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* TheWarOnTerror: A subplot of "Through the Looking Glass" involves a list of NATO safehouses in Baghdad that Level 9 expects Saddam Hussein to bid on in an online auction.
* WitnessProtection: "Mail Call" involves the theft of the entire Witness Protection Program database, which cross-references the witnesses' aliases with their previous lives.

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* TheWarOnTerror: A subplot of "Through the Looking Glass" involves a list of NATO safehouses in Baghdad that Level 9 expects Saddam Hussein to bid on in an online auction.
* WitnessProtection: "Mail Call" involves the theft of the entire Witness Protection Program database, which cross-references the witnesses' aliases with their previous lives.lives.
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* JurisdictionFriction: In "[=DefCon=]", a team of Feds trips up on Level 9's operation and apprehends Travis. After talking to each others' bosses on the phone, the Feds sheepishly pack up and leave.


** "Through the Looking Glass" is a LiteraryAllusionTitle and a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_Glass_(UNIX_desktop) a UNIX desktop environment]] and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_glass_self the looking glass self]].

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** "Through the Looking Glass" is a LiteraryAllusionTitle and a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_Glass_(UNIX_desktop) a UNIX desktop environment]] and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_glass_self the looking glass self]]. In the episode, Wiley uses the "looking glass" as a metaphor for the virtual world online.



* HollywoodNerd: The core cast is comprised entirely of fashion models.

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* HollywoodNerd: The core cast is comprised entirely of fashion models. Sosh and Jargon, who spend most of their time in "the Fridge", play the trope completely straight with frumpy clothes and a disheveled appearance; the field agents downplay it with more professional attire.

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* TheWarOnTerror: A subplot of "Through the Looking Glass" involves a list of NATO safehouses in Baghdad that Level 9 expects Saddam Hussein to bid on in an online auction.

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* OneOfTheBoys: In "Through the Looking Glass", Sosh mentions that she played Little League baseball. Bear in mind the series was made when Little League franchises were starting to face Title IX challenges.
-->'''Sosh:''' My little brother...couldn't believe I wanted to play hardball with the boys, and when I made the All Star team, he practically had a heart attack!


* ArcVillain: Level 9 was created in response to threats from the cyber-hacker Crazyhorse.



* DoubleMeaningTitle:
** "Through the Looking Glass" is a LiteraryAllusionTitle and a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_Glass_(UNIX_desktop) a UNIX desktop environment]] and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_glass_self the looking glass self]].
** "Ten Little Hackers" is TitledAfterTheSong "Ten Little Indians" and features a hitlist of Jargon and nine of his high school classmates.
* FunWithAcronyms: The Geosynchronous Orbiter Display, a satellite array jokingly referred to as "the eyes of GOD".
* FunWithHomophones: Crazyhorse's name is "like the Indian chief but spelled differently". His name is never actually spelled out in the show, but in a series with hackers, there's an implied reference to Cray supercomputers.
* HackedByAPirate: In "Mail Call", Travis opens an email with a trojan horse that, among other things, puts a taunting GIF on his monitor.
* HollywoodHacking: Sosh, Jargon, and Travis' primary roles on the team.
* HollywoodNerd: The core cast is comprised entirely of fashion models.



* NoSuchAgency: Level 9 is recruited from across "the entire federal law enforcement sandbox", doesn't officially exist, and denies knowledge of the agency if asked by civilians.
* ShamefulStrip: In the closing minutes of "Digital Babylon", Sosh is tracked down by a creep and forced to perform a striptease for him. She kills him by bashing his head in with a keyboard.

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* NoodleIncident: "Shootin'" Hooten doesn't want to discuss how he got his nickname.
* NoSuchAgency: Level 9 is recruited from across "the entire federal law enforcement sandbox", doesn't officially exist, and denies knowledge of the agency if asked by civilians.
civilians or other government agents.
* PopCulturePunEpisodeTitle: "[=DefCon=]", "Reboot", "Digital Babylon", "Avatar", "Wetware", and "Eat Flaming Death" are titled after Internet memes and computer/hacker culture.
* ShamefulStrip: In the closing minutes of "Digital Babylon", Sosh is tracked down by a creep and forced to perform a striptease for him. She kills him by bashing his head in with a keyboard.keyboard.
* WitnessProtection: "Mail Call" involves the theft of the entire Witness Protection Program database, which cross-references the witnesses' aliases with their previous lives.

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* NoSuchAgency: Level 9 is recruited from across "the entire federal law enforcement sandbox", doesn't officially exist, and denies knowledge of the agency if asked by civilians.

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''Level 9'' was a short-lived series airing on UPN between 2000 and 2001.

Hidden within the US Government, Level 9 is a team of government agents, geeks, and reformed hackers who solve cyber crimes.

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!!This series contains examples of:

* BoxedCrook: Roland Travis joined Level 9 as an alternative to going to jail for cyber crimes.
* DisposableSexWorker: In "Digital Babylon", the team tracks down a killer who's been targeting performers in online sex shows.
* NeverSuicide: In "A Price to Pay", the team investigates the apparent suicide of Annie's mentor.
* ShamefulStrip: In the closing minutes of "Digital Babylon", Sosh is tracked down by a creep and forced to perform a striptease for him. She kills him by bashing his head in with a keyboard.

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