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Reyes finds herself inexplicably connected to a case involving ex-cons who are being skinned.

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... Dana Scully
... John Doggett
... Monica Reyes
... Terry Pruit
James McDonnell ... Detective Van Allen
... Ed Kelso
... Dr. Lisa Holland
... Bertram Mueller (as George D. Wallace)
... Roxanne
... Victor Dale Potts
Robert Beckwith ... FBI Cadet
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Reyes finds herself inexplicably connected to a case involving ex-cons who are being skinned.

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27 January 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Novi, Virginia, where this episode takes place, is a fictional town. See more »

Goofs

(at around 43 mins) The doctor places one of the two defibrillator paddles on top of the wound dressing. The paddles must be placed on the skin. See more »

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Detective Van Allen: You Reyes?
John Doggett: I'm Doggett. She's Reyes.
Monica Reyes: Detective Van Allen?
Detective Van Allen: That's right.
Monica Reyes: I appreciate your help on this.
Detective Van Allen: What help is that?
Monica Reyes: On this investigation.
Detective Van Allen: There isn't a lot to investigate. I mean, Victor Potts wasn't exactly one of the FBI's ten most wanted.
John Doggett: I think she means your insight into the way he died, Detective.
Detective Van Allen: Don't have any. But I'm sure you'd rather talk to somebody who actually gives a damn, right?
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Crazy Credits

In the main title for the ninth season, a piece of paper flashes across the screen listing "FBI Contacts: Witnesses and Contributors." The names on the list are screen names of the series' on-line fans. For episodes #9.01-#9.11, the names were randomly picked from various X-Files message boards. For episodes #9.12-#9.19, the names came from contest entries. See more »

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References Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) See more »

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The X-Files
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
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Agent Reyes is awful for the X-files, this episode is classic example
16 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

The worst episodes of the X-files always feature dumb teenagers. This episode does not, but is close to being as bad. Agent Reyes is featured front and center, and she is awful for the X-files. Maybe 10% of why I think she is awful is due to Annabeth Gish... she seems stiff and lacks chemistry with the other actors. I don't know if it was bad casting, or if the directors were coaching her to go down a bad path, or if she just wasn't able to pull off this particular character, but her performances seemed mediocre. Not horrible, but definitely not a good fit. About 30% of why I think Reyes is awful is the way the show's writers/directors made her character's personality, which does not fit with the shows history or mood at all. About 60% of why I think she's awful is that she allows lazy writing for the show. With Mulder, going from point A to B was a journey that was a pleasure to watch progress... the mystery of the plot unraveled thread by thread in a rational manner despite the irrational plot material. With Reyes they can jump from A to B in leaps using Reyes's "magical powers" of paranormal perception. She is an easy out that circumvents the pleasure of seeing the plot unwind. With her in the story the writers seemed more concerned with the destination than the journey.


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