Mulder suspects that a beast similar to the Loch Ness Monster is responsible for the deaths of several people who reside near a large lake.

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Scully and Mulder head off to Georgia when there are reports of people disappearing around a local lake. Scully isn't sure why they're getting involved until she sees a highway sign advertising their own version of the Loch Ness monster called Big Blue. The latest victim is a park ranger, giving the FBI jurisdiction, but Scully thinks it's all nonsense. The killings continue and Mulder thinks there something very real out there. Scully comes around when she is affected by the 'monster' in a very personal way. Written by garykmcd

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3 May 1996 (USA)  »

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Scully tells Mulder she named her dog after a character in "Moby Dick". She then starts comparing Mulder to Captain Ahab. In 2011, Gillian Anderson (Scully) plays the part of Elizabeth, the wife of Ahab in the TV presentation of "Moby Dick". See more »

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Mulder's theory that the creature is attacking closer to shore in recent years out of desperation might be sound, except that he is forgetting the story of Ansel Bray's cow being snatched off the shore when Ansel was a boy. See more »

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Scully: Living in the city, you forget a lot of things. You know, there you're always thinking about being mugged or hit by a car. It's not until you get back to nature that you realize that everything is out to get you. That's why my father always taught me to respect nature 'cause it has no respect for you.
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Queequeg and Big Blue
15 July 2006 | by (Roy, Utah) – See all my reviews

Quagmire completes the "Queequeg Trilogy", the three episodes from season three that feature the tiny dog that Scully adopts. Quagmire sets the mood for the show right away with Scully's facial expressions. Mulder takes Scully out to the middle of nowhere on a Saturday to a wet, rainy, miserable place. Gillian Anderson does the perfect job in showing how bad Scully does not want to be there. She actually looks like she's in pain, she is suffering so bad. Some interesting things of note from this episode: We get to see Scully drive a boat for the first time in the series. I thought the shot of Scully chasing the dog leash was well done. And once again, I must say how miserable it must have been to shoot in Vancouver some of the time. Quagmire looks so wet and cold, and the actors just look miserable, which really helps for this particular episode. What makes this episode so good is that when the agents get stranded out on a rock in the middle of the lake, they have a real in depth discussion about Mulder's reasons and motives for chasing monsters all over. Scully compares him to Ahab from 'Moby Dick'. We get to learn a bit more as to what drives Mulder and how Scully feels about Mulder's ambitions. The show has a cool final shot that summarizes this episode quite well. Get stuck in Quagmire!


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