Bad Blood
Episode 12 of 20 within Season Five. Item 109 of 210 overall.
Production number 5X12.
Vince Gilligan - Writer
Cliff Bole - Director
1,060 votes

After Mulder chases down and kills a young man who he believes to be a vampire, the agents return to DC aware of the mistake they just made.

Faced with a lawsuit from the family of the man, they recount each of their sides to the story leading up to the event. In the extremely humorous stories that follow we see how Scully and Mulder both perceive each other.

original airdate--February 22,1998  rating--19.25 million

network: Fox

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

  1. "Theme from Shaft" by Isaac Hayes (sung by David Duchovny)
  2. "Rondo Carpriccio Camille Saint-Sa'ns, Ride of the Walkyries" by Richard Wagner



Goofs:When the doctor examine Ronnie's "corpse" in the morgue, he pulls out the stake. It is quite obvious that he's struggling with a wooden stake that is placed on the actor's side, not through his chest. Moreover, the camera pans up and you can briefly see Ronnie's unharmed chest.

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regional titles

Kwaad bloed
Bad Blood
Le ShÈriff ý les Dents Longues
Böses Blut
Bad Blood
Mala Sangre