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1[[quoteright:350:]]˛˛->''"Lavender Castle, a place of legend, fabled right across the universe. This is our quest: to find it!"''˛-->-- '''Captain Thrice''', opening narration˛˛''Lavender Castle'' (1998-2000) is a part StopMotion, part CGI children's Sci-Fi series, created by Rodney Matthews and produced by Creator/GerryAnderson for Creator/CosgroveHall and Creator/HiTEntertainment.˛˛It follows the adventures of the crew of the ''Paradox'', led by Captain Thrice, on their quest to find the legendary Lavender Castle and prevent BigBad Dr Agon from destroying it.˛˛The crew of the ''Paradox'' include Captain Thrice, his walking stick which was brought to life during a previous encounter with Lavender Castle, Isambard (Engineer), Roger (Pilot), Lyca (Doctor), Sir Squeakalot (Ship's robot) and Sproggle (Navigator).˛˛----˛!!''Lavender Castle'' provides examples of the following tropes:˛˛* BatmanCanBreatheInSpace˛* BigBad: Dr Agon˛* BondVillainStupidity: Displayed by Dr Agon in ''High Moon''.˛* ClipShow: The last episode of Series 1, ''Birds of a Feather'', which has the villains recalling how they've tried and failed to defeat the ''Paradox''.˛* DeadpanSnarker: Captain Thrice's Walking Stick, which was given life on Captain Thrice's previous trip to Lavender Castle.˛* DeusExMachina: Lavender Castle itself sometimes saves the crew from otherwise inescapable situations.˛* EyesDoNotBelongThere: Captain Thrice has a third eye on his nose.˛* FreakyFridayFlip: Brought about by a [[SpaceClouds cosmic cloud]] in ''Cloud of Chaos''.˛* GeniusLoci: Lavender Castle might be one of these.˛* InstrumentOfMurder: Dr Agon uses a laser trumpet in the first episode.˛* MeaningfulName: Dr. Agon. Get it?˛* MentalTimeTravel: In "A Stitch in Time".˛* NoSenseOfDirection: Sproggle, who often has trouble telling his left from his right.˛* PercussiveMaintenance: Isambard often applies this to the ''Paradox'''s engine.˛* PirateParrot: Short Fred Ledd's robotic parrot Tin Lizzy.˛* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: Said word for word by the Guardian in ''Raiders of the Planet Zark''.˛* SpacePirates: Short Fred Ledd and his robotic parrot, Tin Lizzy.˛* StarFighter: Roger's old craft, the Firefly, which appears in ''The Lost Starfighter'' and ''Lost in Space''.˛* StarKilling: Dr Agon does this.˛* ThirdPersonPerson: Sproggle˛* UnrealisticBlackHole: In "Birds Of Prey".˛* VerbalTic: Tin Lizzy often has a habit of copying what Short Fred Ledd is saying, which Short Fred Ledd finds really annoying.˛˛----


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