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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Hopkins's boss puts up with Hopkins's bizarre behavior because Hopkins is supposedly a skilled FBI agent.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Hopkins's boss puts up with Hopkins's bizarre behavior because Hopkins is supposedly a skilled FBI agent. Hopkins' actions ultimately make this seem like it's actually an aversion and the boss probably doesn't deserve to keep his position, either.


* DeathIsCheap: Zigzagged. Early in the game, Hopkins is shot dead by some criminals and goes to Heaven. After solving a puzzle, he manages to escape and uses a resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. He doesn't seem too fazed by this and never speaks about it to anybody. However, most of Hopkins's deaths result in game overs. [[spoiler:Bernie is eventually revealed to be using the resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. Hopkins uses the machine to resurrect Samantha as well.]]

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* DeathIsCheap: Zigzagged. Early in the game, Hopkins is shot dead by some criminals and goes to Heaven. After solving a puzzle, he manages to escape and uses a resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. He doesn't seem too fazed by this and never speaks can only tell his boss about it to anybody.(and he doesn't believe him). However, most of Hopkins's deaths result in game overs. [[spoiler:Bernie is eventually revealed to be using the resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. Hopkins uses the machine to resurrect Samantha as well.]]


* DeathIsCheap: Zigzagged. Early in the game, Hopkins is shot dead by some criminals and goes to Heaven. After solving a puzzle, he manages to escape and uses a resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. He doesn't seem to fazed by this and never speaks about it to anybody. However, most of Hopkins's deaths result in game overs. [[spoiler:Bernie is eventually revealed to be using the resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. Hopkins uses the machine to resurrect Samantha as well.]]

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* DeathIsCheap: Zigzagged. Early in the game, Hopkins is shot dead by some criminals and goes to Heaven. After solving a puzzle, he manages to escape and uses a resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. He doesn't seem to too fazed by this and never speaks about it to anybody. However, most of Hopkins's deaths result in game overs. [[spoiler:Bernie is eventually revealed to be using the resurrection machine to bring himself back to life. Hopkins uses the machine to resurrect Samantha as well.]]



* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins fights Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway]].

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* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins fights Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality immortality, and shoot Hopkins anyway]].anyway.]]



* NoEndorHolocaust: Near the end, Hopkins must fill the entire building he's in with poison gas, which would surely kill all the employees who work there. The only apparent fatality, however, is [[spoiler:his clone]]. Not even the security guards are affected [[spoiler:nor are the resurrected Samantha or Bernie Berckson]].

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* NoEndorHolocaust: Near the end, Hopkins must fill the entire building he's in with poison gas, which would surely kill all the employees who work there. The only apparent fatality, however, is [[spoiler:his clone]]. Not even the security guards are affected affected, [[spoiler:nor are the resurrected Samantha or Bernie Berckson]].

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* ConspicuousCG: The game uses 90s CG for the bank bomb and to portray Hopkins flying a plane to an island.


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* XRaySparks: This happens to Hopkins if he sticks the paperclip in the socket without latex gloves. Of course, he's perfectly fine afterward.


* ViolationOfCommonSense: Frequently required to win. For instance, the above example of SlippingAMickey to get a laundry receipt requires you to do it while the victim is ''holding the glass in their hand'' and in full view of everyone in the bar. The laundromat owner will then proceed to hand you the victim's coat even though you look nothing like him.

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* ViolationOfCommonSense: Frequently required to win. For instance, the above example of SlippingAMickey to get a laundry receipt requires you to do it while the victim is ''holding the glass in their hand'' and in full view of everyone in the bar. The Then you hand the stolen receipt to the laundromat owner owner, who will then proceed to hand give you the victim's coat even though you look nothing like him.


* BilingualBonus: The company name "Usinex" is based on the French word "usine" meaning "factory," which is what it is.

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* BilingualBonus: The company name "Usinex" is based on the French word "usine" "usine," meaning "factory," which is what it is.their building is.
* BlandNameProduct: Hopkins can play a ''VideoGame/{{Breakout}}'' clone which is simply called "Game."



** The Usinex guards will let Hopkins into the building if he's wearing a lab coat, regardless of whether they've seen somebody else wearing it or [[PaperThinDisguise if Hopkins looks anything like the guy he stole it from]].



* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: The password to Hopkins's computer is... [[spoiler:"Hopkins," his last name]].

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* PaperThinDisguise: Apparently, Usinex will let ''anyone'' inside its premises as long as they're wearing an employee's lab coat.
* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: The password to Hopkins's computer is... [[spoiler:"Hopkins," his last name]].



** Hopkins manages to get into the Usinex building through nothing other than wearing an Usinex lab coat he managed to get from the laundromat, [[PaperThinDisguise despite looking nothing like its previous owner]], who was recently seen standing out in front in view of the guards. Plus, he got it by drugging the scientist at a bar and stealing his receipt ''in front of multiple witnesses'' with no comment or reprisal.



* ViolationOfCommonSense: Frequently required to win. For instance, the above example of SlippingAMickey requires you to do it while the victim is ''holding the glass in their hand'' and in full view of everyone in the bar.

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* ViolationOfCommonSense: Frequently required to win. For instance, the above example of SlippingAMickey to get a laundry receipt requires you to do it while the victim is ''holding the glass in their hand'' and in full view of everyone in the bar.bar. The laundromat owner will then proceed to hand you the victim's coat even though you look nothing like him.

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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Hopkins answers the riddles left by Berckson and accidentally kills Samantha as a result.]]


* CutsceneBoss: The "climactic" battle with Berckson is a non-interactive sword duel where Hopkins and Berckson [[{{Flynning}} wave their swords around and exchange cheesy and cliche one-liners]] before Hopkins finally stabs him. [[spoiler:The challenge is [[KaizoTrap getting Berckson to]] ''[[KaizoTrap stay]]'' [[KaizoTrap dead]].]]

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* CutsceneBoss: The "climactic" battle with Berckson is a non-interactive sword duel where Hopkins and Berckson [[{{Flynning}} wave their swords around and exchange cheesy and cliche one-liners]] before Hopkins finally stabs him. [[spoiler:The challenge is [[KaizoTrap getting Berckson to]] ''[[KaizoTrap stay]]'' [[KaizoTrap dead]].to ''stay'' dead.]]


* CutsceneBoss: The climactic battle with Berckson is a non-interactive sword duel where Hopkins and Berckson [[{{Flynning}} wave their swords around and exchange cheesy and cliche one-liners]], before Hopkins finally stabs him. [[spoiler:The challenge is [[KaizoTrap getting Berckson to]] ''[[KaizoTrap stay]]'' [[KaizoTrap dead]].]]

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* CutsceneBoss: The climactic "climactic" battle with Berckson is a non-interactive sword duel where Hopkins and Berckson [[{{Flynning}} wave their swords around and exchange cheesy and cliche one-liners]], one-liners]] before Hopkins finally stabs him. [[spoiler:The challenge is [[KaizoTrap getting Berckson to]] ''[[KaizoTrap stay]]'' [[KaizoTrap dead]].]]


* CutsceneBoss: The climactic battle with Berckson is a non-interactive sword duel where Hopkins and Berckson [[{{Flynning}} wave their swords around and exchange cheesy and cliche one-liners]], before Hopkins finally stabs him. [[spoiler:The challenge is [[KaizoTrap getting Berckson to]] ''[[KaizoTrap stay]]'' [[KaizoTrap dead]].]]



* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: Bernie decides to engage in a swordfight with Hopkins instead. [[spoiler:Averted if you forget to sabotage the resurrection machine. Bernie returns to life, points out that he's immortal and shoots Hopkins.]]

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* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: Bernie decides to engage in a swordfight with Hopkins instead. [[spoiler:Averted if you forget to sabotage the resurrection machine. Bernie returns to life, points out that he's immortal and ''then'' shoots Hopkins.]]


''Hopkins FBI'' is a 1998 [[PointAndClickGame point and click]] {{adventure game}} by MP Entertainment. The player controls J. Hopkins, an FBI agent whose fiancé, Samantha, is kidnapped by Bernie Berckson, a serial killer who escaped prison after somehow surviving his execution by electric chair.

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''Hopkins FBI'' is a 1998 [[PointAndClickGame point and click]] {{adventure game}} by MP Entertainment. The player controls J. Hopkins, an FBI agent whose fiancé, fiancée, Samantha, is kidnapped by Bernie Berckson, a serial killer who escaped prison after somehow surviving his execution by electric chair.


* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins goes to fight Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway]].

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* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins goes to fight fights Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway]].


* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins goes to fight Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway.

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* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins goes to fight Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway.anyway]].

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* KaizoTrap: [[spoiler:If Hopkins' clone doesn't sabotage the resurrection machine in Heaven before Hopkins goes to fight Berckson, Berckson will simply get back up after the fight, gloat about his immortality and shoot Hopkins anyway.

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