The X-Files

Season 1 Episode 24

The Erlenmeyer Flask

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM May 13, 1994 on FOX



  • Allusions

    • Lacerio: I know it's not Silence of the Lambs, but it's what we do.

      Silence of the Lambs is a novel by Thomas Harris which was successfully adapted for the big screen in 1991 by Jonathan Demme. The movie stars Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins and tells the story of an unexperienced FBI agent, Clarice Starling, who is sent to interview the imprisoned sociopath Hannibal Lecter in order to advance her investigation of another serial killer.