The X-files

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After a deranged man walks into a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia and guns down several people, he is shot by the SWAT team. A gentle man, Jeremiah Smith on the scene, talks soothingly to the injured gunman and heals him and his victims before disappearing in front of the police during questioning. Mulder starts a full scale search for the elusive Jeremiah Smith. Meanwhile Mulder's mother is approached by the Cigarette Smoking Man, whom she appears to know. Shortly afterwards Mulder is contacted, his mother has been taken to hospital after suffering a stroke. Mulder rushes to see her, she is unable to talk but writes the word 'palm' on a piece of paper. On their return to Washington, Jeremiah Smith walks in to the FBI building and turns himself him. He is questioned by Scully and Assistant Director Skinner but later released. Mulder is contacted by X, who shows him photographs of the Cigarette Smoking Man and his mother arguing and tells him the Cigarette Smoking Man was looking for something. Mulder goes to his family holiday home in Rhode Island and works out that his mother meant 'lamp' when she wrote 'palm', he finds an alien stiletto weapon, which he recognised as used by the alien bounty hunter. The real Jeremiah Smith arrives at Scully's apartment and asks to speak to Mulder he has information that indicates an approaching dead line and a chance to discover the key to exposing the truth about the existence of alien life. Part One

Noteworthy Quote

Deep Throat: "At what cost to them, for your own selfish benefit, how many must die at your hand to preserve your stake in the project."

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Story by: Chris Carter
David Duchovny
Teleplay by: Chris Carter
Director: RW Goodwin

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

Guest Cast:
Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner
William B Davis Cigarette Smoking Man
Steven Williams X
Hrothgar Mathews Galen
Roy Thinnes Jeremiah Smith
Angelo Vacco Door Man
Stephen Dimopoulos Detective
Bonnie Hay Night Nurse
Brian Barry Last Man
Ross Clarke Pleasant Man

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