Mulder enlists the help of Harold Piller, a police psychic, to search for the missing girl, Amber Lynn LaPierre. Meanwhile, Scully searches for answers about Samantha's abduction, leading her to the Cigarette Smoking Man. Both of their investigations lead to Mulder finally learning the truth about his sister's disappearance.
Did You Know?
The original script had Mulder break down in tears after learning of Samantha's fate. David Duchovny
didn't want to play it that way and asked director Kim Manners
to trust his instincts. Instead Duchovny played the scene with such relief and acceptance that he brought tears to the eyes of the cast and crew. See more
During the climax of the episode, the spirits cast shadows on the ground, yet they are translucent. See more
I wonder what my mom was thinking. I wonder what my mom was gonna tell me.
Get some sleep.
The tagline of the opening credits reads "Believe to Understand." See more
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more