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* HeroicAlbino: El Blanco. He's saved the people ''so many'' times.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the first and third films Perfection is flat desert terrain with miles of cacti and other desert plants being the only things for miles in any direction. In the series (seen most obviously at the start of "The Sound of Silence") the town is situated in the base of a green valley, with hills directly around it.


* {{BFG}}: Burt has replaced his lost single-shot .50 BMG LAR Grizzly with an even-more-enormous magazine-fed semiautomatic Barrett M82 .50 BMG anti-materiel rifle. He later takes out a target several miles away with it, which is only a ''slight'' exaggeration of what that [[CrackIsCheaper $5000-dollar rifle and its $10-per-round ammo]] can really do.

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* {{BFG}}: Burt has replaced his lost single-shot .50 BMG LAR Grizzly with an even-more-enormous magazine-fed semiautomatic Barrett M82 .50 BMG anti-materiel rifle. He later takes out a target several miles away with it, which is only a ''slight'' exaggeration of what that [[CrackIsCheaper $5000-dollar rifle and its $10-per-round ammo]] can really do.


* TheEndOrIsIt: The end of the "Planimal" episode shows one last seed pod from the Planimal stuck on someone's jacket. The camera follows it as it gets caught in the breeze and starts drifting around... [[SubvertedTrope and then gets quite deliberately crushed under the sole of Burt's boot]].

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* TheEndOrIsIt: The end of the "Planimal" episode shows one last seed pod from the Planimal stuck on someone's jacket. [[ObjectTrackingShot The camera follows it as it gets caught in the breeze and starts drifting around...around]]... [[SubvertedTrope and then gets quite deliberately crushed under the sole of Burt's boot]].


* DueToTheDead: 4-12 gets a proper burial, with a makeshift headstone reading "Best pal ever."



* FromBadToWorse: In "Water Hazard," Melvin swipes water from the valley for his latest project. It has Mixmaster in it, leading to the MonsterOfTheWeek. Tyler is hired to deal with it quietly, but someone gets killed and Tyler gets arrested. Facing a government quarantine, Melvin leaks fuel into the shrimp's habitat to try to kill it. It turns out, though, the shrimp can breathe air, so it simply leaves the polluted water and gets into a nearby aqueduct.



* ProperlyParanoid: Whenever Burt is concerned about something, [[IgnoredExpert he's usually waved off]], [[CassandraTruth despite the fact that he's usually right]].
* SealedEvilInACan: Mixmaster, a virus designed to mix DNA of different species, remained buried in an underground lab for decades until it ended up being released into the valley.

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* ProperlyParanoid: Whenever Burt is concerned about something, [[IgnoredExpert he's usually waved off]], [[CassandraTruth despite the fact that he's usually right]].
right]]. Tyler eventually remarks that he finds it scary how often Burt ends up being right.
* SealedEvilInACan: Mixmaster, a virus designed to mix DNA of different species, remained buried in an underground lab for decades until it ended up being released into the valley. Cletus theorizes that the valley's natural barriers will serve as a larger can, though Melvin's actions in "Water Hazard" gives everyone a close call.



* SwallowTheKey: Not done intentionally, but El Blanco the Graboid ate a gangster in an early episode of ''Tremors: The Series'', who happened to have the key to a mob safety-deposit box around his neck at the time. In a later episode, the gangster's surviving associate returns to try to kill El Blanco and retrieve the key, hoping to empty the deposit box of its millions.

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* SwallowTheKey: Not done intentionally, but El Blanco the Graboid ate a gangster in an early episode of ''Tremors: The Series'', who happened to have the key to a mob safety-deposit box around his neck at the time. In a later episode, the gangster's surviving associate returns to try to kill El Blanco and retrieve the key, hoping to empty the deposit box of its millions. At the end of this episode, Larry (unaware of the larger story) ends up finding the key and thinks little of it.


* LEGOGenetics: Mixmaster, a compound capable of hybridizing the DNA of any plant and/or animal the government tested. Notable in that the guy who ''created'' it states that +99% of the monsters would die at birth - it's the rare few that got something useful out of the mess they have to worry about; Invisibat, Giant Shrimp, Termaggots, [[{{Planimal}} Plantimal]], Microbe Swarm, Project 4-12...

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* LEGOGenetics: Mixmaster, a compound capable of hybridizing the DNA of any plant and/or animal the government tested. [[note]]But not human DNA, somehow. Cletus says this was something they were mindful of when designing it.[[/note]] Notable in that the guy who ''created'' it states that +99% of the monsters would die at birth - it's the rare few that got something useful out of the mess they have to worry about; Invisibat, Giant Shrimp, Termaggots, [[{{Planimal}} Plantimal]], Microbe Swarm, Project 4-12...


* WrittenInAbsence: Filming on ''Tremors 4'' coincided with the TV series, so Burt couldn't appear in the last two episodes (going by production order). In "The Sounds of Silence," he is said to be in Idaho, buying a periscope at a scrapyard. In "The Key," he's off in Montana on a commando weekend. ("The Key" did feature a clip of Burt's survival video playing in the store, but it was reused from a previous episode.)


* {{Fanservice}}: Rosalita hid from an Ass-Blaster in the water trough. In the next scene, she walked around in a wet T-shirt, and no bra.

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* {{Fanservice}}: Rosalita (who was a stripper before moving to Perfection) hid from an Ass-Blaster in the water trough. In the next scene, she walked around in a wet T-shirt, and no bra.


* {{BFG}}: Burt has replaced his lost BMG with an enormous Barrett M 82A .50 caliber sniper rifle. He later takes out a target several miles away with it.

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* {{BFG}}: Burt has replaced his lost single-shot .50 BMG LAR Grizzly with an enormous even-more-enormous magazine-fed semiautomatic Barrett M 82A .M82 .50 caliber sniper BMG anti-materiel rifle. He later takes out a target several miles away with it.it, which is only a ''slight'' exaggeration of what that [[CrackIsCheaper $5000-dollar rifle and its $10-per-round ammo]] can really do.


* PickyEater: In "Blast from the Past" the Ass-Blaster captured from the third movie escapes and the characters try to catch it by baiting a trap with Burt's MREs. Unfortunately it doesn't work because it's spent several years being fed gourmet meals specially cooked for it by top chefs and as a result it's no longer attracted to field rations.

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* PickyEater: In "Blast from the Past" the Ass-Blaster captured from the third movie escapes and the characters try to catch it by baiting a trap with Burt's MREs.[=MREs=]. Unfortunately it doesn't work because it's spent several years being fed gourmet meals specially cooked for it by top chefs and as a result it's no longer attracted to field rations.


* MsFanservice: Rosalita is clearly there to provide something for the lady-lovers to look at. The series even tries to justify how attractive she is by saying she used to be a showgirl who became a farmer to get away from creeps. This does not really explain why she rarely wears a bra and is show wearing stuff like shiny lip gloss while shoveling hay. It's also quite odd that she always wears thin T-shirts, as judging by her chest it's very cold in Perfection. This is taken to its logical extreme in one episode where she dives into a watering trough to avoid being eaten. She actually spends the next few scenes in a soaked white t-shirt. Amazingly, not a single character draws attention to this.
* MutagenicGoo: Mix Master, a substance created by scientists for the sole purpose of combining DND from different animals to create new life.

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* MsFanservice: Rosalita is clearly there to provide something for the lady-lovers to look at. The series even tries to justify how attractive she is by saying she used to be a showgirl who became a farmer to get away from creeps. This does not really explain why she rarely wears a bra and is show wearing stuff like shiny lip gloss while shoveling shovelling hay. It's also quite odd that she always wears thin T-shirts, as judging by her chest it's very cold in Perfection. This is taken to its logical extreme in one episode where she dives into a watering trough to avoid being eaten. She actually spends the next few scenes in a soaked white t-shirt. Amazingly, not a single character draws attention to this.
* MutagenicGoo: Mix Master, a substance created by scientists for the sole purpose of combining DND DNA from different animals to create new life.


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* PickyEater: In "Blast from the Past" the Ass-Blaster captured from the third movie escapes and the characters try to catch it by baiting a trap with Burt's MREs. Unfortunately it doesn't work because it's spent several years being fed gourmet meals specially cooked for it by top chefs and as a result it's no longer attracted to field rations.

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* WrittenInAbsence: Filming on ''Tremors 4'' coincided with the TV series, so Burt couldn't appear in the last two episodes (going by production order). In "The Sounds of Silence," he is said to be in Idaho, buying a periscope at a scrapyard. In "The Key," he's off in Montana on a commando weekend. ("The Key" did feature a clip of Burt's survival video playing in the store, but it was reused from a previous episode.)


The TV series, also called ''Tremors'', directly continues on from ''Film/Tremors3BackToPerfection''.

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The This TV series, also called ''Tremors'', series from the ''Franchise/{{Tremors}}'' [[Franchise/{{Tremors}} franchise]], directly continues on from ''Film/Tremors3BackToPerfection''.

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* EvolutionaryLevels: In one episode, the Mixmaster substance has an adverse effect on a freshwater shrimp. Instead of turning it into a grotesque hybrid, it mutates into its giant prehistoric ancestor.


* CommunityThreateningConstruction: It continues from the end-point of ''Film/{{Tremors}} 3'', in which the residents of Perfection Valley refused to sell their land to be converted to a town and are backed up by the government declaring the area a nature preserve. Many of the episodes revolves around the residents resisting either the government's efforts to drive them out (for the safety of el Blanco, their resident graboid) or Melvin's attempts to buy them out in order to put up a strip mall he calls "Melville" In Episode 1 "Feeding Frenzy" Melvin secretly erects sound-generating devices the stimulate El Blanco's hunger to the point where the graboid becomes very dangerous, and Burt is nearly forced to shoot it. He does this because if El Blanco is killed the valley will no longer have government protection.

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* CommunityThreateningConstruction: It continues from the end-point of ''Film/{{Tremors}} ''Tremors 3'', in which the residents of Perfection Valley refused to sell their land to be converted to a town and are backed up by the government declaring the area a nature preserve. Many of the episodes revolves around the residents resisting either the government's efforts to drive them out (for the safety of el Blanco, their resident graboid) or Melvin's attempts to buy them out in order to put up a strip mall he calls "Melville" In Episode 1 "Feeding Frenzy" Melvin secretly erects sound-generating devices the stimulate El Blanco's hunger to the point where the graboid becomes very dangerous, and Burt is nearly forced to shoot it. He does this because if El Blanco is killed the valley will no longer have government protection.

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