In Boston, Massachusetts, a bald man outside a museum wearing an old-fashioned black suit and using high-tech binoculars is checking a watch and writing notes in a journal in an unknown language. A pin seller approaches and offers him an American flag pin for free and places it on his lapel. Distracted, the bald man realizes that a college student, Christine Hollis, is walking by. He puts his binoculars in his briefcase and goes after her, forgetting his journal. He grabs the girl and tells her to come with him, and then starts dragging her toward his car. When she struggles, the bald man injects some kind of sedative into her. A man tries to intervene and the abductor fires an odd-shaped gun that slams the man back several dozen feet. A security guard arrives and opens fire, but the bald man seems immune to the bullets. He gets into a car, hot-wires it simply by touching the ignition, and drives away...Read the full recap
The premiere broadcast of the episode featured the end credits from "Earthling."
The glyph/code spells out BLIGHT.