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4th Jun '17 8:13:48 PM NightShade96
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Americans love a {{conspiracy|Theorist}}, and no good show is complete without some theory as to who really offed the 35th President of the United States, UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. TheMafia, [[RedScare the Russians]], [[UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson LBJ]], [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]], the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanLawEnforcement FBI]], [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazi sleeper agents]], [[ThereAreNoGoodExecutives transnational financial institutions]], [[Series/TheXFiles the Cigarette-Smoking Man]], [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy space aliens]], [[Franchise/XMen Magneto]], [[GunmanWithThreeNames some lone nut with a gun]], ''additional'' gunmen, [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries the crew of the Enterprise NCC-1701]], [[Literature/WheresWally Waldo]], [[Series/RedDwarf a time-displaced version of himself]], [[ComicBook/{{Watchmen}} the Comedian]], YourMom, [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs all of the above at once]]--or [[Franchise/StarWars hey]], maybe [[TheDogShotFirst Kennedy shot first]]. The sheer number of variations on this theme, combined with the effect that it had on the American psyche, have made it a fertile ground for TV, book and film plots since the day Kennedy got shot. A good topic for a SeinfeldianConversation. Frequently played for humor.

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Americans love a {{conspiracy|Theorist}}, and no good show is complete without some theory as to who really offed the 35th President of the United States, UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. TheMafia, [[RedScare the Russians]], [[UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson LBJ]], [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]], the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanLawEnforcement FBI]], [[ThoseWackyNazis Nazi sleeper agents]], [[ThereAreNoGoodExecutives transnational financial institutions]], [[Series/TheXFiles the Cigarette-Smoking Man]], [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy space aliens]], [[Franchise/XMen Magneto]], [[GunmanWithThreeNames some lone nut with a gun]], ''additional'' gunmen, [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries the crew of the Enterprise NCC-1701]], [[Literature/WheresWally Waldo]], [[Series/RedDwarf a time-displaced version of himself]], [[ComicBook/{{Watchmen}} the Comedian]], YourMom, [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs all of the above at once]]--or [[Franchise/StarWars hey]], maybe [[TheDogShotFirst Kennedy shot first]]. The sheer number of variations on this theme, combined with the effect that it had on the American psyche, have made it a fertile ground for TV, book and film plots since the day Kennedy got shot. A good topic for a SeinfeldianConversation. Frequently played for humor.
humor. A subtrope of RealEventFictionalCause.
27th May '17 8:17:03 AM zarpaulus
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Spacetrawler}}'' a raving alien conspiracy theorist claims that JFK was a shapeshifting galactic criminal who hid out on a dark planet and became a ruler there for a while before being assassinated by the Galactic Organization of Bodies. It's noteable that several other theories of hers prove to be at least somewhat accurate.
11th May '17 3:21:08 PM FF32
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* In a ''Website/{{Clickhole}}'' video interviewing [[http://www.clickhole.com/video/these-people-were-there-when-kennedy-was-shot-and--5090 eyewitnesses to the assassination]], one of them questions if someone besides Oswald killed the president, like the gorilla holding up a sign saying "Gorilla Kill The President" that was in the crowd.
-->'''Man Holding a Bunch of Hot Dogs:''' Holy shit! That bullet was meant for ''me''.
19th Apr '17 6:58:32 PM Prfnoff
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* In ''[=MacBird!=]'', an American political travesty of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' written in 1967 by Barbara Garson, the question of who shot John Ken O'Dunc is asked but never answered, though [=MacBird=] (i.e. UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson), who thereby becomes President as the witches prophesied, is implied to be guilty of it in some way.
29th Mar '17 11:44:41 AM Aquila89
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* In the ''Website/TheOnion'' article "[[http://www.theonion.com/article/area-man-can-remember-exactly-where-he-was-what-he-34647 Area Man Can Remember Exactly Where He Was, What He Was Doing When He Assassinated John F. Kennedy]]", the assassination was carried out by a certain Edgar Denton, who was apparently part of a wide-ranging conspiracy involving the CIA, Lyndon Johnson, Ho Chi Minh, Abraham Zapruder and the Postmaster General John A. Gronouski.
28th Mar '17 4:03:57 AM Doug86
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* JamesEllroy's Underworld USA Trilogy (''American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand'' and ''Blood's a Rover'') is all about this and the fallout, as well as the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations. Ellroy pins it on a combination of the Mob, Cuban exiles, FBI agents and right wing extremists.

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* JamesEllroy's Creator/JamesEllroy's Underworld USA Trilogy (''American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand'' and ''Blood's a Rover'') is all about this and the fallout, as well as the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations. Ellroy pins it on a combination of the Mob, Cuban exiles, FBI agents and right wing extremists.
16th Mar '17 6:14:11 PM AthenaBlue
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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E1Rose "Rose"]]: A man who's been collecting information about the Ninth Doctor reveals he was present at the assassination, with the tone of his voice suggesting he believed the Doctor something to do with it. It's never mentioned again, but the implication from the photo (and given what we know about him) is that the Doctor was ''actually'' there to find out for himself what was going on. It's never alluded to again, however.

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** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E1Rose "Rose"]]: A man who's been collecting information about the Ninth Doctor reveals he was present at the assassination, with the tone of his voice suggesting he believed the Doctor something to do with it. It's never mentioned again, but the implication from the photo (and given what we know about him) is that the Doctor was ''actually'' there to find out for himself what was going on. It's never alluded to again, however.
16th Mar '17 6:10:53 PM AthenaBlue
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* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', Ace loudly explains "I CAME TO CONFESS! I was the second gunman on the grassy knoll!" when his (unwanted) presence at the police station is questioned.
* In ''Film/AnnieHall'' Woody Allen's character flashes back to him arguing with one of his ex-wives played by Carol Kane about who killed JFK.



* At a low point in ''Film/AFewGoodMen'', Kaffee sarcastically suggests that since the lawyers' hard work has served so far only to make their clients look guilty as hell, "if we work hard, maybe we can get Dawson charged with the Kennedy assassination."
* ''Film/FlashPoint'' (1984). Two Texas Rangers discover a buried jeep with a skeleton, a rifle, and $800,000 in cash out in the desert. They think their fortunes are made; unfortunately it turns out the dead man was the real assassin of JFK and so the US Government is willing to go to great lengths to destroy the evidence, and anyone who's seen it.
* In ''Film/TheHouseOfYes'', the main character confuses JFK's murder with the (possible) murder of her father, implicating that her mother killed JFK. She was not well.



* One of the skits in the comedy film ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' is a commercial for the board game "Scot Free" about the JFK assassination.
* In the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, specifically ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'', this is obliquely referred to in Zola's CharacterTract when he says that "when history did not cooperate... history was changed." with a ominous zoom-in of the Winter Soldier crouched on a walkway with a sniper rifle.



* ''Film/{{Salt}}'': Salt (played by Creator/AngelinaJolie) interviews an aging former Soviet agent, who claims that Lee Harvey Oswald was substituted with a Soviet BodyDouble early on during his time in Russia, who went on to carry out the shooting.
* In ''Film/TheSaltonSea'', Vincent D'Onofrio's character "Pooh-Bear" is introduced re-enacting the assassination... with pigeons!



* As noted in the Comics section above, the film version of ''Film/{{Watchmen}}'' depicts The Comedian as Kennedy's killer, in league with Richard Nixon. The comic, however, only implies this. It further implies that Blake posed as an informant (presumably Deep Throat) and killed Woodward and Bernstein.
* The film and novel ''Film/WinterKills'' is a fictionalized version of a Kennedy conspiracy theory, where the late President's brother (Creator/JeffBridges) hears the confession of a man who claims to have been the second gunman - in the course of investigating, Bridges discovers [[spoiler: his and the President's own father behind the assassination]].



* Matt Vaughn has said he wants to open a sequel to ''Film/XMenFirstClass'' with Magneto killing Kennedy by controlling the Magic Bullet with his powers.
** ''[[http://www.thebentbullet.com/ The Bent Bullet]]'', part of the ARG campaign for ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', has Magneto as the man on the grassy knoll, having used his powers to alter the trajectory of Oswald's bullet, which led to Kennedy's death. However, it is implied that Magneto was trying to ''stop'' the shooter... who was actually Mystique and not the real Oswald (Though this would seem out of character with her portrayal in the film, where she is stated to have never tried to kill anyone before Trask). In the film itself, Magneto is being held in the Pentagon for it, but claims to Xavier that he was trying to save Kennedy because [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy he was a mutant]]. [[TheUnreveal We never find out if he was lying or not.]]



* As noted in the Comics section above, the film version of ''Film/{{Watchmen}}'' depicts The Comedian as Kennedy's killer, in league with Richard Nixon. The comic, however, only implies this. It further implies that Blake posed as an informant (presumably Deep Throat) and killed Woodward and Bernstein.
* ''Film/FlashPoint'' (1984). Two Texas Rangers discover a buried jeep with a skeleton, a rifle, and $800,000 in cash out in the desert. They think their fortunes are made; unfortunately it turns out the dead man was the real assassin of JFK and so the US Government is willing to go to great lengths to destroy the evidence, and anyone who's seen it.
* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', Ace loudly explains "I CAME TO CONFESS! I was the second gunman on the grassy knoll!" when his (unwanted) presence at the police station is questioned.
* In ''Film/AnnieHall'' Woody Allen's character flashes back to him arguing with one of his ex-wives played by Carol Kane about who killed JFK.
* One of the skits in the comedy film ''Film/TheKentuckyFriedMovie'' is a commercial for the board game "Scot Free" about the JFK assassination.
* ''Film/{{Salt}}'': Salt (played by Creator/AngelinaJolie) interviews an aging former Soviet agent, who claims that Lee Harvey Oswald was substituted with a Soviet BodyDouble early on during his time in Russia, who went on to carry out the shooting.
* In ''Film/TheHouseOfYes'', the main character confuses JFK's murder with the (possible) murder of her father, implicating that her mother killed JFK. She was not well.
* In ''Film/TheSaltonSea'', Vincent D'Onofrio's character "Pooh-Bear" is introduced re-enacting the assassination... with pigeons!
* Matt Vaughn has said he wants to open a sequel to ''Film/XMenFirstClass'' with Magneto killing Kennedy by controlling the Magic Bullet with his powers.
** ''[[http://www.thebentbullet.com/ The Bent Bullet]]'', part of the ARG campaign for ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'', has Magneto as the man on the grassy knoll, having used his powers to alter the trajectory of Oswald's bullet, which led to Kennedy's death. However, it is implied that Magneto was trying to ''stop'' the shooter... who was actually Mystique and not the real Oswald (Though this would seem out of character with her portrayal in the film, where she is stated to have never tried to kill anyone before Trask). In the film itself, Magneto is being held in the Pentagon for it, but claims to Xavier that he was trying to save Kennedy because [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy he was a mutant]]. [[TheUnreveal We never find out if he was lying or not.]]
* The film and novel ''Film/WinterKills'' is a fictionalized version of a Kennedy conspiracy theory, where the late President's brother (Creator/JeffBridges) hears the confession of a man who claims to have been the second gunman - in the course of investigating, Bridges discovers [[spoiler: his and the President's own father behind the assassination]].
* At a low point in ''Film/AFewGoodMen'', Kaffee sarcastically suggests that since the lawyers' hard work has served so far only to make their clients look guilty as hell, "if we work hard, maybe we can get Dawson charged with the Kennedy assassination."
* In the MarvelCinematicUniverse, specifically ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'', this is obliquely referred to in Zola's CharacterTract when he says that "when history did not cooperate... history was changed." with a ominous zoom-in of the Winter Soldier crouched on a walkway with a sniper rifle.



* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'':
** Parodied in an episode in which Newman and Kramer describe an incident about someone spitting on one of them that reflected the events of the JFK assassination. Jerry then acts as the token ConspiracyTheorist by claiming Kramer's story is "impossible" then has the two reenact the scene and claims, "There must have been a second spitter." It's even funnier when you know that [[ActorAllusion Wayne Knight]], who plays Newman was also in the movie ''Film/{{JFK}}'' which came out just before the episode aired and was used in the '''exact''' same way in the courtroom demonstration of the "magic bullet" theory by Kevin Costner's character!
** In another episode, Kramer has become convinced Jerry is in some way connected to the CIA and his life as a New York comedian has been a cover. "He might even know who killed Kennedy!"
* In a comic sketch on ''Series/ChappellesShow'', Dave Chappelle as the President reveals to the world that JFK was killed by Oswald acting alone. With a magic bullet. ''Literal'' magic.
-->"Yes. Magic is real. We've known about it for almost two thousand years."
* Comedian Creator/BillHicks used this one absolutely straight in his routines. "Back and to the left, back and to the left".

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* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'':
** Parodied in an episode in which Newman and Kramer describe an incident about someone spitting on one of them that reflected the events of the JFK assassination. Jerry then acts as the token ConspiracyTheorist by claiming Kramer's story is "impossible" then has the two reenact the scene and claims, "There must have been
On ''Series/AlmostLive'', a second spitter." It's even funnier when you know that [[ActorAllusion Wayne Knight]], who plays Newman was also in the movie ''Film/{{JFK}}'' which came out just before the episode aired and was used in the '''exact''' same way in the courtroom demonstration of the "magic bullet" theory by Kevin Costner's character!
** In another episode, Kramer has become convinced Jerry is in some way connected to the CIA and his life as a New York comedian has been a cover. "He might even know who killed Kennedy!"
* In a comic
90's sketch on ''Series/ChappellesShow'', Dave Chappelle as the President reveals to the world that JFK was killed by Oswald acting alone. With comedy show had a magic bullet. ''Literal'' magic.
-->"Yes. Magic is real. We've known about it for almost two thousand years."
* Comedian Creator/BillHicks used this one absolutely straight in his routines. "Back and to the left, back and to the left".
fake game show called "Conspiracy!" where an unknown Bill Nye kept insisting "Tiger got him."



** This, of course, is consitant. The [[{{Curse}} Kennedy Curse]] could be the referenced gag here, which befell many members of the family. The discussion was in the public conciousness due to the then recent death of JFK JR. TheOtherWiki lists three different Joe Kennedys in their list of incidents (The Senior, The Junior, and The Second). On the flip side, Fred is from Texas, so JFK is still probably the more immediate thought.

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** This, of course, is consitant.consistent. The [[{{Curse}} Kennedy Curse]] could be the referenced gag here, which befell many members of the family. The discussion was in the public conciousness consciousness due to the then recent death of JFK JR. TheOtherWiki lists three different Joe Kennedys in their list of incidents (The Senior, The Junior, and The Second). On the flip side, Fred is from Texas, so JFK is still probably the more immediate thought.thought.
* If ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen ever had a sixth series]], it would've shown [[LethallyStupid Baldrick]] accidentally killing the President while playing around with a gun in Dallas.
* Happens on ''Series/{{Bones}}'' when his skeleton is brought in by TheMenInBlack. [[spoiler:Of course it turns out that there was a second shooter, which then leads to Booth getting really upset, and then they find out that it wasn't the skeleton of JFK anyway. Maybe?]]
* In a comic sketch on ''Series/ChappellesShow'', Dave Chappelle as the President reveals to the world that JFK was killed by Oswald acting alone. With a magic bullet. ''Literal'' magic.
-->"Yes. Magic is real. We've known about it for almost two thousand years."
* ''Series/TheColbertReport''
** At one point on his show, Creator/StephenColbert deduced that JFK traveled back in time and killed himself.
** In another episode, he claims that Jackie killed Kennedy. And in another, he blamed Bigfoot. In yet another, he says that he believes Lee Harvey Oswald killed him... but that he was a robot built by the Cuban government.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E3TheDeadlyAssassin "The Deadly Assassin"]] riffs off this as a WholePlotReference - the Doctor gets framed for assassinating the Lord President of Gallifrey with a sniper shot from a high vantage, and has to prove a second gunman did it.
** [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E1Rose "Rose"]]: A man who's been collecting information about the Ninth Doctor reveals he was present at the assassination, with the tone of his voice suggesting he believed the Doctor something to do with it. It's never mentioned again, but the implication from the photo (and given what we know about him) is that the Doctor was ''actually'' there to find out for himself what was going on. It's never alluded to again, however.
** This interesting line in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E8LetsKillHitler "Let's Kill Hitler"]]:
--->'''Teselecta Crewmember:''' [[ArcWords Time can be rewritten.]] [[NoodleIncident Remember Kennedy?]]



* ''Series/TheInvisibleMan'' TV series had a brief reference to this.

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* On ''Series/HawaiiFive0'', a conspiracy theorist friend of Jerry's comes to Hawaii on the trail of new evidence that might reveal a conspiracy behind the assassination and she is then shot dead in public. The cops continue her investigation and in the end find out that she actually discovered evidence of a conspiracy by senior White House officials to assassinate Fidel Castro, something that has been publicly known for decades. She was killed because of a separate investigation she was conducting into a chemical company.
* Creator/TheHistoryChannel did a program about the assassination in which they put (1) a man in a bucket truck; (2) at the exact same height as the window in the Texas School Book Depository; (3) with a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle exactly the same as Oswald's; (4) pointing at a similar convertible automobile; (5) at the same distance from the bucket truck as the book depository window was from Dealey Plaza; (6) holding dummies made of ballistics gel; (7) with pig bones in the same places as the appropriate bones struck in President Kennedy and Governor Connolly; (8) placed in the same positions in the vehicle as the two men were in the original automobile; (9) which was being towed at the same speed as the original vehicle was driven, and had the man take three shots at the car. The examination found that (1) the man who made the shots could make them with the rifle fast as was claimed; (2) the bullets followed virtually the identical trajectory as the original ones were reported to have done as the "single bullet" theory and was only off by a tiny fraction of an inch due to differences in the bone, ''including going through one body and into the other one''. While it doesn't completely ''prove'' the single bullet theory, it makes an extremely strong case that it is a credible argument: that the entire killing and injuries to the second person could reasonably have been the result of the one bullet, caused by one man shooting from the 6th Floor window of the Texas School Book Depository. (Unless that's what they WANT you to think...)\\\
Note that in the above example they went so far as to use fans to generate the ''[[CrazyPrepared exact same wind speed that occurred that day and would have been generated by the car's speed.]]'' They also had fluid in the ballistics dummies designed to replicate bodily fluids, and the spatter pattern of the green gel in the mock car matched that from the assassination car and even replicated the "cloud" pattern seen on the Film/ZapruderFilm. They also took their sharpshooter (a Sandhurst-trained champion marksman, brought in so they could be sure he'd hit the same spot the assassin hit on the skull, i.e. a target the size of a dime) to three of the purported "second gunman" sites and had him attempt to sight on a car with actors positioned exactly as Kennedy and Jackie were during the final shot. He determined firing from the sewer (à la ''Series/TheXFiles'') would be impossible, a gunman on the overpass wouldn't be able to see Kennedy, and a gunman on the grassy knoll would have resulted in either a dead Jackie (via a through-and-through shot with jacketed ammunition) or a Kennedy with no head left on his corpse (with a soft-nosed round more like what a "professional" sniper would be likely to use). The show went [[UpToEleven well beyond most investigations]] in not only showing the Lone Gunman theory as plausible but the alternatives as impossible. Unless that's what they WANT you to think . . .
** A similar History Channel show tested the idea that Oswald couldn't have gotten down to the break room in the amount of time it took for the police to arrive by having someone of Oswald's size and fitness level attempt it. He didn't even need to walk particularly fast. They then had him walk Oswald's supposed route that eventually led him to his confrontation with Officer Tippet, that was said to be impossible for Oswald to travel in the amount of time he had. Again, the stand-in did so without even breaking a sweat.
* The ''Series/InSearchOf'' episode "Lee Harvey Oswald" suggests that the KGB did it in revenge for the Soviet Union's humiliation in the Cuban Missile Crisis. The case of Yuri Nosenko is discussed, and it's claimed that the FBI killed an investigation of Nosenko because they didn't want to admit they had failed to properly investigate whether Oswald was a Russian agent. Some talking heads tell us that Oswald was replaced by a Soviet double and that his diary was a Soviet forgery. The show offers no explanation for who fired from the grassy knoll, but nevertheless insists that some unknown person did.
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''Series/TheInvisibleMan'' TV series had a brief reference to this.this.
* In ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' the assassination is the basis for a SeinfeldianConversation between [[TheBigGuy Eliot]] and [[EnemyMine Sterling]] on a job. The camera returns to them in the throes of a shouting match in which Sterling loudly and unequivocally proclaims it "Absolutely humanly impossible" for the rifle to be fired that fast. Naturally, Eliot's pulled it off.
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Dead Eye", Jessica gets involved in a murder centred a set of photo negatives that prove the involvement of an organized crime figure in the Kennedy assassination. At the end of the episode, the negatives are lost in the harbour and the mob boss dies trying to escape the police, with the implication that someone might have tampered with his brakes.
* The ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Back and to the Right", despite being set around 60 years prior to the Kennedy assassination, nonetheless homages most aspects of the conspiracy theories with an apparent assassination attempt on the mayor of Toronto.



* Creator/{{PBS}}' ''Series/{{Nova}}'' analyzed the ballistics of the assassination in [[http://video.pbs.org/video/2365118537/ "Cold Case JFK"]], and again demonstrated that the "magic bullet" really could do what it was claimed to. Carcano bullets have weird ballistic properties, including extremely high material penetration and a tendency to tumble after striking objects. This explains the "magic bullet" inflicting the wounds it did on the governor (it hit him traveling ''sideways'' and ended up slightly flattened), and the horrific damage to Kennedy's brain (it tumbled as it passed through).



* In the ''Series/{{QI}}'' episode "Journeys", Stephen comments that, unlike everyone else in the show, he's old enough to remember the assassination. Phil Jupitus suggests that he remembers it because he was standing on a grassy knoll with a rifle in his hand.



The series' creator, DonaldPBellisario, had actually served with Lee Harvey Oswald in the Marines, and wanted to show that ''yes'', Oswald was willing and capable of doing this on his own, something many people had a hard time believing. (Remember that odd scene with Sam-as-Oswald talking to some random Marine who finds his copy of ''The Daily Worker''? That was a dramatization of Bellisario's [[http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-07-14/lifestyle/9207120592_1_joan-rivers-rivers-show-leaper/2 real meeting]] with Oswald.)

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The series' creator, DonaldPBellisario, Creator/DonaldPBellisario, had actually served with Lee Harvey Oswald in the Marines, and wanted to show that ''yes'', Oswald was willing and capable of doing this on his own, something many people had a hard time believing. (Remember that odd scene with Sam-as-Oswald talking to some random Marine who finds his copy of ''The Daily Worker''? That was a dramatization of Bellisario's [[http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-07-14/lifestyle/9207120592_1_joan-rivers-rivers-show-leaper/2 real meeting]] with Oswald.)



* ''Series/TheColbertReport''
** At one point on his show, Creator/StephenColbert deduced that JFK traveled back in time and killed himself.
** In another episode, he claims that Jackie killed Kennedy. And in another, he blamed Bigfoot. In yet another, he says that he believes Lee Harvey Oswald killed him... but that he was a robot built by the Cuban government.

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* ''Series/TheColbertReport''
''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'':
** At Parodied in an episode in which Newman and Kramer describe an incident about someone spitting on one point on his show, Creator/StephenColbert deduced of them that reflected the events of the JFK traveled back in time assassination. Jerry then acts as the token ConspiracyTheorist by claiming Kramer's story is "impossible" then has the two reenact the scene and killed himself.
claims, "There must have been a second spitter." It's even funnier when you know that [[ActorAllusion Wayne Knight]], who plays Newman was also in the movie ''Film/{{JFK}}'' which came out just before the episode aired and was used in the '''exact''' same way in the courtroom demonstration of the "magic bullet" theory by Kevin Costner's character!
** In another episode, he claims that Jackie Kramer has become convinced Jerry is in some way connected to the CIA and his life as a New York comedian has been a cover. "He might even know who killed Kennedy. And in another, he blamed Bigfoot. In yet another, he says Kennedy!"
* On ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'', Mr. Noblet tells his history class
that he believes Lee Harvey Oswald killed him... but syphilis is one of the most destructive forces in human history ("right up there with Germans"): "It wiped out the Romanovs, [[BlatantLies it decimated our fleet at Pearl Harbor]], and of course, [[InsaneTrollLogic Fidel Castro impersonated Marilyn Monroe and gave President Kennedy a case of syphilis so severe that he was a robot built by eventually it blew the Cuban government.back of his head off]]." Incidentally, Chuck Noblet is played by Creator/StephenColbert, mentioned above.



** Ironically the biggest conspiracy nut on the show, Mulder himself, actually says in "Unrequited" that [[ArbitrarySkepticism he believes]] the Warren Commission report.
* On ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'', Mr. Noblet tells his history class that syphilis is one of the most destructive forces in human history ("right up there with Germans"): "It wiped out the Romanovs, [[BlatantLies it decimated our fleet at Pearl Harbor]], and of course, [[InsaneTrollLogic Fidel Castro impersonated Marilyn Monroe and gave President Kennedy a case of syphilis so severe that eventually it blew the back of his head off]]." Incidentally, Chuck Noblet is played by Creator/StephenColbert, mentioned above.
* On ''Series/AlmostLive'', a 90's sketch comedy show had a fake game show called "Conspiracy!" where an unknown Bill Nye kept insisting "Tiger got him."
* Happens on ''Series/{{Bones}}'' when his skeleton is brought in by TheMenInBlack. [[spoiler:Of course it turns out that there was a second shooter, which then leads to Booth getting really upset, and then they find out that it wasn't the skeleton of JFK anyway. Maybe?]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** "The Deadly Assassin" riffs off this as a WholePlotReference - the Doctor gets framed for assassinating the Lord President of Gallifrey with a sniper shot from a high vantage, and has to prove a second gunman did it.
** The first episode of the revised has a man reveal the Doctor was present at the assassination, with the tone of his voice suggesting he believed the Doctor something to do with it. It's never mentioned again, but the implication from the photo (and given what we know about him) is that the Doctor was ''actually'' there to find out for himself what was going on. It's never alluded to again, however.
* In ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' the assassination is the basis for a SeinfeldianConversation between [[TheBigGuy Eliot]] and [[EnemyMine Sterling]] on a job. The camera returns to them in the throes of a shouting match in which Sterling loudly and unequivocally proclaims it "Absolutely humanly impossible" for the rifle to be fired that fast. Naturally, Eliot's pulled it off.
* Creator/TheHistoryChannel did a program about the assassination in which they put (1) a man in a bucket truck; (2) at the exact same height as the window in the Texas School Book Depository; (3) with a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle exactly the same as Oswald's; (4) pointing at a similar convertible automobile; (5) at the same distance from the bucket truck as the book depository window was from Dealey Plaza; (6) holding dummies made of ballistics gel; (7) with pig bones in the same places as the appropriate bones struck in President Kennedy and Governor Connolly; (8) placed in the same positions in the vehicle as the two men were in the original automobile; (9) which was being towed at the same speed as the original vehicle was driven, and had the man take three shots at the car. The examination found that (1) the man who made the shots could make them with the rifle fast as was claimed; (2) the bullets followed virtually the identical trajectory as the original ones were reported to have done as the "single bullet" theory and was only off by a tiny fraction of an inch due to differences in the bone, ''including going through one body and into the other one''. While it doesn't completely ''prove'' the single bullet theory, it makes an extremely strong case that it is a credible argument: that the entire killing and injuries to the second person could reasonably have been the result of the one bullet, caused by one man shooting from the 6th Floor window of the Texas School Book Depository. (Unless that's what they WANT you to think...)\\\
Note that in the above example they went so far as to use fans to generate the ''[[CrazyPrepared exact same wind speed that occurred that day and would have been generated by the car's speed.]]'' They also had fluid in the ballistics dummies designed to replicate bodily fluids, and the spatter pattern of the green gel in the mock car matched that from the assassination car and even replicated the "cloud" pattern seen on the Film/ZapruderFilm. They also took their sharpshooter (a Sandhurst-trained champion marksman, brought in so they could be sure he'd hit the same spot the assassin hit on the skull, i.e. a target the size of a dime) to three of the purported "second gunman" sites and had him attempt to sight on a car with actors positioned exactly as Kennedy and Jackie were during the final shot. He determined firing from the sewer (à la ''Series/TheXFiles'') would be impossible, a gunman on the overpass wouldn't be able to see Kennedy, and a gunman on the grassy knoll would have resulted in either a dead Jackie (via a through-and-through shot with jacketed ammunition) or a Kennedy with no head left on his corpse (with a soft-nosed round more like what a "professional" sniper would be likely to use). The show went [[UpToEleven well beyond most investigations]] in not only showing the Lone Gunman theory as plausible but the alternatives as impossible. Unless that's what they WANT you to think....
** A similar History Channel show tested the idea that Oswald couldn't have gotten down to the break room in the amount of time it took for the police to arrive by having someone of Oswald's size and fitness level attempt it. He didn't even need to walk particularly fast. They then had him walk Oswald's supposed route that eventually led him to his confrontation with Officer Tippet, that was said to be impossible for Oswald to travel in the amount of time he had. Again, the stand-in did so without even breaking a sweat.
* Creator/{{PBS}}' ''Series/{{Nova}}'' analyzed the ballistics of the assassination in [[http://video.pbs.org/video/2365118537/ "Cold Case JFK"]], and again demonstrated that the "magic bullet" really could do what it was claimed to. Carcano bullets have weird ballistic properties, including extremely high material penetration and a tendency to tumble after striking objects. This explains the "magic bullet" inflicting the wounds it did on the governor (it hit him traveling ''sideways'' and ended up slightly flattened), and the horrific damage to Kennedy's brain (it tumbled as it passed through).
* The ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Back and to the Right", despite being set around 60 years prior to the Kennedy assassination, nonetheless homages most aspects of the conspiracy theories with an apparent assassination attempt on the mayor of Toronto.
* In the ''Series/{{QI}}'' episode "Journeys", Stephen comments that, unlike everyone else in the show, he's old enough to remember the assassination. Phil Jupitus suggests that he remembers it because he was standing on a grassy knoll with a rifle in his hand.
* The ''Series/InSearchOf'' episode "Lee Harvey Oswald" suggests that the KGB did it in revenge for the Soviet Union's humiliation in the Cuban Missile Crisis. The case of Yuri Nosenko is discussed, and it's claimed that the FBI killed an investigation of Nosenko because they didn't want to admit they had failed to properly investigate whether Oswald was a Russian agent. Some talking heads tell us that Oswald was replaced by a Soviet double and that his diary was a Soviet forgery. The show offers no explanation for who fired from the grassy knoll, but nevertheless insists that some unknown person did.
* If ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen ever had a sixth series]], it would've shown [[LethallyStupid Baldrick]] accidentally killing the President while playing around with a gun in Dallas.
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Dead Eye", Jessica gets involved in a murder centred a set of photo negatives that prove the involvement of an organized crime figure in the Kennedy assassination. At the end of the episode, the negatives are lost in the harbour and the mob boss dies trying to escape the police, with the implication that someone might have tampered with his brakes.
* On ''Series/HawaiiFive0'', a conspiracy theorist friend of Jerry's comes to Hawaii on the trail of new evidence that might reveal a conspiracy behind the assassination and she is then shot dead in public. The cops continue her investigation and in the end find out that she actually discovered evidence of a conspiracy by senior White House officials to assassinate Fidel Castro, something that has been publicly know for decades. She was killed because of separate investigation she was conducting into a chemical company.
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** Ironically the biggest conspiracy nut on the show, Mulder himself, actually says in "Unrequited" that [[ArbitrarySkepticism he believes]] the Warren Commission report.
* On ''Series/StrangersWithCandy'', Mr. Noblet tells his history class that syphilis is one of the most destructive forces in human history ("right up there with Germans"): "It wiped out the Romanovs, [[BlatantLies it decimated our fleet at Pearl Harbor]], and of course, [[InsaneTrollLogic Fidel Castro impersonated Marilyn Monroe and gave President Kennedy a case of syphilis so severe that eventually it blew the back of his head off]]." Incidentally, Chuck Noblet is played by Creator/StephenColbert, mentioned above.
* On ''Series/AlmostLive'', a 90's sketch comedy show had a fake game show called "Conspiracy!" where an unknown Bill Nye kept insisting "Tiger got him."
* Happens on ''Series/{{Bones}}'' when his skeleton is brought in by TheMenInBlack. [[spoiler:Of course it turns out that there was a second shooter, which then leads to Booth getting really upset, and then they find out that it wasn't the skeleton of JFK anyway. Maybe?]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** "The Deadly Assassin" riffs off this as a WholePlotReference - the Doctor gets framed for assassinating the Lord President of Gallifrey with a sniper shot from a high vantage, and has to prove a second gunman did it.
** The first episode of the revised has a man reveal the Doctor was present at the assassination, with the tone of his voice suggesting he believed the Doctor something to do with it. It's never mentioned again, but the implication from the photo (and given what we know about him) is that the Doctor was ''actually'' there to find out for himself what was going on. It's never alluded to again, however.
* In ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' the assassination is the basis for a SeinfeldianConversation between [[TheBigGuy Eliot]] and [[EnemyMine Sterling]] on a job. The camera returns to them in the throes of a shouting match in which Sterling loudly and unequivocally proclaims it "Absolutely humanly impossible" for the rifle to be fired that fast. Naturally, Eliot's pulled it off.
* Creator/TheHistoryChannel did a program about the assassination in which they put (1) a man in a bucket truck; (2) at the exact same height as the window in the Texas School Book Depository; (3) with a Mannlicher-Carcano rifle exactly the same as Oswald's; (4) pointing at a similar convertible automobile; (5) at the same distance from the bucket truck as the book depository window was from Dealey Plaza; (6) holding dummies made of ballistics gel; (7) with pig bones in the same places as the appropriate bones struck in President Kennedy and Governor Connolly; (8) placed in the same positions in the vehicle as the two men were in the original automobile; (9) which was being towed at the same speed as the original vehicle was driven, and had the man take three shots at the car. The examination found that (1) the man who made the shots could make them with the rifle fast as was claimed; (2) the bullets followed virtually the identical trajectory as the original ones were reported to have done as the "single bullet" theory and was only off by a tiny fraction of an inch due to differences in the bone, ''including going through one body and into the other one''. While it doesn't completely ''prove'' the single bullet theory, it makes an extremely strong case that it is a credible argument: that the entire killing and injuries to the second person could reasonably have been the result of the one bullet, caused by one man shooting from the 6th Floor window of the Texas School Book Depository. (Unless that's what they WANT you to think...)\\\
Note that in the above example they went so far as to use fans to generate the ''[[CrazyPrepared exact same wind speed that occurred that day and would have been generated by the car's speed.]]'' They also had fluid in the ballistics dummies designed to replicate bodily fluids, and the spatter pattern of the green gel in the mock car matched that from the assassination car and even replicated the "cloud" pattern seen on the Film/ZapruderFilm. They also took their sharpshooter (a Sandhurst-trained champion marksman, brought in so they could be sure he'd hit the same spot the assassin hit on the skull, i.e. a target the size of a dime) to three of the purported "second gunman" sites and had him attempt to sight on a car with actors positioned exactly as Kennedy and Jackie were during the final shot. He determined firing from the sewer (à la ''Series/TheXFiles'') would be impossible, a gunman on the overpass wouldn't be able to see Kennedy, and a gunman on the grassy knoll would have resulted in either a dead Jackie (via a through-and-through shot with jacketed ammunition) or a Kennedy with no head left on his corpse (with a soft-nosed round more like what a "professional" sniper would be likely to use). The show went [[UpToEleven well beyond most investigations]] in not only showing the Lone Gunman theory as plausible but the alternatives as impossible. Unless that's what they WANT you to think....
** A similar History Channel show tested the idea that Oswald couldn't have gotten down to the break room in the amount of time it took for the police to arrive by having someone of Oswald's size and fitness level attempt it. He didn't even need to walk particularly fast. They then had him walk Oswald's supposed route that eventually led him to his confrontation with Officer Tippet, that was said to be impossible for Oswald to travel in the amount of time he had. Again, the stand-in did so without even breaking a sweat.
* Creator/{{PBS}}' ''Series/{{Nova}}'' analyzed the ballistics of the assassination in [[http://video.pbs.org/video/2365118537/ "Cold Case JFK"]], and again demonstrated that the "magic bullet" really could do what it was claimed to. Carcano bullets have weird ballistic properties, including extremely high material penetration and a tendency to tumble after striking objects. This explains the "magic bullet" inflicting the wounds it did on the governor (it hit him traveling ''sideways'' and ended up slightly flattened), and the horrific damage to Kennedy's brain (it tumbled as it passed through).
* The ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Back and to the Right", despite being set around 60 years prior to the Kennedy assassination, nonetheless homages most aspects of the conspiracy theories with an apparent assassination attempt on the mayor of Toronto.
* In the ''Series/{{QI}}'' episode "Journeys", Stephen comments that, unlike everyone else in the show, he's old enough to remember the assassination. Phil Jupitus suggests that he remembers it because he was standing on a grassy knoll with a rifle in his hand.
* The ''Series/InSearchOf'' episode "Lee Harvey Oswald" suggests that the KGB did it in revenge for the Soviet Union's humiliation in the Cuban Missile Crisis. The case of Yuri Nosenko is discussed, and it's claimed that the FBI killed an investigation of Nosenko because they didn't want to admit they had failed to properly investigate whether Oswald was a Russian agent. Some talking heads tell us that Oswald was replaced by a Soviet double and that his diary was a Soviet forgery. The show offers no explanation for who fired from the grassy knoll, but nevertheless insists that some unknown person did.
* If ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'' [[WhatCouldHaveBeen ever had a sixth series]], it would've shown [[LethallyStupid Baldrick]] accidentally killing the President while playing around with a gun in Dallas.
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Dead Eye", Jessica gets involved in a murder centred a set of photo negatives that prove the involvement of an organized crime figure in the Kennedy assassination. At the end of the episode, the negatives are lost in the harbour and the mob boss dies trying to escape the police, with the implication that someone might have tampered with his brakes.
* On ''Series/HawaiiFive0'', a conspiracy theorist friend of Jerry's comes to Hawaii on the trail of new evidence that might reveal a conspiracy behind the assassination and she is then shot dead in public. The cops continue her investigation and in the end find out that she actually discovered evidence of a conspiracy by senior White House officials to assassinate Fidel Castro, something that has been publicly know for decades. She was killed because of separate investigation she was conducting into a chemical company.
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16th Mar '17 5:37:01 PM AthenaBlue
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* In ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' (the Creator/BruceWillis movie), not even [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt The Impending End Of The World As We Know It]] could make the government cough up this secret. Of course, it might have been that not even the government actually knew.
* In ''Film/BubbaHoTep'', HesJustHiding in a retirement home with Elvis and fighting an evil {{mummy}}. To prevent him from being recognized, the CIA [[RaceLift turned him into a black man]].
* Creator/KevinCostner's character in ''Film/BullDurham'' concludes a famous (though dramatically unjustified) rant by saying "I believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone." Of course, [[HilariousInHindsight this is not what he believed]] as Jim Garrison in ''JFK''. The year ''JFK'' was nominated for Best Picture, a clip of the ''Bull Durham'' line was shown at the Oscars. It got a big laugh.



* Oddly enough, a SpaghettiWestern entitled ''The Price of Power'' (1969) predates even ''Executive Action''. This movie transposes the assassination to 1881 Dallas, with UsefulNotes/JamesGarfield standing in for Kennedy. ''Price of Power'' makes heavy use of JFK lore: the First Lady wearing Jackie Kennedy's pink dress, the Zapruder-style staging of the assassination, the "impossible accuracy" of the shooter, the fall guy assassinated, the Vice President conspiring with big business to achieve power (though more sympathetically portrayed than LBJ usually is). The villains here are unreconstructed Confederates and local businessmen opposed to Garfield's civil rights platform.
* At the end of ''Film/TheRock'', Creator/NicolasCage recovers the microfilm (containing everything the government ''doesn't'' want you to know) that Creator/SeanConnery's character had stolen and caused him to be locked away for so many years. As he drives away from the hiding-place, he looks through the film and asks his wife "You wanna know who ''really'' killed JFK?" Which doesn't make sense, however -- Sean Connery's character went to prison ''before'' JFK was shot. Of course, you could explain it by assuming that the big conspiracy had to be planned years earlier...

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* Oddly enough, a SpaghettiWestern entitled ''The Price of Power'' (1969) predates even ''Executive Action''. This The ''Film/CaptainAmerica1990'' movie transposes the assassination to 1881 Dallas, with UsefulNotes/JamesGarfield standing in for Kennedy. ''Price of Power'' makes heavy use of JFK lore: the First Lady wearing Jackie Kennedy's pink dress, the Zapruder-style staging of the assassination, the "impossible accuracy" of the shooter, the fall guy assassinated, the Vice President conspiring with big business to achieve power (though more sympathetically portrayed than LBJ usually is). The villains here are unreconstructed Confederates and local businessmen opposed to Garfield's civil rights platform.
* At the end of ''Film/TheRock'', Creator/NicolasCage recovers the microfilm (containing everything the government ''doesn't'' want you to know)
showed that Creator/SeanConnery's character had stolen The Red Skull trained Oswald, as well as Sirhan Sirhan (Robert Kennedy) and caused him to be locked away for so many years. As he drives away from the hiding-place, he looks through the film and asks his wife "You wanna know who ''really'' killed JFK?" Which doesn't make sense, however -- Sean Connery's character went to prison ''before'' JFK was shot. Of course, you could explain it by assuming that the big conspiracy had to be planned years earlier...James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King).



* Creator/KevinCostner's character in ''Film/BullDurham'' concludes a famous (though dramatically unjustified) rant by saying "I believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone." Of course, [[HilariousInHindsight this is not what he believed]] as Jim Garrison in ''JFK''. The year ''JFK'' was nominated for Best Picture, a clip of the ''Bull Durham'' line was shown at the Oscars. It got a big laugh.

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%%* ''My Boss's Daughter'': "Desi... Arnaz. His life just changed."
* Creator/KevinCostner's character in ''Film/BullDurham'' concludes a famous (though dramatically unjustified) rant by saying "I believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone." Of course, [[HilariousInHindsight this is not what he believed]] as Jim Garrison in ''JFK''. The year ''JFK'' was nominated for Best Picture, a clip In ''Film/NationalTreasure2BookOfSecrets'', the heroes find the book with all of the ''Bull Durham'' line was shown at nation's secrets. It had a page with the Oscars. It got truth about the [=JFK=] assassination on it, but they were in such a big laugh.hurry to find the next PlotCoupon that they didn't have time to look at it, much to Riley's disappointment.



* Oddly enough, a SpaghettiWestern entitled ''The Price of Power'' (1969) predates even ''Executive Action''. This movie transposes the assassination to 1881 Dallas, with UsefulNotes/JamesGarfield standing in for Kennedy. ''Price of Power'' makes heavy use of JFK lore: the First Lady wearing Jackie Kennedy's pink dress, the Zapruder-style staging of the assassination, the "impossible accuracy" of the shooter, the fall guy assassinated, the Vice President conspiring with big business to achieve power (though more sympathetically portrayed than LBJ usually is). The villains here are unreconstructed Confederates and local businessmen opposed to Garfield's civil rights platform.
* At the end of ''Film/TheRock'', Creator/NicolasCage recovers the microfilm (containing everything the government ''doesn't'' want you to know) that Creator/SeanConnery's character had stolen and caused him to be locked away for so many years. As he drives away from the hiding-place, he looks through the film and asks his wife "You wanna know who ''really'' killed JFK?" Which doesn't make sense, however -- Sean Connery's character went to prison ''before'' JFK was shot. Of course, you could explain it by assuming that the big conspiracy had to be planned years earlier...
* ''Film/{{Shooter}}'' (2007). The ex-sniper protagonist is called in to advise on a planned sniper attempt on the President of the United States, only to discover he's the fall guy for the actual assassination. Later he consults a firearms expert on how the hit could have been carried out, and the JFK assassination theory is discussed.
-->'''Mr. Rate:''' That's how a conspiracy works. Them boys on the Grassy Knoll they were dead within three hours, buried in the damned desert, unmarked graves out past Terlingua.\\
'''Nick Memphis:''' You know this for a fact?\\
'''Mr. Rate:''' Still got the shovel....
* ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' includes a brief conversation between former CIA agent Crease and conspiracy theorist "Mother": "You're telling me ''the NSA'' killed Kennedy?" "No, they ''shot'' him, but they didn't kill him. He's still alive."
* In the early stages of production on ''Film/{{Star Trek II|The Wrath of Khan}}'', Creator/GeneRoddenberry proposed a storyline in which the time-traveling crew of the ''Enterprise'' assassinates [=JFK=] to repair a corrupted timeline. Paramount [[ExecutiveVeto rejected it]], of course, and demoted Roddenberry from executive producer to executive consultant.



* In ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' (the Creator/BruceWillis movie), not even [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt The Impending End Of The World As We Know It]] could make the government cough up this secret. Of course, it might have been that not even the government actually knew.

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* In ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' the James Woods vehicle ''True Believer'', the only eyewitness to the shooting Woods' client did not commit is a conspiracy-obsessed street person. He has to be coached for hours to answer "Lee Harvey Oswald" when the DA tries to discredit him. Later, when the witness' other loopy claim (the Creator/BruceWillis movie), victim was not even [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt The Impending End Of The World As We Know It]] could make shot by an Asian man) proves true, Woods throws in the government cough up line "Does this secret. Of course, it might have been that not even mean [[Film/ThePresidentsAnalyst the government actually knew.phone company]] killed Kennedy?".



* In the James Woods vehicle ''True Believer'', the only eyewitness to the shooting Woods' client did not commit is a conspiracy-obsessed street person. He has to be coached for hours to answer "Lee Harvey Oswald" when the DA tries to discredit him. Later, when the witness' other loopy claim (the victim was not shot by an Asian man) proves true, Woods throws in the line "Does this mean [[Film/ThePresidentsAnalyst the phone company]] killed Kennedy?".
* ''My Boss's Daughter'': "Desi... Arnaz. His life just changed."
* ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' includes a brief conversation between former CIA agent Crease and conspiracy theorist "Mother": "You're telling me ''the NSA'' killed Kennedy?" "No, they ''shot'' him, but they didn't kill him. He's still alive."
* In ''Film/BubbaHoTep'', HesJustHiding in a retirement home with Elvis and fighting an evil {{mummy}}. To prevent him from being recognized, the CIA [[RaceLift turned him into a black man]].
* In the early stages of production on ''Film/{{Star Trek II|The Wrath of Khan}}'', Creator/GeneRoddenberry proposed a storyline in which the time-traveling crew of the ''Enterprise'' assassinates [=JFK=] to repair a corrupted timeline. Paramount [[ExecutiveVeto rejected it]], of course, and demoted Roddenberry from executive producer to executive consultant.
* In ''Film/NationalTreasure2BookOfSecrets'', the heroes find the book with all of the nation's secrets. It had a page with the truth about the [=JFK=] assassination on it, but they were in such a hurry to find the next PlotCoupon that they didn't have time to look at it, much to Riley's disappointment.
* ''Film/{{Shooter}}'' (2007). The ex-sniper protagonist is called in to advise on a planned sniper attempt on the President of the United States, only to discover he's the fall guy for the actual assassination. Later he consults a firearms expert on how the hit could have been carried out, and the JFK assassination theory is discussed.
-->'''Mr. Rate:''' That's how a conspiracy works. Them boys on the Grassy Knoll they were dead within three hours, buried in the damned desert, unmarked graves out past Terlingua.\\
'''Nick Memphis:''' You know this for a fact?\\
'''Mr. Rate:''' Still got the shovel....
* The ''Film/CaptainAmerica1990'' movie showed that The Red Skull trained Oswald, as well as Sirhan Sirhan (Robert Kennedy) and James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King).
14th Mar '17 10:13:42 PM DustSnitch
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* The MusicVideo for the "Reload" song by {{Music/Ministry}} is a spoof of the assassination with the band members playing the various roles. A series of people are shown taking a shot, including Creator/MarilynMonroe, Creator/AndyWarhol, UsefulNotes/ThePope, [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]], [[UsefulNotes/FidelCastro Castro]], an alien and {{Jesus}} with [[NailEm a nail gun!]]

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* The MusicVideo for the "Reload" song by {{Music/Ministry}} is a spoof of the assassination with the band members playing the various roles. A series of people are shown taking a shot, including Creator/MarilynMonroe, Creator/AndyWarhol, UsefulNotes/ThePope, [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixon]], [[UsefulNotes/FidelCastro Castro]], an alien and {{Jesus}} UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} with [[NailEm a nail gun!]]
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