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* ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'':
** Naegi is nearly framed during the first case [[spoiler:by Maizono, the victim. She had intended to kill someone on the night they swapped rooms, but ended up being killed by her intended victim. The culprit, who only found out about the room swap afterwards, went with it when everyone thought he was guilty]].
** Chapter 3's case begins [[spoiler:with nearly everyone thoroughly convinced Hiro is the killer, but details regarding the costume he supposedly wore while carrying out the murders would have made those crimes impossible]].
** Chapter 5's case [[spoiler:is a set up intended to make everyone vote Kirigiri as the culprit, set up by the Mastermind themselves]].
* ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'': As the second case unfolds, the evidence starts to pile up against [[spoiler:Hiyoko Saionji]], but a few incorrect details and [[OrgyOfEvidence how perfect the evidence is]] makes it obvious that it's a set up.
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* ''VisualNovel/NewDanganRonpaV3'':
** The culprit of Chapter 2 [[spoiler:frames Yumeno by rigging her magic show to reveal Hoshi's body halfway through, making it look like she was reponsible]].
** The culprit of Chapter 3 [[spoiler:frames Yumeno (again) by rigging three different rooms with the same deathtrap used to kill Chabishira, and asking Yumeno to choose which room they will use to perform the occult ritual, making it look like she set it up]].
** [[spoiler:Chapter 6 reveals that Kaede's shot put missed Rantaro, and the Mastermind hit him with an identical one afterwards, fooling everyone - inlcuding Kaede - into thinking she was guilty]].
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* ''ComicBook/SinCity'' has two protagonists framed: Marv and John Hartigan. In a rare GangWar example, Dwight framed one crime family for attacking another in order to protect the Old Town girls.
* In ''ComicBook/XMen Noir'', Anne-Marie Rankin framed Captain Logan for the murder of Jean Grey by killing her with WolverineClaws. However, between this and the OrgyOfEvidence she provided, Thomas Halloway had her figured for the killer almost immediately.

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* ''ComicBook/SinCity'' has two protagonists framed: Marv Invoked in ''{{ComicBook/Birthright}}'': A mage disguised as a FBI agent tries to capture Mikey Rhodes (who is pursuing him and John Hartigan. In his associates) with a rare GangWar example, Dwight SWAT team. When they fail to bring him, [[spoiler: the mage then ''incinerates'' the whole group, hoping to pin their brutal murders on Mikey and turn him into a national-level terrorist.]]
* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Early on in ''The Day the Law Died'' arc, Dredd is
framed one crime family by the corrupt SJS Judge Cal(igula) for attacking another in order murdering several citizens. Dredd is sentenced and shipped to protect Titan, but he escapes the Old Town girls.
* In ''ComicBook/XMen Noir'', Anne-Marie Rankin framed Captain Logan for
transport and clears his name by finding and destroying the murder of Jean Grey by killing her with WolverineClaws. However, between this and the OrgyOfEvidence she provided, Thomas Halloway had her figured for the killer almost immediately.robot duplicate that Cal secretly used.



* ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Cassidy finds himself in a SerialKiller's apartment just as the cops bust down the door (both sent by the real killer). He gets out of it by stabbing himself in the neck, and is taken out with the rest of the corpses, bumming a cigarette off the morgue employee and leaving. Being a vampire can have advantages.
* In ''ComicBook/RobynHood: I Love NY'', the mysterious BigBad frames Robyn for the murder of a columnist who had been very vocal is his criticism of her.
* In ''ComicBook/SherwoodTexas'', Rob and the Jesters frame Gisburn so that the Nobles think that he is TheMole who is betraying their operations.
* ''ComicBook/SinCity'' has two protagonists framed: Marv and John Hartigan. In a rare GangWar example, Dwight framed one crime family for attacking another in order to protect the Old Town girls.



** Done to Spiderman on a disturbingly regular basis, and considering his own reputation as a HeroWithBadPublicity, it's not at all a surprise that villains would try and frame him as a bad guy so often.
** Hobglobin twice does this framing innocent peoples as Hobgoblin's true identity. The first time with Flash Thompson as revenge for insult the villain on television. Later with Ned Leeds that is BrainwashedAndCrazy in believe to be Hobglobin.
* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Early on in ''The Day the Law Died'' arc, Dredd is framed by the corrupt SJS Judge Cal(igula) for murdering several citizens. Dredd is sentenced and shipped to Titan, but he escapes the transport and clears his name by finding and destroying the robot duplicate that Cal secretly used.
* ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Cassidy finds himself in a SerialKiller's apartment just as the cops bust down the door (both sent by the real killer). He gets out of it by stabbing himself in the neck, and is taken out with the rest of the corpses, bumming a cigarette off the morgue employee and leaving. Being a vampire can have advantages.
* Invoked in ''{{ComicBook/Birthright}}'': A mage disguised as a FBI agent tries to capture Mikey Rhodes (who is pursuing him and his associates) with a SWAT team. When they fail to bring him, [[spoiler: the mage then ''incinerates'' the whole group, hoping to pin their brutal murders on Mikey and turn him into a national-level terrorist.]]
* In ''ComicBook/SherwoodTexas'', Rob and the Jesters frame Gisburn so that the Nobles think that he is TheMole who is betraying their operations.
* In ''ComicBook/RobynHood: I Love NY'', the mysterious BigBad frames Robyn for the murder of a columnist who had been very vocal is his criticism of her.

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** Done to Spiderman Spider-Man on a disturbingly regular basis, and considering his own reputation as a HeroWithBadPublicity, it's not at all a surprise that villains would try and frame him as a bad guy so often.
** Hobglobin Hobgoblin twice does this framing innocent peoples as Hobgoblin's true identity. The first time with Flash Thompson as revenge for insult the villain on television. Later with Ned Leeds that is BrainwashedAndCrazy in believe to be Hobglobin.
Hobgoblin.
* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Early on in ''The Day the Law Died'' arc, Dredd is In ''ComicBook/XMen Noir'', Anne-Marie Rankin framed by the corrupt SJS Judge Cal(igula) for murdering several citizens. Dredd is sentenced and shipped to Titan, but he escapes the transport and clears his name by finding and destroying the robot duplicate that Cal secretly used.
* ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Cassidy finds himself in a SerialKiller's apartment just as the cops bust down the door (both sent by the real killer). He gets out of it by stabbing himself in the neck, and is taken out with the rest of the corpses, bumming a cigarette off the morgue employee and leaving. Being a vampire can have advantages.
* Invoked in ''{{ComicBook/Birthright}}'': A mage disguised as a FBI agent tries to capture Mikey Rhodes (who is pursuing him and his associates) with a SWAT team. When they fail to bring him, [[spoiler: the mage then ''incinerates'' the whole group, hoping to pin their brutal murders on Mikey and turn him into a national-level terrorist.]]
* In ''ComicBook/SherwoodTexas'', Rob and the Jesters frame Gisburn so that the Nobles think that he is TheMole who is betraying their operations.
* In ''ComicBook/RobynHood: I Love NY'', the mysterious BigBad frames Robyn
Captain Logan for the murder of a columnist who Jean Grey by killing her with WolverineClaws. However, between this and the OrgyOfEvidence she provided, Thomas Halloway had been very vocal is his criticism of her.her figured for the killer almost immediately.



* ''Film/TheHurricane'', 1999 American biographical film starring Denzel Washington as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter.



* ''Film/TalkOfTheTown'' involves an unscrupulous mill owner burning down his mill for the insurance and framing Leopold Dilg (Creator/CaryGrant), who was blowing the whistle about unsafe mill conditions.



* ''Film/TalkOfTheTown'' involves an unscrupulous mill owner burning down his mill for the insurance and framing Leopold Dilg (Creator/CaryGrant), who was blowing the whistle about unsafe mill conditions.

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* ''Film/TalkOfTheTown'' involves an unscrupulous mill owner burning down In ''Film/TrueBeliever'' [[spoiler: it turns out that Shu Kai Kim was framed to protect a confidential informant by the district attorney and police]].
* In ''Film/TheTwoFacesOfDrJekyll'', after killing Littauer, Hyde stages a struggle and frames Jekyll for
his mill for the insurance and framing Leopold Dilg (Creator/CaryGrant), who was blowing the whistle crimes.
* ''Film/{{Vabank}}'' is
about unsafe mill conditions.an elaborate frameup of Kramer, who actually does [[WhiteCollarCrime regularly steal from people]], just in much less showy ways than [[BankRobbery what]] they nail him for.



* ''Film/TheHurricane'', 1999 American biographical film starring Denzel Washington as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter.



* ''Film/{{Vabank}}'' is about an elaborate frameup of Kramer, who actually does [[WhiteCollarCrime regularly steal from people]], just in much less showy ways than [[BankRobbery what]] they nail him for.
* In ''Film/TrueBeliever'' [[spoiler: it turns out that Shu Kai Kim was framed to protect a confidential informant by the district attorney and police]].



* In ''Film/TheTwoFacesOfDrJekyll'', after killing Littauer, Hyde stages a struggle and frames Jekyll for his crimes.



* Creator/DashiellHammett's detective ''Literature/TheContinentalOp'' treats all investigations as a [=Frameup=]: he gathers evidence, discovers likely victims and then attempts to get one into the frame. If they are guilty, well that's nice but incidental to getting paid.
* ''Literature/TheCrownerJohnMysteries'': In ''Crowner's Quest'', the conspirators frame John for [[FalserapeAccusation rape]] so he can be tried in a KangarooCourt and executed.
* The backstory of the Literature/DrThorndyke novel ''Mr. Pottermack's Oversight'' involves a bank clerk being framed for a series of forgeries that were actually committed by one of his colleagues.
* In ''Speaking with the Dead'' by Elaine Cunningham ([[ForgottenRealms Realms of Mystery]]) Elaith Craulnober ([[MagnificentBastard of all people]]) was accused of a murder but swore that he didn't do it. And Danilo Thann ([[VitriolicBestBuds of all people]]) had to defend him...
--> '''Danilo''': Consider my dilemma. Even under the best of circumstances, "innocent" is not the first word that comes to mind when your name is mentioned.
* In ''Literature/GoneGirl'', [[spoiler: the plot centers around a man being framed for the murder of his wife. Framed by whom, you may ask? By the wife herself.]]



* Creator/DashiellHammett's detective Literature/TheContinentalOp treats all investigations as a [=Frameup=]: he gathers evidence, discovers likely victims and then attempts to get one into the frame. If they are guilty, well that's nice but incidental to getting paid.
* In ''Literature/GoneGirl'', [[spoiler: the plot centers around a man being framed for the murder of his wife. Framed by whom, you may ask? By the wife herself.]]
* In ''Speaking with the Dead'' by Elaine Cunningham ([[ForgottenRealms Realms of Mystery]]) Elaith Craulnober ([[MagnificentBastard of all people]]) was accused of a murder but swore that he didn't do it. And Danilo Thann ([[VitriolicBestBuds of all people]]) had to defend him...
--> '''Danilo''': Consider my dilemma. Even under the best of circumstances, "innocent" is not the first word that comes to mind when your name is mentioned.
* In the ''Literature/TransformersTransTech'' story "Gone Too Far", Jackpot & Hubcap are framed by the actual killer for the murder of a popular revolutionary, putting them in danger from the victim's gangster friends. To make matters even more fun for the duo, the police know they're innocent but play along with pretending they're guilty anyway, because they hope the duo will come across the real killer while trying to escape/[[ClearMyName clear their name]].

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* Creator/DashiellHammett's detective Literature/TheContinentalOp treats all investigations as a [=Frameup=]: he gathers evidence, discovers likely victims and then attempts to get one into the frame. If they are guilty, well that's nice but incidental to getting paid.
* In ''Literature/GoneGirl'', [[spoiler: the plot centers around a man being ''Literature/LastSacrifice'', Rose is framed for the murder of his wife. Framed by whom, you may ask? By the wife herself.]]
* In ''Speaking with the Dead'' by Elaine Cunningham ([[ForgottenRealms Realms of Mystery]]) Elaith Craulnober ([[MagnificentBastard of all people]]) was accused of a murder but swore that he didn't do it. And Danilo Thann ([[VitriolicBestBuds of all people]]) had to defend him...
--> '''Danilo''': Consider my dilemma. Even under the best of circumstances, "innocent" is not the first word that comes to mind when your name is mentioned.
* In the ''Literature/TransformersTransTech'' story "Gone Too Far", Jackpot & Hubcap are framed by the actual killer for the murder of a popular revolutionary, putting them in danger from the victim's gangster friends. To make matters even more fun for the duo, the police know they're innocent but play along with pretending they're guilty anyway, because they hope the duo will come across the real killer while trying to escape/[[ClearMyName clear their name]].
Queen Tatiana Ivashkov.



* In ''Literature/{{Memory}}'' the criminal needs to frame someone, and initially tries the [[spoiler:recently cashiered Lieutenant Vorkosigan]]. This backfires when the investigator who discovers the faked evidence is none other than the intended target.



* In ''Literature/LastSacrifice'', Rose is framed for the murder of Queen Tatiana Ivashkov.

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* In ''Literature/LastSacrifice'', Rose is framed ''Literature/RockOfAges'', Drake Maijstral ''is'' a burglar, and famous for it. But he came to Earth for a vacation, not to steal. And if he ''were'' here to steal things, he wouldn't be so obvious about it -- hiding things in the murder air ducts in his own room! That's an amateur move, and he's a professional! But somehow, the police aren't convinced by this argument. And jail's not the only danger here. Some of Queen Tatiana Ivashkov. the people whose things have been stolen want him dead. If Drake can't find out who the actual thief is, and ''prove'' it, his career ''and'' his life may both be over.



* ''Literature/TheCrownerJohnMysteries'': In ''Crowner's Quest'', the conspirators frame John for [[FalserapeAccusation rape]] so he can be tried in a KangarooCourt and executed.
* The backstory of the Literature/DrThorndyke novel ''Mr. Pottermack's Oversight'' involves a bank clerk being framed for a series of forgeries that were actually committed by one of his colleagues.



* In ''Literature/RockOfAges'', Drake Maijstral ''is'' a burglar, and famous for it. But he came to Earth for a vacation, not to steal. And if he ''were'' here to steal things, he wouldn't be so obvious about it--hiding things in the air ducts in his own room! That's an amateur move, and he's a professional! But somehow, the police aren't convinced by this argument. And jail's not the only danger here. Some of the people whose things have been stolen want him dead. If Drake can't find out who the actual thief is, and ''prove'' it, his career ''and'' his life may both be over.

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* In ''Literature/RockOfAges'', Drake Maijstral ''is'' a burglar, and famous the ''Literature/TransformersTransTech'' story "Gone Too Far", Jackpot & Hubcap are framed by the actual killer for it. But he came to Earth the murder of a popular revolutionary, putting them in danger from the victim's gangster friends. To make matters even more fun for a vacation, not to steal. And if he ''were'' here to steal things, he wouldn't be so obvious about it--hiding things in the air ducts in his own room! That's an amateur move, and he's a professional! But somehow, duo, the police aren't convinced by this argument. And jail's not know they're innocent but play along with pretending they're guilty anyway, because they hope the only danger here. Some of duo will come across the people whose things have been stolen want him dead. If Drake can't find out real killer while trying to escape/[[ClearMyName clear their name]].
* ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'': In ''Literature/{{Memory}}'' the criminal needs to frame someone, and initially tries the [[spoiler:recently cashiered Lieutenant Vorkosigan]]. This backfires when the investigator
who discovers the actual thief is, and ''prove'' it, his career ''and'' his life may both be over.faked evidence is none other than the intended target.



* In Music/{{mothy}}'s Music/{{vocaloid}} song [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QykKSkt_KZ0 The Escape of Salmhofer, the Witch]], Meta Salmhofer is framed for the murder of Eve Moonlit's children.



* In Music/{{mothy}}'s Music/{{vocaloid}} song [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QykKSkt_KZ0 The Escape of Salmhofer, the Witch]], Meta Salmhofer is framed for the murder of Eve Moonlit's children.



* Torg from ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' accidentally [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20100211 does this to a garbage robot]].

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* Torg from ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' accidentally [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20100211 does this In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Ellen, shortly after being created, [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-08-02 tries to a garbage robot]].get Elliot in trouble by pretending to be him]] but CantGetInTroubleForNuthin.



* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Ellen, shortly after being created, [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-08-02 tries to get Elliot in trouble by pretending to be him]] but CantGetInTroubleForNuthin.

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Ellen, shortly after being created, [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2002-08-02 tries Torg from ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' accidentally [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20100211 does this to get Elliot in trouble by pretending to be him]] but CantGetInTroubleForNuthin.a garbage robot]].



* ''Roleplay/YouHaveBecomeYourAvatar'': Josh came up with the idea of framing {{Identical Stranger}}s in order to get the money and get the cops off their back. Storm suggested that they use cosplayers for the frameup.



* ''Roleplay/YouHaveBecomeYourAvatar'': Josh came up with the idea of framing {{Identical Stranger}}s in order to get the money and get the cops off their back. Storm suggested that they use cosplayers for the frameup.



** In "Duchess of Mandalore" Satine got framed for murder, when the Death Watch assassin hunting her, shot the informant she was having a meeting with.
** In the final arc of season 5. [[spoiler: Ahsoka is framed for the bombing of the Jedi temple and the murder of Letta, who was used as a proxy to deliver the bomb. She's then aided in escaping but further framed with the murder of several clones. On top of that, the real bomber then knocks out Ventress and borrows her helmet and lightsabers, in order to fool Ahsoka into thinking that Ventress is the bomber.]]

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** In "Duchess of Mandalore" Mandalore", Satine got framed for murder, murder when the Death Watch assassin hunting her, her shot the informant she was having a meeting with.
** In the final arc of season 5. 5, [[spoiler: Ahsoka is framed for the bombing of the Jedi temple and the murder of Letta, who was used as a proxy to deliver the bomb. She's then aided in escaping but further framed with the murder of several clones. On top of that, the real bomber then knocks out Ventress and borrows her helmet and lightsabers, in order to fool Ahsoka into thinking that Ventress is the bomber.]]
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* ''Series/{{Accused}}'': In "Alison's Story" Alison is framed as a drug dealer by her husband and his police captain father so she'll lose custody of their kids. Thankfully, this is revealed, she's acquitted, and they get arrested.



* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In the second season finale "Becoming," after Kendra is murdered by Drusilla, Buffy shows up at just the right time for the cops to assume that she was the one who killed Kendra, with [[SadistTeacher Principal Snyder]] being all too eager to support that thought. By the time of the third season, Buffy has been cleared of all charges.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In the second season finale "Becoming," "Becoming", after Kendra is murdered by Drusilla, Buffy shows up at just the right time for the cops to assume that she was the one who killed Kendra, with [[SadistTeacher Principal Snyder]] being all too eager to support that thought. By the time of the third season, Buffy has been cleared of all charges.charges.
* ''Series/Conviction2016'':
** [[spoiler: The wife of a victim in "Dropping Bombs" murdered him for having an affair by using a bomb a militant Islamophobe designed, implicating him in the process.]]
** [[spoiler: Earl Slavitt in "A Different Kind of Death" was framed not only for murder, but the original crime he supposedly committed it in revenge for.]]



* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E10FaceTheRaven "Face the Raven"]], [[spoiler:Rigsy is framed for murdering an alien woman named Anah, as part of Ashildr's plan to lure the Doctor to the trap street.]]



* ''Series/TheFamily'': Willa framed Hank to insure he was convicted of Adam's murder. It turns out he was innocent. Hank later makes it look like John beat him up as revenge for crossing him.



* ''Series/MurderInTheFirst'': [[spoiler: Ernie Knubbins]] plants evidence making one of his subordinates appear to be behind the murder of an undercover cop, then has him murdered while in custody so he can't say otherwise.



* ''Series/{{Accused}}'': In "Alison's Story" Alison is framed as a drug dealer by her husband and his police captain father so she'll lose custody of their kids. Thankfully, this is revealed, she's acquitted, and they get arrested.
* ''Series/TheFamily'': Willa framed Hank to insure he was convicted of Adam's murder. It turns out he was innocent. Hank later makes it look like John beat him up as revenge for crossing him.
* ''Series/Conviction2016'':
** [[spoiler: The wife of a victim in "Dropping Bombs" murdered him for having an affair by using a bomb a militant Islamophobe designed, implicating him in the process.]]
** [[spoiler: Earl Slavitt in "A Different Kind of Death" was framed not only for murder, but the original crime he supposedly committed it in revenge for.]]
* ''Series/MurderInTheFirst'': [[spoiler: Ernie Knubbins]] plants evidence making one of his subordinates appear to be behind the murder of an undercover cop, then has him murdered while in custody so he can't say otherwise.
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* The classic ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Krusty Gets Busted".
* On the ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'' short ''WesternAnimation/ACloseShave'' Preston frames Gromit for sheep rustling. It even involves a literal frame-up, tricking Gromit into sticking his head through a picture of a butcher and taking an incriminating photo with one of the sheep.
* John Stewart is framed for destroying an entire planet in season one of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' - and framed so thoroughly that even he thinks he's guilty. While the few other Green Lanterns who show up for his trial treat him with scorn (except Kilowogg), the Leaguers aren't in a hurry to give up on him.
-->'''Superman''': It was all [[spoiler: an illusion]] - a [=frameup=], as they say on my planet.
* The events of ''WesternAnimation/SkysurferStrikeForce'' start out when the BigBad blows up an artificial intelligence lab and pins the blame on the main character's father.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' where Dr. Doofenshmirtz's plans an action series titled [[ShowWithinAShow "Doof 'N' Puss",]] where the opening explains that Perry is framed for a crime he didn't commit, The 1865 assassination of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln! It even shows a historical drawing of Lincoln at the Ford Theater with a cutout of Perry crudely taped to it.

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* The classic ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' episode "Krusty Gets Busted".
* On the ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'' short ''WesternAnimation/ACloseShave'' Preston
"The Crimson Avenger", a thief frames Gromit Cavin for sheep rustling. It even involves a literal frame-up, tricking Gromit into sticking his head through a picture of a butcher and taking an incriminating photo with stealing the king's ruby studs by slipping one of them into the sheep.
* John Stewart
boy's pocket, leading to Cavin's arrest. After a few false starts (including Calla being accused of being a crook after she's caught dressing as the Crimson Avenger), Cavin's innocence is framed for destroying an entire planet in season one of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' - eventually proven and framed so thoroughly that even he thinks he's guilty. While the few other Green Lanterns who show up for his trial treat him with scorn (except Kilowogg), the Leaguers aren't in a hurry to give up on him.
-->'''Superman''': It was all [[spoiler: an illusion]] - a [=frameup=], as they say on my planet.
* The events of ''WesternAnimation/SkysurferStrikeForce'' start out when the BigBad blows up an artificial intelligence lab and pins the blame on the main character's father.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' where Dr. Doofenshmirtz's plans an action series titled [[ShowWithinAShow "Doof 'N' Puss",]] where the opening explains that Perry
true thief is framed for a crime he didn't commit, The 1865 assassination of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln! It even shows a historical drawing of Lincoln at the Ford Theater with a cutout of Perry crudely taped to it.imprisoned.



* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'':
** In the movie, Dooku framed the Jedi in front of Jabba for the kidnapping of his son, Rotta.
** In "Duchess of Mandalore" Satine got framed for murder, when the Death Watch assassin hunting her, shot the informant she was having a meeting with.
** In the final arc of season 5. [[spoiler: Ahsoka is framed for the bombing of the Jedi temple and the murder of Letta, who was used as a proxy to deliver the bomb. She's then aided in escaping but further framed with the murder of several clones. On top of that, the real bomber then knocks out Ventress and borrows her helmet and lightsabers, in order to fool Ahsoka into thinking that Ventress is the bomber.]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' episode "The Crimson Avenger", a thief frames Cavin for stealing the king's ruby studs by slipping one of them into the boy's pocket, leading to Cavin's arrest. After a few false starts (including Calla being accused of being a crook after she's caught dressing as the Crimson Avenger), Cavin's innocence is eventually proven and the true thief is imprisoned.


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* John Stewart is framed for destroying an entire planet in season one of ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' - and framed so thoroughly that even he thinks he's guilty. While the few other Green Lanterns who show up for his trial treat him with scorn (except Kilowog), the Leaguers aren't in a hurry to give up on him.
-->'''Superman''': It was all [[spoiler: an illusion]] - a [=frameup=], as they say on my planet.


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* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' where Dr. Doofenshmirtz's plans an action series titled [[ShowWithinAShow "Doof 'N' Puss",]] where the opening explains that Perry is framed for a crime he didn't commit, The 1865 assassination of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln! It even shows a historical drawing of Lincoln at the Ford Theater with a cutout of Perry crudely taped to it.
* The classic ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Krusty Gets Busted".
* The events of ''WesternAnimation/SkysurferStrikeForce'' start out when the BigBad blows up an artificial intelligence lab and pins the blame on the main character's father.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'':
** In the movie, Dooku framed the Jedi in front of Jabba for the kidnapping of his son, Rotta.
** In "Duchess of Mandalore" Satine got framed for murder, when the Death Watch assassin hunting her, shot the informant she was having a meeting with.
** In the final arc of season 5. [[spoiler: Ahsoka is framed for the bombing of the Jedi temple and the murder of Letta, who was used as a proxy to deliver the bomb. She's then aided in escaping but further framed with the murder of several clones. On top of that, the real bomber then knocks out Ventress and borrows her helmet and lightsabers, in order to fool Ahsoka into thinking that Ventress is the bomber.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E15ThroughImperialEyes "Through Imperial Eyes"]], [[spoiler:[[ReverseMole Agent Kallus]]]] frames [[spoiler:Lieutenant Lyste]] as being Fulcrum. [[spoiler:It doesn't quite go as planned, however, as Thrawn was already suspicious that Lyste wasn't smart enough to pull something like what happened in the episode, and ends up figuring out Kallus is Fulcrum thanks to something completely different.]]
* On the ''Franchise/WallaceAndGromit'' short ''WesternAnimation/ACloseShave'' Preston frames Gromit for sheep rustling. It even involves a literal frame-up, tricking Gromit into sticking his head through a picture of a butcher and taking an incriminating photo with one of the sheep.
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[[caption-width-right:350:Good luck proving he didn't mean to [[ThanksForTheMammery grab those]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Good luck proving he didn't mean to [[ThanksForTheMammery [[ThanksForTheMammary grab those]].]]
7th Feb '17 10:14:49 PM Mhazard
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[[caption-width-right:350:Good luck proving he didn't mean to grab those.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Good luck proving he didn't mean to [[ThanksForTheMammery grab those.those]].]]
17th Jan '17 4:23:56 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Tyrion finds himself the victim of this twice.
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