Spin-off of The X-Files featuring the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen. Never ones to stray far from the center of corporate and government ... See full summary »
Reviews
Popularity
3,528 ( 545)

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2001  
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Millennium I (1996–1999)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group.

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Director: Chris Carter
Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Billy Connolly
The X Files (1998)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.

Director: Rob Bowman
Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville
Harsh Realm (1999–2000)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program.

Stars: Scott Bairstow, D.B. Sweeney, Terry O'Quinn
Millennium (1999)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Millennium Group invite an ex FBI profiler who has the ability to sight the evil of the mind of serial killers. The Millennium Group is an ancient group of people with special abilities to see good and evil.

Director: Helge Cramer
Stars: Carolyn Adair, Reid Parr, Anthony Sandstrom
The X-Files (TV Series 1993)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
The X-Files: Re-Opened (TV Special 2015)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Showing several previews on what will be happening on the coming season, and introducing new characters.

Stars: Chris Carter, Glen Morgan, Gillian Anderson
Dark Skies (1996–1997)
Adventure | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat.

Stars: Eric Close, J.T. Walsh, Lackos
A.M.P.E.D. (TV Movie 2007)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A mysterious epidemic strikes the city of Los Angeles.

Directors: Robert Lieberman, Frank Spotnitz
Stars: Lee Tergesen, Sarah Brown, Tony Curran
Sliders (1995–2000)
Sci-Fi | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home.

Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Festrunk Brothers; Bass-O-Matic; Bad Ballet - Leonard Pinth-Garnell; Consumer Probe - Irwin Mainway; The Corrida; Fred Garvin-Male Prostitute; Looks at Books-Mauled; The Decibet; E. ... See full summary »

Directors: Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase
First Wave (1998–2001)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Framed for murder and on the run, a former thief struggles to expose the vanguard of an alien invasion with the help of a conspiracy theorist and newly discovered prophecies of Nostradamus.

Stars: Sebastian Spence, Rob LaBelle, Roger Cross
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 John Fitzgerald Byers (13 episodes, 2001)
...
 Melvin Frohike (13 episodes, 2001)
...
 Richard 'Ringo' Langly (13 episodes, 2001)
...
 Yves Adele Harlow (13 episodes, 2001)
...
 Jimmy Bond (12 episodes, 2001)
Edit

Storyline

Spin-off of The X-Files featuring the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen. Never ones to stray far from the center of corporate and government intrigue, the threesome of John Byers, Melvin Frohike, and Richard Langly play like a misguided Mission Impossible team, embarking on a series of comic adventures that simultaneously highlight their genius and ineptitude. While their newfound independence inspires them to investigate even the most shadowy of conspiracies, their social skills remain stagnant, which only makes their lives more difficult when they learn their chief competitor in the "information business" is the brilliant and beautiful Yves Adele Harlow. Perpetually short of funds to publish The Lone Gunmen newspaper, Byers, Frohike and Langly begrudgingly take on Jimmy Bond as an unlikely benefactor who bankrolls their missions and joins them in their investigations to uncover the truth. Written by Ronos

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

spin off | 2000s | See All (2) »

Taglines:

America's future is in their hands. God help us. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 March 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die einsamen Schützen  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(presented in Dolby Surround)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show's title refers to the Lone Gunman Theory concerning JFK's assassination in 1963. It is the finding put forth by the Warren Comission that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assination. Since this is the most widely held belief about JFK's shooting, it is not the belief of most conspiracy theorists. The fact that the main characters of this show pluralize the name is something of a satire against the idea of there being only one gunman. See more »

Connections

Referenced in FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lone Gunmen
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by Mark Snow
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Why?
22 July 2002 | by (Rotherham, England - unfortunately) – See all my reviews

Why was this show canceled? WHY????????

The core of the show was a few blokes, and a woman bodge their way through a different story every week, and despite themselves solve the story.

Nothing to mentally strenuous, but still entertaining. Its hard to combine action, comedy and a plot, but the creators of TLG have managed it. And even better than that not gone the teen/buffy route either.

But I go back to my first line... Why was it canceled? Its wasnt low quality, it was well written, shot, etc, etc, just like its stable mate The X-Files.

Please someone pick the franchise up!!!!!!


20 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
They're Alive!!!!!!!!! wolfmano23
9/11 Conspiracy! mklan
This Friday on The Lone Gunmen EP 1 : Pilot charmedwon666
This Friday on The Lone Gunmen EP 8: Maximum Byers charmedwon666
Where to Next....time for suggestions..... charmedwon666
This Friday on The Lone Gunmen EP 14:Jump the Shark (X-files) charmedwon666
Discuss The Lone Gunmen (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page