiler: she was still the landlady (or had an [[IdenticalGrandson identical relative]]) back in the 1950s)]].

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** [[spoiler: Landlady Virginia Carpenter]] appears at the end of "Whatever Possessed You?" thanking Wyvern for helping to clear her hotel of ghosts. This is [[{{Foreshadowing}} foreshadowed]] when we see that [[spoiler: she was still the landlady (or had an [[IdenticalGrandson identical relative]]) back in the 1950s)]].1950s).]]
12th May '15 4:07:56 AM bernardthebeanpole
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** [[spoiler: Landlady Virginia Carpenter]] appears at the end of "Whatever Possessed You?" thanking Wyvern for helping to clear her hotel of ghosts. This is [[foreshadowed {{Foreshadowing}}]] when we see that [[spoiler: she was still the landlady (or an [[IdenticalGrandson identical relative) back in the 1950s)]].

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** [[spoiler: Landlady Virginia Carpenter]] appears at the end of "Whatever Possessed You?" thanking Wyvern for helping to clear her hotel of ghosts. This is [[foreshadowed {{Foreshadowing}}]] [[{{Foreshadowing}} foreshadowed]] when we see that [[spoiler: she was still the landlady (or had an [[IdenticalGrandson identical relative) relative]]) back in the 1950s)]].
12th May '15 4:06:20 AM bernardthebeanpole
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** [[spoiler: Landlady Virginia Carpenter]] appears at the end of "Whatever Possessed You?" thanking Wyvern for helping to clear her hotel of ghosts. This is [[foreshadowed {{Foreshadowing}}]] when we see that [[spoiler: she was still the landlady (or an [[IdenticalGrandson identical relative) back in the 1950s)]].


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In "Whatever Possesed You?", there are several references to a ghost known as "The Ice Maiden", along with the Faceless Lady and Burning Man we meet later. We never see this character or hear anymore about her, the only possibility suggested being [[spoiler: that this is landlady Virginia Carpenter's true identity.]]
7th May '15 3:25:04 PM bernardthebeanpole
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* PunnyName: The comedy duo D. Klein and Fall. When Kleenex died he was replaced by Ronnie Rise.
6th May '15 10:14:51 AM bernardthebeanpole
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* BiggusDickus: Jeff, according to Marty's reaction when he accidently materialises next to him in the shower.
6th May '15 9:52:25 AM bernardthebeanpole
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* SympathyForTheDevil: It's difficult not to feel sorry for Sonia Cronenberg in "Whatever Possessed You?" She has been supporting the man she loved for fifty years, stranded in 1951, until she is eventually tricked out of the building and finally passes over sobbing, realising her lover is gone for good.
24th Feb '15 4:44:46 PM tenryufan
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* EditedForSyndication: The BBC America airings were completely botched by this.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Pretty much everyone; aside from the main cast, regulars from ''TheFastShow'' would show up almost constantly in guest roles (as they always have done in Reeves and Mortimer productions).



* TheOtherDarrin: Felia was played by Jessica Hynes in the first season, and replaced by Pauline Quirke for her sole appearance in the second season. Considering that her characterisation seemed to totally change between the two seasons (Hynes's version was confident and self-assertive, but Quirke's version was a neurotic crybaby with OCD), it seems kind of strange that they bothered to keep her as the same character.
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