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* CuffsOffRubWrists: Aziraphale does this during the French Revolution flashback after Crowley magically undoes the irons around his wrists.


* WorthlessYellowRocks: When he enters the church to save Aziraphale from the Nazis, he cannot help but be astonished to see that the holy water there is just sitting there unguarded.

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* WorthlessYellowRocks: When he Crowley enters the church to save Aziraphale from the Nazis, he cannot help but be astonished to see that the holy water there is just sitting there unguarded.


* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: During the Victorian era, Crowley asks Aziraphale to obtain holy water for him as "insurance" in the event that things go wrong for him, which is permanently deadly to demonkind. Aziraphale flatly refuses to so, believing that a) Crowley intends to use it for suicide (Crowley insists it is not for that purpose), and b) the trouble he would himself be in if he was found out to have been "fraternizing" with a demon. A century later, in 1960s Soho, Crowley is planning a heist to steal some holy water from a church, which Aziraphale learns of and confronts him about. Seeing that Crowley is determined to obtain it regardless and whilst admitting his feelings on the matter are unchanged, Aziraphale states that he cannot in good conscience allow him to take the risk, and so reluctantly gifts Crowley with a thermos flask's worth of holy water; Crowley, unsurprisingly, is taken aback by this.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: During the Victorian era, Crowley asks Aziraphale to obtain holy water for him as "insurance" in the event that things go wrong for him, which is permanently deadly to demonkind. Aziraphale flatly refuses to do so, believing that a) Crowley intends to use it for suicide (Crowley insists it is not for that purpose), and b) the trouble he would himself be in if he was found out to have been "fraternizing" with a demon. A century later, in 1960s Soho, Crowley is planning a heist to steal some holy water from a church, which Aziraphale learns of and confronts him about. Seeing that Crowley is determined to obtain it regardless and whilst admitting his feelings on the matter are unchanged, Aziraphale states that he cannot in good conscience allow him to take the risk, and so reluctantly gifts Crowley with a thermos flask's worth of holy water; water and tells him to call off the heist; Crowley, unsurprisingly, is taken aback by this.


-->'''Aziraphale''': Probably best not.

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-->'''Aziraphale''': Probably best Better not.


OOCIsSeriousBusiness: During the Victorian era, Crowley asks Aziraphale to obtain holy water for him as "insurance" in the event that things go wrong for him, which is permanently deadly to demonkind. Aziraphale flatly refuses to so, believing that a) Crowley intends to use it for suicide (Crowley insists it is not for that purpose), and b) the trouble he would himself be in if he was found out to have been "fraternizing" with a demon. A century later, in 1960s Soho, Crowley is planning a heist to steal some holy water from a church, which Aziraphale learns of and confronts him about. Seeing that Crowley is determined to obtain it regardless and whilst admitting his feelings on the matter are unchanged, Aziraphale states that he cannot in good conscience allow him to take the risk, and so reluctantly gifts Crowley with a thermos flask's worth of holy water; Crowley, unsurprisingly, is taken aback by this.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: During the Victorian era, Crowley asks Aziraphale to obtain holy water for him as "insurance" in the event that things go wrong for him, which is permanently deadly to demonkind. Aziraphale flatly refuses to so, believing that a) Crowley intends to use it for suicide (Crowley insists it is not for that purpose), and b) the trouble he would himself be in if he was found out to have been "fraternizing" with a demon. A century later, in 1960s Soho, Crowley is planning a heist to steal some holy water from a church, which Aziraphale learns of and confronts him about. Seeing that Crowley is determined to obtain it regardless and whilst admitting his feelings on the matter are unchanged, Aziraphale states that he cannot in good conscience allow him to take the risk, and so reluctantly gifts Crowley with a thermos flask's worth of holy water; Crowley, unsurprisingly, is taken aback by this.

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OOCIsSeriousBusiness: During the Victorian era, Crowley asks Aziraphale to obtain holy water for him as "insurance" in the event that things go wrong for him, which is permanently deadly to demonkind. Aziraphale flatly refuses to so, believing that a) Crowley intends to use it for suicide (Crowley insists it is not for that purpose), and b) the trouble he would himself be in if he was found out to have been "fraternizing" with a demon. A century later, in 1960s Soho, Crowley is planning a heist to steal some holy water from a church, which Aziraphale learns of and confronts him about. Seeing that Crowley is determined to obtain it regardless and whilst admitting his feelings on the matter are unchanged, Aziraphale states that he cannot in good conscience allow him to take the risk, and so reluctantly gifts Crowley with a thermos flask's worth of holy water; Crowley, unsurprisingly, is taken aback by this.
-->'''Crowley''': Should I say "thank you"?
-->'''Aziraphale''': Probably best not.

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* AdaptationExpansion: The prologue of the episode provides an expanded look at Aziraphale and Crowley's relationship across the span of human history, showing them go from being on opposite sides of the conflict between Heaven and Hell to reluctantly beginning "the arrangement" to becoming best friends. Along the way they witness construction of Noah's ark, the Crucifixion, Shakespeare's Hamlet being performed at the Globe, and get caught up in the events of the French Revolution and World War II. We are also shown the origin of the thermos flask of holy water Crowley obtains as "insurance".


* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Anathema tells Adam the various ills that plague the world (global warming, animal poaching, artificial food, etc).

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Anathema tells Adam the various ills that plague the world (global ([[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking global warming, animal poaching, artificial food, food]], etc).

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* LineOfSightName: Shadwell gives all the fictional Witchfinders names of this type, including Lieutenant Table and Sergeant Pepper.

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* JesusWasWayCool: For all the moments the miniseries pokes fun at Christianity, Jesus Christ's portrayal is still sympathetic, being a "bright young lad" who only wanted to encourage people to be kind to one another. Even ''Crowley'' shows respect for him, having shown him all the kingdoms of the world as a last kind gesture, and the scene of Jesus' crucifixion is notably somber and with more understated humor.


* ActorAllusion: Crowley himself is a casual observer in Shakespeare's works, preferring "the funny ones" and begrudgingly makes ''Hamlet'' popular as a favor to Aziraphale. Not only has Creator/DavidTennant played the titular character in the 2009 television adaptation of the play, but he has also met with William Shakespeare as the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E2TheShakespeareCode The Shakespeare Code]]", where he and [[Creator/FreemaAgyeman Martha Jones]] indirectly inspired Shakespeare in a manner that eventually leads to the creation of (among other things) ''Hamlet''.

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* ActorAllusion: Crowley himself is a casual observer in Shakespeare's works, preferring "the funny ones" and begrudgingly makes ''Hamlet'' popular as a favor to Aziraphale. Not only has Creator/DavidTennant played the titular character in the 2009 television adaptation of the play, but he has also met with William Shakespeare as the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E2TheShakespeareCode The Shakespeare Code]]", where he and [[Creator/FreemaAgyeman Martha Jones]] indirectly inspired Shakespeare in a manner that eventually leads to the creation of (among other things) ''Hamlet''. He was also Benedick in a production of Much Ado About Nothing- one of Shakespeare's notable "funny ones".


* ActorAllusion: Crowley himself is a casual observer in Shakespeare's works, preferring "the funny ones" and begrudgingly makes ''Hamlet'' popular as a favor to Aziraphale. Not only has Crowley's actor Creator/DavidTennant played the titular character in the 2009 television adaptation of the play, but he has also met with William Shakespeare as the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E2TheShakespeareCode The Shakespeare Code]]", him and his then-companion Martha indirectly inspiring Shakespeare in a manner that eventually leads to the creation of (among other things) ''Hamlet''.

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* ActorAllusion: Crowley himself is a casual observer in Shakespeare's works, preferring "the funny ones" and begrudgingly makes ''Hamlet'' popular as a favor to Aziraphale. Not only has Crowley's actor Creator/DavidTennant played the titular character in the 2009 television adaptation of the play, but he has also met with William Shakespeare as the Doctor in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E2TheShakespeareCode The Shakespeare Code]]", him where he and his then-companion [[Creator/FreemaAgyeman Martha Jones]] indirectly inspiring inspired Shakespeare in a manner that eventually leads to the creation of (among other things) ''Hamlet''.

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