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2nd Feb '17 8:32:25 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "The Murder Channel", a friend of Jessica's witness a murder on her television when a mislaid cable sends a video feed from the apartment downstairs to her set.
7th Jan '17 10:02:27 PM Remma
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May or may not lead to a RearWindowInvestigation. Often features in the RearWindowHomage.

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May or may not lead to a RearWindowInvestigation. Often features in the RearWindowHomage. See also




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* In the first part of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'', Commissioner Loeb is locked into a poison-filled chamber by Black Mask while Batman watches helplessly behind glass.
27th Oct '16 5:00:54 AM foxley
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* ''Literature/TheWestingGame'': Not a crime, but Chris is a witness to [[spoiler:Sikes]] going into the Westing House just before Westing's body is discovered, thanks to his bird-watching.
27th Oct '16 4:57:03 AM foxley
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* This is one of the sources of Isaac's work troubles in ''Literature/{{Outsourced}}''.
27th Oct '16 4:55:22 AM foxley
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* In ''Literature/MysteryOfTheWitchesBridge'', Lamie happened to be fishing near the Witches' Bridge and thus knew Old Dan never made it to the Bishops with the money.
27th Oct '16 4:53:38 AM foxley
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* ''Literature/MorgenregenTheBlackForestFairy: [[spoiler: Poor Silke witnessed her own father's murder by Blackwing pretending to be Erik. She pretended to be asleep through the whole thing, afraid of what "Erik" might do to her.]]
19th May '16 1:07:30 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[RockosModernLife Rocko]] in the episode "Ed is Dead", where he thinks Bev killed Ed during an argument. Cue RearWindowInvestigation, and TheReveal that [[spoiler: what actually got destroyed and buried was only a meatloaf ''sculpture'' of Ed, and that Ed was at the doctor's having a wart removed from his butt.]]

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* [[RockosModernLife [[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]] in the episode "Ed is Dead", where he thinks Bev killed Ed during an argument. Cue RearWindowInvestigation, and TheReveal that [[spoiler: what actually got destroyed and buried was only a meatloaf ''sculpture'' of Ed, and that Ed was at the doctor's having a wart removed from his butt.]]
1st Apr '16 11:33:41 AM eroock
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A protagonist is caught in a situation where he is forced to watch a crime (or what [[StabTheSalad he thinks]] is a crime) but is powerless to do anything to stop it. Later on he may be [[CassandraTruth unable to prove a crime has occurred]], or he may find himself [[HeKnowsTooMuch targeted by the killer looking to eliminate any witnesses]].


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A protagonist is caught in a situation where he is forced to watch ForcedToWatch a crime (or what [[StabTheSalad he thinks]] is a crime) but is powerless to do anything to stop it. Later on he may be [[CassandraTruth unable to prove a crime has occurred]], or he may find himself [[HeKnowsTooMuch targeted by the killer looking to eliminate any witnesses]].

6th Nov '15 8:19:07 PM nombretomado
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* The season 6 episode "Point of View" of ''Series/CSINewYork'' pays homage to the ''RearWindow'' where Mac Taylor is severely injured during the pursuit of a suspect and is confined to his apartment, observing the neighbors. Mac witnesses a shady deal similar to L.B. Jeffries and his suspicion of his murderous neighbor.

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* The season 6 episode "Point of View" of ''Series/CSINewYork'' pays homage to the ''RearWindow'' ''Film/RearWindow'' where Mac Taylor is severely injured during the pursuit of a suspect and is confined to his apartment, observing the neighbors. Mac witnesses a shady deal similar to L.B. Jeffries and his suspicion of his murderous neighbor.
25th Jun '15 2:52:09 PM randomsurfer
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* In a Halloween episode of ''Series/TheJeffersons'' Louise happens to look across the street into another apartment and witnesses a murder; the murderer is dressed as a giant white rabbit. Nobody believes her but the rabbit saw her seeing him and tracks her down.
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