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* Every episode of ''Series/MysteryHunters'' ends with one of the presenters saying "Remember, things are not always what they seem". This highlights how many strange occurrences, such as the ones investigated on the show, can often be explained through logic and science (or at least, have a logical theory on what caused the events) even if they at first seem to have supernatural causes.

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* ''Series/{{Taken}}'':
** From "High Hopes" onwards, the phrase "All your memories and all your fears" frequently comes up in relation to the ability possessed by the aliens and {{Half Human Hybrid}}s to use their PsychicPowers to MindRape people.
** Three generations of the Clarke family, Sally, Jacob and Lisa, all express their affection for their children using the same phrase: "I love you. Every day and twice on Sundays."
** When Jacob {{Mind Rape}}s Travis and later Owen Crawford in "Jacob and Jesse", he says, "Look at me." [[spoiler: In "God's Equation", when Allie is about to save her father Charlie, she says, "Look at me, Dad." In "John", when Mary sees a manifestation of Owen on the ship that Allie created and asks what he saw when Jacob showed him all of his memories and all of his fears, he says, "Then look at me, Mary. Look at me" and induces it into her]].
** In the first three episodes, Owen says, "You're the sun and the moon to me. The sun and the moon" to three women: Sue, his eventual wife Anne and Sally. [[spoiler: He murders Sue in "Beyond the Sky" and Anne in "High Hopes". He doesn't kill Sally but he does ruin her life by breaking her heart and kidnapping her son Jacob in "Jacob and Jesse".]]


* The 1967 series "Coronet Blue" depicted an amnesiac who couldn't remember anything about himself or his past except for the cryptic phrase "Coronet Blue". The series was cancelled before he could find out who he was, where he came from or what "Coronet Blue" meant.
** Several decades later, creator Creator/LarryCohen [[WordOfGod revealed]] it in an interview: the protagonist was a Soviet spy who worked for a unit called Coronet Blue. Creator/MarkEvanier watched the show as a kid and [[http://www.newsfromme.com/archives/2007_02_05.html#012879 came impressively close to figuring it out]] on his own.


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* The 1967 series ''Coronet Blue'' depicted an amnesiac who couldn't remember anything about himself or his past except for the cryptic phrase "Coronet Blue". The series was cancelled before he could find out who he was, where he came from or what "Coronet Blue" meant.
** Several decades later, creator Creator/LarryCohen [[WordOfGod revealed]] it in an interview: the protagonist was a Soviet spy who worked for a unit called Coronet Blue. Creator/MarkEvanier watched the show as a kid and [[http://www.newsfromme.com/archives/2007_02_05.html#012879 came impressively close to figuring it out]] on his own.


* {{Series/ER}}: "You set the tone" is a repeated phrase that first appears in the pilot when Dr. Mark Greene is almost overwhelmed by a bad day in the ER and his superior Dr. Morgenstern tells him these words. As Mark runs the [=ER=], how he acts will set the pace for all to follow him. When Mark leaves the hospital many seasons later, he tells the next generation's leader of the [=ER=] these words, passing the responsibility to the next generation. When that gentleman leaves, he too passes it on to the next generation's lead doctor. It takes him a while to grow into the responsibility, but he does, like the others before him, set the tone.

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* {{Series/ER}}: ''{{Series/ER}}'': "You set the tone" is a repeated phrase that first appears in the pilot when Dr. Mark Greene is almost overwhelmed by a bad day in the ER and his superior Dr. Morgenstern tells him these words. As Mark runs the [=ER=], how he acts will set the pace for all to follow him. When Mark leaves the hospital many seasons later, he tells the next generation's leader of the [=ER=] these words, passing the responsibility to the next generation. When that gentleman leaves, he too passes it on to the next generation's lead doctor. It takes him a while to grow into the responsibility, but he does, like the others before him, set the tone.

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* {{Series/ER}}: "You set the tone" is a repeated phrase that first appears in the pilot when Dr. Mark Greene is almost overwhelmed by a bad day in the ER and his superior Dr. Morgenstern tells him these words. As Mark runs the [=ER=], how he acts will set the pace for all to follow him. When Mark leaves the hospital many seasons later, he tells the next generation's leader of the [=ER=] these words, passing the responsibility to the next generation. When that gentleman leaves, he too passes it on to the next generation's lead doctor. It takes him a while to grow into the responsibility, but he does, like the others before him, set the tone.


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** Coulson always answers "Tahiti. It's a magical place" whenever someone asks him where he's been since he "died" in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}''. [[spoiler:It's a conditioned response programmed into him]].

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** Coulson always answers "Tahiti. It's a magical place" whenever someone asks him where he's been since he "died" in ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}''. [[spoiler:It's a conditioned response programmed into him]].him.]]



** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E10LoveAndMonsters "Love & Monsters"]] has appearances of "Bad Wolf" and "Torchwood", the first appearance of "Saxon", ''and'' a reference to the Series 4 StoryArc, to boot.



* ''Series/TheRiver:'' "There's magic out there." [[AllMythsAreTrue And there is.]]

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* ''Series/TheRiver:'' ''Series/TheRiver'': "There's magic out there." [[AllMythsAreTrue And there is.]]



* [[Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand Spartacus series]] has "A man must accept his fate or be destroyed by it.", "There's always a choice.", "Spartacus [[DoomedByCanon must/shall/will wall]]", "[[KillEmAll Kill them all]]", "A gladiator does not fear death".

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* [[Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand Spartacus series]] The ''[[Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand Spartacus]]'' series has "A man must accept his fate or be destroyed by it.", "There's always a choice.", "Spartacus [[DoomedByCanon must/shall/will wall]]", "[[KillEmAll Kill them all]]", "A gladiator does not fear death".



--> '''Crawford''': ''All your memories play at once. All your memories and all your fears.''
--> '''Clark''': ''I love you. Every day and twice on Sundays.''
--> '''Alien/Half Alien''': ''Look at me.'' [[spoiler:IMMINENT MINDRAPE]]

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--> '''Crawford''': -->'''Crawford''': ''All your memories play at once. All your memories and all your fears.''
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'''Alien/Half Alien''': ''Look at me.'' [[spoiler:IMMINENT MINDRAPE]]



* Series/{{Warehouse 13}}: Knock Knock.

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* Series/{{Warehouse 13}}: ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'': Knock Knock.


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** Season 7: "From beneath you, it devours", "Early one morning, I saw the sun was shining" and "She will not choose you".

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** Season 7: "From beneath you, it devours", "Early one morning, I saw just as the sun was shining" rising..." and "She will not choose you".


** The code phrases that HYDRA uses as part of their brainwashing program: "I'm happy to comply" and "Compliance will be rewarded", first appearing in Season 2 and appearing intermittently later on.



*** The moniker "[[spoiler:[[ApocalypseHow Destroyer of Worlds]]]]" is passed around from character to character throughout the season, first being applied to [[spoiler:Daisy]] then to [[spoiler:[[RedHerring Ruby]]]] before finally stopping on the real culprit, [[spoiler:Talbot.]]

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*** The moniker "[[spoiler:[[ApocalypseHow Destroyer of Worlds]]]]" is passed around from character to character throughout the season, first being applied to [[spoiler:Daisy]] then to [[spoiler:[[RedHerring Ruby]]]] before finally stopping on the real culprit, [[spoiler:Talbot.]]]] The antithetical "The One Who Will Save Us All" also follows a similar trajectory, going from [[spoiler:Talbot]] to [[spoiler:Coulson]] to its true owner, [[spoiler:Daisy]].


* ''Series/{{Medici}}'' has "A man always has a choice." spoken at various points to underline Cosimo's idealism, frustration, and finally his acceptance of his father's legacy and doing whatever it takes to win.

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* ''Series/{{Medici}}'' ''Series/MediciMastersOfFlorence'' has "A man always has a choice." spoken at various points to underline Cosimo's idealism, frustration, and finally his acceptance of his father's legacy and doing whatever it takes to win.


** [[ComicBook/TheInhumans What They/We/I Become]] in the second season.

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** [[ComicBook/TheInhumans What They/We/I Become]] in the second season.season and continuing throughout the third.


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** Two different villains in Seasons 4 and 5 justify their actions with the phrase "[[ItsAllAboutMe I worked myself to the bone.]]"
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*** "A life spent, a life earned", and "[[DeadlyEuphemism vacancy]]" for the Lighthouse arc.
*** The moniker "[[spoiler:[[ApocalypseHow Destroyer of Worlds]]]]" is passed around from character to character throughout the season, first being applied to [[spoiler:Daisy]] then to [[spoiler:[[RedHerring Ruby]]]] before finally stopping on the real culprit, [[spoiler:Talbot.]]


* ''Series/ThePrisoner'' had a creepy set of ArcWords: every time someone would say goodbye to anyone in the Village, they would form a circle over their right eye with a thumb and forefinger, tip it forward in a salute, and say "Be seeing you."

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* ''Series/ThePrisoner'' ''Series/ThePrisoner1967'' had a creepy set of ArcWords: every time someone would say goodbye to anyone in the Village, they would form a circle over their right eye with a thumb and forefinger, tip it forward in a salute, and say "Be seeing you."

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** The ''episode'' [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E12BadWolf "Bad Wolf"]] not only (obviously) had the titular phrase, it also had the first appearance of "Torchwood", as an answer to a question on the killer version of ''Series/TheWeakestLink'' Rose finds herself on.


** Series/Crusade would have had a few more, along with the Vorlon and Shadow questions, but it got [[ScrewedByTheNetwork Firefly'ed]]: "Who do you serve and who do you trust?" and "Where are you going?"

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** Series/Crusade ''Series/{{Crusade}}'' would have had a few more, along with the Vorlon and Shadow questions, but it got [[ScrewedByTheNetwork Firefly'ed]]: "Who do you serve and who do you trust?" and "Where are you going?"


* "Someone's at the door" from ''Series/AmericanGothic''.

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* "Someone's at the door" from ''Series/AmericanGothic''.''Series/AmericanGothic1995''.


** "Story" and variations of it shows up a lot throughout the Steven Moffat's tenure as showrunner - generally in relation to The Doctor.

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** "Story" and variations of it shows up a lot throughout the Steven Moffat's tenure as showrunner - generally in relation to The the Doctor.

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