History Series / RipperStreet

20th Nov '16 1:32:51 PM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:214:Jack's crimes will not be forgotten.]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:Jack's
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6th Nov '16 2:31:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Drake and Jackson stand out
31st Aug '16 5:42:27 AM Silverblade2
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* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper: Begins place six months after the last murder. The pilot deals with the lingering fear left behind by the ripper murders.



* UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard: The focus of the show is around the Metropolitan Police. H Division really existed in that area, although it became much larger and eventually Tower Hamlets Borough Operational Command Unit.
31st Aug '16 5:41:58 AM Silverblade2
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* [[DoublingForLondon Dublin For London]]: The London street scenes are actually filmed in Dublin. Most of the 1880s East End has long been demolished.

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* [[DoublingForLondon Dublin For London]]: DoublingForLondon: The London street scenes are actually filmed in Dublin. Most of the 1880s East End has long been demolished.
25th Jul '16 8:36:19 PM Adeon
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Yes, there was an Inspector Edmund Reid. WikiPedia has [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Reid more]]

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Yes, there was an Inspector Edmund Reid. WikiPedia {{Wikipedia}} has [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Reid more]]
15th Jul '16 4:27:25 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: Occurs to BigBad slumlord Silas who spends the second season menacing Susan and Jackson for their debts which they eventually pay off with a diamond - what he isn't prepared for is the pissed off De Graal Diamond Company thugs coming to get their diamond back. Cue [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice]]

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideContextProblem: Occurs to BigBad slumlord Silas who spends the second season menacing Susan and Jackson for their debts which they eventually pay off with a diamond - what he isn't prepared for is the pissed off De Graal Diamond Company thugs coming to get their diamond back. Cue [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice]]
11th Jul '16 7:34:36 AM Exxolon
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Among the factories, rookeries, brothels and pubs, Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and Detective Sergeant Bennett Drake (Jerome Flynn) team with US Army surgeon and former Pinkerton detective Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg) to investigate the killings.

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Among the factories, rookeries, brothels and pubs, Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and Detective Sergeant Bennett Drake (Jerome Flynn) (Creator/JeromeFlynn) team with US Army surgeon and former Pinkerton detective Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg) to investigate the killings.
15th Jun '16 12:28:00 PM LongLiveHumour
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* BodyInABreadbox: In "Heavy Boots", two naked bodies are found stuffed into two barrels, but though their joints were broken to make them fit there's not a scratch on them. Turns out the barrels were built ''around'' the bodies, which leads to the identity of the perpetrator.



* BottleEpisode: "The Incontrovertible Truth" in season 3.

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* BottleEpisode: "The Incontrovertible Truth" in season 3. 3, which takes place over a single night at Leman Street Station.



* GoodCopBadCop: In Season 3 Drake threatens to remove a suspect's big toe, and has the screaming man's foot on his lap and the bone knife ready when Reid rushes into the cell and throws him out. Reid promises protection, and the man gives him everything he knows.



* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Rose, absolutely. Long Susan, to an extent.

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* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Rose, absolutely. [[spoiler:Drake's]] wife Bella was also formerly a prostitute. Finally, to an extent, there is Long Susan, to an extent.brothel owner and manager if not a prostitute herself.


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* PowerWalk: Reid and Drake step out of the station house to rescue [[spoiler:Reid's daughter]], people scattering away from them in slo-mo. (It was probably the shotguns that did it.)
14th Jun '16 1:23:22 PM LongLiveHumour
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* DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent: [[spoiler: One episode has a Russian secret policeman coming undercover to England, pretending to be a socialist instigator, getting turned to becoming a British double-agent who intended to have him discredit the socialist movement, then betraying them to bomb London for real. Yes, it's as twisted as it sounds.]]

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* DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent: [[spoiler: One episode "Tournament of Shadows" has a [[spoiler:a Russian secret policeman coming undercover to England, pretending to be a socialist instigator, getting turned to becoming a British double-agent who intended to have him discredit the socialist movement, then betraying them to bomb London for real. Yes, it's as twisted as it sounds.]]



* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler: Victor Silver and Matilda Reid.]]

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* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler: Victor Silver and Matilda Reid.]]]] Rather cleverly {{zigzagged|trope}}, with the former dropping heavy hints at the survival of the latter. [[spoiler:It turns out to be a lie, and Matilda is still missing.]]



* OutsideContextVillain: Occurs to BigBad slumlord Silas who spends the second season menacing Susan and Jackson for their debts which they eventually pay off with a diamond - what he isn't prepared for is the pissed off De Graal Diamond Company thugs coming to get their diamond back. cue [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice]]

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* OutsideContextVillain: Occurs to BigBad slumlord Silas who spends the second season menacing Susan and Jackson for their debts which they eventually pay off with a diamond - what he isn't prepared for is the pissed off De Graal Diamond Company thugs coming to get their diamond back. cue Cue [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice]]



* ShowdownAtHighNoon: "A Man Of My Company"

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* ShowdownAtHighNoon: "A Man Of My Company"Company". Two Americans have a score to settle, so what else can be done?



* SympatheticMurderer: [[spoiler: [[MamaBear Long Susan]] killed a man as he tried to kill her favorite girl.]]

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* SympatheticMurderer: [[spoiler: [[MamaBear Long Susan]] Susan]]]] killed a man as he tried to kill her favorite girl.]]



* TheReasonYouSuck: Epic one delivered by Best as his death speech. Flight also delivers a stinging one to the crowd harrassing Joseph Merrick (aka the Elephant Man) in Season 2's '''''"Am I Not Monstrous?"''''':

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* TheReasonYouSuck: Epic one delivered by Best as his death speech. Flight also delivers a stinging one to the crowd harrassing harassing Joseph Merrick (aka the Elephant Man) in Season 2's '''''"Am I Not Monstrous?"''''':



* ThousandYardStare: Reid is prone to this when thinking of his daughter.



* WhamEpisode: "The Beating of her Wings", episode two of the third season, packs one hell of a wallop. [[spoiler:Reid's daughter is alive and insane. The Inspector, unaware of this, finds the man he thinks killed her, ''beats him to death against a stone wall'' and, blood-spattered and staring, walks off into the streets of Whitechapel.]]



* YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious: Jackson calls Susan by her real name, Caitlin, when trying to defend his actions in investing in a doomed mining scheme. Susan is having none of it, though.
** She uses his real name, Matthew, as she calls him out

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* YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious: Jackson calls Susan by her real name, Caitlin, when trying to defend his actions in investing in a doomed mining scheme. Susan is having none of it, though. \n** She uses his real name, Matthew, as she calls him outout.
13th Dec '15 12:50:13 AM Q4
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* BottleEpisode: "The Incontrovertible Truth" in season 3.
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