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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 Plunkett
As Dr. Calderon
John Pyper-Ferguson
As Detective Kresge
Karri Turner
As Tara Scully
Lauren Diewold
As Emily Sim
Melinda McGraw
As Melissa Scully
Pat Skipper
As Bill Scully Jr.
Patricia Dahlquist
As Susan Chambliss
Rob Freeman
As Marshall Sim
Sheila Larken
As Margaret Scully
Dan Shea
As Deputy
Gregor Sneddon
As FBI Courier
Jo-Ann Fernandes
As Forensic Technician

Co-Guest Stars
Eric Breker
As Dark-Suited Man #1
Stephen Mendel
As Dark-Suited Man #2
Walter Marsh
As Pathologist
Joe Shea
As Dana Scully (1968)
Rebecca Codling
As Melissa Scully (1976)
Ryan de Boer
As Bill Scully Jr. (1968)
Zoe 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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