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The X-Files: D.P.O.

A series of bizarre lightning deaths brings Mulder and Scully to a midwestern town. The prime suspect is a teenage boy who has recently survived a lightning strike.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x3
Production Number: 3X03
Airdate: Friday October 06th, 1995

Director: Kim Manners
Writer: Howard Gordon

Guest Stars
Aaron PooleAaron Poole
As Bystander
Ernie LivelyErnie Lively
As Sheriff John Teller
Giovanni RibisiGiovanni Ribisi
As Darin Peter Oswald
Jack BlackJack Black
As Bart 'Zero' Liquori
Karen WitterKaren Witter
As Sharon Kiveat

Co-Guest Stars
Brent ChapmanBrent Chapman
As Traffic Cop
Kate Robbins (2)Kate Robbins (2)
As Mrs. Oswald
Steve MakajSteve Makaj
As Frank Kiveat
Jase-Anthony GriffithJase-Anthony Griffith
As Paramedic #1
Mar AndersonsMar Andersons
As Jack Hammond
Peter Anderson (2)Peter Anderson (2)
As Stan Buxton

Bonnie HayBonnie Hay
As Night Nurse
Cavan CunninghamCavan Cunningham
As Paramedic #2
Episode Quotes
Mulder: Did you see what he did to my phone?
Scully: So what? Are we supposed to charge him for assaulting a cellular phone?

Zero: You know..I've been thinking.
Darren: First time for everything.

Episode Goofs
This episode seems to have some serious continuity problems. The previous three episodes seemed pivotal in the development of Mulder and Scully's characters, but this episode seems to be business-as-usual, which is odd, due to the life-changing experiences (comas, abductions, the murder of close family members) the agents have experienced.

Location goof: Oklahoma is where this episode it located, but we've never seen it look so forested and green. It's understood that The X-Files was filmed in Vancouver, but the accents sounded like they were from Beverly Hills, 90210.

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