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The Goldberg Variation 

A man is tossed off the top of a 29 story building by gangsters. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away unscathed. Mulder and Scully investigate when Mulder suspects this man may have ... See full summary »

Director:

Thomas J. Wright

Writers:

Chris Carter (created by), Jeffrey Bell
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
David Duchovny ... Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson ... Dana Scully
Willie Garson ... Henry Weems
Alyson Reed ... Maggie Lupone
Ramy Zada ... Joe Cutrona
Tony Longo ... Dominic
Shia LaBeouf ... Richie Lupone (as Shia La Beouf)
Nicholas Worth ... Mr. Haas
Dom Magwili Dom Magwili ... Mr. Ng
Marshall Manesh ... Mr. Jank (as Marshal Manesh)
Ernie Lee Banks ... Maurice
Chris Fogleman ... Billy (as Chip Fogleman)
Dominique DiPrima Dominique DiPrima ... Megan McLean
Bobby Moynahan Bobby Moynahan ... Paramedic
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Storyline

A man is tossed off the top of a 29 story building by gangsters. Amazingly, he gets up and walks away unscathed. Mulder and Scully investigate when Mulder suspects this man may have paranormal abilities. The man in question may just be the luckiest man on Earth. Written by Muldernscully

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1999 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The scene involving the lottery ticket is identical in nature to the catalyst for the premise of the television show My Name Is Earl. See more »

Goofs

Willie's right eye is supposedly a prosthetic, yet it's clear it's real based on its movement. While modern prosthetic eyes are capable of very good movement amount and accuracy, this requires them to either be sutured to the muscles (Willie's eye was removable and therefore not attached) or have pegs to provide for movement, which his did not. A prosthetic like his would move very little. See more »

Quotes

Scully: Afterwards the man who was hit by the truck handed you the Lottery Card and said?...
Maurice: Maurice...
[sheepest grin on face]
Maurice: I want you to have this.
Scully: Um-hum...
[nodding in the affirmative]
Scully: . Thank you Mr. Albert... I think that will be all.
Maurice: Thank you.
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Connections

References The Sting (1973) See more »

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The X-Files
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal
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