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!!Denise Christopher

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!!Denise ChristopherChristopher / [[spoiler:Dhriti Siristavana]]



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* LackOfEmpathy: Admits that he doesn't give the people killed by his work a single thought.

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* RichesToRags: In Season 2, his association with Rittenhouse has resulted in him losing his company and most of his financial assets.


* CrazyJealousGuy: Towards Lucy in season 2, despite being in a relationship with [[spoiler: his resurrected wife Jessica]] at the time.

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* AbusiveParents: His father was abusive and forced him to help him in his crimes; Wyatt ran away from home in his late teens.
* CrazyJealousGuy: Towards Lucy in season 2, despite being in a relationship with [[spoiler: his resurrected wife Jessica]] at the time. In Season 2, we also see that he was like this to Jessice when they were married.



* NerdsSpeakKlingon: Is an engineer, loves sci-fi and understands Klingon.



* NoPlaceForMeThere: Has no intentions of going back to his wife and daughter when he's managed to bring them back because of the things he's done to make it happen.

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Officially joins the Lifeboat crew in Season 2]].
* NoPlaceForMeThere: Has no intentions of going back to his wife and daughter when he's managed to bring them back because of the horrible things he's done to make it happen.



* DisappearedDad: Her father was killed when she was a child.
* MeaningfulRename: Changed her last name to that of the female cop who comforted her after she saw her father get killed.
* MyBelovedSmother: Her mother, who is quite conservative, was extremely uncomfortable with her becoming a cop when she was younger.



* ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:He is secretly Lucy's biological father]].
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Returns from prison in "The Miracle of Christmas" at the behest of Agent Christopher to help them find Emma, who by then has taken over Rittenhouse (or rather, what little remains of it) so that they can recover the Mothership and use it to save Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus and Jiya. When Emma questions what they promised him, he simply responds that he's doing it to help save Lucy from her, and that despite everything, he still cares about her.

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* ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:He He is secretly Lucy's biological father]].
father.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Returns from prison in "The Miracle of Christmas" at the behest of Agent Christopher to help them find Emma, who by then has taken over Rittenhouse (or rather, what little remains of it) so that they can recover the Mothership and use it to save Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus and Jiya. When Emma questions what they promised him, he simply responds that he's doing it to help save Lucy from her, her (and to get protection for his teenage son), and that despite everything, he still cares about her.



->"It's a family thing, Emma. Something You'll never have or understand."

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->"It's -->"It's a family thing, Emma. Something You'll never have or understand."



* NerdsSpeakKlingon: Is a scientist and can read and write Klingon, like Rufus.



Lucy's sister.

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Lucy's sister.(half-)sister.



* EvilRedhead: Has red hair and almost exclusively works for bad people.
* GeniusBruiser: A very competent fighter who also studied at Caltech and is able to pilot the Mothership.



* GeniusBruiser: A very competent fighter who also studied at Caltech and is able to pilot the Mothership.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Is shown to have been brought back to life in "Hollywoodland"]].
* TheLostLenore: For Wyatt, [[spoiler:pre-resurrection]].

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Is shown to have been brought back to life [[spoiler:Her death is undone in "Hollywoodland"]].
* TheLostLenore: For Wyatt, [[spoiler:pre-resurrection]].[[spoiler:before her murder was undone]].



* GreatDetective

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* GreatDetectiveGreatDetective: Portrayed as such.


!!Jessica Logan
->Played by: Tonya Glanz
Wyatt's wife, who was murdered years ago by an unknown person. [[spoiler:In Season 2, her death is undone]].
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Is shown to have been brought back to life in "Hollywoodland"]].
* TheLostLenore: For Wyatt, [[spoiler:pre-resurrection]].
* TheMole: [[spoiler:Was recruited by Rittenhouse when they saved her brother from dying of leukemia in the 1980s]].



!!Wernher von Braun
->Played by: Christian Oliver
->Appeared in: "Party at Castle Varlar"
A German aerospace engineer who helped them develop their rocket weapons and was later recruited by the Allies and did the same kind of work for the United States.
* ForScience: His ultimate goal with his work is said to be to eventually take mankind to the moon and he couldn't care less about who he works for to get there. Unfortunately, he also doesn't care about the people his work kills along the way.
* KarmaHoudini: His capture by Fleming and later recruitment by Operation Paperclip is portrayed as this.



* DudeWheresMyRespect

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* DudeWheresMyRespectDudeWheresMyRespect / DudeWheresMyReward: His betrayal is said to have been caused by sacrificing a lot for the sake of the Continental Army and his resentment led to him joining the British.



* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Practically the polar opposite of the real David Rittenhouse.

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Practically the polar opposite of the real David Rittenhouse.Rittenhouse.

!!Grace Humiston
->Played by: Sarah Sokolovic
->Appeared in: "Mrs. Sherlock Holmes"
The first female Special Assistant United States Attorney as well as a skilled and observant detective. Helps the Lifeboat team in New York 1919.
* GreatDetective
* SherlockScan: Pulls off a couple of these; once when she assesses Lucy and Wyatt's relationship when they meet and once when she [[spoiler:prevents a Rittenhouse sleeper agent from pulling off a murder]].



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* {{Seers}}: After travelling with the team in the lifeboat while it's only fitted for three results in her becoming able to see the future.
* TookALevelInBadass: In the Season 2 finale, in part [[spoiler:due to having to fend for herself in 1880s San Francisco]], she becomes tougher than he was before.


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* DeaderThanDead: In Season 2, Emma mentions that she went on a series of time travels to ensure that Amy would definitely stay non-existent.


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!!Clara Preston
->Played by: Susanna Thompson
Lucy's mother.
* ArchnemesisMom: [[spoiler:Serves essentially as a BigBad for Season 2 and is Lucy's mother]].
* BigBadDuumvirate: [[spoiler:For Season 2, together with Nicholas Keynes]].
* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler:In the Season 1 finale, it is revealed that she and her entire family are long-time members of Rittenhouse]].
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[spoiler:In spite of their differences in Season 2, usually does what she can to protect Lucy, though it seems to be in no small part because she's hoping that she will join Rittenhouse]].
* WalkingSpoiler: It's difficult to talk about her much without giving away a huge spoiler for Season 1.
* WeCanRuleTogether: [[spoiler:Desperately hopes for Lucy to join Rittenhouse and embrace her legacy]].

!!Nicholas Keynes
->Played by: Michael Rady
A soldier of UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and the original architect of Rittenhouse's plan to use time travel to alter history for its own benefit. Also [[spoiler:Lucy's mother's grandfather]].
* BigBadDuumvirate: Together with [[spoiler:Clara Preston]] in Season 2.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: In his first episode in the present, he prints out ''the entirety of Wiki/{{Wikipedia}}'' because reading it on a tablet strained his eyes too much and he keeps asking for pickled eggs. He is, however, still valued by the organization as a visionary leader.

!!Emma Whitmore
->Played by: Annie Wersching
One of Rittenhouse's most loyal soldiers.
* AbusiveParents: Had a physically abusive father, and still has the scars to show for it. Her mother eventually took Emma and fled.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[EnemyMine Temporarily joins forces with the Lifeboat team]] in "Mrs. Sherlock Holmes", in which Rittenhouse tries to prevent American women from being allowed to vote, because she values female independence too highly to let that happen.
* SelfMadeWoman: Takes pride in making it into Rittenhouse on her own merits rather than relying on family connections; this also makes her resent Lucy, who belongs to one of the organization's most prominent families and keeps being attempted to be recruited.
* GeniusBruiser: A very competent fighter who also studied at Caltech and is able to pilot the Mothership.
* TheStarscream: [[spoiler:In the Season 2 finale, she gets fed up with Clara and Nicholas' insistence on sticking to bloodlines to decide Rittenhouse's leadership and Clara's protection of Lucy and kills them both, intending to assume leadership of Rittenhouse, being the only one left on their side who can pilot the time machines]].


->Played by: Goran Visnjic

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->Played by: Goran VisnjicCreator/GoranVisnjic



->Played by: Paterson Joseph

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->Played by: Paterson JosephCreator/PatersonJoseph


* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect. More or less TruthInTelevision: If Booth had just shot Lincoln and then slunk out the back door, there is a ''very'' good chance we would have no idea who killed Old Abe to this very day. Instead, Booth, being a showman at heart, [[WhatAnIdiot jumped off of the balcony Lincoln was seated on]] so he could land on the stage and give a BondOneLiner, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard breaking his leg in the process]] and allowing him to be easily identified. This subsequently led to his [[KarmicDeath brutal death]] at the hands of a posse of law enforcers.

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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect. More or less TruthInTelevision: If if Booth had just shot Lincoln and then slunk out the back door, there is a ''very'' good chance we would have no idea who killed Old Abe to this very day. Instead, Booth, being a showman at heart, [[WhatAnIdiot jumped off of the balcony Lincoln was seated on]] so he could land on the stage and give a BondOneLiner, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard breaking his leg in the process]] and allowing him to be easily identified. This subsequently led to his [[KarmicDeath brutal death]] at the hands of a posse of law enforcers.


* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: The Manly Man to Rufus' Sensitive Guy.

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* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: The Manly Man to Rufus' Rufus's Sensitive Guy.



A Mason Industries employee who worked on the time machine; becomes Rufus' girlfriend during the first season.

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A Mason Industries employee who worked on the time machine; becomes Rufus' Rufus's girlfriend during the first season.

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**Played straight in Party at Castle Varlar, where he tells Lucy that the fact he has to work with ''Nazis'' to stop Rittenhouse sickens him, but [[IDidWhatIHadToDo the ends justify the means]].


* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect. More or less TruthInTelevision: If Booth had just shot Lincoln and then slunk out the back door, there is a ''very'' good chance we would have no idea who killed Old Abe to this very day. Instead, Booth, being a showman at heart, [[WhatAnIdiot jumped off of the balcony Lincoln was standing on]] so he could land on the stage and give a BondOneLiner, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard breaking his leg in the process]] and allowing him to be easily identified. This subsequently led to his [[KarmicDeath brutal death]] at the hands of a posse of law enforcers.

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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect. More or less TruthInTelevision: If Booth had just shot Lincoln and then slunk out the back door, there is a ''very'' good chance we would have no idea who killed Old Abe to this very day. Instead, Booth, being a showman at heart, [[WhatAnIdiot jumped off of the balcony Lincoln was standing seated on]] so he could land on the stage and give a BondOneLiner, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard breaking his leg in the process]] and allowing him to be easily identified. This subsequently led to his [[KarmicDeath brutal death]] at the hands of a posse of law enforcers.

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* CrazyJealousGuy: Towards Lucy in season 2, despite being in a relationship with [[spoiler: his resurrected wife Jessica]] at the time.


* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect.

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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: When he starts working with Flynn, he gets portrayed more like an egotistical dope than the cold-blooded killer you'd expect.
expect. More or less TruthInTelevision: If Booth had just shot Lincoln and then slunk out the back door, there is a ''very'' good chance we would have no idea who killed Old Abe to this very day. Instead, Booth, being a showman at heart, [[WhatAnIdiot jumped off of the balcony Lincoln was standing on]] so he could land on the stage and give a BondOneLiner, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard breaking his leg in the process]] and allowing him to be easily identified. This subsequently led to his [[KarmicDeath brutal death]] at the hands of a posse of law enforcers.



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* GuileHeroine: Is good at using her historical insight to manipulate and persuade historical figures the group encounters.


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* ScienceHero



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* BatmanGrabsAGun: In "The Murder of Jesse James", Lucy kills him to make sure he doesn't escape from prison, to keep the timeline in tact.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Delivers an ''epic'' one to Emma, when explaining why he agreed to help Agent Christopher save Lucy (along with Wyatt and Rufus), hitting her right where it hurts.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite all the bad things he'd done for Rittenhouse, he still cares for his family (particularly his children), and agreed to help Agent Christopher because he didn't want Emma to kill Lucy.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Delivers an ''epic'' one to Emma, Emma in the GrandFinale, when explaining why he agreed to help Agent Christopher save Lucy (along with Wyatt and Rufus), hitting her right where it hurts.

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