Patient X (I)
Episode 13 of 20 within Season Five. Item 110 of 210 overall.
Production number 5X13.
Chris Carter - Writer
Frank Spotnitz - Writer
Kim Manners - Director
937 votes

Mulder and Scully meet Cassandra Spender, a woman who claims to be a multiple abductee and wants to deliver a positive message about the aliens.

Mulder's new found disbelief in extraterrestrial activity is enhanced while Scully forms a special bond with the woman. A series of group attacks against abductees take place and the shadowy Syndicate believes that a rebel alien resistance is attempting to destroy all their work.

original airdate--March 01,1998     rating--20.21 million

network: Fox

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



Goofs:In season 2's "Ascension," Skyland Mountain was a private ski resort, yet here we are told it is a national park.


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regional titles

PatiŽnt X (I)
Patient X (I)
Patient X (I)
Cassandra (1)
Othar X (I)
La paziente X
La Paciente X