The Erlenmeyer Flask
The X-Files Season 1

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Episode Info

Establishing a tradition for all future season-ending episodes, The X-Files closed out its first season on May 13, 1994, with a wealth of surprise twists and unresolved subplots. Acting upon a tip from Deep Throat (Jerry Hardin), Mulder and Scully investigate the possibility that the government is conducting secret experiments involving alien DNA injections. As a result, the two agents find themselves hunted down like animals by mysterious "Men in Black." As the episode draws to a close, the future of the entire X-Files project is placed in dire jeopardy. "The Erlenmeyer Flask" was written by series creator Chris Carter.

Cast & Crew

David Duchovny
FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
FBI Special Agent Dana Scully
Simon Webb
Dr. William Secare
James Leard
Sgt. Al Dixon
Ken Kramer
Dr. Terrance Allen Berube
Jaylene Hamilton
Reporter
Mike Mitchell
1st Uniformed Cop
John Payne
Jerald Glazebrook
Jerry Hardin
Deep Throat
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