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Posted on June 24, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. ET
A group of people were mysteriously locked in a courthouse after midnight.
That actually happened in the Mississippi primary.
The uncle of a woman named Sharon Weatherby faked his own death.
That would be the episode "What the Hex Going On?"
An aging, Southern hometown hero reemerged after sending lewd photos to women to campaign for a longtime politician.
That would be Brett Favre, and Brett Favre's beard, campaigning for Thad Cochran.
A consultant with ties to the tobacco industry provided video obtained in a dubious way.
That would be Rankin Fitch from The Runaway Jury.
Someone said, 'You’re a fine looking young thing' in basically any context.
That was Chris McDaniel talking about the word "mamacita."
McDaniel was speaking on his radio show in 2006 or 2007, talking about learning Spanish, and discussing how to translate. "Do you have a sister?" "What about mamacita?" McDaniel said. "Mamacita works….I’m an English-speaking Anglo. I have no idea what it means, actually, but I’ve said it a few times, just for, you know, fun. And I think it basically means, ‘Hey, hot mama.’ Or, you know, ‘You’re a fine looking young thing.'"
While on a fishing trip, someone caught a two-million-year-old frozen caveman that was lost at sea, who then terrorized a small town and subsequently turned out to not be a frozen caveman at all.
That would be the plot of "Scooby's Night with a Frozen Fright."
An older Southern man publicly joked about doing "indecent things to animals."
Thad Cochran did this.
The ghost of the Miner 49er haunted an abandoned town, scaring away people by moaning at night, but it turned out he isn't really a ghost.
That would the episode "Mine Your Own Business."
Two U.S. Supreme Court justices were murdered.
That was The Pelican Brief.
A man broke into a nursing home to take a photo of a senator's wife.
This happened. A Mississippi blogger took a photo of Thad Cochran's wife.
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