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Fearful Symmetry 

In a small town in Idaho, a man is killed by what seems to be an invisible elephant. Mulder's investigation into the local zoo, its owners and a local animal rights group uncovers evidence of insidious alien experiments.

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Mulder and Scully investigate strange occurrences when an invisible forces seems to wreck the downtown of Fairfield, Idaho and an elephant from the local zoo is found lying on the highway some 40 miles away. No one at the zoo can figure out how the elephant got out of its locked enclosure and animal rights activists have been active in condemning the way the zoo treats its animals. It's not the first time animals have escaped or disappeared from the Fairfield Zoo but when an animal activist is mauled by an invisible tiger, they're dealing with something no one has encountered. When Scully determines that the elephant and the tiger had been pregnant leading Mulder to believes that the animals are perhaps being abducted by aliens. Written by garykmcd

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24 February 1995 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Alfonso Quijada who plays the young janitor in the opening sequence also played a janitor in X2 (2003). Mystique uses his form to escape. See more »

Goofs

When Willa signs and says "I love you, too" to Sophie, she actually signs "to" instead. The sign for "to" is different from "too." ASL doesn't have one sign for both words as the signs for each have different meanings. See more »

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Fox Mulder: I saw David Copperfield make the Statue of Liberty disappear, once.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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The X-Files
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
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