15 times Richard Nixon popped up in sci-fi movies, comics and TV

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 17, 2012

This Sunday is the 40th anniversary of Watergate, the event that catapulted President Richard M. Nixon from being merely the 37th president to one of the most notorious—so we're looking back at the times that notoriety translated into genre fiction.

There's just something about the late President Nixon that attracted the creators of works like Watchmen, Doctor Who and Futurama̬as well as dozens of Marvel comics over the years. And rarely has he been portrayed in a positive light.

But a massive political scandal like Watergate will do that to a fella.