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25th Jun '16 11:15:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight: Prince John uses Front-de-Boeuf as one, to the latter's surprise, to prevent others from knowing he arranged his own kidnapping in "The four Black Knights."

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* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight: ''WesternAnimation/IvanhoeTheKingsKnight'': Prince John uses Front-de-Boeuf as one, to the latter's surprise, to prevent others from knowing he arranged his own kidnapping in "The four Black Knights."
25th Jun '16 11:15:11 AM Morgenthaler
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5th Apr '16 11:27:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''SinCity'' Marv, Dwight and Hartigan take the fall for Goldie's murder, Damien Lord's murder, and Roark Junior's attempted molestation of Nancy respectively. Marv was an ideal fall guy because he was a well-known violent thug. Dwight actually ''did'' commit the murder but was manipulated into doing it by Ava Lord, and Hartigan accepted his fate in order to protect the victim. [[spoiler:Marv ended up successfully framed, tried and executed while Dwight faked his own death to sidestep the issue entirely. Hartigan killed himself as a final sacrifice]].

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* In ''SinCity'' ''ComicBook/SinCity'' Marv, Dwight and Hartigan take the fall for Goldie's murder, Damien Lord's murder, and Roark Junior's attempted molestation of Nancy respectively. Marv was an ideal fall guy because he was a well-known violent thug. Dwight actually ''did'' commit the murder but was manipulated into doing it by Ava Lord, and Hartigan accepted his fate in order to protect the victim. [[spoiler:Marv ended up successfully framed, tried and executed while Dwight faked his own death to sidestep the issue entirely. Hartigan killed himself as a final sacrifice]].
28th Oct '15 8:08:02 AM Kakai
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* In ''Film/TheLastWitchHunter'', Belial sets Ellic up to be arrested for 36th Dolan's murder to throw Kaulder off his tracks.
28th Sep '15 4:44:21 PM HeroGal2347
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* In ''The Man Who Collected Excitement'', a thief frames ComicBook/JimmyOlsen by slipping him anonymous tips, ensuring he'll always be one of the first at the scene of the crime. However, Jimmy turns the tables by finding the reason crook.

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* In ''The Man Who Collected Excitement'', a thief frames ComicBook/JimmyOlsen by slipping him anonymous tips, ensuring he'll always be one of the first at the scene of the crime. However, Jimmy turns the tables by finding the reason real crook.
20th Sep '15 7:30:34 PM Thorion
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* IvanhoeTheKingsKnight: Prince John uses Front-de-Boeuf as one, to the latter's surprise, to prevent others from knowing he arranged his own kidnapping in "The four Black Knights."
20th Sep '15 10:13:42 AM jamespolk
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* In ''Film/TheStrawberryBlonde'', Hugo hires Biff for a well-paying but do-nothing job in which all Biff does is sign contracts he doesn't understand. It turns out that Biff is Hugo's fall guy in case the authorities ever catch on to Hugo's fraud and graft. They do, and Biff goes to jail.
14th Aug '15 4:34:58 PM Bassball_Batman
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* ''Film/{{Following}}'': Cobb knows he's the prime suspect in the murder of an elderly woman, so he sets up the unnamed protagonist to take the fall for it. Or does he?



* ''Film/{{Following}}'': Cobb knows he's the prime suspect in the murder of an elderly woman, so he sets up the unnamed protagonist to take the fall for it. Or does he?

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* ''Film/{{Following}}'': Cobb knows he's the prime suspect in the murder of an elderly woman, so he sets up the unnamed protagonist to take the fall for it. Or does he?



* Sidney Glass (formerly the Magic Mirror) does this for Regina in ''Series/OnceUponATime,'' admitting to kidnapping Katherine and going to jail. The town sheriff realizes it's total bull, but the true culprit is virtually untouchable.
* During season two of ''Series/BreakingBad'', Saul introduces Walt and Jesse to "Jimmy In-'N-Out", a professional fall guy who's spent so much time in prison he can't function outside it. He now gets paid to take the rap for other people.
* In the last season of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', it's revealed that Barney's job is to be this for the company he works for: he signs his name to a bunch of documents so that, if legal charges are brought against the company, Barney will take all the blame. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out Barney's been a government informant the entire time, and is one of the few people at the company ''not'' in legal trouble.]]
* In ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', petty criminal Mario Pepper was framed for the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents since the case was too high profile to be left unsolved. With Pepper taking the fall, the police look like heroes, the mayor is seen as having a handle on the rising crime and the mob doesn't have to deal with the extra police attention. It helps that Pepper is someone that no one, perhaps not even his family, would miss.

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* Sidney Glass (formerly the Magic Mirror) does this for Regina in ''Series/OnceUponATime,'' admitting to kidnapping Katherine and going to jail. The town sheriff realizes it's total bull, but the true culprit is virtually untouchable.
* During season two of ''Series/BreakingBad'', Saul introduces Walt and Jesse to "Jimmy In-'N-Out", a professional fall guy who's spent so much time in prison he can't function outside it. He now gets paid to take the rap for other people.
people.
* In ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', petty criminal Mario Pepper was framed for the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents since the case was too high profile to be left unsolved. With Pepper taking the fall, the police look like heroes, the mayor is seen as having a handle on the rising crime, and the mob doesn't have to deal with the extra police attention. It helps that Pepper is someone that no one, perhaps not even his own family, would miss.
* In the last season of ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', it's revealed that Barney's job is to be this for the company he works for: he signs his name to a bunch of documents so that, if legal charges are brought against the company, Barney will take all the blame. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out Barney's been a government informant the entire time, and is one of the few people at the company ''not'' in legal trouble.]]
trouble]].
* In ''Series/{{Gotham}}'', petty criminal Mario Pepper was framed Sidney Glass (formerly the Magic Mirror) does this for Regina in ''Series/OnceUponATime'', admitting to kidnapping Katherine and going to jail. The town sheriff realizes it's total bull, but the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents since the case was too high profile to be left unsolved. With Pepper taking the fall, the police look like heroes, the mayor true culprit is seen as having a handle on the rising crime and the mob doesn't have to deal with the extra police attention. It helps that Pepper is someone that no one, perhaps not even his family, would miss.
virtually untouchable.
14th Aug '15 4:03:28 PM Bassball_Batman
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* In ''ComicBook/{{Persepolis}}'', in order to avoid being arrested by the [[CulturePolice Guardians of the Revolution]] for wearing makeup in public, Marjane focuses their attention elsewhere by accusing a man who happened to be nearby of saying "something indecent" to her. ([[WhatTheHellHero Later, Marjane's grandmother calls her out on this.]])

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* In ''The Man Who Collected Excitement'', a thief frames ComicBook/JimmyOlsen by slipping him anonymous tips, ensuring he'll always be one of the first at the scene of the crime. However, Jimmy turns the tables by finding the reason crook.
* In ''SinCity'' Marv, Dwight and Hartigan take the fall for Goldie's murder, Damien Lord's murder, and Roark Junior's attempted molestation of Nancy respectively. Marv was an ideal fall guy because he was a well-known violent thug. Dwight actually ''did'' commit the murder but was manipulated into doing it by Ava Lord, and Hartigan accepted his fate in order to protect the victim. [[spoiler:Marv ended up successfully framed, tried and executed while Dwight faked his own death to sidestep the issue entirely. Hartigan killed himself as a final sacrifice]].
* In ''ComicBook/{{Persepolis}}'', in order to avoid being arrested by the [[CulturePolice Guardians of the Revolution]] for wearing makeup in public, Marjane focuses their attention elsewhere by accusing a man who happened to be nearby of saying "something indecent" to her. ([[WhatTheHellHero Later, Marjane's grandmother calls her out on this.]])this]].)



* In "The Man Who Collected Excitement", a thief frames ComicBook/JimmyOlsen by slipping him anonymous tips, ensuring he'll always be one of the first at the scene of the crime. However, Jimmy turns the tables by finding the real crook.
* In ''SinCity'' Marv, Dwight and Hartigan take the fall for Goldie's murder, Damien Lord's murder and Roark Junior's attempted molestation of Nancy respectively. Marv was an ideal fall guy because he was a well known violent thug. Dwight actually ''did'' commit the murder but was manipulated into doing it by Ava Lord and Hartigan chose to accept his fate in order to protect the victim. [[spoiler: Marv ended up successfully framed, tried and executed while Dwight faked his own death to sidestep the issue entirely and Hartigan killed himself as a final sacrifice.]]
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