Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Recap / BlackLightning2018S2E5Requiem

Go To



* TokenWhite: Two Bits acknowledges that Gambi was "the only white dude in Freeland".

to:

* TokenWhite: Two Bits acknowledges that Gambi was "the only white dude in Freeland".Freeland other than the police".


* ShoutOut: The attack on Gambi is more than a little similar to the first attack on Nick Fury in Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier.

to:

* ShoutOut: The attack on Gambi is more than a little similar to the first attack on Nick Fury in Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier.''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier''.
* TalkToTheFist: Lynn punch Dr. Jace in the face for lying to her.


Gambi is attacked and declared dead. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syonide's shoes for Tobias.

to:

Gambi is attacked and declared dead. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts start to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syonide's shoes for Tobias.

Added DiffLines:

* CrazyPrepared: Gambi's innocuous-looking tailor van is actually armored against bullets, though it doesn't last long enough to make a big difference.


Added DiffLines:

* ShoutOut: The attack on Gambi is more than a little similar to the first attack on Nick Fury in Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier.


* GetOut: Lynn orders security to remove Dr. Jace after her lie to Lynn about the serum causes the majority of the kids in the pods to die.

to:

* GetOut: Lynn orders security to remove Dr. Jace after her lie to Lynn about the serum causes the majority half of the kids in the pods to die.


** Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage by blackmailing Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.

to:

** Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage by blackmailing Freeland's elite to do his bidding - bidding, starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.


Added DiffLines:

* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When the sheriff who pulled her over starts twitching inhumanly, and mysterious figures start darting around in the woods surrounding her, Anissa immediately turns around and drives away.
-->"Oh, ''hell'' no."


* TheReveal: Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage by blackmailing Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.

to:

* TheReveal: TheReveal:
**
Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage by blackmailing Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.Proctor.
** ''Something'' Meta is going on with Grace. Dark spots appear and move all over her skin, and she needs hydration and meds to keep at bay.


Gambi is attacked and declared dead. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syondide's shoes for Tobias.

to:

Gambi is attacked and declared dead. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syondide's Syonide's shoes for Tobias.


* TheNeedsOfTheMany: This is how Dr. Jace justifies killing 14 people, as she claimed to believe that even working with Lynn they would ''never'' find a solution to save all of the pod children, and that they would ultimately all die from inaction. [[UnreliableExpositor This is what she]] ''[[UnreliablExpositor claims]]''.

to:

* TheNeedsOfTheMany: This is how Dr. Jace justifies killing 14 people, as she claimed to believe that even working with Lynn they would ''never'' find a solution to save all of the pod children, and that they would ultimately all die from inaction. [[UnreliableExpositor This is what she]] ''[[UnreliablExpositor ''[[UnreliableExpositor claims]]''.


* TheNeedsOfTheMany: This is how Dr. Jace justifies killing 14 people, as she claimed to believe that even working with Lynn they would ''never'' find a solution to save them all, thus ultimately killing them all. [[UnreliableExpositor This is what she claims]].

to:

* TheNeedsOfTheMany: This is how Dr. Jace justifies killing 14 people, as she claimed to believe that even working with Lynn they would ''never'' find a solution to save them all, thus all of the pod children, and that they would ultimately killing them all. all die from inaction. [[UnreliableExpositor This is what she claims]].she]] ''[[UnreliablExpositor claims]]''.

Added DiffLines:

* TheNeedsOfTheMany: This is how Dr. Jace justifies killing 14 people, as she claimed to believe that even working with Lynn they would ''never'' find a solution to save them all, thus ultimately killing them all. [[UnreliableExpositor This is what she claims]].


Gambi is attacked. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syondide's shoes for Tobias.

to:

Gambi is attacked.attacked and declared dead. Meanwhile Anissa starts volunteering at Rev. Holt's clinic. Jennifer and Khalil starts to reconnect, while Khalil feels the pressure of having to fill Syondide's shoes for Tobias.


* CharacterDeath: Gambi is attacked and his car blows up. We never see the body, and it's possible he ''might'' still be alive but for all intents and purposes he's probably dead.
* FakingTheDead: {{Invoked}}. When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.

to:

* CharacterDeath: Gambi is attacked and his car blows up. We never see the body, body (well what's left), and it's possible he ''might'' still be alive but for all intents and purposes he's probably dead.
* FakingTheDead: {{Invoked}}. When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically he's being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.



* TheReveal: Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage to blackmail Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.

to:

* TheReveal: Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage to blackmail by blackmailing Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.


* FakingTheDead: {{Invoked}} When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.

to:

* FakingTheDead: {{Invoked}} {{Invoked}}. When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.


* FakingTheDead: When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.
* Hope: It seems like Lynn has made a break through in saving the kids in the pods -- only for the serum to kill the majority of them, because her crazy partner lied to her about it.
* TheReveal: Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage to blackmail Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.

to:

* FakingTheDead: {{Invoked}} When told of Gambi's death, Jefferson is shocked but knowing how CrazyPrepared Gambi is - "the man has contingency plans for his contingency plans" refuses to believe it until he can see the remains for his own eyes; basically being in denial about it, while the rest of the Pierce family have accepted it.
* Hope: GetOut: Lynn orders security to remove Dr. Jace after her lie to Lynn about the serum causes the majority of the kids in the pods to die.
* HopeSpot:
It seems like Lynn has made a break through in saving the kids in the pods -- only for the serum to kill the majority of them, because her crazy partner Dr. Jace lied to her about it.
it to get her to take action.
* LackOfEmpathy: Dr. Jace was always a {{Sociopath}} but it's extremely disturbing to see it in action, as she doesn't understand ''why'' Lynn would refuse to use a serum that would save a handful of the kids, but kill the rest.
* TheReveal: Proctor's briefcase contained a cache of information -- information that Whale can use to his advantage to blackmail Freeland's elite to do his bidding - starting with a city councilman who accepted donations from Proctor.Proctor.
* TokenWhite: Two Bits acknowledges that Gambi was "the only white dude in Freeland".

Showing 15 edit(s) of 18

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report