Beyond the Sea
Written by: Glen Morgan
and James Wong
One of the most memorable episodes of The X-files
wakes up to see an image of her father, Captain Scully
, in her living room but the image disappears in a flash as Scully's mother calls to tell her that her father has died of a massive coronary
kids are kidnapped and a death-row
inmate, Luther Lee Boggs, says he knows where they are by psychic
abilities. Boggs is condemne
d to die in part by Mulder
years before. He says he will help locate the kids for a stay of execution
. However Mulder is skeptical.
Scully however starts to believe Boggs after he hums "Beyond the Sea
," the song played at her father's funeral, and calls Scully "Starbuck
," her father's nickname for her.
Boggs warns Mulder of a white cross
and Mulder is shot near one when the FBI
raids the hostage
site. The girl is rescued but the suspect and the other kid remain missing.
Boggs tells Scully that he will let her speak with her father and save the boy only when he is spared execution. Scully agrees and Boggs tells her where the boy is. The kid is saved and suspect killed.
Boggs says that he will deliver Captain Scully's message
at his execution, however Scully goes to Mulder's bedside saying that she was afraid to believe and that she knows what the message is.
Scully -- "Last time you were that engrossed, it turned out you were reading the Adult
Mulder -- "Dana. After all you’ve seen, after all the evidence
, why can’t you believe?"
Scully -- "I’m afraid
. I’m afraid to believe
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