The X-files

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After expectant mother Amanda Nelligan gives birth to a baby with a four inch tail in Martinsburg, West Virginia. It is the latest of five such births in a city of less than 15,000 people. Scully believes that the local environment may be the cause of the birth defects. After interviewing Amanda, who claims the baby's father if Luke Skywalker, Scully discovers that the five children born with tails, share the same father. And that the five women share the same fertility specialist, Dr Alton Pugh. At Dr Pugh's office, they find several couples confronting him about the births. Mulder encounters a janitor with a scar at the base of his spine, Eddie Van Blundht, who tries to run away, but is taken into custody. Tests reveal that Eddie is the father of all five children, but the mothers claim to have slept with no one but their husbands. Scully believes Eddie used the date rape drug Rohypnol to impregnate the women leaving them with no knowledge of the events. Eddie is resentful of the implication that he would have to drug the woman to have sexual relations with them. After Eddie escapes from custody by morphing himself in to a double of a police office, Mulder theorises that Eddie has the ability to change his form. A trait which Mulder hypothesises he used to make the four women thing he was their husband and Amanda Melligan that he was Luke Skywalker. Eddie manages to overcome Mulder and takes his place, returning with Scully to Washington. But will Scully notice the difference in time.

Mulder's answerphone: "Mulder!...Langley, you've got to see this. An online associate of ours, who will remain anonymous, has figured out a way to digitalize the Zapruder footage so that he can extrapolate a bird's eye view of Dealey Plaza at the exact moment of the assassination. You'll never believe where the third shot came from!
'Tell him about the cheese steaks!'
Oh Yea, then Frohike, Byers and me are going out for cheese steaks. Are you down with that?........Erase this once you hear it."

Van Brundht as Mulder: "Geeks for friends!"

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Writer: Vince Gilligan
Director: Clifford Bole

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

Guest Cast:
Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner
Christine Cavanaugh Amanda Nelligan
Constance Barnes OR Nurse
Carrie Cain Sparks Duty Nurse
Monica Gemmer Second Nurse
Darin Morgan Eddie Van Blundht
P Lynn Johnson Health Department Doctor
David Cameron The Deputy

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