Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Main / RedAlert

Go To



* ''Radio/XMinusOne'''s "[[Recap/XMinusOneE037TheCChute The C-Chute]]": At the start of the episode, a klaxon rings over the intercom, preceding the announcement of the Kloran ship. With the ship on "Condition Red", all crew are supposed to go to their stations while the passengers are confined to one cabin.
-->'''SFX''' "Now hear this, Condition Red, Condition Red. We are under attack from a Kloran battle cruiser. All hands forward to battle stations. Passengers will remain confined to the aftercabin. Condition Red, we are being attacked, Condition Red."


Added DiffLines:

[[folder:Radio]]
* ''Radio/XMinusOne'''s "[[Recap/XMinusOneE037TheCChute The C-Chute]]": At the start of the episode, a klaxon rings over the intercom, preceding the announcement of the Kloran ship. With the ship on "Condition Red", all crew are supposed to go to their stations while the passengers are confined to one cabin.
-->'''SFX''' "Now hear this, Condition Red, Condition Red. We are under attack from a Kloran battle cruiser. All hands forward to battle stations. Passengers will remain confined to the aftercabin. Condition Red, we are being attacked, Condition Red."
[[/folder]]


We have only [[TitleDrop fourteen hours to save the Earth]].\\

to:

We have only [[TitleDrop fourteen hours to save the Earth]].\\Earth]].
* ''Radio/XMinusOne'''s "[[Recap/XMinusOneE037TheCChute The C-Chute]]": At the start of the episode, a klaxon rings over the intercom, preceding the announcement of the Kloran ship. With the ship on "Condition Red", all crew are supposed to go to their stations while the passengers are confined to one cabin.
-->'''SFX''' "Now hear this, Condition Red, Condition Red. We are under attack from a Kloran battle cruiser. All hands forward to battle stations. Passengers will remain confined to the aftercabin. Condition Red, we are being attacked, Condition Red."



to:

* ''Series/HarryHillsTVBurp'' had a flashing-lights-and-klaxons '''Soap Alert''' for when the characters on ''Series/EastEnders'', ''Series/CoronationStreet'', or ''Series/{{Emmerdale}}'' set themselves up for total disaster--like, say, someone announcing happily to their friends before a wedding that [[TemptingFate "This will be the best day ever."]]

Added DiffLines:

** A more comprehensive list of common signals in the United States is the steady "Alert" tone for weather-based warnings which can also include severe thunderstorms, the wailing "Attack" tone which is intended for an incoming enemy attack back during the Cold War days, an alternating "Hi-Lo" tone usually reserved for fire calls, etc. This is by no means what every state or city uses, as some use their own system of tones, leading to the infamous "broken" siren in Chicago that sounds "Alternate Wail" which is a combined wailing and hi-lo signal.

Added DiffLines:

* ''VideoGame/RigidForceAlpha'': "[klaxons] Captain! The station is under attack by an unknown force. Deploying Rigid Force Alpha. Heavy battles reported. Prepare for combat, Good luck, captain!"


* Happens several times in the anime ''Manga/HanaukyoMaidTeam'' (both seasons) when an emergency occurs in the mansion, sometimes with rotating lights and sirens.

to:

* ''Manga/HanaukyoMaidTeam''. Happens several times in the anime ''Manga/HanaukyoMaidTeam'' (both seasons) when an emergency occurs in the mansion, sometimes with rotating lights and sirens.


* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekArmada II'', alerts contain a different approach, Green alert is were a ship will not attack unless given a strict order to do so (This includes not firing back), Yellow alert will have ships fire at enemy ships and stations if fired upon, Red alert (Default) has ships attack enemy ships and stations if there in range.
* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekBridgeCommander'', you can order Saffi (your first officer) to set the ship's alert status. Green alert is shields and weapons offline, yellow alert brings up shields to 100% power for protecting the ship from minor hazards (nebulae, etc.) and red alert brings up shields and weapons.
* ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' features condition red when the player engages an enemy, both in space and on away missions which prevents the player from performing non-combat actions such as full impulse.

to:

* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekArmada II'', alerts contain are a different approach, form of stance in a vessel or station's AI menu. Green alert Alert is were where a ship will not attack unless given a strict order to do so (This (this includes not firing back), Yellow alert Alert will have ships fire at enemy ships and stations if fired upon, Red alert (Default) Alert (default) has ships attack enemy ships and stations if there they are in range.
range. A production station's alert status affects the default AI stance of any vessels built from it.
* In ''VideoGame/StarTrekBridgeCommander'', you can order First Officer Saffi (your first officer) Larson to set the ship's alert status. Green alert is shields and weapons offline, yellow alert brings up shields to 100% power for protecting the ship from minor hazards (nebulae, etc.) and red alert brings up shields and weapons.
weapons. There are hotkeys to quickly change alert status which is important as staying on full Red Alert status drains the ship's power. The ship's alert status can also change automatically; if you give Petty Chief Engineer Brex orders to power the shield or weapon systems, those respective alerts are active. Saffi will also automatically call for Red Alert if the ship falls under attack.
* ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' features condition red when the player engages an enemy, both in space and on away missions which prevents the player from performing non-combat actions such as full impulse.impulse, beaming/warping out to Sector Space, etc.


* Happens several times in the anime ''Anime/HanaukyoMaidTai'' (both seasons) when an emergency occurs in the mansion, sometimes with rotating lights and sirens.

to:

* Happens several times in the anime ''Anime/HanaukyoMaidTai'' ''Manga/HanaukyoMaidTeam'' (both seasons) when an emergency occurs in the mansion, sometimes with rotating lights and sirens.


* ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Occurs at an American missile base in North Dakota just before Blofeld's KillSat attacks with its [[FrickinLaserBeams laser beam]].

to:

* ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''. Occurs at an American missile base in North Dakota just before Blofeld's KillSat attacks with its [[FrickinLaserBeams [[EnergyWeapon laser beam]].


* From a review of the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' episode "[[Recap/BlakesSevenS1E13Bounty Bounty]]":

to:

* From a review of the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' episode "[[Recap/BlakesSevenS1E13Bounty "[[Recap/BlakesSevenS1E11Bounty Bounty]]":



* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.

to:

* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.


* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.
-->'''Ron:''' Which alarm is that? Zombie virus?\\
'''Wendy:''' Alien invasion.\\
'''Jackie:''' Giant spider robots from another dimension where the Nazis won?\\
'''Teddy:''' No, that one goes eeyoo-eeyoo-awdub-awdub...\\
'''Wendy:''' Ah, yeah.



* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.
-->'''Ron:''' Which alarm is that? Zombie virus?\\
'''Wendy:''' Alien invasion.\\
'''Jackie:''' Giant spider robots from another dimension where the Nazis won?\\
'''Teddy:''' No, that one goes eeyoo-eeyoo-awdub-awdub...\\
'''Wendy:''' Ah, yeah.

to:

* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.
-->'''Ron:''' Which alarm is that? Zombie virus?\\
'''Wendy:''' Alien invasion.\\
'''Jackie:''' Giant spider robots from another dimension where the Nazis won?\\
'''Teddy:''' No, that one goes eeyoo-eeyoo-awdub-awdub...\\
'''Wendy:''' Ah, yeah.

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/Powerless2017''. When the alarm starts blaring, Emily starts going through a giant binder to identify the code, while the others try to remember it.
-->'''Ron:''' Which alarm is that? Zombie virus?\\
'''Wendy:''' Alien invasion.\\
'''Jackie:''' Giant spider robots from another dimension where the Nazis won?\\
'''Teddy:''' No, that one goes eeyoo-eeyoo-awdub-awdub...\\
'''Wendy:''' Ah, yeah.


* In ''[[Pinball/Doom2016 Doom Pinball]]'', the table turns red [[RedFilterOfDoom with terror]] when a wave of demons spawn after you 1) fail a {{Minigame}} in "To Hell and Back", or 2) start the "Hell on Mars" side mode. Better get rid of those demons quick!

to:

* In ''[[Pinball/Doom2016 Doom Pinball]]'', ''VideoGame/DoomZenStudios'', the table turns red [[RedFilterOfDoom with terror]] when a wave of demons spawn after you 1) fail a {{Minigame}} in "To Hell and Back", or 2) start the "Hell on Mars" side mode. Better get rid of those demons quick!


* From a review of the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' episode "Bounty":

to:

* From a review of the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' episode "Bounty":"[[Recap/BlakesSevenS1E13Bounty Bounty]]":



** In the final episode, MasterComputer Orac is preventing the ship's computer Slave from interrupting his conversation. Slave eventually cuts in by triggering the red alert, which is appropriate as [[NotNowKiddo he wanted to let them know that the ship was about to be attacked!]]

to:

** In the final episode, "[[Recap/BlakesSevenS4E13Blake Blake]]", MasterComputer Orac is preventing the ship's computer Slave from interrupting his conversation. Slave eventually cuts in by triggering the red alert, which is appropriate as [[NotNowKiddo he wanted to let them know that the ship was about to be attacked!]]



** The first example kicked off with an exchange highlighting how pointless it was in their circumstances:

to:

** The first example kicked off with an exchange highlighting how pointless it was in their circumstances:circumstances in "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonVILegion Legion]]":



** A new shade -- brown. That can't be pretty.

to:

** A "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonVIIIBackInTheRedPartI Back in the Red]]" has a new shade -- brown. That can't be pretty.



** And combined with CurseOfBabel with Holy.

to:

** And combined with CurseOfBabel with Holy.Holly in "[[Recap/RedDwarfSeasonVDemonsAndAngels Demons and Angels]]".


Often, all the ordinary lights in the building will be instantly replaced with ominous red lighting, making it abundandtly clear to the audience that the Alert is indeed ''Red''. (In RealLife, it's generally helpful to keep using ordinary lighting so you can actually see what you're doing.)

to:

Often, all the ordinary lights in the building will be instantly replaced with ominous red lighting, making it abundandtly abundantly clear to the audience that the Alert is indeed ''Red''. (In RealLife, it's generally helpful to keep using ordinary lighting so you can actually see what you're doing.)

Showing 15 edit(s) of 249

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report