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An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
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The FBI teams up with a formerly-institutionalized scientist - who was performing experiments on the fringe of real science - and his son to investigate weird crimes that are seemingly part of a larger pattern, and may be connected with a global company called Massive Dynamic. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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In season one, episode eleven, "Bound", Walter expounds on the "definitive spiderweb look" of a projected image he describes as "simian hemorrhagic fever". The image displayed is clearly (and apparently correctly) labelled Leptospira sp., a spiral-shaped bacterium. Simian hemorrhagic fever is caused by the Simian hemorrhagic fever virus. See more »

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Whenever a shapeshifter is wounded they are shown to bleed "mercury." However, mercury is not sticky. It would not be stuck to the bodies or clothing around the wounds, nor stain the gloves of the investigators. It would simply spill onto the ground. See more »

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Spoofed in Futurama: The Farnsworth Parabox (2003) See more »

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More To It Than Meets The Eye
9 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

I first started following the series at launch, viewing the first 3 episodes. Then i completely forgot about it. I just recently started viewing this again and i have to say, there's more to it than the first couple of episodes let you see. The plot deepens as episodes go by, the role of the "mad scientist" becomes clearer and everything slowly ties in together like a perfect puzzle. The story is not one of the most original you'll find, but it is told in a most beautiful way, a way that will keep you hooked until the end. The characters are strong and so are the actors/actresses that bring them to life. The effects are top notch. An overall great TV show with that classical X Files feel to it but with a twist, a twist that i personally enjoy and one that made me anxiously await the second installment in the TV series. Highly recommended to all you X Files fans and also for anyone that enjoys a conspiracy plot that has some substance. An easy 9 out of 10.


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