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* MissingMom: Kelly's mother doesn't appear to be in the picture.


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* PetTheDog: Kelly has a few of these: When Jamie has a freak out at the store, after seeing Michael with a bloody knife, she's among those who hurries over to see what's wrong, and later she brings Logan some coffee at his guard post.


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* ProperlyParanoid: The OneSceneWonder asylum guard keeps Michael under heavy guard and admits that, "I'll be glad to see this one gone, yes indeedy," despite the fact that Michael has been comatose for a decade.


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** Also Dr. Loomis telling the mob about Michael causes them to accidentally shoot an innocent person, which in turn draws away Sheriff Meeker when his staying at the house might have made a difference.


* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength DoesNotKnowHerOwnStrength]]: Jamie is small, but when she sees Michael behind her, she screams and backs away close to the mirror surprisingly shattering it and alerting Rachel.

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* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength DoesNotKnowHerOwnStrength]]: Does Not Know Her Own Strength]]: Jamie is small, but when she sees Michael behind her, she screams and backs away close to the mirror surprisingly shattering it and alerting Rachel.

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* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength DoesNotKnowHerOwnStrength]]: Jamie is small, but when she sees Michael behind her, she screams and backs away close to the mirror surprisingly shattering it and alerting Rachel.

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* MythologyGag: After impaling Kelly to the wall with the shotgun, Michael tilts his head exactly as he did in the first film after impaling Bob with a knife.

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* ChekhovsGun: The mask Michael uses to disguise himself for this film is seen on a rack behind Jamie at the drug store.


* ExactWords: Meeker asks Brady if he has handled a shotgun before he gives it to him. That Brady has no formal weapons training becomes a major reason why he gets killed, since he isint trained enough to reload the weapon quickly enough.



* OffscreenTeleportation: When Jamie and Dr. Loomis manage to escape the Myers house, they run away, leaving Michael in it, and decide to hide in the school. Loomis breaks open a door - which sets of the burglar alarm - rushes inside, and immediately runs into Michael, who not only managed to get to the school before them, but also got inside without setting off the alarm.

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* OffscreenTeleportation: When Jamie and Dr. Loomis manage to escape the Myers Meeker house, they run away, leaving Michael in it, and decide to hide in the school. Loomis breaks open a door - which sets of the burglar alarm - rushes inside, and immediately runs into Michael, who not only managed to get to the school before them, but also got inside without setting off the alarm.


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** Michael is left briefly disoriented when Rachel sprays him with a fire extinguisher. A fire extinguisher's liquid can seriously burn someone, so Michael left briefly disoriented is a powerful depiction of realism.


* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Kelly Meeker, as she stold Rachel's boyfriend Brady from her]].

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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Kelly Meeker, as she stold stole Rachel's boyfriend Brady from her]].


* SlashersPreferBlondes: Blonde Kelly Meeker winds up falling prey to Michael Myers.

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* SlashersPreferBlondes: Blonde Kelly Meeker winds up falling prey to Michael Myers. The other blonde, Rachel, is an inversion in that she survives multiple fights with Michael Myers.


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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: The nurse who asked about Michael having relatives not only sets off the events of this film, it sets off the other two films as well, resulting in dozens of people dead.

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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Kelly Meeker, as she stold Rachel's boyfriend Brady from her]].

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* CombatPragmatist: Rachel uses a fire extinguisher to ward Michael off at the school and later runs him over with a pickup truck.


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* GoodHairEvilHair: The Michael Myers mask for this film features slicked-back hair.


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* SlashersPreferBlondes: Blonde Kelly Meeker winds up falling prey to Michael Myers.
* StatuesqueStunner: Kelly Meeker stands 510 and is the resident MsFanservice of the film.


* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Kelly gets impaled to the wall [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon with a shotgun]].

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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice:
** Michael spears a mechanic with a metal rod.
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Kelly gets impaled to the wall [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon with a shotgun]].



** One of the truckers lost his kid to Michael's massacre in 1978.

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** One of the truckers lost his kid to Michael's massacre in 1978. Whose father he is is never explained.


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* PunchCatch: Michael does one in his short fight with Brady, crushing his fist.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: Brady spends his last moments spitting at Michael.


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* UndersideRide: Michael hitches one of these on the truck used to get Rachel and Jamie out of town.


* {{Tuckerization}}: Jamie's name was originally Brittany, but she was named in honor of Creator/JamieLeeCurtis.





* AssholeVictim: Kelly Meeker.



* Sadist: While Michael Myers does have the Curse of Thorn in this timeline as an excuse as to why he targets Jamie, some of his actions indicate he still is a sadist. A prime example of this is Kelly's death. He continually rocks back and forth in the chair just as the deputy did, while Kelly brings the deputy coffee and it's only when she realizes who really is in the chair that he kills her. He similarly takes his time with Brady, preferring to see Brady try to fight back against him with his shotgun and later fisticuffs, and dragging out the kill as a form of mockery. This comes to bite him later on, as it costs him valuable time to get to Jamie and Rachel.

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* Sadist: While Michael Myers does have the Curse {{Sadist}}: Some of Thorn in this timeline as an excuse as to why he targets Jamie, some of his Michael's actions indicate he still is a sadist.sadism. A prime example of this is Kelly's death. He continually rocks back and forth in the chair just as the deputy did, while Kelly brings the deputy coffee and it's only when she realizes who really is in the chair that he kills her. He similarly takes his time with Brady, preferring to see Brady try to fight back against him with his shotgun and later fisticuffs, and dragging out the kill as a form of mockery. This comes to bite him later on, as it costs him valuable time to get to Jamie and Rachel.


* RealityEnsues: After the police force is massacred, Loomis eggs the bar patrons, who realized something was up when the lines were cut to the police station, to go after Michael, despite Sheriff Meeker telling them not to; Loomis justifies his actions by explaining that since all the cops except for Meeker and a lone deputy are dead, the truckers are all they have as defense. However, a bunch of drunks armed with guns aren't that competent and they end up shooting a poor guy named Tom Hollister, mistaking him for Michael.

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* RealityEnsues: After RealityEnsues:
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the police force is massacred, Loomis eggs the bar patrons, who realized something was up when the lines were cut to the police station, to go after Michael, despite Sheriff Meeker telling them not to; Loomis justifies his actions by explaining that since all the cops except for Meeker and a lone deputy are dead, the truckers are all they have as defense. However, a bunch of drunks armed with guns aren't that competent and they end up shooting a poor guy named Tom Hollister, mistaking him for Michael.Michael.
** Brady's attempt to shoot out the lock promptly results in the lock being too hot to touch. Later, Brady tries to frantically reload his shotgun. However, he is trying to do it in a hurry, and he has no formal firearms training. As a result, Michael has closed the gap and his shotgun is quickly rendered impossible to shoot.


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* Sadist: While Michael Myers does have the Curse of Thorn in this timeline as an excuse as to why he targets Jamie, some of his actions indicate he still is a sadist. A prime example of this is Kelly's death. He continually rocks back and forth in the chair just as the deputy did, while Kelly brings the deputy coffee and it's only when she realizes who really is in the chair that he kills her. He similarly takes his time with Brady, preferring to see Brady try to fight back against him with his shotgun and later fisticuffs, and dragging out the kill as a form of mockery. This comes to bite him later on, as it costs him valuable time to get to Jamie and Rachel.

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