History Series / TheAvengers

28th May '16 11:12:12 PM foxley
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* UnderwaterBase: In "Forward Base", the eponymous base turns out to be an elaborate submersible community hidden in Lake Ontario.
28th May '16 11:07:54 PM foxley
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* ParanoiaGambit: In "Forward Base", Purdey and Gambit spook a Russian agent into revealing the location of the base by calling him to tell him his cover is blown, and then doing absolutely nothing. They reason that the fact that he cannot find them will absolutely convince him that they are on to him.
28th May '16 10:59:17 PM foxley
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* BulletCatch: In one episode, the Russians had developed a super-martial arts training program which would enable those who survived to deflect bullets with their hands. The graduate did fairly well, but it turned out he could only deflect attacks from one direction at a time.

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* BookSafe: In "Forward Base", a Russian agent has the radio for contacting the eponymous forward base inside a copy of the Bible.
* BulletCatch: In one episode, "The Gladiators", the Russians had developed a super-martial arts training program which would enable those who survived to deflect bullets with their hands. The graduate did fairly well, but it turned out he could only deflect attacks from one direction at a time.
19th May '16 3:19:26 PM foxley
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* StabTheSalad: TheTeaser of "Complex" opens with what appears to be a sniper sighting down a rifle on someone exiting a building. As he squeezes the trigger, it is revealed that he is actually using a special long-distance camera mounted on a rifle-style stock to take a photograph.
16th May '16 3:40:31 PM MarkLungo
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* AnachronisticClue: In "K is for Kill: Tiger by the Tail", Steed and Gambit realise that the K agent had a recent photo of his target despite having in cryogenic suspension since WorldWarII. This tells them that the agent had access to a recent file since his awakening.

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* AnachronisticClue: In "K is for Kill: Tiger by the Tail", Steed and Gambit realise that the K agent had a recent photo of his target despite having in [[HumanPopsicle cryogenic suspension suspension]] since WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. This tells them that the agent had access to a recent file since his awakening.



* RenegadeRussian: In the "K is for Kill" two-parter, Colonel Stanislav is a hardliner who is not happy with the thawing Cold War, and puts in a motion a scheme set up after WorldWarII in an attempt to trigger World War III.

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* RenegadeRussian: In the "K is for Kill" two-parter, Colonel Stanislav is a hardliner who is not happy with the thawing Cold War, and puts in a motion a scheme set up after WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII in an attempt to trigger World War III.



* SupernaturallyYoungParent: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into cryogenic sleep shortly after WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.

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* SupernaturallyYoungParent: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into [[HumanPopsicle cryogenic sleep sleep]] shortly after WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.



* TownWithADarkSecret: "The Eagle's Nest" where a remote Scottish island was harbouring a dark secret. The island had been secretly taken over by Nazis at the end of WorldWarII, and the monastery as being used to house the cryogenically frozen body of Adolf Hitler until such time as they could revive him.

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* TownWithADarkSecret: "The Eagle's Nest" where a remote Scottish island was harbouring a dark secret. The island had been secretly taken over by Nazis at the end of WorldWarII, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, and the monastery as being used to house the cryogenically frozen body of Adolf Hitler UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler until such time as they could revive him.
16th May '16 3:05:44 PM foxley
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* AIIsACrapshoot: In "Complex", the computer controlling the entirety of the security headquarters has actually been constructed to act as a spy for the Soviets. It starts murdering any agents who get too close to figuring out its secret.
16th May '16 12:36:16 AM foxley
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* SupernaturallyYouthfulParent: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into cryogenic sleep shortly after WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.

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* SupernaturallyYouthfulParent: SupernaturallyYoungParent: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into cryogenic sleep shortly after WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.
16th May '16 12:34:24 AM foxley
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* SupernaturallyYouthfulFather: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into cryogenic sleep shortly after WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.

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* SupernaturallyYouthfulFather: SupernaturallyYouthfulParent: In "K is for Kill", Colonel Stanislav activates a cadre of Soviet soldiers who were put into cryogenic sleep shortly after WorldWarII. One of the soldiers is his father, who now appears about half the age of his son.
16th May '16 12:21:21 AM foxley
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* MurderByCremation: In "Complex", the murderous AI controlling the building disposes of one its victims by dumping him into the building's trash incinerator.
16th May '16 12:11:28 AM foxley
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* TheEiffelTowerEffect: "Complex", the first episode filmed in Canada, opens with a shot of the CN Tower in Toronto so there can be no doubt where they are.


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* EvilElevator: In "Complex", the murderous AI controlling the building causes the floor to drop out of the elevator beneath Greenwood's feet, send him plummeting to his death.
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