History YMMV / TinkerTailorSoldierSpy

14th Mar '17 2:54:15 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* OneSceneWonder: Patrick Stewart as Karla in the miniseries. He doesn't even speak a single word during his one scene, but is still captivating.

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* OneSceneWonder: Patrick Stewart Creator/PatrickStewart as Karla in the miniseries. He doesn't even speak a single word during his one scene, but is still captivating.



* TearJerker: Irina's fate. [[spoiler:After Prideaux is tortured and confesses how far Control's investigation into the mole has gone, Karla drags in a beaten and tortured Irina and asks him if he knows her. Prideaux of course doesn't. Irina then smiles sweetly as if to say 'I forgive you'. Then Karla has her shot right in front of him.]]
23rd Feb '17 2:07:13 PM Zeiss
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/AlanRickman played a hotel concierge in the ''Smiley's People'' miniseries, appearing for barely 30 seconds.
15th Jan '17 12:14:01 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Prideaux killing a bird. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, as it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Prideaux killing snapping a bird. bird's neck after it flies through his classroom window and frightens his students. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, as it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]Haydon]], but it ends up being rather baffling in the movie, where [[spoiler:Prideaux [[BoomHeadshot nails Haydon with a rifle]] instead]].
7th Aug '16 4:49:34 PM bt8257
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Prideaux killing a bird. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, where it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Prideaux killing a bird. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, where as it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]


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7th Feb '16 9:30:22 PM creader
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* WaistcoatOfStyle: Almost all the male characters have one. Guillam's fits him very well indeed.
10th Jan '15 3:58:45 PM Eegah
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* OneSceneWonder: Patrick Stewart as Karla in the miniseries. He doesn't even speak a single word during his one scene, but is still captivating.
15th Aug '13 10:16:56 PM mlsmithca
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*** This troper thought it represented his lack of respect for the spies and his impatience with having to deal with them.
22nd Jul '13 10:28:00 PM pisacrap
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* NightmareFuel: a quick shot of Irina's husband sitting in a bath full of blood with his guts ripped out
* TearJerker:Irina's fate [[spoiler: After Prideaux is tortured and confesses to how far Controls investigation into the mole had gone, Karla drags in a beaten and tortured Irina and asks him if he knows her. Prideaux of course doesn't. Irina then smiles sweetly as if to say 'I forgive you'. Then Karla has her shot right in front of him.]]

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* NightmareFuel: a A quick shot of Irina's husband sitting in a bath full of blood with his guts ripped out
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* TearJerker:Irina's fate [[spoiler: After TearJerker: Irina's fate. [[spoiler:After Prideaux is tortured and confesses to how far Controls Control's investigation into the mole had has gone, Karla drags in a beaten and tortured Irina and asks him if he knows her. Prideaux of course doesn't. Irina then smiles sweetly as if to say 'I forgive you'. Then Karla has her shot right in front of him.]]
22nd Jul '13 10:24:55 PM pisacrap
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment Prideaux killing a bird. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, where it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Prideaux killing a bird. {{Justified|Trope}} in the original novel, where it foreshadows how [[spoiler:Prideaux would kill Haydon.]]



* NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognise: A lot of viewers guessed that the traitor is [[spoiler: Colin Firth's]] character purely on the strength of him being [[spoiler: Colin Firth]].

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* NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognise: NarrowedItDownToTheGuyIRecognize: A lot of viewers guessed that the traitor is [[spoiler: Colin Firth's]] character purely on the strength of him being [[spoiler: Colin Firth]].
22nd Dec '12 9:03:43 PM fibonnaciseries
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NightmareFuel: a quick shot of Irina's husband sitting in a bath full of blood with his guts ripped out


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* NightmareFuel: a quick shot of Irina's husband sitting in a bath full of blood with his guts ripped out
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