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When the body of a malformed newborn baby is found in a shallow grave in the small town of Home in Pennsylvania. Local Sheriff Andy Taylor unused to such things requests the help of the FBI and Mulder and Scully are assigned to investigate, neither of them believe the case is an X-file, until they examine the baby and discover it is has multiple genetic deformities. They come across the Peacock clan, a local family which years of inbreeding has deformed their bodies and souls in to something sub human. Down to just three brothers, Mulder and Scully suspect the brothers have kidnapped a woman and are forcing her to bear their children. They visit the Peacock residence and find evidence that confirms that the baby was born in the house although they can find no sign of a woman being held captive. That night the Peacock brothers leave their home and go to the Sheriff's house, where they murder Andy Taylor and his wife in a vicious attack. The deputy Sheriff discovers the bodies the next morning and joins Mulder and Scully as they storm the Peacock house. But the Peacocks are ready to defend their home and the deputy Sheriff is killed by a bobby trap. Mulder and Scully distract the Peacock brothers by releasing their pigs from the pen, while they are rounding the pigs up Mulder and Scully enter the house. They discover that the mother of the deformed baby is not a woman being held captive but the Mrs Peacock, a multiple amputee and mother of the three Peacock brothers.

Noteworthy Quote

Mulder: "What we're witnessing Scully, is undiluted animal behaviour. Mankind absent of it's own creation of civilization, technology and information. Regressed to an almost pre-historic state, obeying only the often savage laws of nature."

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Writer: Glen Morgan
James Wong
Director: Kim Manners

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

Guest Cast:
Tucker Smallwood Sheriff Andy Taylor
Sebastian Spence Deputy Barney Paster
Judith Maxie Mrs Barbara Taylor
Chris Norris Edmund Peacock
John Trottier George Peacock
Adrian Hughes Sherman Peacock
Karin Konoval The Peacock Mother
Cory Frye The Batter
Neil Denis The Catcher
Douglas Smith The Pitcher

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