Quotes / Back for the Dead

This game employs a trite little plot twist that the Japanese seem to love, but I fucking hate. I'm speaking of course of the old 'Good Guy Who You Thought Was Dead But It Turns Out He Was Still Alive But Then He Dies Five Minutes Later' angle.

Carey is present? Lieutenant Carey of seasons one and two, never to be seen since? Are they taking the piss? Leave it to Voyager to introduce a character, forget about him for five seasons and then bring him back right near the end just to kill him off!
Doc Oho on Star Trek: Voyager, "Friendship One"

There is a faint sense that Jump the Shark might be throwing the toys out of the pram, landing a few broadsides at audiences who never gave The Lone Gunmen a chance. Fans didnít love them enough, so they had to die a horrible (and probably agonising) death...In killing the Lone Gunmen off, the episode denies the characters an after-life in fan memory or consciousness. At least fans can imagine post-X-Files adventures with Doggett and Reyes.
Darren Mooney on The X-Files, "Jump the Shark"

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