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* DemonicPossession: There's a number of folks who claim this on this show. J.C. Webster III believes this is the case with Charlie Sheen....except the devil in question is the spirit of Rick James! Considering that J.C. thinks Blacks are inhuman devil-beings, it probably explains it.

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* DemonicPossession: There's a number of folks who claim this on this show. J.C. Webster III believes this is the case with Charlie Sheen....Sheen... except the devil in question is the spirit of Rick James! Considering that J.C. thinks Blacks are inhuman devil-beings, it probably explains it.



* HeelFaceTurn: Edna Pringle started out as J.C. Webster's willing follower and main goon who would email Art & George harassing messages. Then she finally revolted and ran off with a biker/Streamlink member with $10,000.00 from the compound till. J.C. trying and failing to find her had become a regular RunningGag (He may or may not have caught her, depending on the call).
* HeManWomanHater: J.C. Webster III's views on the female half of humanity is akin to DAESH or The Taliban.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Edna Pringle started out as J.C. Webster's willing follower and main goon who would email Art & George harassing messages. Then she finally revolted and ran off with a biker/Streamlink member with $10,000.00 $10,000 from the compound till. J.C. trying and failing to find her had become a regular RunningGag (He (he may or may not have caught her, depending on the call).
* HeManWomanHater: J.C. Webster III's views on the female half of humanity is akin to DAESH [[IHaveManyNames ISIS/ISIL/Daesh]] or The the Taliban.



* ProlongedPrologue: While all of the hosts have decently-sized intro's, George Knapp's is perhaps the longest.[[Note]]“Good evening everyone. You are in the right place at the right time. This is Coast to Coast am, blasting out of the Mojave Desert like a sirocco, blazing across the land, into your town, into your home, slamming into your radio like a supercharged nano particle of unobtanium. Greetings from the boldest, bawdiest most outrageous city in the world; the planetary capital of sun, fun, sin, sex and secrets, my not so humble home town, Las Vegas, Nevada. My name is George Knapp, your occasional host, designated driver of the air waves and moderator of tonight’s upcoming cacophony of conversation. Thanks for being with us …”[[/note]]
* SitcomArchNemesis: J.C.Webster III, big time.

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* ProlongedPrologue: While all of the hosts have decently-sized intro's, intros, George Knapp's is perhaps the longest.[[Note]]“Good [[note]]"Good evening everyone. You are in the right place at the right time. This is Coast to Coast am, blasting out of the Mojave Desert like a sirocco, blazing across the land, into your town, into your home, slamming into your radio like a supercharged nano particle of unobtanium.unobtainium. Greetings from the boldest, bawdiest most outrageous city in the world; the planetary capital of sun, fun, sin, sex and secrets, my not so humble home town, Las Vegas, Nevada. My name is George Knapp, your occasional host, designated driver of the air waves and moderator of tonight’s upcoming cacophony of conversation. Thanks for being with us …”[[/note]]
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* SitcomArchNemesis: J.C. Webster III, big time.



* StartMyOwn: After Art's contract and non-compete ran out with Premiere, he started his own radio show (first on Sirius/XM and later on Internet radio.
** Later hosts of that radio show do the same after being fired for various reasons (Heather Wade for missing too many shows after Art's death, and Tim Weisberg after an ownership change of the digital network)

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* StartMyOwn: After Art's contract and non-compete ran out with Premiere, he started his own radio show (first on Sirius/XM Sirius XM and later on Internet radio.
radio).
** Later hosts of that radio show do the same after being fired for various reasons (Heather Wade for missing too many shows after Art's death, and Tim Weisberg after an ownership change of the digital network)network).

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* StartMyOwn: After Art's contract and non-compete ran out with Premiere, he started his own radio show (first on Sirius/XM and later on Internet radio.
** Later hosts of that radio show do the same after being fired for various reasons (Heather Wade for missing too many shows after Art's death, and Tim Weisberg after an ownership change of the digital network)


* CoolVsAwesome: [[EvilVsEvil J.C. vs Oscar.]]

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* CoolVsAwesome: [[EvilVsEvil [[EvilVersusEvil J.C. vs Oscar.]]

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* ProlongedPrologue: While all of the hosts have decently-sized intro's, George Knapp's is perhaps the longest.[[Note]]“Good evening everyone. You are in the right place at the right time. This is Coast to Coast am, blasting out of the Mojave Desert like a sirocco, blazing across the land, into your town, into your home, slamming into your radio like a supercharged nano particle of unobtanium. Greetings from the boldest, bawdiest most outrageous city in the world; the planetary capital of sun, fun, sin, sex and secrets, my not so humble home town, Las Vegas, Nevada. My name is George Knapp, your occasional host, designated driver of the air waves and moderator of tonight’s upcoming cacophony of conversation. Thanks for being with us …”[[/note]]

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* NoodleIncident: Art Bell literally took his Ouija board story to the grave. All he let on was that it was something that extremely frightened him, so much so that he refused to talk about it.

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* SpinOff: Had three.
** The first was ''Dreamland'', which had somewhat different format, but was more or less Coast to Coast on the weekend. In the late 90s, after one of Art's retirements, he gave the show to Whitley Strieber, who hosts it to this day.
** The second was ''Coast to Coast Live'', which started in 2006 after Art came out of another retirement, displacing then weekend host Ian Punnett. The network proceeded to give him the Saturday time normally reserved for a replay of the previous week's show.
** The third was created after Art quit the show for good, named ''Art Bell: Somewhere in Time'' and replayed classic shows. This was to Art's annoyance, [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes and the absolute delight of tape traders]].


* RealSongThemeTune: Each show opens with "Chase", Music/GiorgioMoroder's instrumental theme from the film ''Film/MidnightExpress''.

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* CoolVsAwesome: [[EvilVsEvil J.C. vs Oscar.]]


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* EvilSoundsDeep: "Oscar" sounds positively demonic.


* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.

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* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games in complete seriousness and great detail without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.


** "From the High Desert/City of Angels/Gateway to the West/Somewhere Deep Underground!" "Turn your radio ''off!''" "Deus te Ama, and I do to!" "Good night America!"

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** "From the High Desert/City of Angels/Gateway to the West/Somewhere Deep Underground!" "Turn your radio ''off!''" "Deus te Ama, Amat, and I do to!" "Good night America!"


Subject matter on ''Coast to Coast AM'' typically focuses on aliens and [=UFOs=], conspiracy theories, paranormal activity and research, remote viewing, 2012 theories and international political issues, but has also interviewed well-known actors, musicians or authors. The show is currently hosted by George Noory on weekdays and an occasional Sunday. George Knapp hosts two Sundays a month. On Saturdays, plus Sundays when Knapp or Noory does not host, either Dave Schrader or Richard Syrett will host. Schrader or Syrett will also host on Fridays when Noory travels to Denver to record his video show ''Beyond Belief''. Art Bell infrequently guest-hosted until his death in 2018.

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Subject matter on ''Coast to Coast AM'' typically focuses on aliens and [=UFOs=], conspiracy theories, paranormal activity and research, remote viewing, 2012 theories theories, and international political issues, but has also interviewed well-known actors, musicians or authors. The show is currently hosted by George Noory on weekdays and an occasional Sunday. George Knapp hosts two Sundays a month. On Saturdays, plus Sundays when Knapp or Noory does not host, either Dave Schrader or Richard Syrett will host. Schrader or Syrett will also host on Fridays when Noory travels to Denver to record his video show ''Beyond Belief''. Art Bell infrequently guest-hosted until his death in 2018.



* DemonicPossession: There's a number of folks who claim this on this show. J.C. Webster III believes this is the case with Charlie Sheen....except the devil in question is the the spirit of Rick James! Considering that J.C. thinks Blacks are inhuman devil-beings, it probably explains it.
* EnemyMine: An Ultra-Traditionalist Catholic named Bro. Michael Dimond (pronounced 'Diamond', not 'Dimmund') was a phone-in guest on the show and was incredibly irritating with his holier-than-thou ways. Then J.C. Webster III called and started a row with Dimond. George Noory quietly let them argue, then told J.C. afterwards that maybe they (Noory & J.C.) ''could'' see eye-to-eye on something, once in a while.
* HeelFaceTurn: Edna Pringle started out as J.C. Webster's willing follower and main goon who would email Art & George harassing messages. Then she finally revolted and ran off with a biker/Streamlink member with $10,000.00 from the compound's till. J.C. trying and failing to find her had become a regular RunningGag (He may or may not have caught her, depending on the call).

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* DemonicPossession: There's a number of folks who claim this on this show. J.C. Webster III believes this is the case with Charlie Sheen....except the devil in question is the the spirit of Rick James! Considering that J.C. thinks Blacks are inhuman devil-beings, it probably explains it.
* EnemyMine: An Ultra-Traditionalist Catholic named Bro. Michael Dimond (pronounced 'Diamond', not 'Dimmund') was a phone-in guest on the show and was incredibly irritating with his holier-than-thou ways. Then J.C. Webster III called and started a row with Dimond. George Noory quietly let them argue, then told J.C. afterwards afterward that maybe they (Noory & J.C.) ''could'' see eye-to-eye on something, once in a while.
* HeelFaceTurn: Edna Pringle started out as J.C. Webster's willing follower and main goon who would email Art & George harassing messages. Then she finally revolted and ran off with a biker/Streamlink member with $10,000.00 from the compound's compound till. J.C. trying and failing to find her had become a regular RunningGag (He may or may not have caught her, depending on the call).


* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/HalfLife GordonFreeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.

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* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/HalfLife GordonFreeman]] Gordon Freeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.


* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/GordonFreeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.

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* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/GordonFreeman]] [[VideoGame/HalfLife GordonFreeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.

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* {{Bathos}}: The [[VideoGame/GordonFreeman]] call. The caller maintains a completely serious and convincing tone at all times and never breaks character, and the things he's describing are genuinely unsettling, but ''Half-Life'' fans (or gamers in general) will be cracking up because of the way he recounts the plots of the games without George Noory ''ever'' catching on.

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