- A Bloody Mess: Mulder tastes fake blood: "Too much sugar."
- The Ketchup Test/Fingertip Drug Analysis: Mulder, much to Scully's horror.
- Literal Cliffhanger
- Serial Killer
- Super Window Jump: Owen Jarvis throws himself through the window in the attic to escape from Mulder and Scully. He manages to run away.
- Teaser-Only Character: The preacher played by R. Lee Ermey