Mulder attempts to rescue Scully after she is abducted by a strange man who believes in UFOs.

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Mulder sets out with agent Alex Krycek to find Scully, who has been kidnapped by Duane Barry. He's getting very little support from his superiors, including Assistant Director Skinner who wants him out of the case. Mulder believes Barry has kidnapped Scully to offer her to his alien abductees in the hope they will leave him alone. Mulder thinks he knows exactly where he is going but it soon becomes obvious that there are some who will go to great lengths to stop him. Skinner for his part makes a fateful decision. Written by garykmcd

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21 October 1994 (USA)  »

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Duane Barry's car is a 1985 Pontiac 6000. See more »

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The car driven by Duane Barry changes depending on the scene. It is initially a 1986 or older Pontiac 6000 (almost vertical rear window, sealed-beam headlights), but changes to a 1987 or newer model during the drive up the mountain (bulbous rear glass, one-piece aerodynamic headlights). See more »

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The Cigarette Smoking Man: We tell you only what you need to know.
Krycek: I think I have a right to know.
The Cigarette Smoking Man: You have no rights, only orders to be carried out. If you have a problem with that, we'll make other arrangements.
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Red Right Hand
Performed by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
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Ascending To The Stars
20 April 2006 | by (Roy, Utah) – See all my reviews

This episode ascends to the top of any list about best myth/arc episodes. Ascension continues with the story of Scully's abduction by Duane Barry. It's great to see Mulder stop at nothing to rescue Scully. The idiot even gets on top of a gondola, hundreds of feet in the air! Then Krycek almost kills him by starting the gondola again. It would've made for a greater shock had Krycek's true nature been revealed in this episode and not the one before. Oh well. After they apprehend Duane Barry, Krycek is seen talking to Duane Barry. It would be interesting to know what was said between them. I like this episode slightly more than Duane Barry, because it has more action in it. The gondola scene is particularly exhilarating. Ascension is the first second-parter of a 'to be continued' episode, and it's worth the wait.


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