The X-Files

Tooms

Season 1, Ep 21, Aired 4/22/94
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  • Episode Description
  • Eugene Tooms, the genetic mutant, is released from the sanitarium and Mulder becomes personally involved to ensure that he is caught in the act of getting the last human liver he needs to go into hibernation for another 30 years.

  • Cast & Crew
  • David Duchovny

    Special Agent Fox Mulder

  • Gillian Anderson (I)

    Special Agent Dana Scully

  • Glen Morgan

  • James Wong

  • David Nutter

  • Fan Reviews (20)
  • Tooms is back

    By 7dixob, Aug 26, 2012

  • Tooms

    By arkanitoo, Jul 08, 2012

  • Tooms

    By TrueTvWatcher, May 28, 2012

  • Ewww!

    By mrsKrycek, Apr 25, 2009

  • Sequel

    By shahkirimeme, Apr 12, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Mulder: Did you have that sandwich I asked you to bring? (Scully reaches into a bag and rummages about) Scully: Liverwurst. (Mulder feigns laughter)

    • Mulder: Excuse me. (Tooms growls) Mulder: Could you help me find my dog? (Tooms stomps off) Mulder: He's a Norwegian Elkhound! (Tooms gets into his van) Mulder: His name is Heinrich! (Tooms drives away) Mulder: I use him to hunt moose!

    • Scully: There's only room for one. Mulder: You can get the next mutant.

    • (Skinner hands CSM a file that says, "Bureau File Number X129202 Eugene Victor Tooms — Closed") Skinner: Have you read this report? Do you believe them? Smoking Man: Of course I do.

    • Mulder: Oh, at 11:30, station 790, Pete Rose Late Night Sports Talk Radio Show. Scully: I wouldn't miss it for the world.

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    Notes (4)

    • Henry Beckman, who originally appeared in 'Squeeze' returns as Detective Frank Briggs.

    • This episode is a sequel to "Squeeze." This episode is sometimes called "Squeeze II" in some TV listings.

    • The movie Mulder is watching in his apartment is the original version of The Fly (1958),directed by Kurt Neumann and staring Vincent Price, Patricia Owens, David Hedison and Betty Lou Gerson.

    • This episode marks the first time a serial killer has returned for a sequel. The other two killers are Robert Modell ("Pusher" and "Kitsunegari") and Donny Pfaster ("Irresistible" and "Orison")

    Trivia (8)

    • This episode marks the first appearance of Assistant Director Walter Skinner; who would later become a central character in the series.

    • This is the first episode that the Cigarette Smoking Man speaks in.

    • Principal setting: Baltimore, Maryland.

    • Cigarette Smoking Man's first speaking line: "Of course I do."

    • Plot Hole: How did the old detective just know exactly where the body was buried in the entire foundation of the factory? I understand that you can't underestimate the power of a good hunch, but how far that does go? Are they implying that the detective has a "hunch" power?

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