Skinner's buddy from college, Wayne Federman, trails Mulder and Scully on a case involving a pipe bombing in a church, at Skinner's insistence. Wayne is a writer/producer from Hollywood gathering material for a FBI-based movie. Mulder and Scully turn out to be the reluctant stars of this movie by Federman. Written by
Did You Know?
Mulder is asked who he sees playing him in the movie within the show. He says "How about Richard Gere
?". David Duchovny
played a Richard Gere impersonator on a Saturday Night Live skit when he hosted May 9, 1998. See more
When Scully is alone performing the autopsy on Micah Hoffman a shadow can be seen on the wall behind her. As the scene ends with her staring at her cut finger you can see a person's shadow cross the wall behind her from left to right. See more
Cigarette Smoking Pontiff
I'll offer you a deal. You give me the Lazarus bowl and I'll give you Scully.
How about this deal? You give me Scully, I don't smash the Lazarus bowl and shove the pieces where the Son of God don't shine you Cigarette-Smoking Mackerel Snapper.