The X-files

Episode: 1X02
First aired: 9/24/93
Written by: Glen Morgan and James Wong
Directed by: Harry Longstreet

Mulder and Scully investigate a series of murders that have happened under weird circumstances. In each of the cases, no evidence of a break in is seen in the victims' houses.
They arrest Eugene Victor Tooms, an animal control officer, but he is let go for lack of evidence. Mulder matches Tooms' fingerprints with the stretched fingerprints found in one of the victims' home.

Mulder and Scully locate where Tooms lives to find a type of nest made up of newspaper and bile.
Scully returns home to be attacked by Tooms but Mulder rushes in and restrains him.

Tooms is seen in a maximum security prison making a new nest out of paper. He looks at the small whole in the door where the food trade is put and smiles.

Important quotes:
Scully to Mulder about Tooms' nest -- "Oh my God, Mulder, it's smells like, I think it's bile."
Mulder to Scully after he touched the nest -- "Is there any way I can get it off my fingers quickly without betraying my cool exterior?

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