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* BullyingADragon: When the team is trying and failing to comfort Buckley's widow, who's very upset, an armed civilian who doesn't fully understand the situation decides to step in to try and scare the [=SEALs=] away. The team then very matter-of-factly points out that he just threatened a group of stone-cold killers. The guy is savvy enough to immediately back down.


''Six'' (stylized as SIX) is a 2017 TV military drama series produced by the History channel. Eight episodes are scheduled to air, with the first episode on January 18, 2017. It stars Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba and Walton Goggins. The production crew mentions that the show is based on actual missions [=SEAL=] Team Six has participated in. Academy Award nominee and military special operations veteran David Broyles have created the series.

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''Six'' (stylized as SIX) is a 2017 TV military drama series produced by the History channel. Eight episodes are scheduled to air, with the first episode on January 18, 2017. It stars Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba and Walton Goggins.Creator/WaltonGoggins. The production crew mentions that the show is based on actual missions [=SEAL=] Team Six has participated in. Academy Award nominee and military special operations veteran David Broyles have created the series.


* DentedIron: Caulder has been in close proximity to too many explosions and suffers from constant ringing in the ears and dizziness in the second season. [[spoiler: After he collapses and Dharma takes him to a hospital, a neurologist informs him he has extensive brain damage and that this will kill him unless he avoids such situations, which means resigning from the military. He doesn't.]]



* FollowTheLeader: An in-universe version. Michael's original vision for the Ummah Movement was to utilize small teams of highly trained operators to carry out surgical strikes and assassinations in a blatant copy of how American special forces work, to distinguish them from other jihadist groups like Al-Qaida and ISIS who simply throw bodies at the enemy.

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* FollowTheLeader: An in-universe version. Michael's original vision for the Ummah Movement was to utilize small teams of highly trained operators to carry out surgical strikes and assassinations in a blatant copy of how American special forces work, to distinguish them from other jihadist groups like Al-Qaida Al-Qaeda and ISIS who simply throw bodies at the enemy.


* BigBad: The mysterious "Prince" of Michael's organization. Later revealed in the second season to be Shoshone Tamurlin, a Chechen Muslim with heavy ties to the Russian Federal Security Bureau.



* DistressedDude: Rip's capture by Boko Haram and later Muttaqi's organization drives much of the first season's plot.



* DownerEnding: Unfortunately so since the series was CutShort. [[spoiler: Gina dies in Azerbaijan when Tamurlin triggers a grenade to suicide bomb himself, meaning Michael Nasry has no handler now. Caulder's daughter leaves him due to him choosing the [=SEALs=] over her, and his brain damage is getting worse. Chase has embraced his dark side and is getting a skull tattoo to celebrate his kills in complete defiance of what Trevor told him the tattoos are supposed to mean. Michael's last call to Chloe expands her target list and she goes to the Ortizes' home, this time to murder all of them, not just Ricky. Lena also happens to be visiting at the time, and she answers the doorbell only to get shot and killed by Chloe. Ricky comes home with Anabel and finds Lena laying dead, and finds that Jacky managed to wrestle the gun away from Chloe and killed her with it. The series ends with Michael being revealed to still be alive and calling on his sleepers to kill more members of the team, as Bear leaves a message on Lena's phone telling her he's ready to give their marriage another try and that he loves her.]]

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* DownerEnding: Unfortunately so since the series was CutShort. [[spoiler: Gina dies in Azerbaijan when Tamurlin triggers a grenade to suicide bomb himself, meaning Michael Nasry has no handler now. Caulder's daughter leaves him due to him choosing the [=SEALs=] over her, and his brain damage is getting worse. Chase has embraced his dark side and is getting a skull tattoo to celebrate his kills in complete defiance of what Trevor told him the tattoos are supposed to mean. Michael's last call to Chloe expands her target list and she goes to the Ortizes' home, this time to murder all of them, not just Ricky. Lena also happens to be visiting at the time, and she answers the doorbell only to get shot and killed by Chloe. Ricky comes home with Anabel and finds Lena laying dead, and finds that Jacky managed to wrestle the gun away from Chloe and killed kill her with it. The series ends with Michael being revealed to still be alive and calling on his sleepers to kill more members of the team, as Bear leaves a message on Lena's phone telling her he's ready to give their marriage another try and that he loves her.]]



* FalseConfession: Subverted. Rip is forced to make a video confession about executing an unarmed prisoner in "Confession". The public is told that he is acting under duress and just saying what his captors want him to say. The other [=SEAL=]s know that the confession is true.



* NotHelpingYourCase: Michael's brother played on his American status in hopes of trying to get help from the [=SEAL=] team. [[TooDumbToLive The fact they might not look favorably on an American helping the Taliban next to a massacre didn't occur to him.]] Notably, Michael keeps silent and survives.
* PrivateMilitaryContractors: Rip is a sympathetic example as it's implied to be the natural location for aging Special Forces veterans unable to adjust to civilian life.



* RevengeBeforeReason: Michael disobeys the orders of his superiors to acquire Rip and the Boko Haram hostages so he can avenge his brother.
* RevolversAreForAmateurs: [[spoiler: Chloe, Michael's sleeper assassin in Virginia Beach, uses a Smith & Wesson 642 snubnose revolver, being a teenage girl who has no experience with guns.]]


* BigBad: The mysterious "Prince" of Michael's organization. Later revealed in the second season to be Shoshone Tamurlin, a Chechen Muslim with heavy ties to the Russian Federal Security Bureau.



* BottomlessMagazines: Averted until the very end of the series where a blatant error creeps through. [[spoiler: When Chloe invades the Ortiz household, we hear six gunshots fire. The revolver she is using is a Smith & Wesson 642 snubnose .38 Special that only holds five rounds, and there is no indication she is anywhere near trained enough to do a reload in the heat of the moment.]]



** Downplayed in the second season. The team doesn't lose anyone, but the battles are much harder fought and they take a lot more injuries. [[spoiler: In the final fight in Azerbaijan, Armin gets shot in the back and is put out of commission for much of the fight. Trevor spends most of the final episode keeping him alive, and although he makes it home in one piece, it is likely he will be paralyzed.]]
* DentedIron: Caulder has been in close proximity to too many explosions and suffers from constant ringing in the ears and dizziness in the second season. [[spoiler: After he collapses and Dharma takes him to a hospital, a neurologist informs him he has extensive brain damage and that this will kill him unless he avoids such situations, which means resigning from the military. He doesn't.]]



* DownerEnding: Unfortunately so since the series was CutShort. [[spoiler: Gina dies in Azerbaijan when Tamurlin triggers a grenade to suicide bomb himself, meaning Michael Nasry has no handler now. Caulder's daughter leaves him due to him choosing the [=SEALs=] over her, and his brain damage is getting worse. Chase has embraced his dark side and is getting a skull tattoo to celebrate his kills in complete defiance of what Trevor told him the tattoos are supposed to mean. Michael's last call to Chloe expands her target list and she goes to the Ortizes' home, this time to murder all of them, not just Ricky. Lena also happens to be visiting at the time, and she answers the doorbell only to get shot and killed by Chloe. Ricky comes home with Anabel and finds Lena laying dead, and finds that Jacky managed to wrestle the gun away from Chloe and killed her with it. The series ends with Michael being revealed to still be alive and calling on his sleepers to kill more members of the team, as Bear leaves a message on Lena's phone telling her he's ready to give their marriage another try and that he loves her.]]



* MiddleEasternTerrorists: [=SEAL=] Team Six is deployed to respond to attack perpetrated by ISIS in "Pilot".

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* FollowTheLeader: An in-universe version. Michael's original vision for the Ummah Movement was to utilize small teams of highly trained operators to carry out surgical strikes and assassinations in a blatant copy of how American special forces work, to distinguish them from other jihadist groups like Al-Qaida and ISIS who simply throw bodies at the enemy.
* HopeSpot: In the second season premiere, [[spoiler: Rip appears to have been stabilized in the hospital and the team is optimistic he will pull through. During the mission briefing to go after Rip's shooter, Buddha gets a text on his phone that Rip has died in hospital.]]
* MiddleEasternTerrorists: [=SEAL=] Team Six is deployed to respond to an attack perpetrated by ISIS in "Pilot".


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* RevolversAreForAmateurs: [[spoiler: Chloe, Michael's sleeper assassin in Virginia Beach, uses a Smith & Wesson 642 snubnose revolver, being a teenage girl who has no experience with guns.]]


The second season began airing on 2018 Memorial Day.

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The second season began airing on 2018 Memorial Day.
Day. History announced that the show will end after the 2nd season airs the last episode.

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** The show in a whole has the [=SEALs=] take on the Ummah Movement.


The second season has aired on Memorial Day.

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The second season has aired began airing on 2018 Memorial Day.

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* DueToTheDead: "Ghosts" have the [=SEALs=] and their families honor Rip by telling stories about their time with him.


The show is scheduled to have another season in 2018.

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The show is scheduled to have another second season in 2018.
has aired on Memorial Day.


* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: An in-universe example where the team are shown as having horrible home lives but enjoying the camaraderie which comes from teaming up with each other in hostile life-or-death situations.

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* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: An in-universe example where the team are shown as having horrible home lives (TruthInTelevision by the way; special operations soldiers have depressingly high divorce rates due to being away from home so much) but enjoying the camaraderie which comes from teaming up with each other in hostile life-or-death situations.


* AssholeVictim: Michael's brother was an American member of the Taliban who rip executed for treason.
* BigBad: Michael Nasry is a Western terrorist with an ItsPersonal Relationship with Rip.
** Subverted as it's actually Muttaqi who is the real BigBad while Michael is more TheDragon.



* ComfortingTheWidow: [[spoiler:After Buck's death, his grieving widow asks Alex to come over because she doesn't want to be alone. This leads to the two of them having sex.]]



* HiddenVillain: Although Muttaqi is the BigBad of season one, it's mentioned that even he answers to a man known only as "the Prince."


** In "End Game", [[spoiler:Rip is shot and killed by the girl that Michael had been communicating with online after he's shot twice, and his death is broadcast live via the internet. And the episode suggests that Michael is helping her by giving details on the SEALs who were present in Chad.]]

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** In "End Game", [[spoiler:Rip is shot and killed by the girl that Michael had been communicating with online after he's shot twice, and his death is broadcast live via the internet. And the episode suggests that Michael is helping her by giving details on the SEALs [=SEALs=] who were present in Chad.]]


** In "End Game", [[spoiler:Rip is shot and killed by the girl that Michael had been communicating with online, and his death is broadcast live via the internet.]]

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** In "End Game", [[spoiler:Rip is shot and killed by the girl that Michael had been communicating with online, online after he's shot twice, and his death is broadcast live via the internet.internet. And the episode suggests that Michael is helping her by giving details on the SEALs who were present in Chad.]]

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* TeethClenchedTeamwork: When Rip executes Omar, Alex is deeply angered by it. Alex claims that he did not become a SEAL to kill unarmed prisoners. This disagreement puts a permanent strain on their relationship.

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