Mulder and Scully head off to Alaska when the scientists working on the Arctic Ice Core project have seemingly gone crazy and killed each other. The project team had just beaten the record for the deepest core sample when they soon began to act oddly. Along with two scientists and a helicopter pilot, the agents arrive at the deserted post and soon find that an ancient micro-organism from one of the deep core samples is responsible. The helicopter pilot is the first affected and has to be restrained. One other of the group is also infected and the chief scientist in the group thinks it's Mulder.
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The video transmission recorded by Richter is clearly not the footage watched by Mulder and Scully later on. There are obvious differences in Richter's way of speaking that reveal that the two versions were two different takes. See more
This organism might be lying dormant in another crater. lf we don't kill it now, we run the risk of becoming Richter and Campbell with guns to our heads. with guns to our heads.
lf we kill it, we won't know how to stop anything like it in the future.
Referenced in Gone Home
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more