Mulder and Scully are asked by Mulder's old partner Agent Jerry Lamana for help on a case. Benjamin Drake chairman of Eurisko, a major computer company, was electrocuted at the office. The dead man was a personal friend of the Attorney General and Jerry doesn't want to mess up on such a high profile case. Computer genius Brad Wilczek co-founded the company with Drake and had a falling out over the direction of the company. Mulder wonders is someone might have hacked into the Eurisko building's elaborate computer system to use it to electrocute Drake. He turns to his new contact, Deep Throat, to try and figure out what is going on. Written by
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After Mulder inserts the disk into the COS to destroy it, various commands can be seen appearing on the COS screen - one is 'LOG ON USER FILE.REX CODE/0014356'. 4356 is the PO Box number for an X-Files fanzine named X-Treme possibilities which went on to produce a book: "X-Treme Possibilities: A Comprehensively Expanded Rummage Through Five Years of the X-Files" See more
At 13:23 on the DVD version of the episode when Mulder and Scully are questioning Brad Wilczek, he wants to show them the computer system that runs his house. The shot of the computer monitor reveals the behind the scenes crew in the reflection just before Wilczek turns the screen on. See more
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