The X-files

1X12 Beyond the Sea

Agent Scully wakes in the middle of the night to the image of her father in the room with her. Then the phone rings, it is her mother with bad news her father has passed away! A young couple are kidnapped near Jackson University a year to the day after another couple were kidnapped and later found tortured and dead. Mulder is a little surprise to see Scully back at work, but she assures him she is fine and needs something to keep her mind off her father's death. Mulder tells her that he has been contacted because convicted serial killer Luther Boggs, who is scheduled for execution the following week, claims to have acquired psychic ability while in prison. Boggs is prepared to use his ability to save the two missing college students in return for a reprieve from the gas chamber. Mulder whose profile helped to capture Boggs in the first place, is sceptical of his claims. Scully, coming to terms with her father's death, has difficulty deciding what is truth and what is not, especially when Boggs appears to know so much about her and her father and even claims to have a message from her father. Even when details provided by Boggs lead Scully to an abandoned building where she discovers evidence of the couple being held there, Mulder is sceptical of Boggs' ability, he believes that Boggs is in contact with the kidnapper. Scully can not decide if Boggs is for real or not, but she is prepared to go along with Boggs in order to save the kidnapped couple before it is too late.

Noteworthy Quote

Scully: "Luther, if you were psychic..."

Boggs: "I'd have known you lied, that there was no deal. I know you tried."

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Writer: Glen Morgan
James Wong
Director: David Nutter

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

Guest Cast:
Brad Dourif Luther Lee Boggs
Don Davis Captain William Scully
Sheila Larken Margaret Scully
Fred Henderson Agent Thomas
Lisa Vultaggio Liz Hawley
Chad Willet Jim Summers
Lawrence King Lucas Jackson Henry
Don Mackay Warden Joseph Cash
Katherynn Chisholm Nurse
Randy Lee Paramedic
Len Rose ER Doctor

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