>Previously on ____, here are some scenes from three seasons back of a character who will be be reappearing this episode.
>television show where anyone can die
>background character who barely spoke at all suddenly gets a ton of lines
>very limited number of possible characters on a show
>new pair of characters show at season four inexplicably
>they are awful
>Some moderately well known actor is guest starring
Thanks for telling me who the murderer / rapist / serial killer or whatever is. Movies do this shit too, Hateful 8 is a recent example.
>Shows a character you haven't seen since the first season
>Uses that characters name once to get another character to do something
>Never see the character from the preview