Episode Info

"The Host" gets under way when a corpse is found in a Newark, NJ, sewer. Not long afterward, a sanitation worker is attacked. Assigned to investigate the fact that both victims bore the same strange mark on their necks, Mulder and Scully uncover evidence that the culprit is a vicious parasitic organism in human form. Written by X-Files creator Chris Carter, "The Host" was originally telecast on September 23, 1994.


David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Freddy Andreiuci
as Det. Norman
Gabrielle Rose
as Dr. Zenzola
Ron Sauve
as Foreman
Don MacKay
as Charlie
Matthew Bennett
as Attacked Workman
Darin Morgan
as Flukeman
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