- The Atoner: Louis Frisch who feels horrible after his part in causing an airplane crash.
- Call-Back: Mulder and Scully get involved because one of the crash victims was Max Fenig, from the episode "Fallen Angel".
- Chase Scene: The car chase on the airport runway.
- Foreign Language Title: Latin for "time flies".
- Myth Arc
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Millar is skeptical of Mulder like everyone else but once evidence starts piling up, he quickly comes on their side.
- Shoot the Shaggy Dog: Pendrell, getting in the way of the bullet.
- Trainwreck Episode: The plane crash.
- Zipping Up The Body Bag: Mulder with Max.