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The X-Files: Conduit

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.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 1X03
Airdate: Friday October 01st, 1993

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (8 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Charles Cioffi
As Section Chief Scott Blevins
Carrie Snodgress
As Darlene Morris
Don Gibb
As Kip
Joel Palmer
As Kevin Morris
Michael Cavanaugh
As Sheriff Jack Withers

Co-Guest Stars
Anthony Harrison
As 4th Man
Don Thompson
As Holtzman
Akiko Morison
As Leza Atsumi
Glen Roald
As M.E. Worker
Shelly Owens
As Tessa
Taunya Dee
As Ruby Morris
Episode Notes
Samantha Mulder's address, which was stated as 2790 Vine Street in her file, is actually the former address of The X-Files production office in Vancouver.

Shelly Owens, who played Tessa in this episode, is the sister of Chris Owens, who played the role of Special Agent Spender.

Episode Quotes
Scully: What makes this case anymore credible than the 100 year old mother with the lizard baby?
Mulder: Because the lizard baby wasn't born anywhere near Lake Okobogee.
Scully: Oko- what?
Mulder: Bogee. Okobogee.
Scully: Is that suppose to mean something to me?
Mulder: If you know anything about trout fishing or UFO hotspots.
Scully: Define hotspot.

Episode Goofs
The X-File that Blevins hands Scully pertaining to Samantha Mulder's abduction incorrectly spells the city's name as Chilmarc when it should be Chilmark.

Scully tells Blevins that Mulder's sister disappeared 21 years ago. However, Samantha Mulder disappeared on November 27th, 1973. At the time that this episode aired, October 21st, 1993, less than 20 years would have passed.

Warning: The X-Files season 1 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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