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* RealityShow: A mix of reality and game show. [[CaptainObvious The murders of course are fictionalized]].

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* RealityShow: A mix of reality and game show. [[CaptainObvious The murders of course are fictionalized]].fictionalized.


''Murder in Small Town X'' was a one season reality/game show mystery where a group of contestants try to solve a grisly murder in a small [[CaliforniaDoubling fictional]] town in Maine, on the East Coast of the United States. Throughout each episode the contestants would go through clues but eventually two contestants would be sent off to two different locations, and one would retrieve the next clue while at the other location the other the killer would be waiting for them, [[VotedOffTheIsland never to be seen again...]] Winner Angel Juarbe Jr., a New York City firefighter, died in the collapse of the World Trade Center only a week after the final episode was broadcast, which has probably accounted for a lack of any sequel, though the UK did see a different version in 2003 known as ''Series/TheMurderGame''.

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''Murder in Small Town X'' was a one season reality/game show mystery where a group of contestants try to solve a grisly murder in a small [[CaliforniaDoubling fictional]] town in Maine, on the East Coast of the United States. Throughout each episode the contestants would go through clues but eventually two contestants would be sent off to two different locations, and one would retrieve the next clue while at the other location the other the killer would be waiting for them, [[VotedOffTheIsland never to be seen again...]] Winner Angel Juarbe Jr., a New York City firefighter, died in the collapse of the World Trade Center only a week after the final episode was broadcast, which has probably accounted for a lack of any sequel, though the UK did see a different version in 2003 known as ''Series/TheMurderGame''.
''Series/TheMurderGame''. Also compare and contrast ''Series/{{Whodunnit}}''.


** This also applied to the investigators as well. Jeff, in particular, spent his first two trips on the Killer's Game hooting and yelling at the killer to come get him. [[spoiler: For his third time, he has a feeling that he picked the map where the killer would ambush him and is much more quiet and reserved. He does indeed get axed.]]



** This also applied to the investigators as well. Jeff, in particular, spent his first two trips on the Killer's Game hooting and yelling at the killer to come get him. [[spoiler: For his third time, he has a feeling that he picked the map where the killer would ambush him and is much more quiet and reserved. He does indeed get axed.]]

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* LuckBasedMission: What the killers game was, boiled down, there was no factor in where the clue/killer was going to be most of the time.


''Murder in Small Town X'' was a one season reality/game show mystery where a group of contestants try to solve a grisly murder in a small [[CaliforniaDoubling fictional]] town in Maine, on the East Coast of the United States. Throughout each episode the contestants would go through clues but eventually two contestants would be sent off to two different locations, and one would retrieve the next clue while at the other location the other the killer would be waiting for them. Winner Angel Juarbe Jr., a New York City firefighter, died in the collapse of the World Trade Center only a week after the final episode was broadcast, which has probably accounted for a lack of any sequel, though the UK did see a different version in 2003 known as ''Series/TheMurderGame''.

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''Murder in Small Town X'' was a one season reality/game show mystery where a group of contestants try to solve a grisly murder in a small [[CaliforniaDoubling fictional]] town in Maine, on the East Coast of the United States. Throughout each episode the contestants would go through clues but eventually two contestants would be sent off to two different locations, and one would retrieve the next clue while at the other location the other the killer would be waiting for them. them, [[VotedOffTheIsland never to be seen again...]] Winner Angel Juarbe Jr., a New York City firefighter, died in the collapse of the World Trade Center only a week after the final episode was broadcast, which has probably accounted for a lack of any sequel, though the UK did see a different version in 2003 known as ''Series/TheMurderGame''.


->''"In the quiet town of Sunrise, Maine, a killer is on the loose. A reward has been offered to 10 ordinary people. They have been sent to sunrise, to play the killers twisted game."''
''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one."''

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->''"In the quiet town of Sunrise, Maine, a killer is on the loose. A reward has been offered to 10 ordinary people. They have been sent to sunrise, Sunrise, to play the killers twisted game."''
"'' ''"Now, They Must they must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one."''


-->''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one."''

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-->''"Now, ''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one."''


-->''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one.

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-->''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one."''

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->''"In the quiet town of Sunrise, Maine, a killer is on the loose. A reward has been offered to 10 ordinary people. They have been sent to sunrise, to play the killers twisted game."''
-->''"Now, They Must enter a mind of a killer, and solve the mystery, before they are eliminated, one, by, one.
-->-- '''Opening narration'''

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* AlasPoorVillain: The killer's motivation is understandable, if ''way way'' past the line of DisproportionateRetribution, [[spoiler: Killed 15 people, and most of them unrelated to the OSL, only due to a deadly game YOU caused.]]
and his/her death ends the show on a note of melancholy.

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* AlasPoorVillain: The killer's motivation is understandable, if ''way way'' past the line of DisproportionateRetribution, [[spoiler: Killed (Killed 15 people, and most of them unrelated to the OSL, only due to a deadly game YOU caused.]]
)]] and his/her death ends the show on a note of melancholy.


* AlasPoorVillain: The killer's motivation is understandable, if ''way way'' past the line of DisproportionateRetribution, and his/her death ends the show on a note of melancholy.
* AnyoneCanDie: The point of the show, as the murderer can pick off any contestant.

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* AlasPoorVillain: The killer's motivation is understandable, if ''way way'' past the line of DisproportionateRetribution, [[spoiler: Killed 15 people, and most of them unrelated to the OSL, only due to a deadly game YOU caused.]]
and his/her death ends the show on a note of melancholy.
* AnyoneCanDie: The point of the show, as the murderer can pick off any contestant.

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* FriendOnTheForce: Dudley Duncan, the police chief of Sunrise.


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* RedHerring: [[spoiler: G.D. Thibodeaux is an aggressive, creepy {{Jerkass}} with an obvious motive. However, he is not the killer.]]


* ParanoiaFuel: The contestants are constantly reminded that if they are alone, they are at risk of being axed by the killer. [[spoiler: While it never happens, it does make for some tense moments when the investigators are forced to split up.]]
** In one episode the envelopes for the Killer's Game are left ''in the Jacuzzi on the deck of the HQ.''
** [[spoiler: One of the last episodes has a tense scene where Katie and Mary Elizabeth are watching over C.R Flint. Mary Elizabeth goes downstairs to get C.R a drink, ''and immediately gets murdered!'']]


* KilledOffForReal: Any suspects and investigators that are axed by the killer are gone from the show. The death of the suspects have the most impact, but some of the citizens do notice when certain investigators are offed.

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