While infiltrating a defense contractor conference in Las Vegas, The Lone Gunmen are reunited with Susanne Modeski, the mysterious woman who disappeared 10 years earlier after the trio first came together to help her.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Fox Mulder (voice)
Signy Coleman ...
Grant Ellis
Timothy 'Timmy the Geek' Landau
Jim Fyfe ...
Security Guard
Brian Reddy ...
Big Fritz
Little Fritz
Richard Zobel ...
Redhead Geek


The Lone Gunmen are at a defense contractors convention in Las Vegas trying to get inside information on military secrets. When Byers spots Susanne Modeski at a casino, he convinces the other lone gunmen to trick Scully into coming to Las Vegas to help them investigate why Susanne Modeski is there and what she is up to. Written by Muldernscully

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2 May 1999 (USA)  »

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The first episode in which Mulder is never seen nor heard (his voice was synthesized by the Gunmen). See more »


When Scully is at the hotel bar with Morris Fletcher, he offers her one of his Morley cigarettes. In the earlier season 6 episode "Dreamland" when Morris is occupying Mulder's body, he asks Scully to purchase Morley Lights. See more »


Scully: Hello, Mulder? Can you hear me? I'm at the hotel. Where are you? What do you mean, "What hotel? Las Vegas. I'm in Las Vegas, aren't you? You called me. What do you mean you didn't call me? Oh, man, I am going to kick their asses.
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References Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) See more »

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High Card - the Queen of Hearts
24 October 2006 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

This comic "Lone Gunmen" episode is the sequel to the delightful episode "Unusual Suspects" from season 5. Byers, Frohike, and Langly, publishers of the "Lone Gunmen" conspiracy-newsletter, are in Las Vegas at a defense contractors' convention hoping to dig up some government secrets. So are a couple of other conspiracy 'nuts' - and Suzanne Modeski, the military chemist kidnapped by government agents in the episode that brought the "Gunmen" together! Byers has long carried a torch for the beautiful would-be whistle-blower, and aims to rescue her

  • again! The trio trick Scully into lending a hand, but Modeski doesn't

feel she needs much help. Are Byers' suspicions of Modeski's fiancé (Charles Rocket) more than jealousy? Will Frohike take advantage of his love interest's new feelings? And Langly is also aiming for a woman's heart - will he penetrate it? You'll have fun finding out!

Charles Rocket doesn't have much of a role here, which is kind of a waste. Nevertheless this is a fun comedy-thriller. If you like it, be sure to look for "The Lone Gunmen" TV series.

I always loved the Lone Gunmen, and this episode is a favorite. This had to be a reason creator Chris Carter got the go-ahead on the spin-off series. It's too bad the series didn't last a full season!

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