The X-files

3X16 Apocrypha

In a flash back to 1953 the crew of the submarine Zeus Faber are tricked by the Navy in to recovering an atomic bomb from a downed World War Two plane, but they were really sent to guard an alien entity, which causes radiation poisoning among the crew. In present day Washington Scully starts an investigation in to who shot Assistant Director Skinner. He tells her in the hospital that he recognised the man who shot him leading Scully to identify the man as Luis Cardinal. Test results prove that the same man also shot her sister Melissa. Meanwhile Mulder returns to Washington with Krycek, unwittingly bringing back the alien life form, which has inhabited Krycek via the black oil. However the pair are ambushed by the Cigarette Smoking Man's men on their return, Mulder dazed, does not see Krycek kill their attackers by irradiating them. Mulder enlists the help of the Lone Gunman to recover the missing Dat tape from a lockup in an ice ring, only to find that someone has already taken it. Mulder meets the Well Manicured Man who warns him Skinner's life is still in danger. Scully foils another attempt on Skinner's life and takes Luis Cardinal in to custody. They learn that the cargo salvaged from the sea bed by the crew of the Piper Maru is being stored in a missile silo in North Dakota and Krycek under the influence of the alien entity is heading there. As Mulder and Scully close in, they are once again outwitted by the Cigarette Smoking Man and denied access to the truth. Part Two

Noteworthy Quote

Young Cigarette Smoking Man: "You can trust all of us!"

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Writer: Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz
Director: Kim Manners

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

Guest Cast:
Mitch Pileggi Assistant Director Skinner
Nicholas Lea Alex Krycek
Lenno Britos Hispanic Man
Peter Scoular Sick Crewman
Craig Warkentoin Young Cigarette Smoking Man
Harrison R Coe 3rd Government Man
Richard Hersley Captain Kyle Sanford
Kevin Mcnulty Special Agent Fuller
Sue Mathew Special Agent Caleca
David Kaye Doctor
Brendan Beiser Special Agent Pendrell
Francis Flanagan Nurse
William B Davis Cigarette Smoking Man
Bruce Harwood Byers
Tom Braidwood Frohike
Dean Haglund Langly
Brian Levy Navy Doctor
John Neville Well Manicured Man
Don S Williams 1st Elder
Stanley Walsh 2nd Elder
Martin Evans Major Domo
Eric Breker Ambulance Driver
Jeff Chivers Armed Man #1

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