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7th Feb '18 10:07:00 AM dmcreif
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* Season 4 of ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'' introduces the Bureau of Investigation (the "Federal" part would be added a decade later) with J. Edgar Hoover just beginning his tenure as director. It takes over illegal liquor investigations from the corrupt Bureau of Internal Revenue and quickly poses a significant threat to Nucky Thompson and the other gangsters. However, Hoover decides to instead refocus the [=BoI=]'s resources into investigating and prosecuting civil rights advocates and prominent socialists since he sees them as a bigger threat to America.

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* Season 4 of ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'' introduces the Bureau of Investigation (the "Federal" part would be added a decade later) with J. Edgar Hoover just beginning his tenure as director. It takes over illegal liquor investigations of bootleggers from the corrupt Bureau of Internal Revenue and quickly poses a significant threat to Nucky Thompson and the other gangsters. However, Hoover decides to instead refocus the [=BoI=]'s resources into investigating and prosecuting civil rights advocates and prominent socialists since he sees them as a bigger threat to America.


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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': The FBI and DHS take involvement in the NYPD investigation of the Hand after Jessica Jones uncovers explosives that John Raymond had stolen from the Hand for blowing up Midland Circle.
* ''Series/ThePunisher2017'': Dinah Madani and Sam Stein are from the Department of Homeland Security, but they fill this trope in spirit. Madani is trying to get justice for the death of her partner in Afghanistan, who was killed by Frank Castle on the orders of William Rawlins after discovering that fellow members of Frank's unit were smuggling heroin in the corpses of [=KIA=]s.
* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': Since large portions of the NYPD are in Wilson Fisk's pocket, Nelson & Murdock have Detective Hoffman, a corrupt detective that Fisk blackmailed into killing his own partner, strike a plea deal with the FBI in which he gives up Fisk and most of the key players in his organization. Fisk is arrested and put into the back of armored truck guarded by an FBI SWAT team. Unfortunately, it turns out that one of the FBI agents in the truck is on Fisk's payroll, and kills the other agents in the truck when the convoy is ambushed by mercenaries working for Fisk.
**The FBI play a much larger role in season 3 of the show, coming into conflict with Matt, Karen and Foggy as both sides work to take down Wilson Fisk.
11th Nov '17 6:19:52 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''': Willem Dafoe plays the FBI agent investigating the titular vigilantes.

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* ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''': ''Film/TheBoondockSaints'': Willem Dafoe plays the FBI agent investigating the titular vigilantes.
11th Nov '17 5:50:28 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''': Willem Dafoe plays the FBI agent investigating the titular vigilantes.
4th Nov '17 7:59:48 AM Antigone3
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* ''Literature/LockIn'': Since a Haden's physical body and threep/integrator could easily be in different states, the FBI has been assigned responsibility for Haden-connected crime as an extrapolation of their responsibility for interstate crime. Chris Shayne, the narrator and main character, is a newbie FBI agent assigned to the Haden section.
27th Oct '17 9:51:04 PM DeepRed
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Media portrayals of the FBI since then have generally depicted a flawed but usually well-meaning organization, some of whose agents are corrupt or evil. Works of fiction will often use a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of the FBI and Hoover. They have [[CIAEvilFBIGood a better public image than the CIA]], of course, Hoover's machinations notwithstanding.

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Media portrayals of the FBI since then have generally depicted a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold flawed but usually usually]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist well-meaning organization, organization]], some of whose agents are corrupt or evil. Works of fiction will often use a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of the FBI and Hoover. They have [[CIAEvilFBIGood a better public image than the CIA]], of course, Hoover's machinations notwithstanding.
27th Oct '17 9:19:51 PM DeepRed
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* The Untouchables' "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHItHKfzW7A&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=Aussiebattlervideos2 I Spy For the FBI]]".
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31st Aug '17 12:15:17 AM PaulA
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* The plot of [[ElmoreLeonard Elmore Leonard's]] ''Pronto'' starts off because an FBI agent wants to build a racketeering case against a Miami mobster. He tries to pressure a local bookie into testifying against the mobster by making it seem like the bookie was stealing from the mob. However, by the time people start getting killed because of this scheme, the FBI agent had decided that the mobster is too small-time and abandons the investigation. It is up to US Marshal Raylan Givens to clean up the mess the FBI has created.

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* The plot of [[ElmoreLeonard Elmore Leonard's]] Creator/ElmoreLeonard's ''Pronto'' starts off because an FBI agent wants to build a racketeering case against a Miami mobster. He tries to pressure a local bookie into testifying against the mobster by making it seem like the bookie was stealing from the mob. However, by the time people start getting killed because of this scheme, the FBI agent had decided that the mobster is too small-time and abandons the investigation. It is up to US Marshal Raylan Givens to clean up the mess the FBI has created.
6th May '17 8:45:38 PM TheWanderer
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* On ''Series/{{Graceland}}'' the titular mansion serves as home to agents from three different agencies who work and liaise together, (the agencies in question being the Drug Enforcement Agency, Customs, and the FBI) but the FBI absolutely dominate the roster, with four of the six agents being FBI, including the ones who get the most focus.
20th Feb '17 9:07:47 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''Literature/WetDesertTrackingDownATerroristOnTheColoradoRiver'': Susan Williams is a FBI agent sent to investigate the bombing at Davis Dam.
10th Dec '16 6:32:12 PM Codefreak5
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* The main opposing force of the PAYDAY gang in ''VideoGame/PAYDAY2'', though it's been renamed to the "Federal Bureau of Intervention". Agents can be encountered guarding the various FBI offices and other Bureau-controlled areas in-game, and FBI Heavy Response Units are called in as the main assault force on higher difficulties, replacing normal SWAT teams. Outside of gameplay, the web series focuses on a pair of FBI agents tracking down leads on Crime.NET and the PAYDAY gang, and the ongoing "Commissioner Garrett" story arc focuses on a task force set up by the FBI, headed by the titular Commissioner, on their efforts to do the same. Finally, the FBI Files feature lets players look into Garrett's database of info to view their gameplay stats and information on characters and heists present in the game (as well as Garrett's mail).
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