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* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'': "Reject UFO"... which was actually published ''after'' the series cancelled.

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* ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'': "Reject UFO"... which the satire was actually published ''after'' the series was cancelled.


* Magazine/{{MAD}}: "Reject UFO"... which was actually published ''after'' the series cancelled.

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* Magazine/{{MAD}}: ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'': "Reject UFO"... which was actually published ''after'' the series cancelled.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot had Jack Web himself narrate a good chunk of the episode. It also jumped around a lot more then subsequent ones, making it feel much more like an Anthology show.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot had Jack Web Webb himself narrate a good chunk of the episode. It also jumped around a lot more then subsequent ones, making it feel much more like an Anthology show.


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* Magazine/{{MAD}}: "Reject UFO"... which was actually published ''after'' the series cancelled.


* BasedOnATrueStory: Though you could also say it's VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory for those cases that only involved unexplained lights or objects in the sky.


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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: According to the TitleSequence; however what the series shows is the exact opposite of what the real Project Blue Book concluded.


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* QuoteMining QuoteMining: At the end of the credits it's stated: THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, AFTER TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF INVESTIGATIONS, CONCLUDED THAT NONE OF THE UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS REPORTED AND EVALUATED POSED A THREAT TO NATURAL SECURITY. They left out the reason; because the actual Project Blue Book concluded that these Unidentified Flying Objects had natural explanations and had nothing to do with any extraterrestrial life.


* BasedOnATrueStory: Though you could also say it's VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory when the original case only involved "unexplained lights in the sky".

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* BasedOnATrueStory: Though you could also say it's VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory when the original case for those cases that only involved "unexplained unexplained lights or objects in the sky".sky.


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* InscrutableAliens: Given that the protagonists never encounter the beings piloting the UFO's, their objectives are rather obscure, though unlike in ''Series/TheXFiles'' they're not portrayed as malevolent.
* QuoteMining


* AncientAstronauts: The TitleSequence opens thus: "Literature/BookOfEzekiel Ezekiel]] saw the wheel. [[FlyingSaucer This was the wheel that he saw.]]"

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* AncientAstronauts: The TitleSequence opens thus: "Literature/BookOfEzekiel "[[Literature/BookOfEzekiel Ezekiel]] saw the wheel. [[FlyingSaucer This was is the wheel that he said he saw.]]"

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* BasedOnATrueStory: Though you could also say it's VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory when the original case only involved "unexplained lights in the sky".


* ScoobyDooHoax: a lot of the reported UFO sightings the cast investigates turns out to be this.

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* ScoobyDooHoax: a lot of the reported UFO sightings the cast investigates turns out to be this. Others would invert the trope, with the investigators coming up with a mundane explanation only for a RevealShot to show that aliens were involved after all.

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* AncientAstronauts: The TitleSequence opens thus: "Literature/BookOfEzekiel Ezekiel]] saw the wheel. [[FlyingSaucer This was the wheel that he saw.]]"


* GasLeakCoverup: Averted hard as one of the main goals of Project Bluebook was to actually prove the existence of extra terrestrials, something Jake often have to remind people accusing him of pulling these.

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* GasLeakCoverup: Averted hard as one of the main goals of Project Bluebook was to actually prove the existence of extra terrestrials, something Jake often have to remind people accusing him of pulling these.


In 1978, Jack Webb (of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' fame) decided to make a TV show about it. The show starred William Jordan and Caskey Swaim as the [=USAF=] investigators Jake Gatlin and Harry Fitz (Edward Winter replaced Jordan in the show's second half-season) who would go and investigate various reported sightings of UFOs in an attempt to either debunk them as something terrestrial or decisively prove that alien's from other planets really where visiting us. It began in February 1978 and returned in the fall of that year before getting axed mid-season, and ran for 26 episodes.

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In 1978, Jack Webb (of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' fame) decided to make a TV show about it. The show starred William Jordan and Caskey Swaim as the [=USAF=] investigators Jake Gatlin and Harry Fitz (Edward Winter replaced Jordan in the show's second half-season) who would go and investigate various reported sightings of UFOs [=UFOs=] in an attempt to either debunk them as something terrestrial or decisively prove that alien's from other planets really where visiting us. It began in February 1978 and returned in the fall of that year before getting axed mid-season, and ran for 26 episodes.


In 1978, Jack Webb (of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' fame) decided to make a TV show about it. The show starred William Jordan and Caskey Swaim as the [=USAF=] investigators (Edward Winter replaced Jordan in the show's second half-season - it began in February 1978 and returned in the fall of that year before getting axed mid-season), and ran for 26 episodes.

Notable as a predecessor to ''Series/TheXFiles'' (though with no aliens - in keeping with Jack Webb's penchant for keeping it real, the sightings either had thoroughly earthbound explanations or were inconclusive... significantly, the series had a retired USAF general as a producer) and as the final series to come from Webb's Mark VII Ltd.

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In 1978, Jack Webb (of ''Franchise/{{Dragnet}}'' fame) decided to make a TV show about it. The show starred William Jordan and Caskey Swaim as the [=USAF=] investigators Jake Gatlin and Harry Fitz (Edward Winter replaced Jordan in the show's second half-season - it half-season) who would go and investigate various reported sightings of UFOs in an attempt to either debunk them as something terrestrial or decisively prove that alien's from other planets really where visiting us. It began in February 1978 and returned in the fall of that year before getting axed mid-season), mid-season, and ran for 26 episodes.

Notable Often seen as a predecessor to ''Series/TheXFiles'' (though ''Series/TheXFiles'', though with no actual aliens - in keeping with Jack Webb's penchant for keeping it real, the things real. All sightings investigated either had thoroughly earthbound explanations or were inconclusive... significantly, the series had a retired USAF general as a producer) and as inconclusive.

It was
the final series to come from Webb's Mark VII Ltd.
Ltd prior to his death a couple of years later.


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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot had Jack Web himself narrate a good chunk of the episode. It also jumped around a lot more then subsequent ones, making it feel much more like an Anthology show.


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* GasLeakCoverup: Averted hard as one of the main goals of Project Bluebook was to actually prove the existence of extra terrestrials, something Jake often have to remind people accusing him of pulling these.


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* ScoobyDooHoax: a lot of the reported UFO sightings the cast investigates turns out to be this.

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Not to be confused with ''Series/ProjectBlueBook''


Notable as a predecessor to ''Series/TheXFiles'' (though with no aliens - in keeping with Jack Webb's penchant for keeping it real, the sightings either had thoroughly earthbound explanations or were inconclusive) and as the final series to come from Webb's Mark VII Ltd.

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Notable as a predecessor to ''Series/TheXFiles'' (though with no aliens - in keeping with Jack Webb's penchant for keeping it real, the sightings either had thoroughly earthbound explanations or were inconclusive) inconclusive... significantly, the series had a retired USAF general as a producer) and as the final series to come from Webb's Mark VII Ltd.

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