History Series / V2009

9th Jun '17 7:10:26 AM Kimelea
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** Despite Ryan being a Visitor, he somehow [[spoiler:manages to ''accidentally'' get his human girlfriend pregnant. ]]
19th May '17 3:37:49 PM HighCrate
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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Decker comments at his first meeting with the Visitors that they are all what humans would consider attractive; he asks if there are any ugly Vs. Anna makes the charming "You're not so bad yourself" rejoinder, which means the Visitors could very well be GenreSavvy enough to know humans react positively to that which they find attractive. And that they would not react well to finding out that Visitors are reptiles underneath.

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Decker comments at his first meeting with the Visitors that they are all what humans would consider attractive; he asks if there are any ugly Vs. Anna makes the charming "You're not so bad yourself" rejoinder, which means the Visitors could very well be GenreSavvy enough to know humans react positively to that which they find attractive. And that they would not react well to finding out that Visitors are reptiles underneath.



* TakeThat: A kid remarks upon seeing the Vs spaceships for the first time, "Dude, this ''is'' ''Film/IndependenceDay''", to which his pal [[GenreSavvy responds]], "[[OlderThanTheyThink which itself was a ripoff of any number of alien invasion films]]."

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* TakeThat: A kid remarks upon seeing the Vs spaceships for the first time, "Dude, this ''is'' ''Film/IndependenceDay''", to which his pal [[GenreSavvy responds]], responds, "[[OlderThanTheyThink which itself was a ripoff of any number of alien invasion films]]."
2nd Aug '16 2:40:55 PM TitoMosquito
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** Then there's [[spoiler:Project Aries]]. [[spoiler:Their base is specifically stated to be built deep enough below ground to survive the impact of the New York mothership both crashing and exploding if it was ever hypothetically shot down somehow]].

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** Then there's [[spoiler:Project Aries]]. Ares]]. [[spoiler:Their base is specifically stated to be built deep enough below ground to survive the impact of the New York mothership both crashing and exploding if it was ever hypothetically shot down somehow]].somehow. And also protected them from Amy and Anna's Bliss.]]



* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything?:

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything?: DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything:
17th Jan '16 4:29:35 PM Anddrix
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* ViewersAreMorons: For the premise of the show to work the writers are assuming that people worldwide aren't asking common sense questions.
2nd Jul '15 5:02:28 PM nombretomado
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* FollowTheLeader: Arguable, the ''[[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined BSG]]'' parallels are noticeable, but it's more the concept of the reboot (an old Sci-Fi series reworked for greater political relevance and additional religious themes) than the core pitch of the shows themselves.

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* FollowTheLeader: Arguable, the ''[[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined ''[[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 BSG]]'' parallels are noticeable, but it's more the concept of the reboot (an old Sci-Fi series reworked for greater political relevance and additional religious themes) than the core pitch of the shows themselves.
29th Jun '15 12:28:38 AM Morgenthaler
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A [[TheRemake remake]] of the [[Series/{{V}} original series]], airing on Creator/{{ABC}}. Massive spaceships appear over many of the major cities of Earth, and simultaneously broadcasted images of "Anna", the leader of the Visitors. She claims that her own species is 'delighted' to find another intelligent species and want to trade their own technology for water and a "common mineral".

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A [[TheRemake remake]] of the [[Series/{{V}} [[Series/{{V 1983}} original series]], airing on Creator/{{ABC}}. Massive spaceships appear over many of the major cities of Earth, and simultaneously broadcasted images of "Anna", the leader of the Visitors. She claims that her own species is 'delighted' to find another intelligent species and want to trade their own technology for water and a "common mineral".



** Also, Anna's mother, Diana, is played by [[Series/{{V}} Jane Badler]].

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** Also, Anna's mother, Diana, is played by [[Series/{{V}} [[Series/{{V 1983}} Jane Badler]].



** And in a ShoutOut to the [[Series/{{V}} original series]], Anna opens wide and swallows a rat. Still looks fake.

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** And in a ShoutOut to the [[Series/{{V}} [[Series/{{V 1983}} original series]], Anna opens wide and swallows a rat. Still looks fake.



* SmugSnake: Anna. [[IncrediblyLamePun You saw that coming]].

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* SmugSnake: Anna. [[IncrediblyLamePun You saw that coming]].coming.
21st Jun '15 3:20:01 PM tenuousbreaker
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* [[BrattyTeenageDaughter Bratty Teenage Son]]: Ever since his dad left, Tyler has constantly been getting into trouble, consistently mistaking Erica's reasonable attempts to keep him safe as holding him down. To make matters worse, he gets a Visitor girlfriend who recruits him into their Peace Ambassador program. For a less "bratty teen" and more directly assholeish example, [[spoiler: blamed Erica for his dad's death because he thought she wasn't doing her job, properly even after he thought she was a hostage and he saw that she was visibly hurting]]. This doesn't really justify [[spoiler: [[AbusiveParents Erica hitting him]], but both of them were under stress and she usually doesn't act that way. He eventually wises up [[spoiler: but Anna has figured out how to Bliss humans by then and slams the door on that.]]

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* [[BrattyTeenageDaughter Bratty Teenage Son]]: Ever since his dad left, Tyler has constantly been getting into trouble, consistently mistaking Erica's reasonable attempts to keep him safe as holding him down. To make matters worse, he gets a Visitor girlfriend who recruits him into their Peace Ambassador program. For a less "bratty teen" and more directly assholeish example, [[spoiler: blamed Erica for his dad's death because he thought she wasn't doing her job, properly even after he thought she was a hostage and he saw that she was visibly hurting]]. This doesn't really justify [[spoiler: [[AbusiveParents Erica hitting him]], him]]]], but both of them were under stress and she usually doesn't act that way. He eventually wises up [[spoiler: but Anna has figured out how to Bliss humans by then and slams the door on that.]]



* InvincibleVillain: Even called attention to by Erica. No matter what the Fifth Column does, Anna always comes out on top. Either through DiabolusExMachina or just good PR, every supposed win they've had is thrown right back in their faces. Manages to go UpToEleven in the season 2 finale. The Fifth Column decides to take out Anna. Result? [[spoiler:Anna uses Bliss on pretty much all of humanity; the Fifth Column is basically defeated; Diana, Tyler, and Ryan are dead; and the queen egg hatches to replace Lisa.]] Coming back from that should be impressive.

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* InvincibleVillain: Even called attention to by Erica. No matter what the Fifth Column does, Anna always comes out on top. Either through DiabolusExMachina or just good PR, every supposed win they've had is thrown right back in their faces. Manages to go UpToEleven in the season 2 finale. The Fifth Column decides to take out Anna. Result? [[spoiler:Anna uses Bliss on pretty much all of humanity; the Fifth Column is basically defeated; Diana, Tyler, and Ryan are dead; and the queen egg hatches to replace Lisa.]] Coming back from that should would be impressive.impressive...if the show wasn't cancelled.
21st Jun '15 3:12:13 PM tenuousbreaker
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* ActorAllusion:
** The Pilot begins with a close up of [[{{Series/Lost}} Erica's pupil contracting when she opens her eyes.]]
** Anna gets the line "[[Series/StargateSG1 Hello, mother]]."



* [[BrattyTeenageDaughter Bratty Teenage Son]]: Just how self-absorbed is Tyler? He [[spoiler: blamed Erica for his dad's death because he thought she wasn't doing her job properly even after he thought she was a hostage and he saw that she was visibly hurting]]. Some people would call [[spoiler: [[AbusiveParents Erica abusive]] for hitting him]], but she was really doing what the audience was thinking. [[spoiler:To be fair, he eventually seems to come to his senses, but Anna has figured out how to Bliss humans by then and slams the door on that.]]

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* [[BrattyTeenageDaughter Bratty Teenage Son]]: Just how self-absorbed is Tyler? He Ever since his dad left, Tyler has constantly been getting into trouble, consistently mistaking Erica's reasonable attempts to keep him safe as holding him down. To make matters worse, he gets a Visitor girlfriend who recruits him into their Peace Ambassador program. For a less "bratty teen" and more directly assholeish example, [[spoiler: blamed Erica for his dad's death because he thought she wasn't doing her job job, properly even after he thought she was a hostage and he saw that she was visibly hurting]]. Some people would call This doesn't really justify [[spoiler: [[AbusiveParents Erica abusive]] for hitting him]], but both of them were under stress and she was really doing what the audience was thinking. [[spoiler:To be fair, he usually doesn't act that way. He eventually seems to come to his senses, wises up [[spoiler: but Anna has figured out how to Bliss humans by then and slams the door on that.]]



* DawsonCasting: Tyler and Lisa. May be justified with Lisa, in that she is a V and supposed to have an UncannyValley look, but it is pretty obvious that Tyler's actor is about 20, especially in shots where Tyler is standing with Anna.
23rd Mar '15 3:32:52 PM nombretomado
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Stars [[Series/{{Lost}} Elizabeth Mitchell]] as Erica Evans and has [[{{Firefly}} Morena Baccarin]] as Anna, in a role equivalent to Diana's in the original.

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Stars [[Series/{{Lost}} Elizabeth Mitchell]] as Erica Evans and has [[{{Firefly}} [[{{Series/Firefly}} Morena Baccarin]] as Anna, in a role equivalent to Diana's in the original.
14th Jan '15 2:22:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Matricide}}: From the season 2 finale:
** [[spoiler:After a HopeSpot which saw Diana take power back from her evil child and declare an era of peace with humans, Anna then returned, claiming that she now understands human emotion like love and caring. However, she then sneeks up behind her mom and impales her with her tail to cement her status as queen.]]
** [[spoiler:Anna's daughter Lisa almost became one in the same episode as the fifth column used her as a Decoy Damsel to lure her evil mother out so she could stab her in the back and end the war. However, the ManipulativeBitch convinced her that she had changed her ways and now cared about her and her TooDumbToLive daughter actually believed it. After murdering Diana, Anna even boasts about how she manipulated her own child, telling her "now that is how you kill your mother".]]
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