While on a weekend off in the small New England town of Ammab Beach, Scully comes across a grocery store full of people who tried to gouge out their own eyes. The people have no idea why they did this to themselves. On the telephone, Mulder tells her it all sounds like witchcraft but she isn't so sure. One woman in the store, Melissa Turner, seemed unaffected by it all but her reputation of being a witch works against her. She was widowed the year before and her boyfriend Dave stabbed himself in the eye and died in the grocery store incident. Scully focuses on Melissa's daughter and in particular, the young girl's doll. Written by
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In a conversation about Melissa Turner being suspected of witchcraft with the Chief, Scully mentions that it wouldn't be the first time such false accusations had been made in local parts. This is a reference to the fact that Maine was a part of Massachusetts when the Salem Witch Trials were going on. See more
At 23:46 into the episode after Scully has finished taking her bath, she walks past a mirror and a crew person wearing a blue shirt is briefly but clearly visible. See more
Did you... get anything done while I was gone?
Oh God, I mean, it's amazing what I can accomplish without incessant meddling or questioning at everything I do, it's just...
[pens suddenly fall down on him from the ceiling, and we see how he has thrown all of them up there
There's... got to be an explanation.
Oh, I don't know. I think some things are better left unexplained.
First movement 'Allegro moderato' from Piano Concerto No. 3 in B minor Op. 89
Composed by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Heard during Scully's drive to the gas station See more