The End
The X-Files Season 5

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It was hardly surprising that the final episode of X-Files' fifth season, "The End," was a cliffhanger, despite the "finality" of its title. This time around, however, viewers were advised to seek the solutions to the problems posed in the episode by attending the X-Files movie, which was slated to open on June 19, 1998 -- a full month after the season-ender's May 17 play date. For the record, the plot of "The End" hinged on a young psychic boy named Gibson Praise (Jeff Gulka), who had witnessed the bizarre death of a Russian chess champion. It soon develops that Gibson may possess the solution to all the X-Files cases -- past, present, and future. The episode was written by series creator Chris Carter, who coyly (and maddeningly) planted clues to the content of the upcoming -- and highly anticipated -- X-Files theatrical feature.

Cast

David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Jeff Gulka
as Gibson Praise
Martin Ferrero
as Shooter
Mitch Pileggi
as Skinner
Chris Owens
as Agent Spender
Mimi Rogers
as Diana Fowley
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