In Africa, Scully searches for answers for Mulder's condition by studying rubbings taken from the fallen spacecraft. Back in D.C., Skinner tries to help Mulder by finding Michael Kritschgau at Mulder's request, who may know what is causing Mulder's accelerated brain activity. Written by
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When Mulder is being tested by Kritschgau for psychic abilities, Mulder jokingly asks "Who ya gonna call?" The test is similar to the one performed on a co-ed in Ghostbusters by Bill Murray 's character Dr. Venkman. Michael Ensign, who appears in this episode as Dr. Barnes, is the hotel manager in Ghostbusters. See more
In the scene were Mulder writes a message on Skinner's hand, he writes it along the bottom, starting near the baby finger. The next time you see Skinner walking, he reviews Mulder's message, but it is now written on an angle starting at the middle of the hand, leading to the thumb. See more
I feel you slipping away from me with every minute I fail here. What are the elusive meanings I cannot see, that are hidden here? If I could understand it, know how it affected you, learn how to use its power to save you.