Mulder goes in search of the Queen Anne, a British luxury liner, that mysteriously disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle in 1939. After being shipwrecked, he gets pulled aboard the Queen Anne by a crew that believes they are still in 1939. Meanwhile, at the FBI, Scully tries to get the Lone Gunmen and Skinner to help her locate the lost Mulder. Written by
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Official researcher Lee Smith was tasked with finding the name for the secret pre-WWII atomic research project. Unfortunately, the actual code name, Development of Substitute Materials, was considered "uninspiring," so the name "Thor's Hammer" was created instead. See more
The action in this episode takes place prior to the United States' entry into World War II; the analogue to Scully claims to be working for the Office of Srategic Services (OSS), but that agency did not come into being until 13 June 1942, about six months after the US entered the conflict. However, since the WW2 era sequences are as likely to be a hallucination as time travel, this may be deliberate and based upon Mulder's lack of knowledge. See more
Don't ask too many questions. I don't care what you do, or who you do, or who you have to grease. I need information, am I making myself clear?
The opening tag line reads 'Die Wahrheit Ist Irgendwo Da Draußen', German for 'The Truth Is Somewhere Out There'. See more
References The Wizard of Oz
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Harry Warren See more