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15th Mar '18 10:04:46 AM bitemytail
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* Jelal does this in ''Manga/FairyTail''.

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* %%* Jelal does this in ''Manga/FairyTail''.
18th Feb '18 4:04:19 PM Lemia
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* ''Literature/SweetValleyHigh'': The Sweet Valley Twins did a fake ''triplet'' gambit where they invented a third sister and took turns pretending to be her.

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* ''Literature/SweetValleyHigh'': The Sweet Valley Twins did a fake ''triplet'' gambit where they invented a third sister and took turns pretending to be her. Another book had a boy pretend to have an identical twin too so that he could date Elizabeth and Jessica at the same time; he's found out when he gets a hand injury that he can't hide when he's supposed to be his twin.
28th Nov '17 4:51:05 PM bwburke94
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* In ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', [[spoiler:Stan]] did this twice in [[spoiler:his]] life, while having a real twin. They both worked.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', [[spoiler:Stan]] did this twice in [[spoiler:his]] life, twice, while having a real twin. They both worked.
17th May '17 1:04:00 AM DrImpossible
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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. [[spoiler:Stan]] did this twice in [[spoiler:his]] life, while having a real twin. They both worked.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. In ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', [[spoiler:Stan]] did this twice in [[spoiler:his]] life, while having a real twin. They both worked.
10th Apr '17 4:50:27 AM Kitchen90
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* ''Film/TwoFacedWoman'' has Karin pretending to be her twin Katherine, in order to get closer to her husband and understand what he wants in a woman.
19th Feb '17 2:01:24 AM Lloigor
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* In ''Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'', Matt Murdock pretended to be his own non-existent twin brother Mike Murdock to trick Karen and Foggy into believing that "Mike" was Daredevil, after they began suspecting Matt's double life. This was back in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age of comic|books}}s when even Daredevil wasn't a very realistic series.

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* In ''Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'', Matt Murdock pretended to be his own non-existent twin brother Mike Murdock to trick Karen and Foggy into believing that "Mike" was Daredevil, after Daredevil when they began suspecting to suspect Matt's double life. This was back in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age of comic|books}}s when even Daredevil wasn't a very realistic series.
19th Feb '17 2:00:27 AM Lloigor
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* In ''Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'', Matt Murdock (Daredevil's secret identity) pretended to be his own non-existent twin brother Mike Murdock to trick his friends into believing that "Mike" was Daredevil, after they began suspecting his identity. This was back in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age of comic|books}}s when even Daredevil wasn't a very realistic series.

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* In ''Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}'', Matt Murdock (Daredevil's secret identity) pretended to be his own non-existent twin brother Mike Murdock to trick his friends Karen and Foggy into believing that "Mike" was Daredevil, after they began suspecting his identity.Matt's double life. This was back in UsefulNotes/{{the Silver Age of comic|books}}s when even Daredevil wasn't a very realistic series.
20th Jan '17 9:35:06 PM Quiddity99
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* In the ''Creator/ECComics'' story Split Personality (Vault of Horror #30) a man scams a pair of rich twins into each marrying him, telling them that he has a twin himself and that they need to manage holdings in another country such that one is always away. [[spoiler: When they eventually realize the truth, the twins split him in half with an axe so each can have him.]]
6th Jan '17 1:59:19 PM eroock
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** In [[Recap/ArrestedDevelopmentS2E5SadSack "Sad Sack"]], George Sr. poses as his twin brother Oscar in order to learn if Lucille was in fact in love with Oscar.

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** In [[Recap/ArrestedDevelopmentS2E5SadSack "Sad Sack"]], George Sr. poses as his twin brother Oscar in order to learn if his wife Lucille was in fact in love with Oscar.
6th Jan '17 1:58:50 PM eroock
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* ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'': As a prank, Maeby poses as her fictional twin sister Surely (yes, it's not spelled "Shirley"). Surely is depicted as rather sick with [=BS=] and a charity is set up for a cure.

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* ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'': ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'':
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As a prank, Maeby poses as her fictional twin sister Surely (yes, it's not spelled "Shirley"). Surely is depicted as rather sick with [=BS=] and a charity is set up for a cure.
** In [[Recap/ArrestedDevelopmentS2E5SadSack "Sad Sack"]], George Sr. poses as his twin brother Oscar in order to learn if Lucille was in fact in love with Oscar.
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