The X-Files Episode Guide


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Episodes marked with a indicate episodes that are part of the alien conspiracy plot line.

Pilot


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Original Airdate: September 10, 1993

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): Robert Mandel

Guest Stars
William B. Davis as Cigarette Smoking Man
Charles Cioffi as Scott Blevins
Zachary Ansley as Billy Miles
Sarah Koskoff as Theresa Nemman
Cliff DeYoung as Dr. Jay Nemman
Leon Russom as Detective Miles
Stephen E. Miller as Coroner John Truitt
Jim Jansen as Dr. Heitz Werber
Malcolm Stewart as Dr. Glass
Alexandra Stewart as The Orderly
Ken Camroux as Third Man
Richard Riehle as Shaw
Doug Abrams as Patrolman No. 1
Katya Gardener as Peggy O'Dell
J.B. Bivens as Truck Driver
Ric Reid as Assistant Coroner
Lesley Ewen as Receptionist

Synopsis: Special Agent Dana Scully is partnered with Special Agent Fox Mulder to validate his work in a division called The X-Files. While he is a believer in the paranormal, due to memories in which his sister was abducted by aliens, she is a skeptic and a scientist who prefers to look for rational, logical explanations.

After a number of Oregon high school teens begin to die mysteriously, Agents Scully and Mulder are called to investigate the matter. Mulder believes those murders are linked to alien abduction.



Deep Throat


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Original Airdate: September 17, 1993

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): Harry Longstreet

Guest Stars
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Andrew Johnston as Colonel Robert Budahas
Gabrielle Rose as Anita Budahas
Michael Bryan French as Paul Mossinger
Seth Green as Emil
Lalainia Lindbjerg as Zoe
Vince Metcalfe as Colonel Kissell
Monica Parker as Ladonna
Sheila Moore as Verla McLennen
Doc Harris as Mr. McLennen
John Cuthbert as Commanding Officer
Brian Furlong as Lead Officer
Michael Puttonen as Motel Manager

Synopsis: An Idaho woman's call to the FBI about her missing Air Force husband goes unanswered by the Boise field office and Mulder, who has been watching the case, and Scully head to Ellens Airbase to find answers for her.

Squeeze


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Original Airdate: September 24, 1993

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): Harry Longstreet

Guest Stars
Doug Hutchison as Eugene Victor Tooms
Donal Logue as Tom Colton
Henry Beckman as Detective Frank Briggs
Kevin McNulty as Fuller
Terence Kelly as George Usher
Colleen Winton as Lie Detector Technician
James Bell as Mr. Johnson
Gary Hetherington as Mr. Kennedy
Rob Morton as Mr. Kramer
Paul Joyce as Mr. Werner

Synopsis: A former FBI Academy classmate of Scully's asks her for help on a case: Several murders have occurred where the victim's liver has been ripped out, yet there is no indication of an entry point to the place where the person had been murdered. Scully asks Mulder to assist them on the case and, despite his reputation in the Bureau, he agrees.



Conduit


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Original Airdate: October 1, 1993

Writer(s): Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon

Director(s): Daniel Sackheim

Guest Stars
Charles Cioffi as Scott Blevins
Carrie Snodgress as Darlene Morris
Joel Palmer as Kevin Morris
Taunya Dee as Ruby Morris
Shelley Owens as Tessa
Michael Cavanaugh as Sheriff
Don Thompson as Holtzman
Don Gibb as Kipp
Akiko Morison as Leza Atsumi
Anthony Harrison as Fourth Man
Glen Roald as M.E. Worker
Mauricio Mercado as Coroner

Synopsis: When a young girl from Iowa mysteriously vanishes without a trace, Mulder must once again confront his own feelings and fears about his younger sister's disappearance.



The Jersey Devil


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Original Airdate: October 8, 1993

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): Joe Napolitano

Guest Stars
Wayne Tippit as Detective Thompson
Michael MacRae as Ranger Peter Boulle
Gregory Sierra as Dr. Diamond
Claire Stansfield as the Jersey Devil
Jill Teed as Glenna
Tamsin Kelsey as Ellen
Andrew Airlie as Rob
Bill Dow as Dad
Hrothgar Mathews as Jack
Jayme Knox as Mom
Scott Swanson as First Officer
Sean O'Byrne as Second Officer
David Lewis as Young Officer
D. Neil Monk as SWAT Team Officer

Synopsis: Mulder and Scully investigate a series of murders that are very similar in detail to a murder committed in 1947, believed to be committed by a half-man/half-beast dubbed the Jersey Devil.



Shadows


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Original Airdate: October 22, 1993

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): Michael Katleman

Guest Stars
Barry Primus as Robert Dorlund
Lisa Waltz as Lauren Kyte
Lorena Gale as Ellen Bledsoe
Veena Sood as Miss Saunders
Deryl Hayes as Mr. Webster
Kelli Fox as Pathologist
Tom Pickett as Cop
Tom Heaton as Groundskeeper
Janie Woods-Morris as Miss Lange
Nora McLellan as Jane Morris
Anna Ferguson as Miss Winn

Synopsis: An unseen force commits several murders wherever a young woman is present and Mulder suspects that it is the doing of the woman's former boss, who had recently committed suicide.



Ghost in the Machine


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Original Airdate: October 29, 1993

Writer(s): Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon

Director(s): Jerrold Freedman

Guest Stars
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Rob LaBelle as Brad Wilczek
Wayne Duvall as Jerry Lamana
Blu Mankuma as Claude Peterson
Tom Butler as Benjamin Drake
Gillian Barber as Agent Nancy Spiller
Marc Baur as Man in Suit
Bill Finck as Sandwich Man
Theodore Thomas as Clyde

Synopsis: In order to preserve its existence, a computer begins to kill people when it is deemed to be inefficient to continue controlling the workings of an office building.



Ice


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Original Airdate: November 5, 1993

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Xander Berkeley as Dr. Hodge
Felicity Huffman as Dr. Nancy Da Silva
Steve Hytner as Dr. Denny Murphy
Jeff Kober as Bear
Ken Kirzinger as Mr. Richter
Sonny Surowiec as Mr. Campbell

Synopsis: When an Arctic research team mysteriously begins to kill each other after drilling deeper into the ice than ever before, Mulder and Scully accompany a team of doctors and scientists to investigate the matter. They discover a new organism which can make the host become murderous by amplifying the host's feeling of anger and paranoia.



Space


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Original Airdate: November 12, 1993

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): William Graham

Guest Stars
Ed Lauter as Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Aurelius Belt
Susanna Thompson as Michelle Generoo
Tom McBeath as Scientist
Terry David Mulligan as Mission Controller No. 1
French Tickner as Preacher
Norma Wick as Reporter
Alf Humphreys as Mission Controller No. 2
David Cameron as Young Scientist
Tyronne L'Hirondelle as Databank Scientist
Paul DesRoches as Paramedic

Synopsis: Something is sabotaging a space launch program. And every discriminating clue is pointing at the commander of the team, who once claimed to have seen an alien in space while witnessing Mars from Earth orbit.



Fallen Angel


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Original Airdate: November 19, 1993

Writer(s): Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa

Director(s): Larry Shaw

Guest Stars
Frederick Coffin as Joseph McGrath
Marshall Bell as Calvin Henderson
Scott Bellis as Max Fenig
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Brent Stait as Corporal Taylor
Alvin Sanders as Jason Wright
Sheila Paterson as Gina Watkins
Tony Pantages as Lieutenant Fraser
Freda Perry as Mrs. Wright
Michael Rogers as Lieutenant Griffin
Jane MacDougall as Laura Dalton
William MacDougall as Dr. Oppenheim
Kimberly Unger as Karen Koretz

Synopsis: With information obtained from Deep Throat, Mulder heads to Townsend, Wisconsin, to find evidence of a downed alien spacecraft before the military cleans up the area. While there, he meets Max Fenig, whose compatriots at the UFO organization NICAP have been following Mulder's work on the X-Files.



Eve


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Original Airdate: December 10, 1993

Writer(s): Kenneth Biller & Chris Brancato

Director(s): Fred Gerber

Guest Stars
Harriet Sansom Harris as Dr. Sally Kendrick/Eve 7, Eve 6, Eve 8
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Erika Krievins as Cindy Reardon/Eve 10
Sabrina Krievins as Teena Simmons/Eve 9
George Touliatos as Dr. Katz
Tasha Simms as Ellen Reardon
Janet Hodgkinson as Waitress
David Kirby as Ted Watkins
Tina Gilbertson as Donna Watkins
Christine Upright-Letain as Miss Wells
Gordon Tipple as Detective
Garry Davey as Mr. Hunter
Joe Maffei as Guard # 1
Maria Herrera as Guard # 2
Robert Lewis as Officer

Synopsis: An exanguination of a Greenwich, Connecticut, man leads Mulder to believe that aliens performed the task. Scully and he talk to the man's little girl, who gives them an unusual account. At the same time, a similar exanguination in San Francisco turns up another young girl who looks exactly like the girl in Greenwich.



Fire


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Original Airdate: December 17, 1993

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): Larry Shaw

Guest Stars
Mark Sheppard as Bob / Cecil L'Ively
Amanda Pays as Phoebe Green
Dan Lett as Sir Malcolm Marsden
Laurie Paton as Mrs. Marsden
Duncan Fraser as Mr. Beatty
Phil Hayes as Driver # 1
Keegan Macintosh as Michael
Lynda Boyd as Woman in Bar
Christopher Gray as Jimmie
Alan Robertson as Gray-Haired Man

Synopsis: An old Oxford University classmate and girlfriend of Mulder's asks for his help in investigating an international case in which several British dignitaries were executed. In their investigation, Mulder and Scully encounter an assassin who has the ability to start fires using only his mind.



Beyond the Sea


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Original Airdate: January 7, 1994

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Brad Dourif as Luther Lee Boggs
Don Davis as Captain William Scully
Sheila Larken as Margaret Scully
Lawrence King-Phillips as Lucas Jackson Henry
Fred Henderson as Agent Thomas
Don MacKay as Warden Joseph Cash
Lisa Vultaggio as Liz Hawley
Chad Willett as Jim Summers
Kathrynn Chisholm as Nurse
Randy Lee as Paramedic
Len Rose as E.R. Doctor

Synopsis: While investigating a kidnapping case, Scully and Mulder encounter a death row inmate who claims to have psychic abilities. He informs the agents he will help solve the case if his sentence is reduced. Scully becomes an unwilling believer when Boggs tells her that she can communicate through him with her recently deceased father.



Genderbender


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Original Airdate: January 21, 1994

Writer(s): Larry Barber & Paul Barber

Director(s): Rob Bowman

Guest Stars
Brent Hinkley as Brother Andrew
Michele Goodger as Sister Abigail
Peter Stebbings as Marty (male)
Kate Twa as Marty (female)
Nicholas Lea as Michael
Mitchell Kosterman as Detective Horton
Paul Batten as Brother Wilson

Synopsis: Scully and Mulder look for answers to a bizarre series of murders in which all the victims died during sex. Their investigations lead them to an Amish-type community in Massachusetts.



Lazarus


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Original Airdate: February 4, 1994

Writer(s): Alex Gansa & Howard Gordon

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Cec Verrell as Lula Phillips
Christopher Allport as Agent Jack Willis
Jason Schombing as Warren Dupre
Jackson Davies as Agent Bruskin
Callum Keith Rennie as Tommy
Jay Brazeau as Prof. Varnes
Lisa Bunting as Doctor #1
Peter Kelamis as O'Dell
Brenda Crichlow as Reporter
Mark Saunders as Doctor #2
Alexander Boynton as Clean Cut Man
Russell Hamilton as Officer Daniels

Synopsis: After a FBI Agent and a bank robber are both shot during a bank heist, the FBI agent starts to take on the persona of the late bank robber when he was brought back to life. Mulder suspects that the bank robber, Warren Dupre has come back to life in Agent Jack Willis' body.



Young at Heart


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Original Airdate: February 11, 1994

Writer(s): Scott Kaufer and Chris Carter

Director(s): Michael Lange

Guest Stars
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Alan Boyce as Young John Barnett
David Peterson as Old John Barnett
Dick Anthony Williams as Reggie Purdue
Christine Estabrook as Agent Henderson
Robin Mossley as Dr. Joe Ridley
William B. Davis as CIA Agent
Graham Jarvis as NIH Doctor
Merrilyn Gann as Prosecutor
Gordon Tipple as Joe Crandall
Courtney Arciaga as Progeria Victim
Robin Douglas as Computer Specialist

Synopsis: John Barnett, who supposedly died years ago in prison, comes back to haunt the person who has put him in jail - Mulder. Sending the agent personal notes, Barnett taunts Mulder to try and catch him.



E.B.E.


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Original Airdate: February 18, 1994

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): William Graham

Guest Stars
Jerry Hardin as Deep Throat
Bruce Harwood as John Fitzgerald Byers
Tom Braidwood as Melvin Frohike
Dean Haglund as Richard Langly
Peter LaCroix as Ranheim/Frank Druce
Allan Lysell as Chief Rivers

Synopsis: Scully and Mulder discover evidence of a government cover-up after they learn of an unidentified flying object that was shot down in Iraq had been secretly transported to the United States.



Miracle Man


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Original Airdate: March 18, 1994

Writer(s): Chris Carter & Howard Gordon

Director(s): Michael Lange

Guest Stars
R. D. Call as Sheriff Maurice Daniel
Scott Bairstow as Samuel Hartley
George Gerdes as Reverend Calvin Hartley
Dennis Lipscomb as Leonard Vance

Synopsis: The agents investigate a young faith healer named Samuel, who has the power to heal people with his touch, but he begins to question his gift when those he has healed, start to die.



Shapes


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Original Airdate: April 1, 1994

Writer(s): Marilyn Osborn

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Ty Miller as Lyle Parker
Michael Horse as Sheriff Charles Tskany
Donnelly Rhodes as Jim Parker
Jimmy Herman as Ish

Synopsis: Mulder and Scully travel to a Montana Indian Reservation to investigate several strange deaths caused by an unknown beast-like creature and may have been the legendary Manitou, a man who can shape shift into a beast.



Darkness Falls


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Original Airdate: April 15, 1994

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): Joe Napolitano

Guest Stars
Jason Beghe as Larry Moore
Titus Welliver as Doug Spinney
Tom O'Rourke as Steve Humphreys
Barry Greene as Perkins
Ken Tremblett as Dyer
David Hay as Clean-Suited Man

Synopsis: When a group of loggers in Olympic National Forest disappear in the same way that another group disappeared 60 years ago, Mulder, who has been watching the case and has requested the assignment, brings his partner to the remote wilderness of Washington State. Along with a forest ranger and a representative from the logging company, Mulder and Scully find the deserted logging base camp and a large cocoon that contains the desicated remains of a human being.



Tooms


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Original Airdate: April 22, 1994

Writer(s): Glen Morgan & James Wong

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Mitch Pileggi as Walter Skinner
William B. Davis as The Smoking Man
Doug Hutchison as Eugene Victor Tooms
Paul Ben-Victor as Dr. Aaron Monte
Henry Beckman as Frank Briggs
Timothy Webber as Detective Talbot
Frank C. Turner as Dr. Collins
Gillian Carfra as Christine Ranford
Pat Bermel as Frank Ranford
Jan D'Arcy as Judge Kann
Jerry Wasserman as Dr. Plith
Mikal Dughi as Dr. Karetzky
Glynis Davies as Nelson
Steve Adams as Myers
Andre Daniels as Arlan Green
Catherine Lough as Dr. Richmond

Synopsis: Despite Mulder's testimony at his parole hearing, Eugene Victor Tooms, a serial killer who extracts and eats human liver, (from the episode "Squeeze") is released from prison. Making sure that Tooms doesn't kill again, Mulder and Scully keep tabs on him. At the same time, Scully is called before Assistant Director Walter Skinner to explain to him her work with Mulder on the X-Files.



Born Again


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Original Airdate: April 29, 1994

Writer(s): Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa

Director(s): Jerrold Freedman

Guest Stars
Brian Markinson as Tony Fiore
Mimi Liever as Anita Fiore
Maggie Wheeler as Detective Sharon Lazard
Andrea Libman as Michelle Bishop
Dey Young as Judy Bishop
Leslie Carlson as Dr. Spitz
P. Lynn Johnson as Dr. Shiela Braun
Peter Lapres as Harry Linhart
Richard Sali as Felder
Dwight Koss as Detective Barbala

Synopsis: A series of murders, which mirror the work of a dead serial killer, are all linked to an eight-year-old girl. Mulder believes that she may be the reincarnation of a policeman murdered by his colleagues and is now back for revenge.



Roland


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Original Airdate: May 6, 1994

Writer(s): Chris Ruppenthal

Director(s): David Nutter

Guest Stars
Zeljko Ivanek as Roland Fuller/Dr. Arthur Grable
James Sloyan as Dr. Frank Nollette
Kerry Sandomirsky as Tracy
Micole Mercurio as Mrs. Stodie
Garry Davey as Dr. Keats
Matthew Walker as Dr. Ronald Surnow
Dave Hurtubise as Mr. Barrington
Sue Matthew as Lisa Dole

Synopsis: Mulder and Scully investigate the murders of two rocket scientists, all of which are linked to a severely handicapped janitor named Roland. Mulder suspects that another recently deceased scientist, whose head is cryogenically frozen, is controlling Roland telepathically from beyond the grave.



The Erlenmeyer Flask


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Original Airdate: May 13, 1994

Writer(s): Chris Carter

Director(s): R. W. Goodwin

Guest Stars
William B. Davis as "Cigarette Smoking Man"
Jerry Hardin as "Deep Throat"
Lindsey Ginter as "Crew Cut Man"
Simon Webb as Dr. William Secare
Ken Kramer as Dr. Terrance Berube
Anne DeSalvo as Dr. Anne Carpenter
Jim Leard as Captain Roy Lacerio
Phillip MacKenzie as Medic
Jaylene Hamilton as Reporter
Mike Mitchell as First Uniformed Cop
John Payne as Guard

Synopsis: Deep Throat directs Mulder to a crime scene where police are looking for a suspect who evaded capture and jumped into the river near an industrial area. Finding that evidence has been covered up, Mulder and Scully question a doctor whose car the suspect had driven on a high-speed chase with police. Later, the doctor is murdered by a man who was investigating the crime scene at the behest of an unknown agency.



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