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The X-Files: The Erlenmeyer Flask

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.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x24
Production Number: 1X23
Airdate: Friday May 13th, 1994



  • Currently 9.7/10
9.7/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jerry Hardin
As Deep Throat
Recurring
Lindsey Ginter
As Crew-Cut Man
Recurring
Anne DeSalvo
As Dr. Anne Carpenter
Simon Webb (1)
As Dr. William Secare

Co-Guest Stars
John Payne (1)
As Guard
Recurring
Ken Kramer
As Dr. Terrance Allen Berube
Recurring
William B. Davis
As Cigarette-Smoking Man
Recurring
James Leard
As Captain Roy Lacerio
Jaylene Hamilton
As Reporter
Mike Mitchell
As Uniformed Cop #1
Episode Notes
Altered Intro Tagline: Trust No One



Episode Quotes
Scully: You don't know that this isn't just a game with him. He's toying with you. Rationing out the facts.
Mulder: You think he does it because he gets off on it?
Scully: No. I think he does it because you do.



Cultural References
11:21 Redux
When Mulder calls Scully at the end of the episode to tell her that the X-Files have been shut down, she notes time time, which is 11:21. As in "Pilot", it is a reference to November 21st, the birthday of Dori, Chris Carter's wife.



Warning: The X-Files season 1 episode 24 guide may contain spoilers
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