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The X-Files: Tempus Fugit (1)

Mulder and Scully are approached by a woman close to Max Fenig. The NICAP member and alien abductee was taking a plane to upstate New York, but she hasn't heard from him. Learning that the flight that Max was on has crashed, the agents head to New York State to search for the reason that Max was on that plane.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x17
Production Number: 4X17
Airdate: Sunday March 16th, 1997

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Guest Stars
Brendan Beiser
As Agent Sean Pendrell
Chilton Crane
As Sharon Graffia
Joe Spano
As Mike Millar
Scott Bellis
As Max Fenig
Tom O'Brien
As Corporal Frish

Co-Guest Stars
David Palffy
As Dark Man
Greg Michaels
As Scott Garrett
Jerry Schram
As Larold Rebhun
Mark Wilson (3)
As Pilot
Rick Dobran
As Sergeant Armando Gonzales
Robert Moloney
As Bruce Bearfeld
Felicia Shulman
As Motel Manager
Jon Ratt
As Father
Marek Wiedman
As Investigator

Maria Luisa Cianni
As Crying Teenager
Episode Notes
Tempus Fugit is a Latin phrase, meaning, "time flies."

Episode Quotes
Mulder: I didn't know it was your birthday, Scully.
Scully: Mulder, you've never remembered my birthday in the four years I've known you.
Mulder: That's the way I like to celebrate. It's every four years, like dog years.
Scully: Dog years? Thank you.

Episode References
Max Fenig: "Fallen Angel"
Mulder and Scully's involvement with the downed airliner stems from their relationship with Max Fenig, an alien abductee who was first seen in the season one episode "Fallen Angel".

Warning: The X-Files season 4 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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