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* ConjoinedTwins: The feuding comedians at the heart of "Their Divided Self" are conjoined, albeit not identical.


The series aired from 1988 to 1991.





-->'''Rathmore''': Yes, I believe you, but there's another reason [[spoiler:I can't let you go.]] You see... [[spoiler:[[WhamLine My wife is now feeding for two!]]]]

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-->'''Rathmore''': Yes, I believe you, but there's another reason [[spoiler:I can't let you go.]] go]]... You see... [[spoiler:[[WhamLine My wife is now feeding for two!]]]]


* FiveSecondForeshadowing: During "The Farmer's Daughter", right before Howard kisses Lucy, Lucy keeps hammering it in that he can't touch her.

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* FiveSecondForeshadowing: During "The Farmer's Daughter", right before Howard kisses Lucy, Lucy keeps hammering it in that he can't touch her. [[spoiler:That's because of the makeup she had on to disguise [[DeadAllAlong the rot]]...]]

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* FiveSecondForeshadowing: During "The Farmer's Daughter", right before Howard kisses Lucy, Lucy keeps hammering it in that he can't touch her.

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* FarmersDaughter / TravelingSalesman: The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin titular episode]] "The Farmer's Daughter" starts out as a take on [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmer%27s_daughter the classic joke]]: Howard Filby, a traveling [[spoiler:Bible]] salesman crashes his car during a stormy night, and has to hole up in a nearby farm for the night, with the only room available being the farmers' daughter's room. [[spoiler:And then it comes to light that this isn't the first time such a setup occurred, and there's [[WomanScorned a]] [[DeadAllAlong reason]] it keeps happening...]]

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* HereWeGoAgain:
** In the closing minutes of "The Farmer's Daughter", Ma and Pa are talking about how [[spoiler:they were ''so sure'' Howard would've been "the right one" for their daughter, Lucy, only for him to [[DrivenToSuicide throw himself down the thresher]] once faced with the reality of [[DeadAllAlong Lucy's condition]]]]. Pa then states that there's no use dwelling on the past, and that [[spoiler:"maybe next time" will work out]]. Cue the sounds of [[spoiler:a car crashing, and a man approaching, then knocking on, the front door]].
*** And it's worth mentioning that [[spoiler:''this wasn't even the first time'': Howard came to learn that ''several'' door-to-door salesmen had come to the farm prior to him, so many that Lucy ''lost count'']].


The show was also known to have had celebrity guests before they became famous, including Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/LiliTaylor, [[Series/{{Friends}} Matt [=LeBlanc=]]], Creator/DavidSpade, Creator/GinaGershon and Creator/RichardBelzer.


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The show was also known to have had celebrity guests before they became famous, including Creator/SteveBuscemi, Creator/LiliTaylor, [[Series/{{Friends}} Matt [=LeBlanc=]]], Creator/MattLeblanc, Creator/DavidSpade, Creator/GinaGershon and Creator/RichardBelzer.


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** "Outpost" ends with [[spoiler:Sebastian effectively killing himself in order to reunite with the voices he has been hearing, while Clara learns too late that Sebastian was actually Andros, her husband who she was led to believe died from cancer.]]


* ContrivedCoincidence: The plot of "Outpost" concerns an inspector, Clara Raymond, arriving to a mining outpost on a distant planet that is run by bioengineered creatures who were once human beings dying of terminal disease. She feels nothing but contempt for one particular creature, Sebastian, being behind on his work, due to her own workaholic nature. You see, when her husband had come down with a terminal disease, rather than be with him when he died, she continued her work instead. [[spoiler:So, no points for guessing who Sebastian is.]]

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* ContrivedCoincidence: The plot of "Outpost" concerns an inspector, Clara Raymond, arriving to a mining outpost on a distant planet that is run by bioengineered creatures who were once human beings dying of terminal disease. She feels nothing but contempt for one particular creature, Sebastian, being behind on his work, due to her own workaholic nature. You see, when her husband husband, Andros, had come down with a terminal disease, rather than be with him when he died, she continued her work instead. [[spoiler:So, no points for guessing who Sebastian is.]]

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* ContrivedCoincidence: The plot of "Outpost" concerns an inspector, Clara Raymond, arriving to a mining outpost on a distant planet that is run by bioengineered creatures who were once human beings dying of terminal disease. She feels nothing but contempt for one particular creature, Sebastian, being behind on his work, due to her own workaholic nature. You see, when her husband had come down with a terminal disease, rather than be with him when he died, she continued her work instead. [[spoiler:So, no points for guessing who Sebastian is.]]


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** By the end of "Stressed Environment", [[spoiler:everyone in the lab is dead, and because of the implication that Dr. Porter failed to open the canister of pesticide in her dying moments, the remaining hyper-intelligent rats are going to escape into the world once someone arrives to open the door]].


* BaitAndSwitch: In "The Young and the Headless", after managing to trick Victoria's ex, Hunk, into [[AteHisGun blowing his brains out]], Edward acts like Hunk had attempted suicide when she enters the room. When he claims that he tried to stop him, Victoria responds with a simple "But, why?"

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* BaitAndSwitch: In "The Young and the Headless", after managing to trick Victoria's ex, Hunk, into [[AteHisGun blowing his brains out]], Edward acts like Hunk had attempted suicide when she enters the room. When he claims that he tried to stop him, Victoria responds with a simple "But, why?"why?".


-->'''Stanley''': Hey, I have the answer! [[spoiler:An eleven-letter word for "tenacity"? The word is ''"persistence"''.]]

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-->'''Stanley''': -->'''Eric''': Hey, I have the answer! [[spoiler:An eleven-letter word for "tenacity"? The word is ''"persistence"''.]]


* BolivianArmyEnding: Right from the get-go in "The Waiting Game", two army officials, Stanley and Eric, are trapped in a military bunker following [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the entire planet getting nuked]]. By the closing minutes, [[spoiler:the planet is implied to be overrun with vampires, the ensuing nuclear winter has caused internal night, Stanley is implied to be the last human to ''not'' be turned into a vampire, and all he can do is fall to the floor and wait as Eric, having been turned, brute-forces his way back into the bunker by trying to guess Stanley's access code by inputing ''every'' possible five digit code, one at a time, starting at 11111]].[[note]]And for the record, [[spoiler:Stanley's code? 18501. And given how A) there appears to be no system in place to lock out a user after a certain amount of failed inputs, and B) it takes Eric a second a pop to enter a code, it's pretty easy to figure out how much time Stanley has left...]][[/note]]

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* BolivianArmyEnding: Right from the get-go in "The Waiting Game", two army officials, Stanley and Eric, are trapped in a military bunker following [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt the entire planet getting nuked]]. By the closing minutes, [[spoiler:the planet is implied to be overrun with vampires, the ensuing nuclear winter has caused internal eternal night, Stanley is implied to be the last human to ''not'' be turned into a vampire, and all he can do is fall to the floor and wait as Eric, having been turned, brute-forces his way back into the bunker by trying to guess Stanley's access code by inputing ''every'' possible five digit code, one at a time, starting at 11111]].[[note]]And for the record, [[spoiler:Stanley's code? 18501. And given how A) there appears to be no system in place to lock out a user after a certain amount of failed inputs, and B) it takes Eric a second a pop to enter a code, it's pretty easy to figure out how much time Stanley has left...]][[/note]]

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* InterspeciesRomance: In "Far Below", we are shown a section of subway tunnel that is crawling with subterranean, Yeti-like creatures, with a population that the man in charge of the section, Dr. Rathmore, tries to keep in check. [[spoiler:In fact, he has a female creature kept in the backroom, which he reveals to the accountant sent to audit him, Kritz, is pregnant.]] And in case you didn't figure it out, the episode ends with Rathmore making the following statement [[spoiler:as he springs the creature loose on Kritz, [[HeKnowsTooMuch to keep him from leaving]]]].
-->'''Rathmore''': Yes, I believe you, but there's another reason [[spoiler:I can't let you go.]] You see... [[spoiler:[[WhamLine My wife is now feeding for two!]]]]

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