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Old 12-04-10, 06:39 PM
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Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Or being directly involved in the crime, for any series?
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

I don't understand the question.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

For example, Willie Nelson was on an episode of Monk, playing himself, and was a suspect in a murder. He was later exonerated. Now, from that situation, has there been a similar one, except that the guest star (playing themselves) actually killed someone on the show (or otherwise participated in a crime, etc).
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Oh, okay. Hmm...
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

OJ has played himself on TV before... but not as a killer. That was as close as I could get.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Wil Wheaton, best known for playing "Evil Wil Wheaton", once played a murderer on Leverage.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Wayne Brady on Chappelle's Show.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

I feel like this situation may have happened on Las Vegas, but I could be wrong.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?



"Merv Griffin! You're the elevator killer!"
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Originally Posted by Drexl View Post
Wayne Brady on Chappelle's Show.
Winner...
Old 12-04-10, 08:36 PM
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

He wasn't playing himself, but Johny Cash played a successful singer/murderer in an episode of Columbo.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

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"Merv Griffin! You're the elevator killer!"
That's a "big" joke that has not aged well at all in an otherwise very funny movie.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Yes.

Jean Claude Van Damme played himself on an episode of Las Vegas in which he was murdered.

At the end, the credits included the message (roughly quoted): "No Jean Claude Van Dammes were harmed in the filming of this episode."
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

What program is the Merv Griffin picture referring to?
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It's the movie The Man with Two Brains.
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/\ Ah, thanks. I've never seen it.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Larry David killed a black swan in Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Heat Vision and Jack (1999) with Ron Silver is close.

It's only a single pilot episode, never aired but easy to find online.

Ron Silver is Himself, he's the bad guy but I don't think he kills anyone, tries though.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Various SNL hosts who have killed their episodes
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Reggie Jackson was revealed as the Queen of England's intended killer in The Naked Gun.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

Originally Posted by rennervision View Post
Reggie Jackson was revealed as the Queen of England's intended killer in The Naked Gun.
Heh, that was the one I was going to bring up too.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

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Yes.

Jean Claude Van Damme played himself on an episode of Las Vegas in which he was murdered.

At the end, the credits included the message (roughly quoted): "No Jean Claude Van Dammes were harmed in the filming of this episode."
Wait, what? He plays himself and DIES?
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Wait, what? He plays himself and DIES?
Yeah, he's does his own stunts on the show and dies.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

I love that in the Las Vegas universe Jean Claude Van Damme is dead.
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Re: Has a person ever played themselves and actually revealed as the killer?

The premise of JVCD has Van Damme playing himself and robbing a bank.

Spoiler:
...or does it?

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