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Jump the Shark 

The Lone Gunmen, with the (unwanted) aide of Morris Fletcher, must stop a destructive virus from entering the populace.

Director:

Cliff Bole

Writers:

Chris Carter (created by), Vince Gilligan | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully
Robert Patrick ... John Doggett
Annabeth Gish ... Monica Reyes
Mitch Pileggi ... Walter Skinner
Bruce Harwood ... John Fitzgerald Byers
Tom Braidwood ... Melvin Frohike
Dean Haglund ... Richard 'Ringo' Langly
Michael McKean ... Morris Fletcher
Stephen Snedden ... Jimmy Bond
Zuleikha Robinson ... Yves Adele Harlow / Lois Runce
Jim Fyfe ... Kimmy the Geek
Marcus Giamatti ... John Gillnitz
John Prosky ... Medical Examiner
Timothy Landfield ... Professor Douglas Houghton
Michael Craven Wells Michael Craven Wells ... Leonard Southall
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Storyline

The lone Gunman go out on a limb to try to help an old friend. In the process of trying to stop a new unkown virus, the trio seal themselves in with the terrorist to stop the spread of it. Sealing their fate, and taking themselves down with the terrorist. How will they get out of this one? Written by sethstephens46

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2002 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The title is a humorous reference to the phrase "jumping the shark," used to describe shows that have reached their peak and started to decline in quality. Chris Carter said that the title was tongue-in-cheek, and that it was their "way of lowering the boom on anybody who thought that it did." See more »

Quotes

Morris Fletcher: Once upon a time, there were three... how should I put this... geeks. Three more unlikely heroes... there never were. It wasn't long before their naiveté nearly got them killed. Until they hooked up with an FBI agent... And began publishing a - what shall I call it? "rag" called "The Lone Gunmen". From their cramped basement office they pointed fingers at powerful, evil forces... And some not so evil. In their own unique way, the three gunmen were patriots, fighting the good fight. And provided...
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Crazy Credits

At the start of this episode the drawing shown on a sheet of paper was that of the Jupiter 2 spaceship from Lost In Space. See more »

Connections

Features The X-Files: Wetwired (1996) See more »

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Farewell
Written and Performed by Mark Snow
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