History Series / TheAdventuresOfBriscoCountyJr

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* SuspectExistenceFailure: There's a TenLittleMurderVictims episode with a gathering of {{Bounty Hunter}}s at a secluded hotel.
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* AbsentMindedProfessor: Prof. Wickwire, naturally

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%% * AbsentMindedProfessor: Prof. Wickwire, naturallynaturally.



* AndStarring: With Comet.
* AngryGuardDog

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%% * AndStarring: With Comet.
%% * AngryGuardDog



* ArrowCam
* ArtifactOfDeath: The broken orb.

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%% * ArrowCam
%% * ArtifactOfDeath: The broken orb.



* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning
* AxCrazy
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Big Smith]].
* BackToBackBadasses: Brisco and Bowler
* BadassBiker: A whole gang, really (yes, this is still largely a western show...largely).
* BadassLongcoat: Lord Bowler

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%% * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning
%% * AxCrazy
%% * BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Big Smith]].
%% * BackToBackBadasses: Brisco and Bowler
* BadassBiker: A whole gang, gang of them, really (yes, this is still largely a western Western show...largely).
%% * BadassLongcoat: Lord Bowler



* BarBrawl

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%% * BarBrawl



* BettyAndVeronica: Amanda Wickwire and Dixie Cousins, at least in the pilot.
* BigBad: John Bly
** In the two-part SeriesFinale, [[GeneralRipper General Quarry]].
* BigEater: Sheriff Aaron Viva

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%% * BettyAndVeronica: Amanda Wickwire and Dixie Cousins, at least in the pilot.
%% * BigBad: BigBad
%% **
John Bly
Bly.
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** In the two-part SeriesFinale, [[GeneralRipper General Quarry]].
* BigEater: Sheriff Aaron VivaViva. He's later shown BRUTALLY winning a pie-eating contest.



** He's later shown BRUTALLY winning a pie-eating contest.



* BolivianArmyEnding: [[spoiler:Almost!]]

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%% * BolivianArmyEnding: [[spoiler:Almost!]]



* BoxingEpisode: "Riverboat"

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%% * BoxingEpisode: "Riverboat"



* TheCasino
* CattlePunk

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%% * TheCasino
%% * CattlePunk



* AChildShallLeadThem

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%% * AChildShallLeadThem



* TheCon: "Riverboat."
* ConMan: Brisco, occasionally. Not to mention con women (Dixie and Dolly Cousins)
* ContemplatingYourHands: Dr. Milo (Timothy Leary!) in "Stagecoach".

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%% * TheCon: "Riverboat."
%% * ConMan: Brisco, occasionally. Not to mention con women (Dixie and Dolly Cousins)
Cousins).
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* ContemplatingYourHands: Dr. Milo (Timothy Leary!) in "Stagecoach".



* CoolHorse: He can even open combination locks. And knows Morse code.
** So naturally, Brisco is inclined to quibble over small details.
* CountingBullets: Brisco tricks a young gun-shooter into wasting his bullets before he shoots of his gun-belt.

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* CoolHorse: He Brisco's horse Comet can even open combination locks. And knows Morse code.
**
code. So naturally, Brisco is inclined to quibble over small details.
* CountingBullets: Brisco tricks a young gun-shooter into wasting his bullets before he shoots of off his gun-belt.



* CuteBruiser: Crystal Hawks
* DeadHatShot: In the Pilot [[spoiler: subverted in that the victim, Big Smith, survives.]]
* DeaderThanDead (specifically being melted into a pile of ash.)

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%% * CuteBruiser: Crystal Hawks
Hawks.
%%
* DeadHatShot: In the Pilot pilot [[spoiler: subverted in that the victim, Big Smith, survives.]]
%% * DeaderThanDead (specifically DeaderThanDead: Specifically, being melted into a pile of ash.)



* DeadpanSnarker: U.S Attorney Breakstone

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* DeadpanSnarker: U.S Attorney BreakstoneBreakstone.



* DeadPersonConversation
* DeathTrap: At least OnceAnEpisode. Maybe even more than that.
* DepletedPhlebotinumShells
* DeusExMachina: Usually via the Orb
* DisneyVillainDeath
* DistressedDamsel: Alternately played straight or subverted, depending on the damsel or episode in question.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything
* DoubleEntendre: Multiple ones, coming over and over.
* TheDragon: John Bly's whole gang can be traced to this trope but the main Dragon would have to be the character of Big Smith (M.C Gainey).
** In the two-part SeriesFinale, Colnel March is this to [[GeneralRipper General]] [[BigBad Quarry]].
* ElaborateUndergroundBase: And it's in Chinatown!

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%% * DeadPersonConversation
%% * DeathTrap: At least OnceAnEpisode. Maybe even more than that.
* %% DepletedPhlebotinumShells
%% * DeusExMachina: Usually via the Orb
%% * DisneyVillainDeath
%% * DistressedDamsel: Alternately played straight or subverted, depending on the damsel or episode in question.
%% * DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything
%% * DoubleEntendre: Multiple ones, coming over and over.
%% * TheDragon: John Bly's whole gang can be traced to this trope but the main Dragon would have to be the character of Big Smith (M.C Gainey).
%% ** In the two-part SeriesFinale, Colnel Colonel March is this to [[GeneralRipper General]] [[BigBad Quarry]].
%% * ElaborateUndergroundBase: And it's in Chinatown!



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: The Swill brothers and the extended family are very protective of their own.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: EvenEvilHasLovedOnes
**
The Swill brothers and the extended family are very protective of their own.



* EverybodyWasKungFuFighting: Except for Brisco, Bowler and Whip who were using GoodOldFisticuffs
* EvilMatriarch: Big Bad Momma Swill

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%% * EverybodyWasKungFuFighting: Except for Brisco, Bowler and Whip who were using GoodOldFisticuffs
GoodOldFisticuffs.
%%
* EvilMatriarch: Big Bad Momma SwillSwill.



* FauxActionGirl: Sheriff Jenny Taylor in "No Man's Land"...played by Denise Crosby, of all people

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%% * FauxActionGirl: Sheriff Jenny Taylor in "No Man's Land"...played by Denise Crosby, of all peoplepeople.



* FireForgedFriends: Brisco, Bowler and Socrates.

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%% * FireForgedFriends: Brisco, Bowler and Socrates.



** TheBigGuy, Also usually Lord Bowler

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** TheBigGuy, Also usually Lord BowlerBowler.



* FriendlyLocalChinatown

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%% * FriendlyLocalChinatown



* GadgeteerGenius: Prof. Wickwire, naturally, but also Brisco

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%% * GadgeteerGenius: Prof. Wickwire, naturally, but also BriscoBrisco.



* GentlemanThief: Jack Randolph
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** See JustForPun below.
** Not long after we meet Dixie Cousins in the pilot, we find that her boyfriend, Big Smith, calls her Dix for short. Now that in itself isn't really too impressive, but in conjunction with her last name, it's pretty funny.

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%% * GentlemanThief: Jack Randolph
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** See JustForPun below.
**
GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Not long after we meet Dixie Cousins in the pilot, we find that her boyfriend, Big Smith, calls her Dix for short. Now that in itself isn't really too impressive, but in conjunction with her last name, it's pretty funny.funny.
%% ** See JustForPun below.



* GoodCopBadCop: Given a certain twin German amazonian blacksmiths kinda twist. The good cop flirts, while the bad cop makes to beat the hell out of the person.
* GreenRocks: The Orb.
* [[DressHitsFloor Guns Hit The Floor]]
* TheGunslinger: Brisco, of course. Bowler's not that bad, either.
* HalloweenEpisode: The episode "Bad Luck Betty".
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Big Smith]]

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* GoodCopBadCop: Given a certain twin German amazonian Amazonian blacksmiths kinda twist. The good cop flirts, while the bad cop makes to beat the hell out of the person.
%% * GreenRocks: The Orb.
%% * [[DressHitsFloor Guns Hit The Floor]]
%% * TheGunslinger: Brisco, of course. Bowler's not that bad, either.
%% * HalloweenEpisode: The episode "Bad Luck Betty".
%% * HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Big Smith]]



* HistoricalInJoke:

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* HistoricalInJoke:HistoricalInJoke



* HometownHero: Brisco in "Showdown."
* HurricaneOfPuns

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%% * HometownHero: Brisco in "Showdown."
%% * HurricaneOfPuns



* IAmYourFather: Turned on it's head when the son reveals himself to his father instead.
* IdiotBall: Emilio Pena (Episode Brisco in Jalisco)

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%% * IAmYourFather: Turned on it's its head when the son reveals himself to his father instead.
%% * IdiotBall: Emilio Pena (Episode Brisco in Jalisco)the episode "Brisco in Jalisco".



* IntellectualAnimal: Brisco's CoolHorse, Comet

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%% * IntellectualAnimal: Brisco's CoolHorse, CometComet.



* ItWasWithYouAllAlong

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%% * ItWasWithYouAllAlong



* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Pete Hutter, most definatly.

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%% * KnowNothingKnowItAll: Pete Hutter, most definatly.definitely.



* LiteralCliffhanger: A humorous example as Brisco is hanging out a window with Socrates(who is holding onto Brisco's belt). There's a wagonful of sharp pointy things under them and a Chinese gangster stepping on Brisco's fingers.

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* LiteralCliffhanger: A humorous example as Brisco is hanging out a window with Socrates(who Socrates (who is holding onto Brisco's belt). There's a wagonful of sharp pointy things under them and a Chinese gangster stepping on Brisco's fingers.



* LoveAtFirstPunch: Attempted straight play in the Pilot with Amanda Wickwire...subverted in that she's PutOnABus immediately afterwards.
* LukeYouAreMyFather: In "Hard Rock," Whip to Hondo.
* MacGuffin: The Orb.

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%% * LoveAtFirstPunch: Attempted straight play in the Pilot with Amanda Wickwire...subverted in that she's PutOnABus immediately afterwards.
%% * LukeYouAreMyFather: In "Hard Rock," Whip to Hondo.
%% * MacGuffin: The Orb.



** Not to mention the [[spoiler: second orb]] in "Senior Spirit"
* TheMafia: Both Irish and Italian

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%% ** Not to mention the [[spoiler: second orb]] in "Senior Spirit"
Spirit".
%%
* TheMafia: Both Irish and ItalianItalian.



* MaternallyChallenged: Subverted with Dixie in "And Baby Makes Three."

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%% * MaternallyChallenged: Subverted with Dixie in "And Baby Makes Three."



* TheMole: [[spoiler: Pena's second-in-command Aguerro]] in "Brisco in Jalisco" and [[spoiler: Rita Avnet]] in "Deep in the Heart of Dixie"

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%% * TheMole: [[spoiler: Pena's second-in-command Aguerro]] in "Brisco in Jalisco" and [[spoiler: Rita Avnet]] in "Deep in the Heart of Dixie"



* MrExposition: Prof. Coles, Orb scholar
* MysteryArc
* NakedOnArrival (also Naked On Departure)
-->'''Lord Bowler:''' Dayum!\\
'''Brisco County Jr.:''' Now, it's just anatomy guys.\\
'''Lord Bowler:''' Yeah, it sure looks real good on her.
* NeverFoundTheBody: In the episode The Brooklyn Dodgers.
* NewOldFlame: Annie Cavendish for Brisco in "Showdown" and Lenore Raymond for Bowler in "Hard Rock".

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%% * MrExposition: Prof. Coles, Orb scholar
scholar.
%%
* MysteryArc
%% * NakedOnArrival (also Naked On Departure)
%% -->'''Lord Bowler:''' Dayum!\\
%% '''Brisco County Jr.:''' Now, it's just anatomy guys.\\
%% '''Lord Bowler:''' Yeah, it sure looks real good on her.
%% * NeverFoundTheBody: In the episode The "The Brooklyn Dodgers.
Dodgers".
* NewOldFlame: NewOldFlame
**
Annie Cavendish for Brisco in "Showdown" and Lenore Raymond for Bowler in "Hard Rock".



* NiceHat: In "Fountain of Youth," one of the pretty boy mooks compliments Bly's hat and asks where he got it. (The other mook asks what is wrong is with him.)

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* NiceHat: NiceHat
**
In "Fountain of Youth," one of the pretty boy mooks compliments Bly's hat and asks where he got it. (The other mook asks what is wrong is with him.)



* NonHumanSidekick: Comet.
* NoodleIncident: An example from the episode "Hard Rock" where there's a buckboard wagon stuck in the side of the second floor of a building:
-->'''Brisco:''' What's with the buckboard?\\

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%% * NonHumanSidekick: Comet.
* NoodleIncident: NoodleIncident
**
An example from the episode "Hard Rock" where there's a buckboard wagon stuck in the side of the second floor of a building:
-->'''Brisco:''' --->'''Brisco:''' What's with the buckboard?\\



** As Bowler explains his NewOldFlame to Brisco, he has to reveal his last name was originally "Lonefeather." When Brisco asks why he changed it, Bowler simply asks him which story he'd rather here at this point.

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** As Bowler explains his NewOldFlame to Brisco, he has to reveal his last name was originally "Lonefeather." When Brisco asks why he changed it, Bowler simply asks him which story he'd rather here hear at this point.



* OldMaster: Lee Pow, leader of the Scarred Foot Clan.
* OneLiner: A staple of the show.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou

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%% * OldMaster: Lee Pow, leader of the Scarred Foot Clan.
%% * OneLiner: A staple of the show.
%% * TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou



* ParentalAbandonment: Episode: The Brooklyn Dodgers. Okay, actually [[spoiler: The children weren't abandoned, they thought both their parents were dead but their mother was still alive although she also believed they were both dead.]]

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* ParentalAbandonment: Episode: The ParentalAbandonment
** In "The
Brooklyn Dodgers.Dodgers". Okay, actually [[spoiler: The children weren't abandoned, they thought both their parents were dead but their mother was still alive although she also believed they were both dead.]]



* ParentalFavoritism: In "Mail Order Brides," Ma Swill says that dearly-departed Gil was her favorite.
* ParodyNames:

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* ParentalFavoritism: In "Mail Order Brides," Ma Swill says that her dearly-departed son Gil was her favorite.
* ParodyNames: ParodyNames



* PianoDrop: John Bly arranges this as Brisco is chasing him, used as a Commercial Break Cliffhanger. Brisco shoots the pully clamp to stop it just before it hits him and his Girl Of The Week.
* PinkertonDetective

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* PianoDrop: John Bly arranges this as Brisco is chasing him, used as a Commercial Break Cliffhanger. CommercialBreakCliffhanger. Brisco shoots the pully clamp to stop it just before it hits him and his Girl Of The Week.
GirlOfTheWeek.
%%
* PinkertonDetective



* TheProfessor: Wickwire and Coles
* PunBasedTitle: Almost every chapter title per episode (After the Pilot, always two there are: EX: "I'll be Sawing You in All the Old Familiar Places"; "When All is Zed and Done").
* PunchedAcrossTheRoom: Justified due to the [[DeusExMachina Power]] of the [[MacGuffin Orb]].
* PutOnABus: Amanda Wickwire, DesignatedLoveInterest of the Pilot.

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%% * TheProfessor: Wickwire and Coles
* PunBasedTitle: Almost every chapter title per episode (After episode. After the Pilot, pilot, always two there are: EX: "I'll be Sawing You in All the Old Familiar Places"; "When All is Zed and Done").
%% * PunchedAcrossTheRoom: Justified due to the [[DeusExMachina Power]] of the [[MacGuffin Orb]].
* PutOnABus: Amanda Wickwire, DesignatedLoveInterest of Brisco in the Pilot.pilot.



* RailroadTracksOfDoom
* RecklessGunUsage:

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%% * RailroadTracksOfDoom
* RecklessGunUsage: RecklessGunUsage



* RecurringCharacter: Usually Dixie Cousins, the LoveInterest, or Prof. Wickwire, the ReluctantMadScientist and sometimes both.

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* RecurringCharacter: RecurringCharacter
**
Usually Dixie Cousins, the LoveInterest, or Prof. Wickwire, the ReluctantMadScientist and sometimes both.



* ReluctantMadScientist: Professor Wickwire, though he may be just a little unhinged. In "Socrates' Sister," he is forced by Jack Randolph and Pete Hutter to use his new dive suit for their scheme. In "Senior Spirit," Bly has him kidnapped to study an Orb and threatens a hostage to force his compliance.
* RetroactivePrecognition: Brisco and his obsession over "the coming thing." Which he runs into quite frequently, even when he doesn't know it (such as drive-thru windows and the hitchhiker's thumb.)

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* ReluctantMadScientist: Professor Wickwire, though he may be just a little unhinged. unhinged.
**
In "Socrates' Sister," he is forced by Jack Randolph and Pete Hutter to use his new dive suit for their scheme. scheme
**
In "Senior Spirit," Bly has him kidnapped to study an Orb and threatens a hostage to force his compliance.
* RetroactivePrecognition: RetroactivePrecognition
**
Brisco and his obsession over "the coming thing." Which he runs into quite frequently, even when he doesn't know it (such as drive-thru windows and the hitchhiker's thumb.)



* {{Retirony}}: In [[spoiler:"Bye Bly" with Lord Bowler]] this was played straight [[spoiler:and then subverted.]]
** Best part: {{retirony}} is used exclusively for dramatic effect; [[spoiler: after Bowler does not die, he decides against retirement. He was thinking of retiring just so it would be extra poignant when he dies.]]

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%% * {{Retirony}}: In [[spoiler:"Bye Bly" with Lord Bowler]] this was played straight [[spoiler:and then subverted.]]
%% ** Best part: {{retirony}} is used exclusively for dramatic effect; [[spoiler: after Bowler does not die, he decides against retirement. He was thinking of retiring just so it would be extra poignant when he dies.]]



* RevengeBeforeReason: Generally averted with Brisco himself. He's hunting the men that murdered his father, but as personal as the loss was, he is content to bring them to justice.
** Played straight, however, when Brisco encounters the man responsible for his mother's death. Brisco takes two beatings when he tries fighting head-on as opposed to using his wits.
* TheRevolutionWillNotBeVilified: "Brisco in Jalisco".
* RuleOfCool: One of the driving forces of the series, along with...
* RuleOfFunny
* RunawayTrain

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* RevengeBeforeReason: Generally averted with Brisco himself. He's hunting the men that murdered his father, but as personal as the loss was, he is content to bring them to justice.
**
justice. Played straight, however, when Brisco encounters the man responsible for his mother's death. Brisco takes two beatings when he tries fighting head-on as opposed to using his wits.
%% * TheRevolutionWillNotBeVilified: "Brisco in Jalisco".
%% * RuleOfCool: One of the driving forces of the series, along with...
%% * RuleOfFunny
%% * RunawayTrain



* SealedEvilInACan: Or an Orb, in this case.
* SecretLegacy
* SexyDiscretionShot
* ShadowDiscretionShot
* ShakyPOVCam

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%% * SealedEvilInACan: Or an Orb, in this case.
%% * SecretLegacy
%% * SexyDiscretionShot
%% * ShadowDiscretionShot
%% * ShakyPOVCam



* TheSheriff

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%% * TheSheriff



** In "Riverboat" Brisco's gambler outfit is a duplicate of the one worn by James Garner in Maverick.
** One episode has John Astin's character remark that the John/John Quincy Adams family was said to be weird.

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** In "Riverboat" Brisco's gambler outfit is a duplicate of the one worn by James Garner in Maverick.
''Series/{{Maverick}}''.
** One episode has John Astin's character remark that the John/John John (John Quincy Adams Adams') family was said to be weird.



** One of the residents of No Man's Land is [[Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman Dr. Quintano, Medicine Woman]].

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** One of the residents of No "No Man's Land Land" is [[Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman Dr. Quintano, Medicine Woman]].



* SpinningPaper: Used in the opening credits to tell the pilot's back story of Brisco's Dad getting killed, Millionaires hiring his Son, and Lord Bowler on Brisco's trail as a competitive Bounty Hunter. After Brisco and Bowler became partners, that part was excised.

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* SpinningPaper: Used in the opening credits to tell the pilot's back story of Brisco's Dad getting killed, Millionaires millionaires hiring his Son, son, and Lord Bowler on Brisco's trail as a competitive Bounty Hunter. After Brisco and Bowler became partners, that part was excised.



* SplitPersonalityTakeover
* StalkerWithACrush: Rita Avnet for Socrates.

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%% * SplitPersonalityTakeover
%% * StalkerWithACrush: Rita Avnet for Socrates.



* SuperStrength: One of the benefits to the Orb.
* SupervillainLair
* TankGoodness: In "No Man's Land"
* TechnoBabble: The long-awaited explanation of the orb in "Bye Bly."
* TemporalParadox

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* SuperStrength: One of the benefits to of possessing the Orb.
%% * SupervillainLair
%% * TankGoodness: In "No Man's Land"
Land".
%%
* TechnoBabble: The long-awaited explanation of the orb in "Bye Bly."
%% * TemporalParadox



* TenLittleMurderVictims: The Superlative Seven.

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%% * TenLittleMurderVictims: The Superlative Seven.



* TimeTravel

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%% * TimeTravel



* TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot
* {{Troperiffic}}
* TrueCompanions
* TwilightOfTheOldWest

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%% * TravelingAtTheSpeedOfPlot
%% * {{Troperiffic}}
%% * TrueCompanions
%% * TwilightOfTheOldWest



* USMarshal: Brisco County, Sr.

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%% * USMarshal: Brisco County, Sr.



* WillTheyOrWontThey: Brisco and Dixie. A SexyDiscretionShot strongly suggests they did in the Pilot and while they clearly have feelings for each other, they never really get together until near the end of the season.
* WittyBanter: This show practically crawls with it.
* WomanScorned: Part of the reveal to [[spoiler:"Brisco for the Defense"]].

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Brisco and Dixie. A SexyDiscretionShot strongly suggests they did in the Pilot pilot and while they clearly have feelings for each other, they never really get together until near the end of the season.
%% * WittyBanter: This show practically crawls with it.
%% * WomanScorned: Part of the reveal to [[spoiler:"Brisco for the Defense"]].



* TheWorfEffect: Bowler gets a dose of this whenever some new character needs to be established as physically strong, like Crystal Hawks, or ned Zed.

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* TheWorfEffect: Bowler gets a dose of this whenever some new character needs to be established as physically strong, like Crystal Hawks, or ned Ned Zed.



* WrenchWench: Amanda Wickwire in the Pilot. The Schwenke sisters in "No Man's Land" and "Steel Horses."

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%% * WrenchWench: Amanda Wickwire in the Pilot.pilot. The Schwenke sisters in "No Man's Land" and "Steel Horses."



* YoungGun: "Whip" Morgan

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%% * YoungGun: "Whip" Morgan
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!!This TV Series Provides Examples of:

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!!This TV Series Provides Examples of:series provides examples of:



* BoxingEpisode: ''Riverboat''

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* BoxingEpisode: ''Riverboat''"Riverboat"



** Subverted in ''Socrates' Sister'' where the titular sister Iphigenia Poole (Judith Hoag) helps accused forger Jack Randolph (William Russ), who claimed MistakenIdentity, to escape...guess what; [[TropeTelegraphing he was guilty all along]].
** Played straight in ''Crystal Hawks'' with Brisco himself the innocent accused.

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** Subverted in ''Socrates' Sister'' "Socrates' Sister" where the titular sister Iphigenia Poole (Judith Hoag) helps accused forger Jack Randolph (William Russ), who claimed MistakenIdentity, to escape...guess what; [[TropeTelegraphing he was guilty all along]].
** Played straight in ''Crystal Hawks'' "Crystal Hawks" with Brisco himself the innocent accused.



* HalloweenEpisode: The episode of ''Bad Luck Betty''

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* HalloweenEpisode: The episode of ''Bad "Bad Luck Betty''Betty".



* ILied: A villain does this to Pete Hutter in the episode ''And Baby Makes Three''

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* ILied: A villain does this to Pete Hutter in the episode ''And "And Baby Makes Three''Three".



* IronicEcho: As a RunningGag throughout ''Socrates' Sister'', people keep commenting that Socrates is carrying "too much weight" during his ill-planned quest to rescue his sister. At the end of the episode, [[spoiler: after the rope that leads to Jack Randolph's diving suit snaps, dooming him to death by drowning]], Prof. Wickwire ruefully comments that there was "too much weight."

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* IronicEcho: As a RunningGag throughout ''Socrates' Sister'', "Socrates' Sister", people keep commenting that Socrates is carrying "too much weight" during his ill-planned quest to rescue his sister. At the end of the episode, [[spoiler: after the rope that leads to Jack Randolph's diving suit snaps, dooming him to death by drowning]], Prof. Wickwire ruefully comments that there was "too much weight."



* JailBake: Played with in ''Socrates' Sister''. Iphigenia brings a "birthday cake" to Jack Randolph, but the warden lampshades how often people seem to have birthdays in jail and cuts the cake to pieces, only to find nothing in it. He and his deputies gleefully devour it themselves [[BatmanGambit and subsequently fall victim to the sleeping powder Iphigenia had laced it with.]]

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* JailBake: Played with in ''Socrates' Sister''."Socrates' Sister". Iphigenia brings a "birthday cake" to Jack Randolph, but the warden lampshades how often people seem to have birthdays in jail and cuts the cake to pieces, only to find nothing in it. He and his deputies gleefully devour it themselves [[BatmanGambit and subsequently fall victim to the sleeping powder Iphigenia had laced it with.]]



** From ''No Man's Land'': [[Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman Dr. Rosa Quintano, Medicine Woman]].

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** From ''No "No Man's Land'': Land": [[Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman Dr. Rosa Quintano, Medicine Woman]].



* ScaryBlackMan: Both played straight ''and'' subverted in Lord Bowler. He tries to be this Trope and sometimes succeeds...when his own dimwittedness doesn't subvert the attempt.

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* ScaryBlackMan: Both played straight ''and'' subverted in Lord Bowler. He tries to be this Trope trope and sometimes succeeds...when his own dimwittedness doesn't subvert the attempt.
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** Subverted in ''Socrates' Sister'' where the titular sister Iphigenia Poole (Judith Hoag) helps accused forger Jack Randolph (William Russ), who claimed MistakenIdentity, to escape...guess what; [[TropeTelegraphing he was guilty all along]]

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** Subverted in ''Socrates' Sister'' where the titular sister Iphigenia Poole (Judith Hoag) helps accused forger Jack Randolph (William Russ), who claimed MistakenIdentity, to escape...guess what; [[TropeTelegraphing he was guilty all along]]along]].
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* BrotherChuck: Professor Wickwire's daughter Amanda is never heard from after the pilot.

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* BrotherChuck: BrotherChuck
**
Professor Wickwire's daughter Amanda is never heard from after the pilot.



* ButtMonkey: When at odds with Brisco, Bowler tends to wind up as this.

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* ButtMonkey: ButtMonkey
**
When at odds with Brisco, Bowler tends to wind up as this.



* CardSharp: Played to the hilt in one episode where Brisco is in a poker game and both he an his opponent are cheating extensively. At one point Brisco even reaches down to pet a dog and pulls an ace from its collar. Even the cigarette girl is in on it. Though Brisco's opponent has a hand of five kings, he concedes defeat to Brisco's five aces:

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* CardSharp: Played to the hilt in one episode where Brisco is in a poker game and both he an and his opponent are cheating extensively. At one point Brisco even reaches down to pet a dog and pulls an ace from its collar. Even the cigarette girl is in on it. Even more fun is that despite Brisco's obsession with the "coming thing," he's relying on classic low-tech cheating while the other guy has all kinds of steampunk gadgets to help him. Though Brisco's opponent has a hand of five kings, he concedes defeat to Brisco's five aces:



** Even more fun is that despite Brisco's obsession with the "coming thing," he's relying on classic low-tech cheating while the other guy has all kinds of steampunk gadgets to help him. And it's still Brisco who wins.



* CharacterAsHimself: "...with [[CoolHorse Comet]]" - actually played by four horses, each with a specific area of training (gestures, riding tricks, etc.)
** Bruce Campbell mentions on the commentary that there were a few times where he had to break it to an episode's director that a shot they wanted with Comet was impossible, due to requiring two different horses.

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* CharacterAsHimself: "...with [[CoolHorse Comet]]" - actually played by four horses, each with a specific area of training (gestures, riding tricks, etc.)
**
). Bruce Campbell mentions on the commentary that there were a few times where he had to break it to an episode's director that a shot they wanted with Comet was impossible, due to requiring two different horses.
17th Feb '17 11:12:06 PM Arivne
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* BountyHunter: Aside from Brisco and Bowler, many other bounty hunters also appear in the show. Most notably in the episode Bounty Hunters Convention

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* BountyHunter: Aside from Brisco and Bowler, many other bounty hunters also appear in the show. Most notably in the episode Bounty "Bounty Hunters ConventionConvention".
17th Feb '17 11:10:36 PM Arivne
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* BettyAndVeronica: Amanda Wickwire and Dixie Cousins, at least in the pilot

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* BettyAndVeronica: Amanda Wickwire and Dixie Cousins, at least in the pilotpilot.
17th Feb '17 11:07:34 PM Arivne
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* AirGuitar: Actually more like Dueling Air Banjos when Pete Hutter and Aaron Viva try to outdo each other while locked in a jail cell

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* AirGuitar: Actually more like Dueling Air Banjos when Pete Hutter and Aaron Viva try to outdo each other while locked in a jail cellcell.
7th Oct '16 9:13:04 AM kyrtuck
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* BoxingEpisode: ''Riverboat''


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* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Pete Hutter, most definatly.
29th May '16 12:12:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil
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