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 »
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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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 Yves Adele Harlow (13 episodes, 2001)
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 Jimmy Bond (12 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 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 »

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The Lone Gunmen
Written by Mark Snow
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GREAT SHOW! Sad ending...
29 November 2002 | by (Norway) – 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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