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The X-Files: Christmas Carol (1)

Scully is haunted by dreams which hint at a strange connection to a murdered woman's daughter who bears an uncanny likeness to her sister, Melissa, at that age.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x6
Production Number: 5X05
Airdate: Sunday December 07th, 1997



  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Gerard PlunkettGerard Plunkett
As Dr. Calderon
Recurring
John Pyper-FergusonJohn Pyper-Ferguson
As Detective Kresge
Recurring
Karri TurnerKarri Turner
As Tara Scully
Recurring
Lauren DiewoldLauren Diewold
As Emily Sim
Recurring
Melinda McGrawMelinda McGraw
As Melissa Scully
Recurring
Pat SkipperPat Skipper
As Bill Scully Jr.
Recurring
Patricia DahlquistPatricia Dahlquist
As Susan Chambliss
Recurring
Rob FreemanRob Freeman
As Marshall Sim
Recurring
Sheila LarkenSheila Larken
As Margaret Scully
Recurring
Dan SheaDan Shea
As Deputy
Gregor SneddonGregor Sneddon
As FBI Courier
Jo-Ann FernandesJo-Ann Fernandes
As Forensic Technician

Co-Guest Stars
Eric BrekerEric Breker
As Dark-Suited Man #1
Recurring
Stephen MendelStephen Mendel
As Dark-Suited Man #2
Recurring
Walter MarshWalter Marsh
As Pathologist
Recurring
Joe SheaJoe Shea
As Dana Scully (1968)
Rebecca CodlingRebecca Codling
As Melissa Scully (1976)
Ryan de Boer (1)Ryan de Boer (1)
As Bill Scully Jr. (1968)
Zoe AndersonZoe Anderson
As Dana Scully (1976)
Episode Quotes
Margaret: What is it?
Scully: It's the DNA test on Emily Sim's blood.
Bill: What does it say?
Scully: It says, definitely, that Melissa is not Emily's mother, but that they found striking genetic similarities between Emily and Melissa, so many that they ran a test against another sample that they already had.
Margaret: What sample?
Bill: What are you trying to say?
Scully: According to this... I am Emily's mother.



Episode Goofs
When Scully was interviewing Dr. Calderon, some people was sitting on a bench in the background. However, In the next scene, those people and the bench disappeared.



Warning: The X-Files season 5 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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