The X-files

3X01 The Blessing Way

With Mulder missing, presumed dead and nothing to go on, Scully returns to Washington but is stopped and searched by the Cigarette Smoking Man's troops looking for the missing Dat tape. Back at the FBI, Scully is suspended and forced to turn over her badge and gun. Meanwhile in New Mexico Albert Halsteen discovers Mulder on the brink of death in the desert and performs the ancient Navajo Blessing Way ceremony to heal his spirit. In Washington Scully is approached by Frohike of the Lone Gunman, he tells her that The Thinker, who gave Mulder the Dat tape has been killed. Scully goes to tell Assistant Director Skinner this information, being on suspension she has to go through the public entrance to the FBI Headquarters. Scully is surprised when she sets off the security metal detector. This prompts her to visit a doctor, who discovers a metal object just below the skin on the back of her neck. It is removed and turns out to be a computer chip, as to how it got there Scully does not recall. Scully attends Bill Mulder's funeral and is approached by a Well Manicured Man who warns her, she has been targeted for termination. It will either be a profession two man hit squad or someone close to her that she trusts. Scully is contacted by Skinner and they arrange to meet at Mulder's apartment. When Melissa Scully goes to her sister's house she is mistaken for Scully and gunned down. Meanwhile Scully fearing for her life pulls a gun on Skinner. Part Two

Noteworthy Quote

Deep Throat: "There is truth you know old friend, if that's all you seek. But there is no justice or judgement, with out which...truth is a vast dead hollow"

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Writer: Chris Carter
Director: R W Goodwin

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

Guest Cast:
Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner
Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman Albert Hosteen
Tim Michael Albert's Son
Dakota House Eric Hosteen
Mitch Davies Camouflage Man
William B Davis Cigarette Smoking Man
Michael David Simms Senior Agent
Don Williams 1st Elder
Stanly Walsh 2nd Elder
John Moore 3rd Elder
John Neville Well-Manicured Man
Sheila Larken Margaret Scully
Melinda Mcgraw Melissa Scully
Tom Braidwood Frohike
Peter Donat William Mulder
Jerry Hardin Deep Throat
Benita Ha Tour Guide
Ernie Foort Security Guard
Forbes Angus The MD
Alf Humphreys Dr Pomerantz
Rebecca Toolan Mrs Mulder
Nicholas Lea Alex Krycek
Lenno Britos Hispanic Man
Ian Victor Minister

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