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26th May '18 3:42:33 AM jormis29
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* An episode of ''[[Series/{{McCloud}} [=McCloud=]]]'' featured Larry Hagman as a TV star duped by Fernando Lamas.

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* An episode of ''[[Series/{{McCloud}} [=McCloud=]]]'' featured Larry Hagman Creator/LarryHagman as a TV star duped by Fernando Lamas.
6th Feb '18 11:43:51 PM HeroGal2347
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* "[[Recap/DuckTalesS1E53HeroForHire Hero For Hire]]" from''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' has the Beagle Boys pose as a movie crew and trick Launchpad [=McQuack=] into burglarizing Duckburg's banks as "The Webbed Wonder".

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* "[[Recap/DuckTalesS1E53HeroForHire Hero For Hire]]" from''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' from''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' has the Beagle Boys pose as a movie crew and trick Launchpad [=McQuack=] into burglarizing Duckburg's banks as "The Webbed Wonder".
9th Jan '18 7:11:47 AM CaptainTedium
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* The ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'' episode "Danger is Our Business" had Lawrence Limburger disguise himself as a movie director as part of a ploy to get the Biker Mice killed when they take his job offer for a stuntman.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'' episode "Danger is Our Business" had Lawrence Limburger disguise himself as a movie director named Jack Romano as part of a ploy to get the Biker Mice killed when they take his job offer for a stuntman.


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* The ''WesternAnimation/SpiderWoman'' episode "The Kongo Spider" had a villainous director attempt to make a snuff film using a giant spider, with Spider-Woman and Spider-Man being his intended victims.
5th Jul '17 7:00:59 AM Shadowgazer
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* The whole plot of the first book of ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''. Granted, it's a theater play, but it still fits the trope. Actor-playwright Olaf wants to marry Violet to get his clutches on her fortune. Knowing you've got to be married by a judge, he arranges a whole play to be performed, in which there is a wedding scene. Of course, he casts himself as the groom, Violet as the bride and a local judge as... Well, you guessed it.

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* The whole plot of the first book of ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''. Granted, it's a theater play, but it still fits the trope. Actor-playwright Olaf wants to marry Violet to get his clutches on her fortune. Knowing you've got to be married by a judge, he arranges a whole play to be performed, in which there is a wedding scene. Actually the whole play is a (horribly dragging, tedious and devoted only to praising him) wedding scene. Of course, he casts himself as the groom, Violet as the bride and a local judge as... Well, you guessed it.
20th Jun '17 5:09:33 AM Jeduthun
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Closely related to AllPartOfTheShow. Contrast YouJustRuinedTheShot, in which an apparent crime actually is just part of a film shoot. See also ItsForABook.

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Closely related to AllPartOfTheShow. Contrast YouJustRuinedTheShot, in which an apparent crime actually is just part of a film shoot. See also ItsForABook.SisterTrope to ItsForABook and WeWereRehearsingAPlay.
2nd Sep '16 4:58:52 AM DeepRed
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* In the {{Tintin}} universe, Cosmos Pictures is a film production company [[CovertGroupWithMundaneFront used as a front]] for the criminal activities of Mr Rastapopoulos.
19th May '16 9:58:46 AM Doug86
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* A plot like this was how the Green Goblin was introduced in ''The Amazing Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}''.

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* A plot like this was how the Green Goblin was introduced in ''The Amazing Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}''.Comicbook/SpiderMan''.
9th May '16 11:26:09 PM jormis29
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* The first part of ''The Clones of Bruce Lee'' focuses on a gold [[strike:smuggler]] [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment hider]] who covers up his operations with his day job as a Hong Kong film director. When one of the eponymous {{Bruce Lee clone}}s is sent to investigate, the director decides to kill him by [[HarsherInHindsight faking a weapons malfunction on the set]].

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* The first part of ''The Clones of Bruce Lee'' ''Film/TheClonesOfBruceLee'' focuses on a gold [[strike:smuggler]] [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment hider]] who covers up his operations with his day job as a Hong Kong film director. When one of the eponymous {{Bruce Lee clone}}s is sent to investigate, the director decides to kill him by [[HarsherInHindsight faking a weapons malfunction on the set]].
9th May '16 4:45:18 PM ultimomant
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* Comicbook/{{Deadpool}} deals with one of these in a short story called Game of Death. [[spoiler:Turns out it was the son of the man who sent him to the island in the first place. He lets his employer live, despite sending him into a death trap...but not after scaring the crap out of the old guy.]]

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* Comicbook/{{Deadpool}} SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} deals with one of these in a short story called Game of Death. [[spoiler:Turns out it was the son of the man who sent him to the island in the first place. He lets his employer live, despite sending him into a death trap...but not after scaring the crap out of the old guy.]]



* In one ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' story, the Queen of Fables first pulls KillAndReplace on a Hollywood producer named Laney Kirswel. Using her identity, she launched an unauthorized and highly inaccurate and slanderous Wonder Woman biography.

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* In one ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' story, the Queen of Fables first pulls KillAndReplace on a Hollywood producer named Laney Kirswel. Using her Laney's identity, she launched a project for an unauthorized and highly inaccurate and slanderous Wonder Woman biography. Her goal was to both ruin Wonder Woman's reputation and to annoy her enough that she would show up on set to protest, at which point the Queen trapped and tried to kill her.
9th May '16 4:29:26 PM ultimomant
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* In one ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' story, the Queen of Fables first pulls KillAndReplace on a Hollywood producer named Laney Kirswel. Using her identity, she launched an unauthorized and highly inaccurate and slanderous Wonder Woman biography.
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