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Beyond the Sea 

Scully believes that the pyschic predictions of a death row inmate are the only hope in the kidnapping of two college students.

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David Nutter

Writers:

Chris Carter (created by), Glen Morgan | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully
Brad Dourif ... Luther Lee Boggs
Don S. Davis ... Captain William Scully (as Don Davis)
Sheila Larken ... Margaret Scully
Lawrence King-Phillips ... Lucas Henry (as Lawrence King)
Fred Henderson ... Agent Thomas
Don MacKay ... Warden Joseph Cash (as Don Mackay)
Lisa Vultaggio ... Liz Hawley
Chad Willett ... Jim Summers
Kathrynn Chisholm Kathrynn Chisholm ... Nurse
Randy Lee Randy Lee ... Paramedic
Len Rose Len Rose ... E.R. Doctor
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Storyline

After two college students are kidnapped on the one year anniversary of a similar kidnapping at a different school, Mulder is convinced that they are dealing with a serial killer. He's ready to deal with the case on his own as Scully has recently lost her dearly beloved father but she insists on working her way through this difficult time. Mulder is annoyed when a self-declared psychic who is soon to be executed in the gas chamber, Luther Lee Boggs, offers to give them information about the case in return for a permanent stay of execution. Mulder is convinced he's a sham as far as being a psychic goes and is convinced that Boggs is orchestrating the kidnappings using outsiders. Scully, who has had her own encounter with the supernatural recently, isn't so sure and takes Boggs far more seriously. Written by garykmcd

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1994 (USA) See more »

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Color:

Color

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4:3
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Trivia

The network was opposed to even doing this episode, one of the high watermarks of the first season, as they felt it traded too much in the shadow of The Silence of the Lambs (1991). See more »

Goofs

When the police officer assisting Scully in the investigation of Mulder's shooter gives a history of the suspect he completely mispronounces the name of the prison where the suspect had been incarcerated. This is very odd as "Angola" the prison name, is the same name as a nation in Southwest Africa. It's as if the speaker had never heard of either of them and had never spoken the word prior reading it from the script. See more »

Quotes

Mulder: Some killers are products of society. Some act out past abuses. Boggs kills because he likes it.
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Connections

Referenced in The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) See more »

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The X-Files
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Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
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Psychic Channelling
21 September 2006 | by thebigeasy555See all my reviews

I would say this episode is the most intense yet compared to standard x-files episodes one of the most challenging to watch.Different and daring,the usual x-files action and special effects takes a back seat.In it's place is dialogue and drama.The character Luther Boggs is one of the most fascinating ever written in the x-files and high praise must be heaped upon the writers of "Beyond The Sea"Not the most accessible of all the x-files episodes but without a doubt one of the engaging.The actor Brad Dourif who plays Luther Boggs is great and his scenes with Scully are an integral part of this episode.The drama and tension created between the two is brilliant and for once Scully seems to be a believer


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