The X-files

4X13 Never Again

When Philadelphia resident Ed Jerse's marriage is annulled by a judge, he drowns his sorrows in a seedy bar. Under the influence of alcohol he has a Betty Page like tattoo with the words 'never again' done on his arm. But the following day he begins to hear a woman's voice taunting him, which lands him in trouble at work and culminates in him attacking and murdering the woman who lives in the apartment below him. Meanwhile Mulder not having taken any holiday in four years is forced by the FBI to take a week off or face loosing pay, leaving Scully in charge of the X-files. But Scully is angry at Mulder when he dumps the surveillance of a Russian man, who claims to have evidence of UFO's, in her lap. Despite telling Mulder she would not, Scully travels to Philadelphia and tails the Russian around town, soon realising that he is just an extortionist, who knows nothing about any UFO's. She follows him in to a tattoo parlour and meets Ed Jerse trying to get his tattoo removed. The pair connect and a relationship blossoms, they go out for a drink in a seedy bar and Scully has her own tattoo done as a form of rebellion. She spends the night at Ed's apartment, in the morning two detectives call and inform Scully that the woman from the apartment below has been murdered. Scully questions Ed who confides in her about the voice he hears. Scully believes the voice is an hallucination brought on by a chemical in the tattoo ink and tries to get Ed to take control before he kills again.

Noteworthy Quote

Scully: "This isn't you Ed....get control of yourself!"

Betty: "Ah, but it's good to loose control"

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Writer: Glen Morgan
James Wong
Director: Rob Bowman

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

Guest Cast:
Rodney Rowland Ed Jerse
Jodie Foster Voice of Betty
Carla Stewart The Judge
Barry "Bear" Hortin The Bartender
Igor Morozov Vsevlod Pudovkin
Jan Bailey Mattia Ms Hadden
Rita Bozi Ms Vansen
Marilyn Chin Mrs Shima-Tsuno
Jillian Fargey Kaye Schilling
BJ Harrison Hannah
Natasha Vasiluk Russian Store Owner
Bill Croft Comrade Svo
Peter Nadler Ed's Lawyer
Jen Forgie Ed's Ex-Wife
Jay Donahue Detective Gouveia
Ian Robison Detective Smith

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