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* BolivianArmyCliffhanger: The second season ends with the crew launching a seemingly suicidal DelayingAction against an alien fleet.
* BolivianArmyEnding: The second season ends with our heroes facing down an alien armada while awaiting the cavalry. Avon yells "Fire" just as the credits roll.

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* BolivianArmyCliffhanger: The second season ends with the crew launching a seemingly suicidal DelayingAction against an alien fleet. \n* BolivianArmyEnding: The second season ends with our heroes facing down an alien armada while awaiting the cavalry. Avon yells "Fire" "Fire!" just as the credits roll.


* BolivianArmyCliffhanger: The second season ends with the crew launching a seemingly suicidal DelayingAction against an alien fleet. Two characters were written out: Blake and Jenna. The former returned for the next two finales, dying in the last episode. The latter was killed off-screen.

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* BolivianArmyCliffhanger: The second season ends with the crew launching a seemingly suicidal DelayingAction against an alien fleet. Two characters were written out: Blake and Jenna. The former returned for the next two finales, dying in the last episode. The latter was killed off-screen.

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* BolivianArmyCliffhanger: The second season ends with the crew launching a seemingly suicidal DelayingAction against an alien fleet. Two characters were written out: Blake and Jenna. The former returned for the next two finales, dying in the last episode. The latter was killed off-screen.


* GodzillaThreshold: Jenna summons the Federation fleet to fight of the alien armada.

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* GodzillaThreshold: Jenna summons the Federation fleet to fight of off the alien armada.


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* MistakenForSpecialGuest: After being captured Blake is initially mistaken for Travis, whom the aliens are expecting.

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* MistakenForSpecialGuest: After being captured Blake turns up to sabotage Star One, only to find it's already been taken over by alien invaders planning to conquer humanity. Blake is initially mistaken for assumed to be a human traitor who's helping the aliens; as Blake himself points out, the location of Star One is OverTheTopSecret (those manning it have literally been marooned there) so who else would be turning up? Unfortunately the real traitor, Travis, whom the aliens are expecting.does show up, and being an old enemy of Blake instantly attacks him.

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* GodzillaThreshold: Jenna summons the Federation fleet to fight of the alien armada.


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* HeroicSacrifice: Laurena.


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* WrongGenreSavvy: Blake assumes Travis is helping the aliens so he can become leader of the Federation. His motives are actually [[OmnicidalManiac a bit more extreme than that.]]


* MatchCut: Servalan is studying file photographs of the staff of Star One, including Lurena. Cut to Lurena on Star One, standing in the same position. [[RefugeeFromTime Unfortunately she's the same age as well.]]


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* PicturePerfectPresentation: Servalan is studying file photographs of the staff of Star One, including Lurena. Cut to Lurena on Star One, standing in the same position. [[RefugeeFromTime Unfortunately she's the same age as well.]]


* {{Fanservice}}: We get a [[MaleGaze nice view of Jenna's cleavage]] as she bends over a console.

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* {{Fanservice}}: We get a [[MaleGaze nice view of Jenna's cleavage]] as she bends over a console.console in her [[HellBentForLeather leather jumpsuit]].


* FiveSecondForeshadowing: When Stott asks Blake about his artificial hand, and why doesn't he have an eyepatch? Blake and Cally exchange a MeaningfulLook. Enter stage Travis.

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* FiveSecondForeshadowing: When Stott asks Blake about his artificial hand, and why doesn't he have an eyepatch? Blake and Cally exchange a MeaningfulLook. Enter stage Travis.


** Servalan's self-centered scheming in "Gambit" has lead to an enemy of the Federation seizing control of Star One.

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** Servalan's self-centered scheming in "Gambit" "[[Recap/BlakesSevenS2E11Gambit Gambit]]" has lead to an enemy of the Federation seizing control of Star One.

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* WhamLine: After Vila and Jenna discover that an alien invasion fleet is approaching the galaxy:
--> '''Vila''': Do you think Blake knows what's happening? Why hasn't he come back yet? What are we supposed to do, Jenna?
--> '''Jenna''': Give the alarm.
--> '''Vila''': Terrific idea, who do you suggest we tell?
--> '''Jenna''': Servalan.


* ThePlotReaper: With Blake PutOnABus there was no dramatic purpose for the ArchEnemy who was obsessed with killing him, so Travis loses his PlotArmor and gets shot dead [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim like he should have been long ago]].

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* ThePlotReaper: With Blake PutOnABus there was no dramatic purpose for the ArchEnemy who was obsessed with killing him, so Travis loses his PlotArmor and gets shot dead [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim [[KillHimAlready like he should have been long ago]].


* ThePlotReaper: With Blake PutOnABus there was no dramatic purpose for the ArchEnemy who was obsessed with killing him, so Travis loses his PlotArmor and gets shot dead like he should have been long ago.

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* ThePlotReaper: With Blake PutOnABus there was no dramatic purpose for the ArchEnemy who was obsessed with killing him, so Travis loses his PlotArmor and gets shot dead [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim like he should have been long ago.ago]].

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[[AC:Written by Creator/ChrisBoucher.\\
Directed by David Maloney (uncredited).\\
Airdate: 3 April 1979.]]

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