The man whom Mulder worked for before calls him to tell him of something weird, a robbery and a note left for him. When Mulder reads it, it's how a criminal whom he pursued 6 years ago would leave notes for him. Thing is the man died a few years ago in prison. But when more crimes occur Mulder wonders, if the man is really dead. And later someone calls Mulder and talks like the man but the voice is younger. Mulder goes to the prison where the man died and inmate says that on the night he died he was in the infirmary being treated for an infection to his hand and the doctor said he's dead but he saw he was alive and the doctor threatened him. Later Mulder's mentor is killed. Mulder later learns that the doctor who treated the man was working on a secret project to reverse the aging process. But he was so reckless that he was shun by the medical community. Mulder thinks the doctor was working on it and needed elderly test subjects like the criminal so he thinks he did it so the man is ... Written by
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The CIA man in the background of the final scene is William B. Davis (Cigarette Smoking Man) making his second appearance on the show. Like his first there appears to be no dialogue. See more
(at around 43 mins) Young Barnett is seen in the hospital with a bullet wound on his left shoulder, received from the shot fired at him by Mulder. However, his left shoulder was earlier hidden behind his hostage, so could not have been the target of Mulder's shot. Only his right shoulder was visible, which could have been the target of the only shot fired at him by Mulder. However, a shot fired at his shoulder could not have incapacitated him the way it was depicted, which could only have been possible with a shot aimed at his head. But, as seen in the hospital, his head was completely injury-free. Moreover, a shot fired at his shoulder should have also given his arm a strong backward thrust, which was not seen. See more
Mulder, I know what you did wasn't by the book.
Tells you a lot about the book, doesn't it?
Referenced in Gone Home
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more