After being gone for almost a year following her abduction, Cassandra Spender reappears, in perfect physical condition as the first successful alien/human hybrid. The consortium scrambles as the faceless alien rebels seek to expose their conspiracy with the colonizing aliens. Mulder and Scully try to discover the identity of the Cigarette Smoking Man and protect Cassandra from the consortium who want her dead. Written by
Did You Know?
We learn the name of the black oil virus: "Purity". See more
The special effects operator and his fire rig are briefly visibly when the rebel alien kills the Syndicate elder while disguised as Dr. Openshaw. See more
[referring to his and Scully's discovery of the Smoking Man's identity in the FBI's database
Smokey's got a name.