The X-files

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When two anthropologists, Arlinsky and Babcock find an alien preserved in ice at the summit of a mountain in Canada, they ask for Mulder and Scully's help in verifying the alien's remains. As Mulder goes with Arlinksy to collect the alien, Scully examines the ice core taken from the same location. Shortly thereafter Scully is assaulted and thrown down a flight of stairs. Finger prints from the stairwell are matched to a Pentagon researcher Michael Kritschgau, who Scully identifies as the person who attacked her. She confronts him in an underground garage and arrests him, but Kritschgau warns Scully that if he goes to jail, the same people who gave her cancer will kill him. Mulder and Arlinsky take the alien body to a warehouse to perform an autopsy, Scully contacts Mulder there and arranges for him to meet Kritschgau. He tells Mulder that the alien is a fake, that he was only meant to see the body to believe the lie. That it is all an elaborate hoax by the government to divert attention away from itself. Mulder accused Kritschgau of lying. But Scully explains to Mulder, that the people behind the hoax, gave her cancer to make him believe their lies. This realization stuns Mulder....Later Scully is called to Mulder's apartment, where she identifies a body. The next day Scully appears in front of a group of FBI officials lead by Section Chief Blevins, she informs them that Mulder was found dead in his apartment, the apparent victim of a self inflicted gun shot wound to the head. Part One

Noteworthy Quote

Scully: "This is your Holy Grail Mulder, not mine!"

Mulder: "What is that supposed to mean?"

Scully: "It just means that proving to the world the existance of alien life is not my last dying wish."

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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:
John Finn Michael Kritschgau
Matthew Walker Arlinsky
James Sutorius Babcock
Sheila Larken Mrs Scully
Pat Skipper Bill Scully Jr
John Oliver Rolston
Charles Cioffi Section Chief Blevins
Steve Makha Ostelhoff
Nancy Kerr Special Agent Hedin
Barry W Levy Vitagliano
Arnie Walters Father Mccue
Rob Freeman Detective Rempulski
Craig Burnanski Saw Operator

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