A man is tossed off the top of a 29 story building by gangsters. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away unscathed. Mulder and Scully investigate when Mulder suspects this man may have paranormal abilities. The man in question may just be the luckiest man on Earth. Written by
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The title is perhaps in reference to a harpsichord composition by Bach. It is said to be one of the most important examples of variation form. How it relates to this episode is perhaps the various choices people make in their lives can have numerous consequences, due to random chance. See more
(at around 19 mins) Henry Weems has just put his false eye back in and we see that it moves. A false eye does not move. See more
Mulder, are you all right?
No, it's OK. My ass broke the fall.
References The Sting