Scully and Mulder investigate the murders of several Army generals who were killed when they were ostensibly alone. Mulder begins to wonder if the killer isn't a Vietnam veteran who has returned from the dead to take revenge against those who left American POWs behind. Closed circuit television footage shows just such a marine, believed killed, who enters the Pentagon undetected. With his ability to disappear not in doubt, it becomes imperative that the FBI stop the killer before he reaches his next target, Major General Benjamin Bloch. Written by
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Due to legal reasons, the Vietnam Memorial replica had fake names created by the sister of art assistant Kristina Lyne. These included names of the cast and crew. In addition, two of them, "Jesse R. Ellison" and "Harlan L. Hahn", referenced noted writer Harlan Ellison and model Jessica Hahn. See more
In the end of the episode, Mulder is talking with Skinner via earphones. In a close-up, Skinner has his hand on his ear, and is talking to Mulder. In the shot after that, Mulder is talking back. Skinner in seen in the back ground, silent and with his hand nowhere near his ear. In the next shot however, he got his hand back on his ear again. See more