The origins of the Lone Gunmen and their relationship with Mulder are revealed. All three were at a computer and electronics trade show in Baltimore in May 1989 when they put their antagonism to one another aside to help a woman, Susanne Modeski, who claims her boyfriend kidnapped her daughter. In fact, she's a government scientist on the run from security officers. She tells them about a massive government conspiracy and they inform their new found friend Mulder, who finds it all a bit far-fetched.
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When Langly hacks into the FBI mainframe, It is revealed that Mulder graduated at the top of his class at Quantico; his birth date is 10-13-1961 (the same birthday as Chris Carter who also named his production company Ten Thirteen Productions); he is 6 feet tall, 170 pounds with green eyes; his badge number is JTT04710111; and his phone number is (222) 555-9355. They also learn that Mulder went to Oxford University and graduated with a degree in psychology, but this was previously revealed to the audience in The X-Files: Fire
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Suzanne Modeski asks Byers to help her decode a printout of an encrypted file. However, since almost all file creation and encryption systems make extensive use of non-printing characters (especially for the type of printer used in the episode), it would have been impossible to decipher the information on the paper. See more
[as he's releasing Byers, Frohike and Langly from jail
Here's a tip: aluminum foil makes a lovely hat and it blocks out the government's mind-control rays. Keep you guys out of trouble.
Referenced in The X-Files: Three of a Kind
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more