History Series / TheCloser

3rd Jul '16 2:46:20 PM gewunomox
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* [[FakeAmerican Fake Southern]]: Creator/KyraSedgwick is from New York. And not just from New York, but top-level Manhattan Socialite (her first cousin once removed Edie Sedgwick [[TheMuse inspired]] "[[BobDylan Like a]] [[PrincessInRags Rolling Stone]]"). She's [[strike:about as]] ten times less Southern than Rudy Giuliani. On the other hand, her Southern accent isn't half bad.

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* [[FakeAmerican Fake Southern]]: Creator/KyraSedgwick is from New York. And not just from New York, but top-level Manhattan Socialite (her first cousin once removed Edie Sedgwick [[TheMuse inspired]] "[[BobDylan "[[Music/BobDylan Like a]] [[PrincessInRags Rolling Stone]]"). She's [[strike:about as]] ten times less Southern than Rudy Giuliani. On the other hand, her Southern accent isn't half bad.
14th Feb '16 9:03:20 PM MikeW
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* TranquilFury: Brenda was a master of this, usually dramatic (questioning a horrible killer) but also for laughs (see anytime Provenza and Flynn pull a screw-up).
21st Dec '15 9:21:17 AM gallium
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* LanguageFluencyDenial: In one episode, the suspect claimed that she didn't speak English, so Brenda had Martinez question her in Spanish. It turned out that the suspect spoke perfect English but barely spoke Spanish!
1st Oct '15 8:20:15 PM DrSlide
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* SweetTooth: Johnson's continuing struggle with chocolate.

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* SweetTooth: Johnson's continuing struggle with chocolate.habit of stashing junk food and candy anywhere she can hide it, including her purse and desk drawers.
7th Sep '15 9:17:37 PM foxley
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* InconvenientlyVanishingExoneratingEvidence: Sgt Gabriel returns fire on a fleeing murderer but the gun isn't found and it appears he's shot an unarmed man. Brenda realizes that the shooter, the man's partner in the original murder, had been standing right by him and disappeared in the darkness after Gabriel returned fire.
31st Aug '15 12:09:05 PM KeithM
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* GreyAndGrayMorality: Mentioned several times as being the case in the intelligence world when Brenda is enlisted by the CIA to help them deal with a situation involving terrorists getting a hold of plutonium. Her former mentor expresses his feelings about being involved in a situation where this time was one of the few where it was a clear case of good guys versus bad guys and he was on the right side.
31st Aug '15 11:54:21 AM KeithM
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* DisasterDominoes: "In Junk in the Trunk", the car containing a decomposing body that could ''burst'' if not handled carefully breaks loose from the tow truck, rolls the hill, smashes (trunk first) into a power pole. And then a wire falls down on it. And then the car catches fire.

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* DisasterDominoes: "In Junk in the Trunk", the car containing a decomposing body that could ''burst'' if not handled carefully breaks loose from the tow truck, rolls the hill, smashes (trunk first) into a power pole. And then a hot wire and transformer falls down on it. And then the car catches fire.
31st Aug '15 11:53:16 AM KeithM
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** In "Junk in the Trunk", while Provenza is on the phone trying to convince Johnson that she ''didn't'' just hear Sanchez at the crime scene when he's supposed to be on desk duty, the car witht he body breaks free and rolls down the hill with the rest of the squad futily chasing after it.

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** In "Junk in the Trunk", while Provenza is on the phone trying to convince Johnson that she ''didn't'' just hear Sanchez at the crime scene when he's supposed to be on desk duty, the car witht he with the body breaks free and rolls down the hill behind him with the rest of the squad futily chasing after it.
31st Aug '15 11:50:14 AM KeithM
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* DisasterDominos: "In Junk in the Trunk", the car containing a decomposing body that could ''burst'' if not handled carefully breaks loose from the tow truck, rolls the hill, smashes (trunk first) into a power pole. And then a wire falls down on it. And then the car catches fire.

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* DisasterDominos: DisasterDominoes: "In Junk in the Trunk", the car containing a decomposing body that could ''burst'' if not handled carefully breaks loose from the tow truck, rolls the hill, smashes (trunk first) into a power pole. And then a wire falls down on it. And then the car catches fire.
31st Aug '15 11:49:11 AM KeithM
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* DisasterDominos: "In Junk in the Trunk", the car containing a decomposing body that could ''burst'' if not handled carefully breaks loose from the tow truck, rolls the hill, smashes (trunk first) into a power pole. And then a wire falls down on it. And then the car catches fire.


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** In "Junk in the Trunk", while Provenza is on the phone trying to convince Johnson that she ''didn't'' just hear Sanchez at the crime scene when he's supposed to be on desk duty, the car witht he body breaks free and rolls down the hill with the rest of the squad futily chasing after it.
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