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
Gillian Anderson's stunt double can be seen after Tea Leoni asks 'Scully' to show her how to run with high heels. It's also noticeable how the stunt double starts running before Anderson leaves the frame. See more
It's actually... It's a writer-slash-producer.
Well, that's actually just a hindrance-slash-pain-in-the-neck.