The X-Files' Lone Gunmen, their action-loving man-childish sidekick and patron, Jimmy Bond, and their sexy master thief frienemy, Yves, investigate crimes and conspiracies, often in a silly, comedic and over the top fashion.
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 John Fitzgerald Byers 13 episodes, 2001
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 Melvin Frohike 13 episodes, 2001
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 Richard 'Ringo' Langly 13 episodes, 2001
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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

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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 Commission that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. According to a 2013 Gallup poll, sixty one per cent of Americans believe there was a conspiracy (down from eighty one per cent in 2000), while only thirty percent believe otherwise. 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 »

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GREAT SHOW! Sad ending...
29 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

I've just been watching through all the episodes of The Lone Gunmen series, and I LOVED IT!! It's a kind of a mentally twisted version of the x-files. Many of the plots are similar, but these guys are crazy!.. To bad it had to end after so few episodes. And the true Lone Gunmen finale which was an X-Files episode in season 9 was a terribly sad ending for these great guys...


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