The X-Files: Season 5, Episode 7

Emily (14 Dec. 1997)
"The X Files" Emily (original title)

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With DNA evidence showing that Scully is in fact Emily's mother, Mulder travels to San Diego to help his partner make sense of it all. Mulder thinks it's all related to Scully's abduction ... See full summary »

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With DNA evidence showing that Scully is in fact Emily's mother, Mulder travels to San Diego to help his partner make sense of it all. Mulder thinks it's all related to Scully's abduction where he believes her kidnappers extracted her ova. Dana continues to receive anonymous phone calls which they trace to the children's center where Emily is staying. Emily falls seriously ill and has a strange cyst on her neck. Mulder finds that his attempt to get information about her illness leads him straight to the shape-shifting alien bounty hunters who have been keeping an eye on her. Mulder traces Emily's birth to a surprising location and makes a shocking discovery. Written by garykmcd

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The young actress who originally played Emily was terrified of the hospital setting, and as a result the producers had to recast the role and re-shoot all footage featuring the little girl. See more »

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Fox Mulder: You know anything about pharmaceuticals?
Melvin Frohike: Medicinal or, uh, recreational?
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Excuse me, I'm looking for the special needs ward.
7 July 2009 | by (Sandy, UT, United States) – See all my reviews

This conclusion to the Christmas Carol series is an exciting one. After an extremely obscure and meaningless teaser, Mulder finally shows up to help out. Who is this child and how is it possible that she is Scully's daughter? We find out that Emily is not a normal child when she emits the same toxic green acid from the back of her neck as a nurse tries to inject her with some medicine. Mulder's theory is that she is a lab rat for the government, created from one of Scully's stolen ova and used her entire life to test the possibility of an alien human hybrid. I love the scene where Mulder kicks the trash out of that doctor in his office. Exciting episode with some great action and mystery but unfortunately as I've said before, this episode for whatever reason tends to be forgettable. Nevertheless, I enjoy it each time I watch it. 9 out of 10.


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