Schizogeny
Episode 9 of 20 within Season Five. Item 106 of 204 overall.
Production number 5X09.
Jessica Scott - Writer
Mike Wollaeger - Writer
Ralph Hemmecker - Director
6.93
889 votes

A man is found buried in mud in a standing position, and his teenage stepson is the prime suspect. Mulder and Scully, however, become convinced that a greater evil may be lurking in the community.

original airdate--January 11,1998                           rating--21.37  million

music--theme song "X-Files" by Mark Snow"

  1. "In the Hands of Death (Burn Baby Burn)" by Rob Zombie & Alice Cooper
  2. "Deep" by Danzig

Goof: At the point in the episode that Scully and Mulder are explaining "Pusher"'s background to another character they state that he follows a warrior code, which they call "Budo". In fact, Budo is a Japanese word referring to martial arts. The Japanese warrior code is called Bushido.

  • After her father is pulled out of the window, Lisa leans out and there is no glass left on the sill, she even places her hands on it. Later when Mulder and Scully look at it, there is all sorts of jagged edges on the sill.

 

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Schizogeny
French
Schizogonie
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Die Wurzeln des Bösen
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Italian
Schizofrenia
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AgonÌa EsquizofrÈnica