History Series / TheListener

27th Apr '16 7:27:03 PM beettree
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* BlessedWithSuck: Toby; [[spoiler: the extra electrical activity from reading people's minds is literally going to kill him if he continues doing it.]]

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* BlessedWithSuck: Toby; Toby's power made relationships difficult and he couldn't even control it when he was younger. And when he finally started to appreciate it, [[spoiler: the extra electrical activity from reading people's minds is literally going started to give him dangerous headaches that could potentially kill him if he continues doing it.him.]]



* CanadaDoesNotExist: At least partially subverted with prominent views of the Toronto skyline. When the main character gives a homeless man a dollar, it's a coin. However, there are no overt references to what city or country the series happens in, and everything which can be kept ambiguous seems to be.

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* CanadaDoesNotExist: At least partially subverted with prominent views of the Toronto skyline. When the main character gives a homeless man a dollar, it's a coin. However, there are no overt References to Canada were deliberately changed in the closed captions for the American market. Averted with a vengeance from the second season onward, with direct references to what city or country Canadian cities and politics, the series happens in, RCMP, a massive Canadian flag, and everything which can be kept ambiguous seems shout-outs to be.Canadian bands and TV shows.



* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Charlie and Becker. There's no indication at the end of Season 1 that her life is in danger, but as of Season 2, she apparently took a turn for the worse and died as a result of her wounds. Also, TheBusCameBack with Becker in Season 5, but no explanation is given as of Season 2 for why Becker isn't still around.]]

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* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Charlie and Becker. Ray Mercer. There's no indication at the end of Season 1 that her Charlie's life is in danger, but as of Season 2, she apparently took a turn for the worse and died as a result of her wounds. Also, TheBusCameBack with Becker in Season 5, but no Mercer vanishes without explanation is given as of after Season 2 for why Becker isn't still around.1.]]
6th Mar '16 4:05:39 PM MikeW
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* MyGodYouAreSerious: Michelle's reaction when Toby tells her he can read minds. It takes him reading her every thought and answering it verbally for her to realize this isn't some trick but he's for real. Her co-workers are likewise dubious until Toby pulls the same bit on them.
6th Nov '15 2:44:23 PM yunatwilight
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* BonusEpisode: The first season was thirteen episodes. Same with the second season.
2nd Sep '15 12:33:43 AM CritterKeeper
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* CanadaDoesNotExist: At least partially subverted with prominent views of the Toronto skyline. When the main character gives a homeless man a dollar, it's a coin. However, there are no overt references to what city or country the series happens in, and everything which can be kept ambiguous seems to be.
25th Apr '15 9:16:29 PM SharleeD
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* TheVerse: Season Three establishes that ''The Listener'' is set in the same universe as ''Series/Flashpoint'', thanks to Spike Scarlatti being treated at Oz's hospital.

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* TheVerse: Season Three establishes that ''The Listener'' is set in the same universe as ''Series/Flashpoint'', ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}'', thanks to Spike Scarlatti being treated at Oz's hospital.
25th Apr '15 9:10:07 PM SharleeD
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* InvoluntaryCharityDonation: At the end of "Zero Recall", a crime boss whose ill-gotten gains had been electronically pilfered is informed that, while the police ''did'' catch the thief who'd robbed him, so far as they can tell all the money was dispersed to children's charities all over the world. The team calls their computer expert "Robin Hood" for that one.
16th Jan '15 11:11:06 PM AngelicFallacy
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* NonindicativeFirstEpisode: More first ''season'' when the series decides to suddenly leave the entire plot of season one on cliffhangers that will never be answered in favor of a criminal-of-the-week crime procedual.
31st Dec '14 12:39:30 PM nombretomado
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* NewOldFlame: The season 4 premiere introduces Lori Black (played by JewelStaite), Toby's old girlfriend and the first person he revealed his psychic powers to. {{Inverted|Trope}} in that Toby is the one already in a relationship.

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* NewOldFlame: The season 4 premiere introduces Lori Black (played by JewelStaite), Creator/JewelStaite), Toby's old girlfriend and the first person he revealed his psychic powers to. {{Inverted|Trope}} in that Toby is the one already in a relationship.
4th Nov '14 1:28:20 AM WildGoose
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''The Listener'' has completed its first three seasons in Canada, its country of origin, and the first season has been released on DVD (but only for Region 2). It was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on May 29, 2013. It airs on CTV in Canada and Ion in the U.S. (after a short run on NBC).

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''The Listener'' has completed its first three seasons in Canada, its country of origin, and the first season has been released on DVD (but only for Region 2). It was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on May 29, 2013. The fifth and final season premiered on May 26, 2014, and concluded on August 18, 2014. It airs aired on CTV in Canada and Ion in the U.S. (after a short run on NBC).


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** Liv as well, particularly during "Lockdown", [[spoiler: which ends with her death due to exposure to an engineered virus]].
4th Nov '14 1:21:06 AM WildGoose
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* HeroicBSOD: Toby goes through this in "Fatal Vision", as he has to deal with the aftermath of shooting and killing a criminal who was about to kill him. It's additionally traumatic because he read the crime boss as he was shot, and so Toby has to relive being shot by himself and dying.



* HospitalHottie: Foster.

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* HospitalHottie: Dr. Olivia Foster.



** He does get a badge at the start of Season 4, at any rate.

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** He does get a badge at the start of Season 4, 3, at any rate.
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