With his main informant dead and the X Files shut down, Mulder finds himself reassigned to regular FBI duties. He is convinced he's being followed and his conversations listened in on. Mulder soon vanishes and heads to Puerto Rico where the giant radio communications dish at Arecibo was recently shut down. There he finds evidence and has a close encounter but Scully has tracked him down and they manage to escape just as the military arrives. Written by
Did You Know?
, star of Kolchak: The Night Stalker
(1974), which was one of this show's biggest influences, was approached for the roles of Senator Matheson (Mulder's government contact in #2.1 "Little Green Men", #3.1, "Nisei" and #6.9, "S.R. 819") and William Mulder (Fox's dad), but turned both roles down. Eventually, he was cast as Arthur Dales, a retired FBI Agent, for the episodes #5.15, "Travelers" and #6.13, "Agua Mala". See more
While Mulder and Scully are escaping Arecibo, the landscape seen is an alpine evergreen forest. There are no alpine evergreen forests in Puerto Rico. See more
Before I could only trust myself. Now I can only trust you.
We Wanted to Believe
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