Robert Patrick Modell, aka "Pusher," has recovered from his injuries and escaped from a prison hospital. Mulder and Scully lead the manhunt even as Modell may be using his powerful mind-control capabilities to target Fox for revenge.

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Robert Modell (see The X-Files: Pusher (1996) ) seems to have recovered from his gunshot wounds and is again using his power of suggestion to get his victims to see things that are not there. Scully and Assistant Director Skinner are particularly concerned as they assume Modell is out to take his revenge on Mulder. As the murder count rises however, Mulder however realizes that Modell may not not be the killer this time around and may have another purpose in mind. Written by garykmcd

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The series hired two Japanese translators to yield a proper translation of the title phrase, due to the fact that "fox hunting" is not readily rendered in Japanese. See more »

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At the point in the episode that Scully and Mulder are explaining "Pusher"'s background to another character they state that he follows a warrior code, which they call "Budo". In fact, Budo is a Japanese word referring to martial arts. The Japanese warrior code is called Bushido. Scully is just quoting Modell's own explanation from the episode "Pusher", and it just shows that Modell doesn't know what he is talking about. See more »

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Walter Skinner: Mulder, a moment please?
[waits for Scully to leave the office]
Walter Skinner: I just wanted to say you did a good job.
Fox Mulder: How's that?
Walter Skinner: Nobody could have figured this out but you. You knew it was Linda Bowman and not Modell. You were way ahead of me.
Fox Mulder: I almost killed my partner.
Walter Skinner: Mulder, despite that, you prevailed. You won her game.
Fox Mulder: How come I feel like I lost?
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References The Dick Van Dyke Show (1960) See more »

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Blue paint is yummy!
7 August 2007 | by (Sandy, UT, United States) – See all my reviews

Kitsunegari is a good sequel episode to Pusher from season 3. I loved the first one and it is on my list of favorites however this followup while good is not on that list. Probably the greatest redeeming quality of this episode is the guy covered in paint. That is such a terrible way to make someone kill themselves! I think the turning point for me is when this episode turns from Modell being the bad guy to his sister being the bad guy who is actually the woman that was supposedly in danger. I like the idea but it didn't quite work for me. I can't quite put my finger on it but I still can't give this episode higher than an 8/10.


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