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"The X-Files" Born Again (1994)"The X Files" Born Again (original title)

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Original Air Date:
29 April 1994 (Season 1, Episode 21)
An 8-year-old girl is the prime suspect in a series of bizzare, seemingly unrelated deaths. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder

Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully

Brian Markinson ... Tony Fiore
Mimi Lieber ... Anita Fiore

Maggie Wheeler ... Det. Sharon Lazard

Dey Young ... Judy Bishop

Andrea Libman ... Michelle Bishop
P. Lynn Johnson ... Dr. Sheila Braun
Leslie Carlson ... Dr. Spitz
Richard Sali ... Leon Felder
Dwight Koss ... Detective Rudolph Barbala
Peter Lapres ... Harry Linhart
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie Hardy ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Jonathan Walker ... Charlie Morris (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jerrold Freedman 
Writing credits
Chris Carter (created by)

Howard Gordon (written by) &
Alex Gansa (written by)

Produced by
Chris Carter .... executive producer
Joseph Patrick Finn .... line producer
Alex Gansa .... supervising producer
R.W. Goodwin .... co-executive producer
Howard Gordon .... supervising producer
Glen Morgan .... co-executive producer
Paul Rabwin .... co-producer
James Wong .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Mark Snow 
Cinematography by
John S. Bartley 
Film Editing by
James Coblentz 
Casting by
Rick Millikan 
Art Direction by
Graeme Murray 
Set Decoration by
Shirley Inget 
Costume Design by
Larry S. Wells  (as Larry Wells)
Makeup Department
Stacey Butterworth .... wig maker
Fern Levin .... makeup artist
Julie McHaffie .... hair stylist
Production Management
Joseph Patrick Finn .... production manager (as J. P. Finn)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Suzan Derkson .... third assistant director
Collin Leadlay .... second assistant director
Vladimir Stefoff .... first assistant director
Art Department
Gary Pembroke Allen .... assistant art director (as Gary P. Allen)
Kenneth H. Hawryliw .... property master (as Ken Hawryliv)
Rob Maier .... construction coordinator (as Rob 'Stroby' Maier)
Vivien Nishi .... draftsperson (as Vivian Nishi)
Sound Department
Thierry J. Couturier .... supervising sound editor
Chris Higgins .... sound: second unit
Maciek Malish .... dialogue editor
Michael T. Williamson .... sound mixer (as Michael Williamson)
Special Effects by
Manuel Beccaro .... special effects assistant
David Gauthier .... special effects
W.A. Andrew Sculthorp .... special effects
Terence 'Doc' Popolo Rubbio .... special effects crew (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Mat Beck .... visual effects producer
Matthew Mullarkey .... visual effects artist
Paul Patrick Quinn .... vfx facility producer (1993-2002)
Jim Dunn .... stunt performer
Ken Kirzinger .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Al Campbell .... key grip
Chris Helcermanas-Benge .... still photographer
Dan Henshaw .... second assistant camera
Marty McInally .... focus puller
Rob Parisien .... video playback operator
Rod Pridy .... camera operator
Dave Riopel .... dolly grip
David Tickell .... chief lighting technician
Casting Department
Lynne Carrow .... casting: Vancouver
Randy Stone .... original casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jenni Gullett .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Mark Nowicki .... colorist (digitally restored version)
G.R. Potter .... post-production coordinator
J.J. Rogers .... assistant editor
Music Department
Jeff Charbonneau .... music editor
Transportation Department
Bob Bowe .... transportation coordinator
Stephen Carr .... driver: cast
Other crew
James Castle .... title designer
Roberta Henriksen .... production coordinator
Anita Meehan-Truelove .... production coordinator (as Anita Truelove)
Terry J. Murray .... script supervisor (as Terry Murray)
Todd Pittson .... location manager
Chris Ruppenthal .... executive script consultant
Scott Steyns .... playback coordinator
Angela Will .... production accountant

Series Crew
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Writing credits
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Chris Carter  created by

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The X Files: Born Again (#1.21)" - USA (original title)
60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

David Duchovny and Maggie Wheeler were both born August 7th, but he is one year senior.See more »
Boom mic visible: It comes in to shot on the top left in the scene when Mulder and Scully are questioning Judy Bishop in the Police Station.See more »
Mulder:Why is it still so hard for you to believe, even when all the evidence suggests extraordinary phenomena?
Scully:Because sometimes looking for extreme possibilities makes you blind to the probable explanation right in front of you.
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A little girl may have an old head on her young shoulders., 12 March 2014
Author: tyler-and-jack from Edinburgh.

While it really wasn't anything special, nor anything surprising, I ended up quite enjoying this episode of The X Files. The first season, in my opinion, did a great job of setting up the mythos that would be developed throughout the show while also providing a number of enjoyable standalone episodes, as this one is.

Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate the death of a detective who appears to have jumped out of a window to his death . . . . . . . . . . . . while interviewing a young girl (Andrea Libman). The girl insists that there was someone else in the room, but Mulder starts to suspect that she may have telekinetic powers. Why she would want to harm a detective, however, is the big mystery.

Written by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, this is pretty straightforward stuff, despite the elements in place to make it an X File. Director Jerrold Freedman does what is required, but no more.

Yet I still like it. Duchovny and Anderson do their usual stuff, Libman is fine as the little girl who may be dangerous, and Brian Markinson, Mimi Lieber and P. Lynn Johnson all do good enough work as the main adults who can help or hinder the investigation.

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