The man whom Mulder worked for before calls him to tell him of something weird, a robbery and a note left for him. When Mulder reads it, it's how a criminal whom he pursued 6 years ago would leave notes for him. Thing is the man died a few years ago in prison. But when more crimes occur Mulder wonders, if the man is really dead. And later someone calls Mulder and talks like the man but the voice is younger. Mulder goes to the prison where the man died and inmate says that on the night he died he was in the infirmary being treated for an infection to his hand and the doctor said he's dead but he saw he was alive and the doctor threatened him. Later Mulder's mentor is killed. Mulder later learns that the doctor who treated the man was working on a secret project to reverse the aging process. But he was so reckless that he was shun by the medical community. Mulder thinks the doctor was working on it and needed elderly test subjects like the criminal so he thinks he did it so the man is ...
Did You Know?
The footage of the young girl with progeria was filmed after the production crew contacted the Progeria Society and were put in touch with the family of Courtney Arciaga, who was a young girl with the disease. She and her family were fans of the series, and were flown from their San Diego home to Vancouver to shoot the scene. See more
The establishing shot of the recital hall, supposedly in the DC area, is actually the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA. See more
Dr. Joe Ridley
I varied Barnett's treatment. Once I isolated the progeria receptors, I stumbled onto something quite unexpected... these same genes related to the production of myelin.
The material that insulates neurons in the body.
Dr. Joe Ridley
Yes. You see, myelin is not present in the very young and by reversing the effects of aging, I found, with Barnett, I was able to regulate the production of myelin. Myelin being the material that prohibits you or I from, say, regenerating a new hand if we were to have ours cut ...
Referenced in Gone Home
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more