The X-Files: Season 6, Episode 3

Triangle (22 Nov. 1998)
"The X Files" Triangle (original title)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.9/10 from 1,923 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 2 critic

A trip to the Bermuda Triangle lands Mulder in the middle of a bizarre conflict on a mysterious ship, with the fate of the world in his hands.



(created by),
0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

« Previous Episode | 120 of 201 Episodes | Next Episode »





Episode credited cast:
Dana Scully / OSS agent
Walter Skinner / SS Sturmbannfuehrer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Arce ...
Bald-headed Man
Michael Arturo ...
Nazi Soldier
Business Man
SS Oberfuehrer / Cigarette-Smoking Man / CGB Spender
2nd Nazi (as Guido Föhrweißer)
The 1st British Crewman
Kersh's Assistant
Captain Yip Harburg
Nazi Soilder


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 Muldernscully

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis






Release Date:

22 November 1998 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Near the end, Mulder and alternate Scully enter and run down a hallway and are stopped by a Nazi. The scene was shot aboard the Queen Mary and the hallway they are in runs down the spine of the ship almost from end-to-end. While the ship is at dock, this hallway is curved upwards at the front and back, because the ship was designed to flex a considerable amount while on the open water. While the ship was in use, children used to sit at either end of the hallway and wait for the middle of the ship to flex upwards, turning the hallway from an elongated U shape into a straight flat line. When this happened, the children at the ends of that hallway would be able to see each other briefly before the ship flexed downward again. See more »


When Mulder has stolen the parallel Spender's uniform, an SS Untersturmfuehrer's (junior lieutenant's) one, and is trying to sneak away, a lower rank German soldier (probably a petty officer) asks him if he found something. He uses the informal pronoun "du", inconceivable by a subaltern especially in Nazi army, instead of formal "Sie". Instead of "Hast du was gefunden?", he should have said "Haben Sie was gefunden?". 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 »


Mulder: Hey, Scully.
Scully: Yes?
Mulder: I love you.
Scully: Oh, brother.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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 (1939) See more »


Bei mir Bist du Schön
Music by Sholom Secunda
Lyrics by Jacob Jacobs
English lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by The Andrews Sisters
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent episode
22 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Normally I don't comment on individual episodes of a television series, but here I will make an exception. This episode was exceptionally good. It is apparent that the creator of this show decided to "go the extra mile" and "dig a little deeper" to present a compelling story. Here the imagination abounds as Mulder finds himself in a situation that requires making certain difficult choices. The acting is superb and the cinematography is appropriately foreboding. But what makes this particular episode most unique is the non-stop action as two groups fight over control of a ship that contains the key to victory or defeat. Although a work of science fiction, the story provides a glimpse into a period of time when peace was replaced by the sound and fury of war. This episode is excellent.

32 of 38 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Episode Elimination Game Season 8 lowriders95s10
Does it have any LGTB content? prinsmars_91
Do you think Gillian Anderson was too young to play Scully? SmokeMeAClipper
A new viewer... Where to start and what to watch!!?? stephenmillerisme
Does this show get better? outlookaccount2
Episode Elimination Game Season 7 lowriders95s10
Discuss Triangle (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: