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22nd Mar '17 11:11:00 PM JackG
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* In another Creator/PhilipKDick story ''The Skull'', a BoxedCrook is sent back in time to assassinate the founder of a religious cult, [[StableTimeLoop only to find that it's himself]] (thanks to a mistake with the time machine, he arrived after he 'died' and thus 'came back from the dead'.)
22nd Mar '17 8:53:10 PM dclark
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* Pulled by [[Series/BurnNotice Michael Weston]] on a couple occasions, and the ever-present narration points out the advantages of such a situation.
--> '''Michael''': When you're playing the role of spy-hunter and the person you're hunting is yourself, the trail of evidence can lead anywhere you say it does... and no one can create more fear, more paranoia, than the spy-hunter.
7th Feb '17 8:35:28 AM nighttrainfm
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* In the first issue of ''Action Comics'', Perry White gives Clark Kent the job of finding more info on this "Superman" character.

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* In the first issue of ''Action Comics'', Perry White gives Clark Kent the job of finding more info on this "Superman" "Franchise/{{Superman}}" character.
7th Feb '17 8:35:05 AM nighttrainfm
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* In the first issue of ''Action Comics'', Perry White gives Clark Kent the job of finding more info on this "Superman" character.
-->'''Clark:''' Listen, Chief, if ''I'' can't find out anything about this Superman, no one can!
11th Jan '17 12:19:07 PM Naram-Sin
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* After it was determined that French serial killer Marcel Petiot had not left Paris, several members of the French Forces of the Interior were drafted to search for him, including one certain Henri Valéri. Valéri was Marcel Petiot's alias at the time.

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* After it was determined that French serial killer Marcel Petiot had not left Paris, several members of the French Forces of the Interior were drafted to search for him, including one certain Henri Valéri. Valéri was Marcel Petiot's alias at the time.Petiot.
11th Jan '17 12:15:45 PM Naram-Sin
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* After it was determined that French serial killer Marcel Petiot had not left Paris, several members of the French Forces of the Interior were drafted to search for him, including one certain Henri Valéri. Valéri was Marcel Petiot's alias at the time.
25th Oct '16 9:05:40 AM Quanyails
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* Quirrel from HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality ''refuses'' to help Harry speculate on the possibility that it was him who [[spoiler:killed Hermione]], noting that either he does too good a job, and convinces him he did it, or does too poor a job, and convinces him that he's covering up that he did it. And that [[ExpansionPackPast yes, it has happened to him before]].

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* Quirrel from HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality'' ''refuses'' to help Harry speculate on the possibility that it was him who [[spoiler:killed Hermione]], noting that either he does too good a job, and convinces him he did it, or does too poor a job, and convinces him that he's covering up that he did it. And that [[ExpansionPackPast yes, it has happened to him before]].
24th Oct '16 6:05:39 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[GarrettPI Faded Steel Heat]]'', Garrett mentions that this once happened to Pokey Pigotta, a former fellow-detective who used a lot of false identities and disguises in his work.

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* In ''[[GarrettPI ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Faded Steel Heat]]'', Garrett mentions that this once happened to Pokey Pigotta, a former fellow-detective who used a lot of false identities and disguises in his work.
23rd Oct '16 4:43:59 PM eroock
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-->--''Film/TheManInTheIronMask'' (1998)

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-->--''Film/TheManInTheIronMask'' -->-- ''Film/TheManInTheIronMask'' (1998)
18th Oct '16 12:21:50 PM Morgenthaler
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** ''Film/TheDeparted'', being a remake, has the same setup.

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** * ''Film/TheDeparted'', being a remake, has the same setup.
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