The X-files

1X05 Shadows

Agents Mulder and Scully are contacted by another government agency for their expertise of strange events. They are shown two dead men whose bodies are still warm and show signs of electromagnetic activity. Told only that their throats were crushed from the inside but nothing else about the case, Mulder and Scully can offer no help. After they leave Mulder admits he has seen this before, in the X-files in cases involving psychokinesis. Mulder managed to secretly lift prints off the two bodies during their examination. Using these they discover that the two men were members of an Iranian terrorist group found murder in Philadelphia. At the scene where the bodies were discovered Mulder notices an ATM machine round the corner, on checking the security footage, they see the two men attack a young woman Lauren Kyte. They question Lauren Kyte, a secretary for HTG Technologies whose boss Howard Graves recently committed suicide. Lauren claims that the two men attacked her for her pay check but she broke free and ran off, the agents doubt her story but as they leave their car looses control and crashes. Scully is convinced that Lauren's accomplice sabotaged the car while they were interviewing Lauren. Especially when a photograph reveals Lauren's supposedly dead boss Howard Graves in the background. Mulder however believes Howard Graves is protecting Lauren Kyte from beyond the grave.

Noteworthy Quote

Scully: "You have seen it before, I could tell. You lied to them"

Mulder: "I would never lie. I wilfully participated in a campaign of misinformation"

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Writer: Glen Morgan
James Wong
Director: Michael Katleman

David Duchovny Special Agent Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson Special Agent Dana Scully

Guest Cast:
Barry Primus Robert Dorland
Lisa Waltz Lauren Kyte
Lorena Gale Ellen Bledsoe
Veena Sood Ms Saunders
Deryl Hayes Webster
Kelli Fox Pathologist
Tom Pickett Cop
Tom Heaton Groundskeeper
Janie Woods-Morris Ms Lange
Nora Mclellan Jane Morris
Anna Ferguson Ms Winn

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