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The X-Files Season 4 Episodes

24 Episodes 1996 - 1997

Season four of The X-Files begins with the Syndicate suspecting that Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are having information passed to them by one of their members, and so they attempt to find the leak. Scully is given some bad news regarding her health, and Mulder becomes convinced that her condition has been caused by her previous abduction. In order to find a cute, he decides to try and infiltrate The Pentagon, as great risk. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

Episode 1

Herrenvolk

Fri, Oct 4, 1996 60 mins

Conclusion. Mulder struggles to get Jeremiah Smith (Roy Thinnes) to his mother's bedside to save her life. But the bounty hunter pursuing them doesn't give up easily. Bounty Hunter: Brian Thompson. X: Steven Williams. Agent Pendrell: Brendan Beiser. Mulder: David Duchovny.

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Episode 2

Home

Fri, Oct 11, 1996 60 mins

Genetic abnormalities in a case of infanticide suggest inbreeding by a reclusive trio of brothers. Deputy: Sebastian Spence. Sheriff: Tucker Smallwood. Peacock Brothers: Chris Norris, John Trottier, Adrian Hughes. Mother: Karin Konoval. Mulder: David Duchovny.

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Episode 3

Teliko

Fri, Oct 18, 1996 60 mins

One of four missing black men is found dead---and his body has been drained of pigment, similar to an incident three months earlier that was never investigated. Samuel: Willie Amakye. Duff: Carl Lumbly. Bruin: Bob Morrisey. Minister: Zakes Mokae. Pendrell: Brendan Beiser. Scully: Gillian Anderson.

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Episode 4

Unruhe

Sun, Oct 27, 1996 60 mins

A passport photo is the sole clue to a woman's disappearance. But the shot's not the one the shutterbug snapped: the woman's pose develops into a display of demons. Gerry: Pruitt Vince. Inspector: Ron Chartier. Mary: Sharon Alexander. Druggist: Walter Marsh. Mulder: David Duchovny.

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Episode 5

The Field Where I Died

Sun, Nov 3, 1996 60 mins

Mulder (David Duchovny) finds a cult leader's hiding place, but can't explain why. Then one of the leader's wives claims she and Mulder were on the property in a past life. Melissa: Kristen Cloke. Vernon: Michael Massee. Therapist: Donna White. Scully: Gillian Anderson.

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Episode 6

Sanguinarium

Sun, Nov 10, 1996 60 mins

After operating on the wrong patient, which proves to be a fatal mistake, a surgeon claims he was possessed. And a pentagram in the operating room makes the claim plausible to Mulder. Franklyn: Richard Beymer. Shannon: Arlene Mazerolle. Nurse Waite: O-Lan Jones. Kaplan: Gregory Thirloway.

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Episode 7

Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man

Sun, Nov 17, 1996 60 mins

The story of the Cigarette Smoking Man (William B. Davis), including encounters with Lee Harvey Oswald and James Earl Ray, and how CSM's actions have altered history. Young CSM: Chris Owens. Frohike: Tom Braidwood. Oswald: Morgan Weisser.

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Episode 8

Tunguska

Sun, Nov 24, 1996 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. On a tip from Krychek the agents intercept a diplomatic pouch containing a rock, apparently not of this Earth, and lethal.

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Episode 9

Terma

Sun, Dec 1, 1996 60 mins

Conclusion. Mulder and Krychek leave the gulag; Scully resists a Senate subcommittee's questioning; and a KGB assassin appears at the home of the CSM's superior.

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Episode 10

Paper Hearts

Sun, Dec 15, 1996 60 mins

Clues he sees in a dream lead Mulder to a serial killer, who suggests he may have been involved in the disappearance of Mulder's sister.

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Episode 11

El Mundo Gira

Sun, Jan 12, 1997 60 mins

Migrant workers believe one of their own is a mythological creature responsible for a woman's death, and Scully learns the man's carrying a fatal fungus.

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Episode 12

Leonard Betts

Sun, Jan 26, 1997 60 mins

After a decapitated body disappears from a morgue, evidence points to an impossible conclusion: it left under its own power.

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Episode 13

Never Again

Sun, Feb 2, 1997 60 mins

Scully accepts a date, unaware the man has committed a murder, motivated by a voice in his head that he believes comes from his tattoo.

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Episode 14

Memento Mori

Sun, Feb 9, 1997 60 mins

Scully learns she has brain cancer, the same type as found in the women who claimed to recognise her from their alleged alien abduction.

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Episode 15

Kaddish

Sun, Feb 16, 1997 60 mins

One of three teenagers who beat and killed a Jewish store owner is subsequently found dead, with the store owner's fingerprints on his body.

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Episode 16

Unrequited

Sun, Feb 23, 1997 60 mins

A soldier declared killed in action in Vietnam becomes the suspect when a lieutenant general is murdered by an assassin who seems to disappear at will.

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Episode 17

Tempus Fugit

Sun, Mar 16, 1997 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. Mulder suspects an in-flight alien abduction after a commercial plane goes down with no explanation.

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Episode 18

Max

Sun, Mar 23, 1997 60 mins

Conclusion. The military blames the crash on Frish. Meanwhile, Mulder gets a look at the contents of Max's mysterious and coveted backpack.

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Episode 19

Synchrony

Sun, Apr 13, 1997 60 mins

A chemical that induces rapid freezing is at the centre of three deaths, one of which was predicted by a man suspected in the other two.

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Episode 20

Small Potatoes

Sun, Apr 20, 1997 60 mins

Babies born with tails are traced to one man, who escapes from a sheriff's deputy after becoming the lawman's double.

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Episode 21

Zero Sum

Sun, Apr 27, 1997 60 mins

On orders from the CSM, Skinner hinders Mulder's investigation into an unexplained death.

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Episode 22

Elegy

Sun, May 4, 1997 60 mins

A cryptic message and a 911 call traced to a mental facility are clues in a series of murders of blonde women, two of whom are seen alive at the times they were supposedly being murdered.

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Episode 23

Demons

Sun, May 11, 1997 60 mins

Visions of his family's past plague Mulder when he's suspected in a double murder, after waking up in a motel room with blood on his hands and no memory of why.

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Episode 24

Gethsemane

Sun, May 18, 1997 60 mins

Part 1 of 3. A discovery is made that could give Mulder proof about extraterrestrial life. But it challenges Mulder and Scully's fundamental beliefs about each other, and alien life.

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