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* PapaWolf: Is very protective of his son. [[spoiler: He even takes all the blame for Danny's death when Tom accidently kills him (albeit Tom was trying to protect Danny from his father]].

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* PapaWolf: Is very protective of his son. [[spoiler: He even takes all the blame for Danny's death when Tom accidently accidentally kills him (albeit Tom was trying to protect Danny from his father]].



[[spoiler:AccidentalMurder: While trying to protect Danny from his father he accidently hits Danny in the head with a wooden paddle.]]

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[[spoiler:AccidentalMurder: While trying to protect Danny from his father he accidently accidentally hits Danny in the head with a wooden paddle.]]

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*[[spoiler:AffablyEvil: He's pretty friendly for a would-be pedophile.]]
*[[spoiler:BigBad:The closest thing to one in the show, as it's largely his fault Danny Solano is dead and he's the main one covering it up.]]


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*PapaWolf: Is very protective of his son. [[spoiler: He even takes all the blame for Danny's death when Tom accidently kills him (albeit Tom was trying to protect Danny from his father]].


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[[spoiler:AccidentalMurder: While trying to protect Danny from his father he accidently hits Danny in the head with a wooden paddle.]]


* InterpidReporter: She actually is one unlike Owen.

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* InterpidReporter: IntrepidReporter: She actually is one unlike Owen.


* InterpredReporter: She actually is one unlike Owen.

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* InterpredReporter: InterpidReporter: She actually is one unlike Owen.

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*InterpredReporter: She actually is one unlike Owen.


* [[Spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: After everyone begins to believe he's a pedophile he appears commits suicide by drowning]]

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* [[Spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide: After everyone begins to believe he's a pedophile he appears commits suicide by drowning]]

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*[[Spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: After everyone begins to believe he's a pedophile he appears commits suicide by drowning]]


** This is exhibited by her preference of first names over last names in coomparison to Carver who prefers the opposite.

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** This is exhibited by her preference of first names over last names in coomparison comparison to Carver who prefers the opposite.

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*TheSpock: To Ellie's [[TheMcCoy McCoy]]. He is colder and more rational than Ellie which has a tendency to alienate the people of Gracepoint.
**This is exhibited in his great dislike of using first names which is contrastive to Ellie's insistence on using first names.


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*TheMcCoy: To Carver's [[TheSpock Spock]]. She is more emotionally invested in the investigation due to being a personal friend with the Solano family. This leads to her judgement being often compromised.
**This is exhibited by her preference of first names over last names in coomparison to Carver who prefers the opposite.


* AwesomeEgo: The other detectives, particularly Ellie are woefully outclassed. Carver has more homicide experience than anyone on the force. What's more, he knows it; he's not afraid to throw his weight around with the Sheriff, knowing he can do far better than Gracepoint P.D.

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* AwesomeEgo: BunnyEarsLawyer: The other detectives, particularly Ellie are woefully outclassed. Carver has more homicide experience than anyone on the force. What's more, he knows it; he's not afraid to throw his weight around with the Sheriff, knowing he can do far better than Gracepoint P.D.

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* AwesomeEgo: The other detectives, particularly Ellie are woefully outclassed. Carver has more homicide experience than anyone on the force. What's more, he knows it; he's not afraid to throw his weight around with the Sheriff, knowing he can do far better than Gracepoint P.D.


* GoodIsNotNice: Althouhg a good man, he's not easy to get along with and is ill-suited to a small town where everybody seems to prefer being 'nice' to being competent.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Althouhg Although a good man, he's not easy to get along with and is ill-suited to a small town where everybody seems to prefer being 'nice' to being competent.

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/carver_emmett_4745.jpg]]


%%* DefectiveDetective

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%%* DefectiveDetective* DefectiveDetective: Carver is a highly competent detective (and holds others to such standards) but he's clearly troubled and emotionally closed-off.


* TheCynic
* DeadpanSnarker
* DeathGlare
* DefectiveDetective
* FishOutOfWater
* GoodIsNotNice
* HurtingHero
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* PermaStubble

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* TheCynic
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%%* DeadpanSnarker
* DeathGlare
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DeathGlare: He shoots a particularly potent one at resident fuck-up Owen after he leaks Danny's name.
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DefectiveDetective
* FishOutOfWater
FishOutOfWater: He's from the big city, and dislikes having to 'soften' his approach in an appeal to small-town sentimentality.
* GoodIsNotNice
GoodIsNotNice: Althouhg a good man, he's not easy to get along with and is ill-suited to a small town where everybody seems to prefer being 'nice' to being competent.
* HurtingHero
JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Carver is dismissive, irritable and doesn't think much of his co-workers. However, he's a good man who wants to solve Danny's murder and feels great sympathy for the family.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* PermaStubble
PermaStubble: He sports this look.


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* HappilyMarried: To her husband, Joe. They have a loving and supportive marriage.


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* CloudCuckooLander: Jack has a slight air of this. During his police interview, he tends to go off on tangents and talk about the environment.
%%* DeadpanSnarker


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* HappilyMarried: To his wife, Ellie. They have a loving and supportive marriage.


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* IntrepidReporter: He'd like to think he's this, but at best he's a well-meaning incompetent who doesn't think before he acts.


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%%* IntrepidReporter


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%%* BrattyTeenageDaughter

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