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A 2012 [[MiniSeries two part mini-series]] adaptation of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' for {{Sky 1}} channel, starring Toby Regbo, Creator/EddieIzzard and Creator/ElijahWood. [[DarkerAndEdgier It is a more cynical version]] of the story.

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A 2012 [[MiniSeries two part mini-series]] adaptation of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' for {{Sky Creator/{{Sky 1}} channel, starring Toby Regbo, Creator/EddieIzzard and Creator/ElijahWood. [[DarkerAndEdgier It is a more cynical version]] of the story.


* BlessedAreTheCheesemakers: Ben is fond of cheese, going so far as to call it "a piece of heaven".

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* EqualOpportunityEvil: The pirate crew are very multicultural, contrasting with the all-white upper class EvilBrit. This is absolutely historically accurate, as classical pirates generally lacked racial prejudice and welcomed anyone who brought a valuable skill or at least a pair of sturdy hands to a team, regardless of a race or age (though they have little use [[PirateGirl for the women]], mostly for morale reasons).


* [[spoiler:ShaggyDogStory: The treasure is thrown overboard by Jim, rendering the whole quest for it pointless.]]

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* [[spoiler:ShaggyDogStory: The ShaggyDogStory: [[spoiler:The treasure is thrown overboard by Jim, rendering the whole quest for it pointless.]]


* MythologyGag: Mrs. Silver's given name (see below) is taken from the actress who portrayed her in the 1972 adaptation.

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* MythologyGag: Mrs. Silver's given name (see below) Alibe is taken from the actress who portrayed her in the 1972 adaptation.


* EqualOpportunityEvil: The pirate crew is very multicultural, contrasting with the all-white Brits.


** CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: But when it gets down to brass tacks at the siege of the island stronghold, he berserk rushes two pirates and successfully drives them back from the battlements.


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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: When it gets down to brass tacks at the siege of the island stronghold, Dr Livesey berserk-rushes two pirates and successfully drives them back from the battlements.

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* MythologyGag: Mrs. Silver's given name (see below) is taken from the actress who portrayed her in the 1972 adaptation.

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** CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: But when it gets down to brass tacks at the siege of the island stronghold, he berserk rushes two pirates and successfully drives them back from the battlements.


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* AscendedExtra: Both Jim's mother and Silver's wife are much more prominent characters than they were in the book.


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* BeardOfEvil: In addition to the above, Silver also sports a goatee.


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* {{Guyliner}}: Silver and Gunn both sport it to varying degrees.


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* TattooedCrook: Silver sports a prominent facial tattoo.


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* WalkingShirtlessScene: Ben Gunn

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* AristocratsAreEvil: The attitude probably guiding Squire Trelawney being turned into the adaptation's main villain.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation. Silver's wife is called Alibe.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation. Silver's wife wife, who is called Alibe.only briefly mentioned in the book, is given the name Alibe and is featured more prominently in the story.


* AdaptationalWimp: Dr. Livesey is more of a coward than in the book, and is easily brobeated from his share of the treasure by Trelawney.

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* AdaptationalWimp: Dr. Livesey is more of a coward than in the book, and is easily brobeated browbeaten from his share of the treasure by Trelawney.



* [[spoiler:ShaggyDogStory: The treasure is thrown overboard by Jim, rendering the whole quest for it pointless.]]



* TookALevelInBadass: The cowardly Dr. Livesey shows his chops during the siege of the fort when he saves Jim and keep the pirates, who had been attacking Captain Smollett, at bay.

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* TookALevelInBadass: The cowardly Dr. Livesey shows his chops during the siege of the fort when he saves Jim and keep the two pirates, who had been attacking Captain Smollett, at bay.


A 2012 [[MiniSeries two part mini-series]] adaptation of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' for Sky 1 channel, starring Toby Regbo, Creator/EddieIzzard and Creator/ElijahWood. [[DarkerAndEdgier It is a more cynical version]] of the story.

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A 2012 [[MiniSeries two part mini-series]] adaptation of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' for Sky 1 {{Sky 1}} channel, starring Toby Regbo, Creator/EddieIzzard and Creator/ElijahWood. [[DarkerAndEdgier It is a more cynical version]] of the story.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation. Silver's wife is called Alibe.

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