Post-Modern Prometheus
The X-Files Season 5

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A rural Indiana woman named Shaineh Berkowitz (Pattie Tierce) claims that she was impregnated by a "Frankenstein" creature with two mouths and an overriding yen for peanut-butter sandwiches. Agent Scully suspects that the woman made up the story as a result of watching one too many episodes of Jerry Springer. But Mulder has good reason to believe that Shaineh speaks the truth -- and soon he comes face to face with terrifying evidence of her veracity. Written by X-Files creator Chris Carter, "The Post-Modern Prometheus" first aired November 30, 1997, and was filmed in black-and-white.


David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
C. Ernst Harth
as Huge Man
Lloyd Berry
as Pollidori's Father
Chris Owens
as Mutato
Miriam Smith
as Elizabeth Pollidori
Dana Grahame
as Newspaper Girl
Pattie Tierce
as Shaineh Berkowitz
Stewart Gale
as Izzy Berkowitz
John O'Hurley
as Dr. Pollidori
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