When a package with infected contents releases the virus on its inmate recipient, a dozen prisoners contract it and Mulder and Scully are mysteriously called in to help. What they find demands that the truth be told to the public, but that's the one thing they cannot do.
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With Mulder and Scully separated for all but two scenes in the episode, this features the most pronounced use of cellphones between the agents thus far. See more
At one point Dr. Osborne tells Scully: "We finance exploration of new species for the rain forest with potential drug applications." As spoken this line doesn't make sense - it really should be: "We finance exploration of the rain forest for new species with potential drug applications." It's unclear whether the error was the actor's or the screenwriter's. See more
Cigarette Smoking Man
What's the truth, Agent Mulder?
References Smokey and the Bandit
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more