History WMG / FinalDestination

8th Sep '16 2:15:21 AM jormis29
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[[WMG: The Grim Reaper and the source of the visions are the two warring entities from TruCalling.]]
FinalDestination shows a later stage of the conflict, when they've stopped using Jason Priestly and Eliza Dushku as proxies and are fighting more directly.

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[[WMG: The Grim Reaper and the source of the visions are the two warring entities from TruCalling.''Series/TruCalling''.]]
FinalDestination Final Destination shows a later stage of the conflict, when they've stopped using Jason Priestly and Eliza Dushku as proxies and are fighting more directly.
7th Aug '16 6:45:09 PM nombretomado
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* Perhaps there's more than one Death, like in DeadLikeMe or Literature/{{Discworld}}; the Death stalking this lot just happens to be the Death of Amazing Freak Accidents That Defy Audience Belief. There have been at least a couple Absurdly Overpowered Fireballs, haven't there?

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* Perhaps there's more than one Death, like in DeadLikeMe ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' or Literature/{{Discworld}}; ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''; the Death stalking this lot just happens to be the Death of Amazing Freak Accidents That Defy Audience Belief. There have been at least a couple Absurdly Overpowered Fireballs, haven't there?



[[WMG: FinalDestination happen in the DeadLikeMe universe]]
In DeadLikeMe, when a reaper prevent the death of someone on his list, the Gravelings get angry and cause all sort of painful accidents to the reaper. In FinalDestination, the deaths are prevented by the 'dead to be' themselves, and so they are the ones the Gravelings blame. Since mortals don't have a HealingFactor, the accidents are far more dangerous to them than they are to the reapers.

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[[WMG: FinalDestination ''Film/FinalDestination'' happen in the DeadLikeMe ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' universe]]
In DeadLikeMe, ''Series/DeadLikeMe'', when a reaper prevent the death of someone on his list, the Gravelings get angry and cause all sort of painful accidents to the reaper. In FinalDestination, ''Final Destination'', the deaths are prevented by the 'dead to be' themselves, and so they are the ones the Gravelings blame. Since mortals don't have a HealingFactor, the accidents are far more dangerous to them than they are to the reapers.
31st Jul '16 10:36:29 AM nombretomado
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Unlike the Anarchy sisters, he was thrown out of Heaven for being unbelievably bloodthirsty. Possibly being a rogue version of the [[DCComics Spectre]].

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Unlike the Anarchy sisters, he was thrown out of Heaven for being unbelievably bloodthirsty. Possibly being a rogue version of the [[DCComics Spectre]].
ComicBook/TheSpectre]].
16th Jun '16 3:31:03 PM lightningfury
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Well one troper likes to believe this is what happened.

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Well one troper likes to believe this is what happened.happened.
[[WMG: Hypnos (Greek God of Sleep) and Hades(Greek God of the Underworld) noticed that Thanatos(Greek God of Death and Hypnos' twin) seemed to be getting a bit bored with it all.]]
He, in essence, is just checking off lists all day every day forever. So Hypnos has his son Morpheus send visions of their coming death to various people. Then they show Thanatos what they've done and Hades gives Thanatos full rein to take back these lost souls. Kind of like your boss given you a free pass to an amusement park. Soon all the deities of the Underworld are sitting in a cavern watching the master at work while eating pomegranate flavored popcorn and cheering Thanatos on. I always watch the movies from this perspective. It greatly adds to my entertainment.
16th Jun '16 2:47:35 AM MisterZygarde64
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He knows a lot about Death because he was programmed with that information inside him. He was designed to share this information and help those fighting against Death. He has no feelings, that's why he can talk about it without feeling fear or pity. However, he can't further help the characters because he isn't programmed to do it. However, and most importantly, he can learn things: that's why [[spoiler: he stopped talking about the "kill to save yourself" rule after FD5 (the first film in chronological order), where he did it and it resulted in one of the survivors trying to kill another one of them. This outcome is pretty predictable if you are a human and you know human nature, but maybe if he's some kind of robot he didn't see it coming until it happened, thus allowing him to stop talking about that rule in the future.]] This possibility could also have something to do with his voice being heard in Devil's Flight and the subway.

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He knows a lot about Death because he was programmed with that information inside him. He was designed to share this information and help those fighting against Death. He has no feelings, that's why he can talk about it without feeling fear or pity. However, he can't further help the characters because he isn't programmed to do it. However, and most importantly, he can learn things: that's why [[spoiler: he stopped talking about the "kill to save yourself" rule after FD5 (the first film in chronological order), where he did it and it resulted in one of the survivors trying to kill another one of them. This outcome is pretty predictable if you are a human and you know human nature, but maybe if he's some kind of robot he didn't see it coming until it happened, thus allowing him to stop talking about that rule in the future.]] This possibility could also have something to do with his voice being heard in Devil's Flight and the subway.subway.
[[WMG: [[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy Billy and Mandy]] Have finally drove Grim off the deep end and these movies are being used to traumatize them.]]
Well one troper likes to believe this is what happened.
30th May '16 12:44:57 PM Josef5678
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Bludworth, the Coroner, knows the secret to actually living through one of these tragedies. He's seen these things before. He sticks around for the first few shown accidents before eventually disappearing entirely. When bringing up the fact he has experienced this he gets a look in his face of almost pure fear, or at least as much as Tony Todd can do. It just seems to be that he's the only person to have survived as long as he has. Obsessed with Death, he works in a job allowing him to be that close to it, so he can keep an eye on it and help others. Now, having the ability and funds to cover up certain situations to lead to this kind of lifestyle would be hard to do on a county labor salary, so he gets second and third jobs as a barker for a carnival and as a conductor for the metro. All in all, he's always there when these things happen, because he can see them coming before anyone else; he's dealt with Death for so long he's beginning to know more about the entity than it knows itself. Now the tables have turned. Sadly, he can't seem to even get his point across to anyone no matter how many times he explains it to them, and finally gives up after the deaths of Amber, Wendy, and Kevin. Moving on with his life, he lets death take him, hence why he has no involvement with the McKinley Speedway tragedy. With no one to help the survivors, the secret to immortality is lost forever, and Death wins ultimately having killed everyone ever involved, possibly once and for all ending the chain.

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Bludworth, the Coroner, knows the secret to actually living through one of these tragedies. He's seen these things before. He sticks around for the first few shown accidents before eventually disappearing entirely. When bringing up the fact he has experienced this he gets a look in his face of almost pure fear, or at least as much as Tony Todd can do. It just seems to be that he's the only person to have survived as long as he has. Obsessed with Death, he works in a job allowing him to be that close to it, so he can keep an eye on it and help others. Now, having the ability and funds to cover up certain situations to lead to this kind of lifestyle would be hard to do on a county labor salary, so he gets second and third jobs as a barker for a carnival and as a conductor for the metro. All in all, he's always there when these things happen, because he can see them coming before anyone else; he's dealt with Death for so long he's beginning to know more about the entity than it knows itself. Now the tables have turned. Sadly, he can't seem to even get his point across to anyone no matter how many times he explains it to them, and finally gives up after the deaths of Amber, Wendy, and Kevin. Moving on with his life, he lets death take him, hence why he has no involvement with the McKinley [=McKinley=] Speedway tragedy. With no one to help the survivors, the secret to immortality is lost forever, and Death wins ultimately having killed everyone ever involved, possibly once and for all ending the chain.
1st Apr '16 1:15:43 PM Miru_Jaca
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If the Butterfly Effect of cheating death is really as powerful as we see in Final Destination 2 and people cheating death really is as common as we see in Final Destination 5, then it's only a matter of time before it starts overtaking the world. What if the person who would have invented a cure for cancer or some remarkable vaccine cheats death, putting millions of people on the list? Eventually Death will probably just decide to call it a day and kill everyone with a meteor.

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If the Butterfly Effect of cheating death is really as powerful as we see in Final Destination 2 and people cheating death really is as common as we see in Final Destination 5, then it's only a matter of time before it starts overtaking the world. What if the person who would have invented a cure for cancer or some remarkable vaccine cheats death, putting millions of people on the list? Eventually Death will probably just decide to call it a day and kill everyone with a meteor.meteor.

[[WMG: Bludworth is some kind of superintelligent robot-like creature.]]
He knows a lot about Death because he was programmed with that information inside him. He was designed to share this information and help those fighting against Death. He has no feelings, that's why he can talk about it without feeling fear or pity. However, he can't further help the characters because he isn't programmed to do it. However, and most importantly, he can learn things: that's why [[spoiler: he stopped talking about the "kill to save yourself" rule after FD5 (the first film in chronological order), where he did it and it resulted in one of the survivors trying to kill another one of them. This outcome is pretty predictable if you are a human and you know human nature, but maybe if he's some kind of robot he didn't see it coming until it happened, thus allowing him to stop talking about that rule in the future.]] This possibility could also have something to do with his voice being heard in Devil's Flight and the subway.
1st Apr '16 7:38:07 AM Miru_Jaca
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*** Since [[spoiler: FD5 is a prequel of FD1, and Sam dies in the same accident that Alex Browning foresees]], this theory doesn't hold up.
26th Mar '16 11:50:07 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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Think about it: every time he gives someone a vision of their own death and they evade it, the Grim Reaper can set up an even more fantastic death, constantly one-upping himself. He's simply repeating this pattern over and over to hone his abilities; the final kill he sets up in this manner will be so awesome, even [[GurrenLagann Kamina]] will have to look at it and say, "Damn, that is AWESOME!".

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Think about it: every time he gives someone a vision of their own death and they evade it, the Grim Reaper can set up an even more fantastic death, constantly one-upping himself. He's simply repeating this pattern over and over to hone his abilities; the final kill he sets up in this manner will be so awesome, even [[GurrenLagann [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Kamina]] will have to look at it and say, "Damn, that is AWESOME!".
20th Mar '16 2:11:46 AM superboy313
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* Satan

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* Satan
[[Franchise/CthulhuMythos Nyarlathotep]]
* Literature/{{It}}
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