The X-Files: Season 8, Episode 12

Medusa (11 Feb. 2001)
"The X Files" Medusa (original title)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 749 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Doggett takes to the Boston subways to try to figure out where a deadly agent that is killing citizens is coming from.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3097 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 16 Aug 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 04 Jan 2013
 
a list of 9 images
created 05 Mar 2013
 
a list of 37 images
created 26 Jun 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Medusa" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Medusa (11 Feb 2001)

Medusa (11 Feb 2001) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The X-Files.
« Previous Episode | 173 of 201 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Woman
Christopher Graves ...
Kid
Kevin Graves ...
Kid
...
Thug
...
Deputy Chief Karras
...
Dr. Hellura Lyle
...
Officer Philbrick (as Adam Gordon)
...
Lt. Bianco
...
Dr. Kai Bowe
...
Steven Melnick
Edit

Storyline

Doggett takes to the Boston subways to try to figure out where a deadly agent that is killing citizens is coming from.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 February 2001 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In real life, the Boston subway system is called the T, short for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. In the story, the "T" was changed to an "M" for fictional purposes. See more »

Connections

References Survivor (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Now that we're all bosom buddies...
25 February 2008 | by (Sandy, UT, United States) – See all my reviews

Medusa has always been one of my favorite season 9 episodes. I like it because I think it is the perfect summary for the relationship between Scully and Doggett throughout the season. Scully is the "expert is equivocal deaths" and Doggett is "just a good shot". I think this was one of the key performances by actor Robert Patrick that turned me into a Doggett person. Dealing with an annoying officer who keeps jabbing him with the pride issue at taking orders from a woman, Doggett is able to keep his head and see the guy for what he is and not listen to the bull he is trying to feed him. Even after the officer knocks him unconscious and leaves him for dead, he still goes after him and helps him escape with his life in true superhero fashion. I am having visions of Batman beating the crap out of The Joker and kicking him over a ledge only to risk his own life to grab his hand and pull him to safety. Thats the kind of superhero persona that Doggett takes on in this episode. The premise of the story is not altogether interesting other than the fact that the effects of the flesh burning away with electric shocks is pretty cool. It is very easy to hate the bad guys in this episode which is a credit to their acting. I give Medusa a 9 out of 10.


14 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Season 5 episode 5 post modern Prometheus calikid32190
Top 3 bad-asses fugleholm
Will a Twin Peaks fan like this show? jakenzz_7
Shortened Seasons drbaltar6
scully's character development : is she stupid The_Master_91
Re-watch! ChristopherWG
Discuss Medusa (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?