The X-files

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With Mulder's return from New Mexico, Assistant Director Skinner reveals he has the missing Dat tape and will use it to bargain for the two agents lives. He also informs Scully that her sister Melissa has been shot. Scully is unable to go to the hospital for fear of being ambushed, so they arrange for Albert Halsteen to join Mrs Scully at her daughter's bedside. Skinner also goes to the hospital only to be attacked by Krycek who steals the Dat tape. Tipped off by the Lone Gunman, Scully and Mulder go in search of an old Nazi scientist, brought to the US as part of Operation Paper Clip at the end of the Second World War. Victor Klemper claims to have known Mulder's father and directs them to an abandoned mine in West Virginia. At the Strughold Mining Company they discover a filing system with detailed medical records of millions of people, including Dana Scully and Samantha Mulder. Mulder sees a large alien space ship hovering over the mine, as he watches the mine is surrounded by a government hit squad. The two agents escape via a back entrance and return to see Klemper, however they are met by the Well Manicured Man, who tells them that Klemper is dead. He recants that Klemper's arrival coincided with the recovery of an alien space ship in the 1947 Roswell Incident. Leading Mulder to believe that Klemper was experimenting with alien/human hybrids. Despite the loss of the Dat tape, Skinner manages to bargain with the Cigarette Smoking Man. Part Three

Noteworthy Quote

Mulder: "But I believe what we are looking for is in the x-files. I'm most certain than ever the truth is in there"

Scully: "I've heard the truth Mulder, now what I want is the answers"

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Writer: Chris Carter
Director: Rob Bowman

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
Sheila Larken Margaret Scully
Robert Lewis The ER Doctor
William B Davis Cigarette Smoking Man
Melinda Mcgraw Melissa Scully
Tom Braidwood Frohike
Bruce Harwood Byers
Dean Haglund Langly
Don Williams 1st Elder
Stanly Walsh 2nd Elder
John Moore 3rd Elder
John Neville Well Manicured Man
Walter Gotell Klemper
Martin Evans Factotum
Peta Brookstone ICU Nurse
Nicholas Lea Alex Krycek
Lenno Britos Hispanic Man
Rebecca Toolan Mrs Mulder

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