Everyone, including Mulder and Scully's mother, had pretty well given Scully up for dead when she suddenly reappears at a Washington hospital. Details are scanty - the hospital can't really say how she got there - but she is comatose and on a ventilator. With the help of the Lone Gunmen, Mulder learns that her DNA has been altered and that her immune system has shut down. The mysterious Mr. X fails to make contact with him and Mulder hen goes after the Cigarette Smoking Man, ready to do whatever is necessary to save his friend and partner. Written by
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In Skinner's office, Mulder uses the nickname "Cancer Man" for the first time. See more
At the open of the episode, during Margaret Scully's eulogy for her lost daughter, she states that, for a childhood birthday, Dana's brothers had given her a BB gun. The corresponding image shows two young boys with the young Dana Scully. Besides her brother Bill, no further mention is made of this second brother within the episode nor the rest of the series, and he is never again pictured. See more
Captain William Scully
Hello, Starbuck. It's Ahab. People would say to me, life is short - kids, they grow up fast, before you know it, it's over. I never listened. To me life went at a proper pace, there were rewards until the moment that I knew, I understood, I would never see you again. My little girl. Then my life felt as if it had been the length of one breath, one heartbeat. I never knew how much I loved my daughter until could never tell her. At that moment I would have traded every medal, every commendation, ...
References Earth 2
Back from Eternity
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by Mark Snow See more