History Series / TheLWord

26th Jan '17 11:22:00 AM Wyldchyld
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* [[MrFanservice Heterosexual Brigade Bait]]: Most of the prominent male characters are conventionally handsome. There's also [[FetishFuelStationAttendant Shane]], the [[TallDarkAndHandsome dark-haired, androgynous]] {{Bifauxnen}} with the deep voice, the DarkAndTroubledPast, [[{{Harem}} admirers lining up around the block]], and as many [[ShirtlessScene shirtless scenes]] as any other two characters on the show put together.

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* [[MrFanservice Heterosexual Brigade Bait]]: Most of the prominent male characters are conventionally handsome. There's also [[FetishFuelStationAttendant Shane]], Shane, the [[TallDarkAndHandsome dark-haired, androgynous]] {{Bifauxnen}} with the deep voice, the DarkAndTroubledPast, [[{{Harem}} admirers lining up around the block]], and as many [[ShirtlessScene shirtless scenes]] as any other two characters on the show put together.
19th Dec '16 6:59:06 AM LarryMullen
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Inverted - The series took place in Los Angeles, but was filmed in Vancouver. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] at one point in Season 5, when Jenny is scouting locations for ''[[ShowWithinAShow Lez Girls]]'', and loudly proclaims that "Vancouver can't pass for L.A.!"
18th Dec '16 11:20:14 PM foxley
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* WrongInsultOffence: A group of hicks started harassing Jenny and her then-girlfriend, [[ButchLesbian Max]] by asking if Max was "[her] faggot". Jenny's response was a taser and this [[CrazyAwesome bizarrely awesome]] CrossesTheLineTwice example:
--->'''Jenny:''' We're not faggots, we're dykes, you asshole!
31st Oct '16 3:51:28 AM jormis29
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** Carmen was a case of RealLifeWritesThePlot. Sarah Shahi was cast in a starring role on the network TV [[PoliceProcedural cop drama]] {{Life}}.

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** Carmen was a case of RealLifeWritesThePlot. Sarah Shahi was cast in a starring role on the network TV [[PoliceProcedural cop drama]] {{Life}}.''Series/{{Life}}''.
17th Mar '16 4:11:23 PM Ea4g
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* YouMonster: Bette, when Fae Buckley brings up [[ThisIsUnforgivable Tina's stillborn child in a debate and claims that god killed Tina's unborn child, because they were lesbians and god wanted to spare it from being raised by lesbians. This is what provoked Bette into pulling out a video cassette with a porno video, were the 17-year-old Fae Buckley a.k.a. "China" starred. She ran away from an abusive home and survived as a prostitute and porn actress. Tina also states the trope name word for word right before the end.]]

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* YouMonster: Bette, when Fae Buckley brings up [[ThisIsUnforgivable Tina's stillborn child in a debate and claims that god killed Tina's unborn child, because they were lesbians and god wanted to spare it from being raised by lesbians. This is what provoked Bette into pulling out a video cassette with a porno video, were the 17-year-old Fae Buckley a.k.a. "China" starred. She ran away from an abusive home and survived as a prostitute and porn actress. ]] Tina also states the trope name word for word right before the end.]]
17th Mar '16 4:10:21 PM Ea4g
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* YouMonster: Bette, when Fae Buckley brings up [[spoiler:Tina's stillborn child in a debate and claims that god killed Tina's unborn child, because they were lesbians and god wanted to spare it from being raised by lesbians (which was partly provoked by Bette pulling out a video cassette with a porno video, were the 17-year-old Fae Buckley a.k.a. "China" starred. She ran away from an abusive home and survived as a prostitute and porn actress).]]

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* YouMonster: Bette, when Fae Buckley brings up [[spoiler:Tina's [[ThisIsUnforgivable Tina's stillborn child in a debate and claims that god killed Tina's unborn child, because they were lesbians and god wanted to spare it from being raised by lesbians (which was partly lesbians. This is what provoked by Bette into pulling out a video cassette with a porno video, were the 17-year-old Fae Buckley a.k.a. "China" starred. She ran away from an abusive home and survived as a prostitute and porn actress).actress. Tina also states the trope name word for word right before the end.]]
8th Jul '15 4:22:30 PM moloch
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Now has a [[Characters/TheLWord charcter sheet]].

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Now has a [[Characters/TheLWord charcter character sheet]].
2nd Jul '15 5:41:18 PM nombretomado
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* TheCameo: The series was brimming with them, from a surprisingly wide variety of actors, usually playing [[AsHimself themselves]] or [[TheDanza thinly-veiled versions thereof]]. Notable examples include Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Arianna Huffington, Guinevere Turner, Ossie Davis, Eric Roberts, Dana Delany, Margot Kidder, [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined Michael Hogan]], [[{{WTH Casting Agency}} Snoop Dogg]]. Between Tigh, Cally, Helo, Leoben and D'Anna, half the cast of ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' showed up at one point or another. Cobie Smulders had a 4-episode run in Season 2, before [[Series/HowIMetYourMother her big break]].

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* TheCameo: The series was brimming with them, from a surprisingly wide variety of actors, usually playing [[AsHimself themselves]] or [[TheDanza thinly-veiled versions thereof]]. Notable examples include Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Arianna Huffington, Guinevere Turner, Ossie Davis, Eric Roberts, Dana Delany, Margot Kidder, [[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Michael Hogan]], [[{{WTH Casting Agency}} Snoop Dogg]]. Between Tigh, Cally, Helo, Leoben and D'Anna, half the cast of ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' Galactica|2003}}'' showed up at one point or another. Cobie Smulders had a 4-episode run in Season 2, before [[Series/HowIMetYourMother her big break]].
30th Jun '15 3:34:00 PM takship
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* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YfN-qAjbRw "Virgin Cat"]] by Anna Tsuchiya is the theme song in the Japanese version.

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* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YfN-qAjbRw "Virgin Cat"]] by Anna Tsuchiya {{Music/Anna Tsuchiya}} is the theme song in the Japanese version.
14th Jun '15 2:30:47 PM creader
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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: Alice, for the most part.

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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: OnlySaneWoman: Alice, for the most part.


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* ProtagonistCenteredMorality: All characters get this to some degree, but Bette is easily the worst. Helena would rather donate money to a shelter for single mothers and their children rather than give Bette an art grant? Guess who the romantic antagonist is for the same season.
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