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29th Jan '16 2:08:59 PM Generality
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* SomethingNauts: Active members of the Backstep program are called Chrononauts.
16th Dec '15 10:08:52 AM morenohijazo
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* ResetButtonSuicideMission: This is a regular occurrence, where the team will work to send Frank back in time. In the second episode 98% of the world's population, including all the main characters except Frank, die due to a virus outbreak/attack. They work to get Frank & the sphere back in time, knowing that if he succeeds they'll all be fine.

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* ResetButtonSuicideMission: This is a regular occurrence, where the team will work to send Frank back in time. In the second episode 98% of the world's population, including all the main characters except Frank, die due to a virus outbreak/attack. They work to get Frank & and the sphere back in time, knowing that if he succeeds they'll all be fine.
15th Dec '15 11:17:32 AM morenohijazo
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* ResetButton. The whole premise of the show

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* ResetButton. The whole premise of the showshow.
* ResetButtonSuicideMission: This is a regular occurrence, where the team will work to send Frank back in time. In the second episode 98% of the world's population, including all the main characters except Frank, die due to a virus outbreak/attack. They work to get Frank & the sphere back in time, knowing that if he succeeds they'll all be fine.
4th Nov '15 3:14:24 PM TinMan
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* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The NSA panel that authorized backsteps could be this if they didn't feel a situation warranted a backstep. Justified because the limited supply of alien phlebotinum meant backsteps were limited to national security emergencies.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Dr. Talmadge is established as one by refusing to discount Parker because of his mental issues and immediately believing him about the first backstep after he's confirmed to be carrying the necessary microchip.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: ReasonableAuthorityFigure:
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Dr. Talmadge is established as one by refusing to discount Parker because of his mental issues and immediately believing him about the first backstep after he's confirmed to be carrying the necessary microchip.scannable tattoo.
** The NSA panel oscillated between being this and an ObstructiveBureaucrat depending on the situation, though they generally sided with the team so long as Talmadge was able to make a convincing case.
** President Maxwell was fairly level headed whenever he showed up.


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* ThoseTwoGuys: Ramsey's two MenInBlack cohorts, who are simply referred to as MIB agents 1 and 2 in the credits.
2nd Nov '15 6:00:21 PM TinMan
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: President Maxwell looks suspiciously like Bill Clinton, who was the incumbent president when the show originally aired.


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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Dr. Talmadge is established as one by refusing to discount Parker because of his mental issues and immediately believing him about the first backstep after he's confirmed to be carrying the necessary microchip.
31st Oct '15 11:29:50 PM nombretomado
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Though they never went so far as ''QuantumLeap'' in this regard, there are occasional hints that some form of {{God}} takes active offense at their tampering in his domain. Parker's life is often spared by divine intervention -- for example, an unexpected thunderstorm that puts out the fire in which he'd just incinerated the Antichrist. How this fits in with the fact that voodoo priests on the show [[FantasyKitchenSink can perform actual magic]] is unclear.

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Though they never went so far as ''QuantumLeap'' ''Series/QuantumLeap'' in this regard, there are occasional hints that some form of {{God}} takes active offense at their tampering in his domain. Parker's life is often spared by divine intervention -- for example, an unexpected thunderstorm that puts out the fire in which he'd just incinerated the Antichrist. How this fits in with the fact that voodoo priests on the show [[FantasyKitchenSink can perform actual magic]] is unclear.
31st Oct '15 4:57:11 AM TinMan
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The pilot episode had the White House being attacked by terrorists, resulting in the deaths of the president and vice president. Then, on his way to being sworn in, the terrorists managed to kill the Speaker of the House by blowing up his limouisine. After Parker backsteps, he prevents the White House attack but never does any thing to stop the assassination of the Speaker and it's never brought up again.
26th Aug '15 8:16:39 PM Kirayoshi
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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: In one episode, Ballard nearly passes out due to exhaustion, and Ramsey takes over. He promptly fits this trope to a 'T', plotting to have Frank returned to the mental hospital and Olga deported back to Russia. It is implied that a group of senior government officials arranged for a hospitalized Ballard to be lost in the system until he dies of a convenient stroke, in order to have Ramsey, whom they believed they could control, in charge of Backstep. Not wanting to be anyone's puppet, Ramsey allows Frank to backstep in order to prevent a terrorist attack (and, incidentally, get Ballard to take a vacation before he collapses so he won't die of a stroke).

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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: In one episode, Ballard nearly passes out due to exhaustion, and Ramsey takes over. He promptly fits this trope to a 'T', plotting to have Frank returned to the mental hospital and Olga deported back to Russia. Russia. It is implied that a group of senior government officials arranged for a hospitalized Ballard to be lost in the system until he dies of a convenient stroke, in order to have Ramsey, whom they believed they could control, in charge of Backstep. Backstep. Not wanting to be anyone's puppet, Ramsey allows Frank to backstep in order to prevent a terrorist attack (and, incidentally, get Ballard to take a vacation before he collapses so he won't die of a stroke).



'''Ballard''': What other thing?\

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'''Ballard''': What other thing?\thing?\\
26th Aug '15 8:16:21 PM Kirayoshi
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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: In one episode, Ballard nearly passes out due to exhaustion, and Ramsey takes over. He promptly fits this trope to a 'T', plotting to have Frank returned to the mental hospital and Olga deported back to Russia. It is implied that a group of senior government officials arranged for a hospitalized Ballard to be lost in the system until he dies of a convenient stroke, in order to have Ramsey, whom they believed they could control, in charge of Backstep. Not wanting to be anyone's puppet, Ramsey allows Frank to backstep in order to prevent a terrorist attack (and, incidentally, get Ballard to take a vacation before he collapses so he won't die of a stroke).
-->'''Frank''': Just relax, Ballard, enjoy your time off, we'll take care of that other thing.\\
'''Ballard''': What other thing?\
'''Frank''': GO!
25th Jun '15 5:38:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* GroundhogDayLoop: It's actually structured like the recently popular movie RunLolaRun complete with techno-ish music and running.

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* GroundhogDayLoop: It's actually structured like the recently popular movie RunLolaRun ''Film/RunLolaRun'' complete with techno-ish music and running.
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