History Series / Roswell

11th Apr '17 5:23:08 PM Golondrina
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* AbortedArc: Upon the discovery of their spaceship's hologram message, the group is met with a projection of Max's mother/the queen. She tells them how their planet has been overtaken, their people are now slaves, and she begs them to save them (presumably the reason they were even cloned in the first place). We expect some resolution of this in the end, but the final episode gives us the happily ever after of between Max and Liz, who seem to have forgotten all about the crisis on their home planet -despite the Skins (the invaders) being repeatedly establish as bad guys.

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* NinetyPercentOfYourBrain: In one episode, Nasedo mentions that all of the hybrids' abilities are things that humans could theoretically do, if they were better at unlocking their full brain power.
* AbortedArc: Upon the discovery of their spaceship's hologram message, the group is met with a projection of Max's mother/the queen. She tells them how their planet has been overtaken, their people are now slaves, and she begs them to save them (presumably the reason they were even cloned in the first place). We expect some resolution of this in the end, but the final episode gives us the happily ever after of between Max and Liz, who seem to have forgotten all about the crisis on their home planet -despite - Despite the Skins (the invaders) being repeatedly establish as bad guys.



* NinetyPercentOfYourBrain: In one episode, Nasedo mentions that all of the hybrids' abilities are things that humans could theoretically do, if they were better at unlocking their full brain power.
11th Apr '17 5:16:01 PM Golondrina
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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther
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* LesCollaborateurs: Vilandra betrayed her people for her lover, Kivar. Likewise Lonnie (from the spare set) and Rath collaborate with the skins.



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* ExactEavesdropping: comically play in Viva Las Vegas, when Maria conveniently hears Kyle and Tess talking about going to Las Vegas, and immediately puts the whole plan together. A bit subverted with Isabel who overhears Michael and Max talking about the same trip, and asks to be clarified. Since these kids talk about important things *all the time* in the halls, one wonders why no one else seems to hear them in any other episode.

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* ExactEavesdropping: comically Comically play in Viva Las Vegas, when Maria conveniently hears Kyle and Tess talking about going to Las Vegas, and immediately puts the whole plan together. A bit subverted with Isabel who overhears Michael and Max talking about the same trip, and asks to be clarified. Since these kids talk about important things *all the time* in the halls, one wonders why no one else seems to hear them in any other episode.



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* IBelieveThatYouBelieveIt

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* IllKillYou
* InhumanableAlienRights

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* KeepingSecretsSucks: everyone who knows to some degree, but especially Valenti, who ends losing his job to protect the kids.
* LesCollaborateurs: Vilandra betrayed her people for her lover, Kivar. Likewise Lonnie (from the spare set) and Rath collaborate with the skins.
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* KeepingSecretsSucks: everyone Everyone who knows to some degree, but especially Valenti, who ends losing his job to protect the kids.
* LesCollaborateurs: Vilandra betrayed her people for her lover, Kivar. Likewise Lonnie (from the spare set) and Rath collaborate with the skins.
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* MultitaskedConversation: a convoluted instance involving a cell phone.

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* MultitaskedConversation: a A convoluted instance involving a cell phone.



* PsychicPowers: all the major ones, and then some.

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* RoswellThatEndsWell: Of course.

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* SecretKeeper: every single human who learns the truth, except the Special Unit, of course.

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* SecretKeeper: every Every single human who learns the truth, except the Special Unit, of course.



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* TheyWouldCutYouUp
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: "Get up, bitch!"

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* TownWithADarkSecret: ''Harvest'', 2nd season.

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11th Dec '16 4:35:19 PM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: The wilderness scenes heavily featured KirksRock. The scenes of the town, including the Crashdown Cafe, were shot in Covina, CA.
* TheCastShowoff: Dang, Maria can sing. And have an arc devoted to her musical career.
** Don't forget Valenti's band in season three.



* TheOtherDarrin: Mr. Evans is one actor on episode 2 and then changed by another for the rest of the series, commonly known in fandom as The Fake Mr. Evans.
5th May '16 11:46:06 AM morenohijazo
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* SpoilerCover: The third season DVD spoils [[spoiler: Alex's death]] on the back of the box, even though it doesn't happen until midway through the season.
26th Apr '16 2:43:09 AM skteosk
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** Liz's actual clue is that Leanne pricked her finger while sewing: It had been previously established that if the Skins' shell was pierced in any way they would disintegrate.
21st Jun '15 4:13:39 PM RoswellianMisha
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* TheOtherDarrin: Mr. Evans is one actor on episode 2 and then changed by another for the rest of the series, commonly known in fandom as The Fake Mr. Evans.
3rd Mar '15 4:40:43 PM Tallens
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Based on the YA novel series, ''Literature/RoswellHigh''. Often considered to have set the stage for (and been superior to) ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', which uses a lot of the same themes, but with [[Franchise/TheDCU DCU]] characters instead of original ones.

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Based on the YA novel series, ''Literature/RoswellHigh''. Often considered to have set the stage for (and been superior to) ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', which uses a lot of the same themes, but with [[Franchise/TheDCU DCU]] characters instead of original ones.
ones. Not to be confused with ''WesternAnimation/RoswellConspiracies''.
19th Feb '15 11:27:30 PM tenryufan
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* McLeaned: Alex, after Colin Hanks left the show.
20th Jan '15 10:06:36 AM RoswellianMisha
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* ConvictionByCounterfactualClue: Liz assumes Leanna is not an alien because she's sewing in her room. Her internal logic is that if you have alien powers, then you just wave your hand and fix things instead of taking the time to do it handmade. Because, you know, there's now way an alien might find sewing a compelling hobby, or has any rules about never using your powers for mundane things, reducing the chances of being caught, or any other million possible explanations.
26th Nov '14 2:53:54 PM RoswellianMisha
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* TheEmpath: All of the aliens, and whoever they heal.

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* TheEmpath: All of the aliens, and whoever they heal.The hybrids, via flashes or connecting with people or things.


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** Nikolas to Courtney and Max.
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