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6th Jul '16 2:21:07 AM Adept
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* ''DeathOnTheNile'' has one of these as the RedHerring.

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* ''DeathOnTheNile'' ''Literature/DeathOnTheNile'' has one of these as the RedHerring.
14th Jun '16 9:54:57 PM youngbond007
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Not to be confused with the 1984 Music/Foreigner album.

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Not to be confused with the 1984 Music/Foreigner Music/{{Foreigner}} album.
14th Jun '16 9:54:27 PM youngbond007
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Not to be confused with the 1984 Music/Foreigner album.
7th Jun '16 1:53:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Sten}}'': Mercury Corps uses this as a matter of course. Sten incites rebellion on Vulcan by fulfilling the Mig folk story of "one of their own" who will get out, return, and lead them to freedom. Especially effective because he is, and does.

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* ''{{Sten}}'': ''Literature/{{Sten}}'': Mercury Corps uses this as a matter of course. Sten incites rebellion on Vulcan by fulfilling the Mig folk story of "one of their own" who will get out, return, and lead them to freedom. Especially effective because he is, and does.
4th May '16 7:08:20 AM JackG
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* ''Dark Blue World''. One of the inmates in the post-war prison in Communist Czechoslovakia suggests they steal a tool from the doctor's office and use it to break out. Later he admits the guards put him up to it, so they could have an excuse to beat up the protagonist. According to the DVDCommentary this was TruthInTelevision.


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* ''Dark Blue World''. World'' (2001). One of the inmates in the post-war prison in Communist Czechoslovakia suggests they steal a tool from the doctor's office and use it to break out. out. Later he admits the guards put him up to it, so they could have an excuse to beat up the protagonist. According to the DVDCommentary this was TruthInTelevision.

TruthInTelevision.
4th May '16 7:07:03 AM JackG
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* ''Dark Blue World''. One of the inmates in the post-war prison in Communist Czechoslovakia suggests they steal a tool from the doctor's office and use it to break out. Later he admits the guards put him up to it, so they could have an excuse to beat up the protagonist. According to the DVDCommentary this was TruthInTelevision.

4th May '16 7:03:12 AM JackG
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* ''Series/ThePrisoner''. This trope causes the failure of the escape attempt in "Checkmate". Number Six works out how to identify the spies among the inhabitants of the Village, and thus is able to recruit a team of genuine prisoners. [[spoiler:Unfortunately the prisoners become paranoid that Number Six is an agent provocateur trying to incite them, so denounce him to Number Two.]]

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* ''Series/ThePrisoner''. This trope causes the failure of the escape attempt in "Checkmate". "Checkmate". Number Six works out how to identify the spies among the inhabitants of the Village, and thus is able to recruit a team of genuine prisoners. prisoners. [[spoiler:Unfortunately on the night of the escape the prisoners become paranoid that Number Six is an agent provocateur trying to incite them, so denounce him to Number Two.]]
4th May '16 7:01:26 AM JackG
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[[folder: Live Action Television ]]
* ''Series/ThePrisoner''. This trope causes the failure of the escape attempt in "Checkmate". Number Six works out how to identify the spies among the inhabitants of the Village, and thus is able to recruit a team of genuine prisoners. [[spoiler:Unfortunately the prisoners become paranoid that Number Six is an agent provocateur trying to incite them, so denounce him to Number Two.]]
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7th Sep '15 10:34:41 AM nombretomado
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* Nom Anor from the NewJediOrder, several times in different disguises.

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* Nom Anor from the NewJediOrder, Literature/NewJediOrder, several times in different disguises.
6th Sep '15 6:09:51 PM nombretomado
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* The backstory of Riviera in ''{{Neuromancer}}'' who has a sexual fetish out of betrayal. He enjoys seducing women, turning them towards radical causes, then handing them over to the Turkish Secret Police and assisting in their torture.

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* The backstory of Riviera in ''{{Neuromancer}}'' ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' who has a sexual fetish out of betrayal. He enjoys seducing women, turning them towards radical causes, then handing them over to the Turkish Secret Police and assisting in their torture.
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