After death row prisoner Napoleon "Neech" Manley is executed in Florida's electric chair, a number of prison guards are the victims of gruesome murders. Scully and Mulder are called into the case and there are rumors in the prison that there is a death list with five names on it. They learn from Manley's widow Danielle that he had promised to return from the grave and exact revenge but they look for for a less supernatural explanation for the events. They think they've found when they learn that Danielle has been living with one of the guards, Vincent Parmelly. For Mulder however, the final explanation just doesn't sit well. Written by
Did You Know?
Mitch Pileggi, who plays A.D. Skinner, also played "Horace Pinker", a character in the movie "Shocker", who like "Napoleon 'Neech' Manley" in "The List", promised to return from the electric chair to kill. See more
In the opening sequence, "Neech" says that he has been on death row for eleven years. After the opening credits, Mulder explains to Scully that Neech was convicted in 1994 - one year prior to the current time, not eleven. See more
Every major world religion encompasses the idea of life after death. That means millions, even billions, of people believe in some kind of transmigration or rebirth of the soul.
I'm sorry, Mulder. That's not what I learned in catechism.
Well, even Christianity teaches about the resurrection and ascendancy of the heavenly body.