With the X Files still shut down, Mulder is re-assigned from wiretap monitoring to a murder investigation. He finds himself in the sewers of New Jersey and assumes that Assistant Director Skinner is again trying to get him out of the way. Scully offers to perform an autopsy on he dead man and finds a rather large fluke worm attached to the his liver. As the investigation continues, Mulder discovers a human-like creature in the sewer system and Sculley believes it is trying to reproduce by finding human hosts. Mulder is also receiving cryptic phone calls from someone stating that he has a friend in the FBI. Written by
Did You Know?
The "Flukeman" suit dissolved in water, forcing special effects artist Toby Lindala
to reconstruct the suit each day. See more
After the tanker drives by agent Mulder (the morning at the park) there is a sequence that was clearly shot at night. See more
You know, sometimes, it just gets really hard to smile through it when they ask you to bend down and grab your ankles. You know?
It's not exactly as if you've ever tried to fit into the program.