The X-Files (1993– )
6.0/10
1,938
12 user 6 critic

Teso dos Bichos 

A curse befalls members of an archeological team after a sacred urn is excavated in South America and transported to a museum in Boston.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Vic Trevino ...
Dr. Alonso Bilac
Janne Mortil ...
Mona Wustner
...
Shaman
...
Dr. Lewton
Ron Sauvé ...
Mr. Decker (as Ron Sauve)
Alan Robertson ...
Dr. Carl Roosevelt
Garrison Christiohn ...
Dr. Winters (as Garrison Chrisjohn)
Edit

Storyline

At a South American dig, archaeologists unearth the grave of an ancient shaman. Transported to the Boston Museum of Natural History against the wishes of the locals, strange occurrences bring Scully and Mulder onto the case of a murdered anthropologist, seemingly killed by a large cat. Central to the case is Dr. Bilac who seems to have some connection to what is happening. As the FBI agents continue their investigation - a profusion of rats in the museum is only one of the things they have to put up with - the State department in Washington is considering whether to return of relics. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

8 March 1996 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In Colombia and Venezuela, the word "bichos" is a euphemism for testicles, something writer John Shiban was unaware of when writing the script. Shiban later joked that this "controversy" would be good for ratings. See more »

Goofs

The indigenous group shown is identified as the Secoya, who are wearing knitted chullos typical of the cold highlands. However, the Secoya inhabit the tropical Amazon region of Ecuador. See more »

Quotes

Fox Mulder: Follow that rat!
See more »

Connections

References Ben (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

The X-Files
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This episode is under rated...
23 July 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to see so much disdain for this episode.

While it is typically a bit OTT, I found it genuinely funny as well as interesting.

The acting is fine actually, and the script is not all that confusing either. I think it becomes clear what's what by the climax. There's some really funny dialogue between Mulder and Scully, and the story is not particularly predictable either.

Yes - some of the visual effects are lame, but nonetheless, don't be put off - give it a go. It's a lot better than some other X files episodes I could mention!


13 of 28 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?