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The Goldberg Variation 

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 ... See full summary »

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Maggie Lupone
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Joe Cutrona
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Dominic
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Richie Lupone (as Shia La Beouf)
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Mr. Haas
Dom Magwili ...
Mr. Ng
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Mr. Jank (as Marshal Manesh)
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Billy (as Chip Fogleman)
Dominique DiPrima ...
Megan McLean
Bobby Moynahan ...
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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 Muldernscully

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12 December 1999 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The title is a dual reference to Rube Goldberg machines and the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach. See more »

Goofs

As Henry is lead up the roof by Joe Cutrona's men, the U.S. Bank Tower, a skyscraper in Los Angeles, is visible in the background, despite that the story takes place in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Quotes

Scully: Afterwards the man who was hit by the truck handed you the Lottery Card and said?...
Maurice: Maurice...
[sheepest grin on face]
Maurice: I want you to have this.
Scully: Um-hum...
[nodding in the affirmative]
Scully: . Thank you Mr. Albert... I think that will be all.
Maurice: Thank you.
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Connections

References The Sting (1973) See more »

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The X-Files
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
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