With Assistant Director Skinner in the hospital recovering from his gunshot wounds, Scully and Mulder pursue various leads. Scully meets with with a retired naval officer, a friend of her father and learns that this is not the first time men have suffered severe radiation burns while investigating that part of the ocean. She fears for Skinner's life when she learns he is being transferred to another hospital. Mulder meanwhile learns the location of the UFO, an abandoned missile site but the Cigarette Smoking Man proves to be a major obstacle. While Mulder pursues his leads on the UFO, Scully continues her investigation into the shooting of her sister and learns that the gun used to kill her was the same as that used on Skinner. Written by
Did You Know?
Nicholas Lea was fitted with a mask with tubes for the scene where the alien black oil leaves his body. Lea said filming the scene was horrible and the scene had to be filmed again a few days later. See more
Scully is seen wearing spectacles, with flat glass in them from the reflection on them. Later on other actors who normally wear spectacles, are seen wearing spectacles with curved lenses. See more
Well Manicured Man
Mr. Mulder... ANYONE can be gotten to. Certainly you've no doubt of that!
Written by Mark Snow
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