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12th Jul '16 8:24:35 PM JackG
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* Justified in ''The Assignment'' (1997). An American naval officer who happens to be the {{doppelganger}} of terrorist Carlos the Jackal is roped into an intelligence operation. Part of the operation involves sleeping with Carlos' ex-girlfriend. His wife realizes something is wrong because he's [[BecomingTheMask suddenly changed his sexual technique]].
30th Jan '16 5:44:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* The plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example. Anti-terrorist operative Harry Tasker thinks his wife Helen is cheating on him, though she doesn't seem to suspect him of anything other than being a boring salesman.

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* The plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example. Anti-terrorist operative Spy and counter-terrorist agent Harry Tasker thinks his wife Helen is cheating on him, though she doesn't seem to suspect him of anything other than being a boring salesman.
30th Jan '16 5:43:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* The plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example.

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* The plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example. Anti-terrorist operative Harry Tasker thinks his wife Helen is cheating on him, though she doesn't seem to suspect him of anything other than being a boring salesman.
6th Sep '15 11:00:51 AM nombretomado
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* In the ''{{NCIS}}'' episode "Power Down," a young man discovers that his recently murdered wife, who he momentarily thought was cheating, was a security agent working to protect TheGovernment against cyberattacks.
* A subplot arc in the first season of ''{{Spooks}}'' involved the girlfriend of one of the agents adding two and two together to get five. (The time the agent went undercover as a married man and then forgot to take the ring off before he went home really didn't help.)

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* In the ''{{NCIS}}'' ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' episode "Power Down," a young man discovers that his recently murdered wife, who he momentarily thought was cheating, was a security agent working to protect TheGovernment against cyberattacks.
* A subplot arc in the first season of ''{{Spooks}}'' ''Series/{{Spooks}}'' involved the girlfriend of one of the agents adding two and two together to get five. (The time the agent went undercover as a married man and then forgot to take the ring off before he went home really didn't help.)
24th May '15 12:06:05 PM Duffan
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* Not a spy, exactly, but ''{{Bones}}'' once had a victim who turned out to be separated from her husband because she (and her sister, who also suspected him of the murder) thought he was cheating. It turned out he was sneaking out and spending time at a sleazy motel to meet a legal contact because he was testifying in a major federal case.
12th Mar '15 8:25:47 PM TVRulezAgain
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* Pretty much the entire plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example.

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* Pretty much the entire The plot of ''Film/TrueLies'' is an [[InvertedTrope inverted]] example.



* ''TheIncredibles'': Mrs. Incredible gets suspicious when she finds a tear in her husband's old costume (and in the outtakes, what she thinks is AffairHair on his suit).

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* ''TheIncredibles'': ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': Mrs. Incredible gets suspicious when she finds a tear in her husband's old costume (and in the outtakes, what she thinks is AffairHair on his suit).
26th Apr '14 10:50:13 AM Tropesofknowledge
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15th Apr '14 1:36:31 AM ThoseDancingDays
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* Mary Woodhull, Abraham's wife in ''{{Series/Turn}}''.
6th Mar '14 7:47:16 PM jamespolk
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* Spy's Suspicious Daughter in ''Series/TheAmericans''. Paige, the teenage daughter of two Soviet deep cover agents masquerading as Americans, grows suspicious of her parents in Season 2 and starts snooping.
27th Jun '13 10:59:43 PM Candi
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* ''TheIncredibles'': Mrs. Incredible gets suspicious when she finds a tear in her husband's old costume and what she thinks is AffairHair on his suit.

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* ''TheIncredibles'': Mrs. Incredible gets suspicious when she finds a tear in her husband's old costume and (and in the outtakes, what she thinks is AffairHair on his suit.suit).
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