History YMMV / JonathanCreek

29th Sep '16 1:07:47 AM Dolski
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** "The Curious Tale of Mr Spearfish" is resolved when Jonathan notes that two brown eyed parents can't have a brown eyed child and thus a character in the story is adopted and is secretly of RoyalBlood. [[http://genetics.thetech.org/how-blue-eyed-parents-can-have-brown-eyed-children This is false.]]

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** "The Curious Tale of Mr Spearfish" is resolved when Jonathan notes that two brown eyed parents can't likely have a brown eyed child and thus a character in the story is adopted and is secretly of RoyalBlood. [[http://genetics.thetech.org/how-blue-eyed-parents-can-have-brown-eyed-children This is false.]]]] (Although Jonathan does acknowledge that it's rare.)
26th Sep '16 1:41:05 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* TearJerker: Barry's recounting [[spoiler:Maddy's childhood]] for Jonathan and Jonathan joining her at Gordon Hill in "The Scented Room."
** In the same episode, we have Maddy's admission that she might have [[spoiler: "stepped in front" of the wreckers knocking down her childhood home]] if Jonathan hadn't arrived when he did.
26th Sep '16 1:40:10 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Fair warning--if you watch ''QI'' before you watch Jonathan Creek, you may find it difficult to take Alan Davies seriously.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Fair warning--if you watch ''QI'' ''Series/{{QI}}'' before you watch Jonathan Creek, this, you may find it difficult to take Alan Davies seriously.


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** The [[spoiler: fake]] police guard in "The Three Gamblers" is a young [[Series/InspectorGeorgeGently Sgt. Bacchus]]! He changed a lot in the intervening decade, but you'll recognise the voice.
28th Aug '16 4:04:23 PM Dragon101
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** "The Curious Tale of Mr Spearfish" is resolved when Jonathan notes that two brown eyed parents can't have a brown eyed child and thus a character in the story is adopted and is secretly of RoyalBlood. [[http://genetics.thetech.org/how-blue-eyed-parents-can-have-brown-eyed-children This is false.]]
26th Jun '16 3:54:31 AM insomniaisforowls
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* NightmareFuel: See NightmareFuel.LiveActionTV
8th Oct '15 2:26:20 PM moloch
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* ReplacementScrappy: Surprisingly averted after Maddy left the show. Although she is far and away the most popular sidekick, both Carla and Joey were generally accepted by audiences.

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* ReplacementScrappy: Surprisingly averted after Maddy left the show. Although she is far and away the most popular sidekick, both Carla and Joey were generally accepted by audiences. [[TheScrappy Polly, on the other hand]], mocks Jonathan's fascinating and rare (former) career, gets rid of his duffle coat and thinks living in a windmill is childish...
2nd Sep '15 12:38:15 AM Ravenya003
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** A young(er) Paul Blackthorne appears in a single episode as one of Maddy's [[TemporaryLoveInterest Temporary Love Interests]].

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** A young(er) Paul Blackthorne appears in a single episode as one of Maddy's [[TemporaryLoveInterest Temporary Love Interests]]. He's now better known as Quentin Lance on ''Series/{{Arrow}}''.
2nd Sep '15 12:37:18 AM Ravenya003
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** A young(er) Paul Blackthorne appears in a single episode as one of Maddy's [[TemporaryLoveInterest Temporary Love Interests]].
28th Mar '15 3:19:30 PM RF99
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* InformedAbility: Although certainly clever and brave, Joey is initially introduced as Jonathan's intellectual equal, described on a television show as "someone whose powers of deduction and truly phenomenal flair for solving seemingly impossibly puzzles are beyond cool." Yet apart from ascertaining that the Nightmare Room is inescapable and discovering a clue that Jonathan misses (one which she slightly misinterprets), she doesn't solve any part of the mystery, and eventually admits: "I'm out of my depth here."
4th May '14 12:38:43 PM ACW
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* CompleteMonster: [[spoiler:Alan Kallarnak.]] Granted, the man had a motive: as a [[TheFundamentalist fundamentalist Christian]], he was furious that his ex-wife had an abortion. But what he does afterwards leads another character to claim that his "soul rightfully belongs in Hell". After discovering that his ex-wife had a child out of wedlock in her teenage years (one that she's befriended, but neglected to tell of his maternity), he approaches the now-grown son and convinces him to kill his own mother (without informing him that she ''is'' his mother; the son was actually in love with her and - being a bit mentally disturbed - couldn't understand why she didn't reciprocate). The son dutifully carries out the murder, and the woman dies reaching out for him. The scene in which she breaks down in front of her ex-husband, sobbing about how her own son wants to kill her, contains a moment in which the killer smiles to himself as he comes up with his plan, cementing his position as a CompleteMonster. [[spoiler:Upon learning this, neither Jonathan nor Carla are particularly inclined to turn his murderers over to the police once they determine who they are.]]
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