The Lone Gunmen (TV series)

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.wikipedia
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Vince Gilligan

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.
He was a writer and producer for The X-Files and was the co-creator of its spin-off The Lone Gunmen.

Chris Carter (screenwriter)

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.
Carter has his own television production company, Ten Thirteen Productions, wherein he went on to create three more series for the network—Millennium, a doomsday-themed series which met with critical approval and low viewer numbers; Harsh Realm, which was canceled after three episodes had aired; and The Lone Gunmen, a spin-off of The X-Files which lasted for a single season.

The X-Files

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It is a spin-off of Carter's science fiction television series The X-Files and a part of The X-Files franchise, starring several of the show's characters.
The series also spawned a franchise which includes Millennium and The Lone Gunmen spin-offs, two theatrical films and accompanying merchandise.

The X-Files (franchise)

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It is a spin-off of Carter's science fiction television series The X-Files and a part of The X-Files franchise, starring several of the show's characters.
A spin-off—The Lone Gunmen—was released in 2001 and abruptly canceled.

The Lone Gunmen

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The series revolves around the three characters of The Lone Gunmen: Melvin Frohike, John Fitzgerald Byers, and Richard Langly, a group of investigators who run a conspiracy theory magazine.
The Lone Gunmen are a trio of fictional characters, Richard "Ringo" Langly, Melvin Frohike and John Fitzgerald Byers, who appeared in recurring roles on the American television series The X-Files, and who starred in the short-lived spin-off, The Lone Gunmen.

Jump the Shark (The X-Files)

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The last episode ended on a cliffhanger which was partially resolved in a ninth season episode of The X-Files entitled "Jump the Shark".
The episode is a "monster-of-the-week" episode—unconnected to the series' wider mythology—and was created to give closure for The Lone Gunmen television series, which was a spin-off of The X-Files.

The X-Files (season 9)

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The last episode ended on a cliffhanger which was partially resolved in a ninth season episode of The X-Files entitled "Jump the Shark".
During the airing of season eight, Carter and The X-Files production team had created and aired a spinoff titled The Lone Gunmen.

Spin-off (media)

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It is a spin-off of Carter's science fiction television series The X-Files and a part of The X-Files franchise, starring several of the show's characters.

Bruce Harwood

In addition to The X-Files, Harwood portrayed Byers in the spin-off series The Lone Gunmen, which aired thirteen episodes in 2001.

Frank Spotnitz

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.
Spotnitz's other credits include: Crossing Lines season 3 (2015) with Tandem/Studio Canal; Transporter: The Series season 2 (2014) for the U.S.'s TNT, Germany's M6 and HBO Canada; Hunted, (2012); Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011); Samurai Girl (2008); Night Stalker (2005); Michael Mann's Robbery Homicide Division (2002); The Lone Gunmen (2001); Harsh Realm (2000); and Millennium (1997-1999).

Fox Mulder

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They had often helped FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder on The X-Files.
Mulder had a brief cameo on The Lone Gunmen, an X-Files spin-off featuring the characters of the same name.

Jimmy Bond

Jimmy Bond is a fictional character in the American Fox television shows The Lone Gunmen and The X-Files, two science fiction shows about government conspiracies to hide or deny the truth from the people.

Dean Haglund

In addition to The X-Files, he played the voice of Sid in Tom Sawyer, Haglund also portrayed Langly in the spin-off The Lone Gunmen, which aired thirteen episodes in 2001.

Zuleikha Robinson

She gained attention on the 2001 series The Lone Gunmen, part of The X-Files franchise.

Robert McLachlan (cinematographer)

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The pilot episode earned a CSC Award by the Canadian Society of Cinematographers for Best Cinematography - TV Drama by Robert McLachlan.
He has also won several Canadian Society of Cinematographers awards, including wins for the films Willard and Impolite, as well as for several episodes of Millennium and The Lone Gunmen.

Glen Morgan

Both Morgan and Wong would eventually jump to film, creating the Final Destination series, The One, the 2003 remake of Willard, and the 2006 remake of Black Christmas, as well as work on American television shows The Others andThe X-Files spinoff, The Lone Gunmen.

Conspiracy fiction

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.

Thriller (genre)

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.

Drama (film and television)

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The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.

John Shiban

The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.

Fox Broadcasting Company

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The program originally aired from March 4, 2001, to June 1, 2001, on Fox.

Nielsen ratings

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Despite positive reviews, its ratings dropped, and the show was canceled after thirteen episodes.

Cliffhanger

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The last episode ended on a cliffhanger which was partially resolved in a ninth season episode of The X-Files entitled "Jump the Shark".

Conspiracy theory

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The series revolves around the three characters of The Lone Gunmen: Melvin Frohike, John Fitzgerald Byers, and Richard Langly, a group of investigators who run a conspiracy theory magazine.

Mass surveillance

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Whereas The X-Files deals mainly with paranormal events and conspiracies to cover up extraterrestrial contact, The Lone Gunmen draws on secret activity of other kinds, such as government-sponsored terrorism, the development of a surveillance society, corporate crime, and escaped Nazis.