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Davies and Creator/ChristopherEccleston would go on to work together again two years later, when they successfully revived ''Series/DoctorWho''.



%%* SecondComing

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%%* SecondComing* SecondComing: The second coming of Jesus... [[AliensInCardiff is a lad from Manchester who works in a video shop.]]


* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]

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* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: BittersweetEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Ray.]]

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* %%* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Ray.]]



* SecondComing

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* SinInvitesPossession: Despair is what makes people vulnerable to DemonicPossession. (Utter despair is considered a sin in some versions of Christianity, because it's incompatible with believing that God can and will help even the most miserable.)


* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler:Judith.]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler:Judith.MeaningfulName:
** Steve's friend Peter is named after the apostle who was one of Jesus's most devoted followers but often had trouble getting his head around what it all meant.
** [[spoiler:Judith is destined to betray Steve to his death.
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* DissonantSerenity: Steve when [[spoiler: a bomb destroys the entire pub around him, while he and the people at his table remain completely unharmed]]. Followed by Steve then proceeding to take a sip from his pint, as if [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight nothing happened at all.]]
* DoingInTheWizard: {{Subverted}}; while watching a tape of Steve bringing daylight to the football stadium, an academic comments to Judy that they could theoretically check weather patterns to see what day's weather it was. Judy seizes on this as proof that it isn't a miracle, only to be bluntly told that it's nothing of the kind; couching it in scientific terms doesn't change the fact that it's completely impossible.

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* DissonantSerenity: Steve when [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a bomb destroys the entire pub around him, while he and the people at his table remain completely unharmed]]. Followed by Steve then proceeding to take a sip from his pint, as if [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight nothing happened at all.]]
* DoingInTheWizard: {{Subverted}}; while watching a tape of Steve bringing daylight to the football stadium, an academic comments to Judy Judith that they could theoretically check weather patterns to see what day's weather it was. Judy Judith seizes on this as proof that it isn't a miracle, only to be bluntly told that it's nothing of the kind; couching it in scientific terms doesn't change the fact that it's completely impossible.



* SoundtrackDissonance: Dance music playing as [[spoiler: Frank is pointing a gun at Ray.]]

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* SoundtrackDissonance: Dance music playing as [[spoiler: Frank [[spoiler:Frank is pointing a gun at Ray.]]


* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]



* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]



* GodIsFlawed: Steve admits that even he doesn't know ''what'' the message is until the time is right. Because he's trying to sort out what it means as well, naturally it will always end up becoming a little garbled in the transmission.



** GodIsFlawed: Although Steve admits that even he doesn't know ''what'' the message is until the time is right. Because he's trying to sort out what it means as well, naturally it will always end up becoming a little garbled in the transmission.


* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].

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* BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted, averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]


* ArbitrarySkepticism: Judy, but that's the whole point.



* SoundtrackDissonance: Dance music playing as [[spoiler: Frank is pointing a gun at Ray.]]

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* SoundtrackDissonance: Dance music playing as [[spoiler: Frank is pointing a gun at Ray.]]]]
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** It's a bit ironic that the talking about previous incarnations comes from Christopher Eccleston.

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** It's a bit ironic that the talking about previous incarnations comes from Christopher Eccleston.


* [[spoiler:GodIsDead]]: Ends up that way.

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* [[spoiler:GodIsDead]]: Ends GodIsDead: [[spoiler:Not at first, but he ends up that way.]]


* BittersweetEnding / DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence any form of Afterlife]].

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* BittersweetEnding / DownerEnding: BittersweetEnding[=/=]DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]]. Afterlife]].


* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding / DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence any form of Afterlife]].

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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding / DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence any form of Afterlife]].


* [[spoiler: DownerEnding: Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence any form of Afterlife]]. Granted, the Apocalypse ''was'' averted, but that's still a pretty heavy [[PyrrhicVictory trade-off]].]]

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* [[spoiler: BittersweetEnding / DownerEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. The apocalypse is averted, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is no longer [[CessationOfExistence any form of Afterlife]]. Granted, the Apocalypse ''was'' averted, but that's still a pretty heavy [[PyrrhicVictory trade-off]].]]

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