History Series / WarOfTheWorlds

16th Apr '16 10:49:00 AM nombretomado
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* Debi [=McCullough=] (Rachel Blanchard, later of ''[[Main.SeventhHeaven Seventh Heaven]]''), Suzanne's young daughter. Rarely involved in the action in any way until season 2, but the only major supporting character with an ongoing presence in season 1.

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* Debi [=McCullough=] (Rachel Blanchard, later of ''[[Main.SeventhHeaven Seventh Heaven]]''), ''Series/SeventhHeaven''), Suzanne's young daughter. Rarely involved in the action in any way until season 2, but the only major supporting character with an ongoing presence in season 1.
1st Apr '16 11:36:48 PM nombretomado
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Though the show is now mostly forgotten (for many years, the show's owners at Paramount denied that it had ever even existed), its influences can be seen in many of the series that followed, such as ''Series/FirstWave'', ''Series/TheXFiles'', ''EarthFinalConflict'' and ''Series/DarkSkies''.

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Though the show is now mostly forgotten (for many years, the show's owners at Paramount denied that it had ever even existed), its influences can be seen in many of the series that followed, such as ''Series/FirstWave'', ''Series/TheXFiles'', ''EarthFinalConflict'' ''Series/EarthFinalConflict'' and ''Series/DarkSkies''.
14th Mar '16 10:49:36 AM Geoduck
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* AssholeVictim: The gang of terrorists who inadvertently let the aliens loose in the pilot episode and get possessed by them.


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* IntoxicationEnsues: In one episode Blackwood and [=McCullough=] accidentally get zapped by an alien device that causes them to lose their inhibitions.
28th Jan '16 5:52:48 PM MarkLungo
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[[caption-width-right:350:The first season cast. Left to right: Colonel Ironhorse (Richard Chaves), Dr. Blackwood (Jared Martin), Norton Drake (Philip Akin) and Dr. [=McCullough=].]]



* YouWouldntBelieveMeIfIToldYou: In the pilot episode, "The Resurrection", Harrison makes a point of saying this.

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* YouWouldntBelieveMeIfIToldYou: In the pilot episode, "The Resurrection", Harrison makes a point of saying this.this.
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14th Oct '15 5:44:58 PM nombretomado
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* Harrison Blackwood (Jared Martin, previously of ''{{Dallas}}''), project leader, an eccentric scientist and adopted son of the movie's Clayton Forrester. Equal parts TheSpock and the male equivalent of GranolaGirl.

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* Harrison Blackwood (Jared Martin, previously of ''{{Dallas}}''), ''Series/{{Dallas}}''), project leader, an eccentric scientist and adopted son of the movie's Clayton Forrester. Equal parts TheSpock and the male equivalent of GranolaGirl.
7th Sep '15 9:17:48 PM Greenygal
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* CreepyMonotone: How the aliens frequently sound when they're impersonating humans, though they're capable of speaking more naturally if they need to.
7th Sep '15 8:09:38 PM Greenygal
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* EvilDetectingDog: In one episode Debi gets a dog just so it can bark at an alien infiltrator. This doesn't go well for the dog; the infiltrator promptly kills it and hides the body.
6th Sep '15 9:32:54 PM Greenygal
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* MacGyver: Both Harrison and the aliens, who can build [=WMDs=] out of anything.

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* MacGyver: MacGyvering: Both Harrison and the aliens, who can build [=WMDs=] out of anything.
4th Sep '15 12:58:43 PM Greenygal
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* PlotArmor: In one episode, the aliens catch Suzanne alone, pretending to be a brainwashed bystander. One alien suggests they kill her, and another that they absorb her body. The scene then cuts to the rest of the team running in to find the aliens gone and Suzanne unharmed, with no explanation given why the aliens left her alone.
1st Sep '15 8:06:15 AM Greenygal
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* FantasticDrug: The crystal in "The Second Seal" and the music embeds in "Choirs of Angels"; Harrison has a fairly brutal experience coming down from the latter.

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* FantasticDrug: The crystal in "The Second Seal" and the music embeds in "Choirs of Angels"; Harrison has suffers a fairly brutal experience coming down painful withdrawal from the latter.


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* YouHaveFailedMe: The Advocacy does this constantly.
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