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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.
16th Aug '16 9:27:17 PM PaulA
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* In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Brothers In Arms]]'', Admiral Naismith is hired to kidnap Lord Vorkosigan--which is quite easy for him since they happen to be the same person. [[spoiler: The client knows about his double identity and successfully uses the job to lure him into a trap.]]

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* In ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Brothers In Arms]]'', ''Literature/BrothersInArms'', Admiral Naismith is hired to kidnap Lord Vorkosigan--which is quite easy for him since they happen to be the same person. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The client knows about his double identity and successfully uses the job to lure him into a trap.]]
21st Jul '16 10:11:25 AM MBI
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* On ''Series/{{Veep}}'', Selina reads a story about a White House staffer calling her the [[CountryMatters C-word]] and tasks Amy with finding out who it was. The person who did so was, of course, Amy, but fortunately [[EverybodyDidIt so did everyone else]].
5th Jun '16 2:04:46 PM nombretomado
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* ''PushingDaisies'': In "The Fun in Funeral", Emerson brings Ned in on his latest case, investigating the death of a funeral director. Emerson knows full well that Ned killed (or "accidentally involuntarily manslaughtered") the funeral director [[EquivalentExchange when he brought Chuck back to life]], but he points out to Ned that the best way to cover it up is for them to take the case and make sure no one else solves it.

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* ''PushingDaisies'': ''Series/PushingDaisies'': In "The Fun in Funeral", Emerson brings Ned in on his latest case, investigating the death of a funeral director. Emerson knows full well that Ned killed (or "accidentally involuntarily manslaughtered") the funeral director [[EquivalentExchange when he brought Chuck back to life]], but he points out to Ned that the best way to cover it up is for them to take the case and make sure no one else solves it.
20th Mar '16 8:40:02 PM GrammarNavi
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* Occurs in the WesternAnimation/Ameri episode "Office Spaceman" when Roger leaks photos of himself to make money, which leads to the CIA forming an Alien Task Force. Roger then ends up leading the task force and frames Stan as the alien to cover his tracks.

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* Occurs in the WesternAnimation/Ameri ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Office Spaceman" when Roger leaks photos of himself to make money, which leads to the CIA forming an Alien Task Force. Roger then ends up leading the task force and frames Stan as the alien to cover his tracks.
16th Mar '16 9:46:23 PM Yalsaris63
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* In ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}'', the Marked One is hunting down Strelok, who turns out to be himself. [[spoiler: Turns out it was an coincidence, because the entity that brainwashed the protagonist before the start of the game wasn't aware that he was Strelok, mistaking him for one of the many mooks assaulting his base.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{STALKER}}'', the Marked One is hunting down Strelok, who turns out to be himself. [[spoiler: Turns out it was an a coincidence, because the entity that brainwashed the protagonist before the start of the game wasn't aware that he was Strelok, mistaking him for one of the many mooks assaulting his base.]]
9th Mar '16 9:32:07 AM Hossmeister
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* Occurs in the AmericanDad episode "Office Spaceman" when Roger leaks photos of himself to make money, which leads to the CIA forming an Alien Task Force. Roger then ends up leading the task force and frames Stan as the alien to cover his tracks.

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* Occurs in the AmericanDad WesternAnimation/Ameri episode "Office Spaceman" when Roger leaks photos of himself to make money, which leads to the CIA forming an Alien Task Force. Roger then ends up leading the task force and frames Stan as the alien to cover his tracks.
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